Racing

Traditionally the biggest race day of the Sydney summer, the Villiers Stakes meeting at Randwick holds extra significance for trainer John O’Shea. O’Shea will saddle up Live And Free in …

A race that has been launching pad towards the rich two-year-old features could again be significant for two Snowden stable youngsters. Peter and Paul Snowden won the Magic Millions Wyong …

A long-range plan with Quackerjack comes to fruition in the Villiers Stakes although trainer Mark Newnham admits the four-year-old will carry more weight then he envisaged. The favourite for Saturday’s …

One of the leading contenders for the Magic Millions 2Y0 Classic, The Drinks Cart, has had a slight setback and will miss a scheduled start at Doomben. A brilliant debut …

John Sadler is looking to train his third Standish Handicap winner with sprinter Superhard to get another look at the Flemington straight in the lead-up. Superhard is among 18 nominations …

Talented mare Strome’s step up to stakes grade is likely to be delayed with trainer Gary Portelli going cold on the idea of backing her up in the Villiers. Portelli …

Trainer Mike Moroney may be forced to put Star Surprise into open company after the three-year-old scored a first-up win at Pakenham. Moroney said the Group Three Standish Handicap (1200m) …

Gold Coast gelding Scout remained on course for the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas but not before surviving a Doomben protest. Scout ($4) scored by a short half-head to Rothenburg ($4.40) …

Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller is likely to have at least two runners in Randwick’s summer showpiece, the Group Two Villiers Stakes. The winner of Saturday’s 1600m-race gains an automatic …

Having secured a first Group One win with his training partner, and son, Calvin, Tony McEvoy is looking to add the Pakenham Cup to their trophy cabinet. Hey Doc claimed …