Racing

THE KENNEDY OAKS * $1 million Group One, 2500m race for three-year-old fillies at set weights * It will run as race eight at Flemington on Thursday, November 7, at …

Apicius, one of the outsiders for the VRC Oaks, has been scratched from the Group One race at Flemington because of an elevated temperature. Her withdrawal leaves a field of …

Santa Ana Lane will have eight rivals in his attempt to win the Group One Darley Sprint Classic at Flemington for the second straight year. Trained by Anthony Freedman, multiple …

Well-bred sprinter Tanker is the favourite in opening markets for the inaugural $1 million Golden Gift which has a field of 14 two-year-olds. By dual Group One-winning stallion Pride Of …

Irish mare Magic Wand is an acceptor for the Group One Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington after her midfield finish in the Melbourne Cup. The Aidan O’Brien-trained Magic Wand finished 10th …

Trainer Danny O’Brien has vowed to bring Vow And Declare back to defend the Melbourne Cup title next year. The Australian-bred, owned, trained and ridden Vow And Declare repelled the …

Trainer Tony McEvoy is forgiving of Silent Sovereign’s midfield finish in the Wakeful Stakes and is happy to give the filly her chance in the Group One VRC Oaks. Silent …

Champion mare Winx’s part-owner Peter Tighe is no different to anyone else with a share in a racehorse: he dreams of winning a Melbourne Cup. From Saudi Arabian royalty and …

Octogenarian twins Ray and Tony Dennis are a long way from home but happy to be in Melbourne to watch a horse they bred and own try to uphold antipodean …

Racing purists turn away because the sport might be about to usher in a new grand slam. Historically, the Melbourne and Caulfield Cups, Cox Plate and Golden Slipper have been …