Racing

Irish horse Johannes Vermeer is now the outright $5 favourite for the Caulfield Cup after drawing barrier two in the $3 million race. Trained by Aidan O’Brien, Johannes Vermeer had …

Apprentice Ben Allen will be on a strict diet to ride Lord Fandango in the Caulfield Cup. The Archie Alexander-trained former English stayer has 50kg in Saturday’s $3 million handicap …

Veteran New Zealand trainer Murray Baker is bemused by reports Bonneval has suffered an injury, saying the triple Group One winner is fit and well and on target for the …

Godolphin’s Cups contender¬†Francis Of Assisi¬†is out of the Caulfield Cup after a veterinary inspection this morning has found him to have suffered a small hairline fracture of his pelvis. Francis …

As someone who doesn’t bet, trainer Chris Waller has taken a big gamble on The Everest. Waller and five partners stumped up $600,000 for a slot in Saturday’s $10 million …

She’s not the favourite and she drew the outside barrier but trainer Gai Waterhouse says Everest runner English will make her own luck in the multi-million dollar sprint. The five-year-old …

Vega Magic is making a smooth transition to Sydney with an impressive gallop at Randwick indicating the sprinter is right on track for the $10 million Everest. Ben Hayes, the …

Having already booked his ticket in the Caulfield Cup, imported stayer Harlem will try to cement a place in the Melbourne Cup. Harlem runs in Saturday’s Group Three Bart Cummings …

Golden Slipper placegetter Tulip will represent Coolmore in The Everest, giving Lindsay Park three runners in the $10 million race while Clearly Innocent will run for Damion Flower’s group. Coolmore …

Last season’s champion Melbourne apprentice Beau Mertens has achieved one of his spring carnival goals with victory on Caulfield Guineas-bound Showtime at Moonee Valley. Mertens’ win on the Hawkes Racing-trained …