Racing

Gai Waterhouse will launch a final bid to get to the Melbourne Cup with Japanese-bred, French import Hush Writer. The Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained stayer is one of 28 nominations …

Irish visitor Ten Sovereigns will not run in the inaugural $7.5 million Golden Eagle at Rosehill. The 1500m-race for four-year-olds on Saturday was a post-Everest option for July Cup winner …

After his third in the Caulfield Cup on his Australian debut, Mirage Dancer is on target for his bid for Melbourne Cup glory. Now trained at Cranbourne by Trent Busuttin …

After digging deeper into Sunlight’s performance in The Everest, co-trainer Tony McEvoy is happy to bite the bullet for a shot at the Golden Eagle. Sunlight finished 10th behind Yes …

Cox Plate placegetter Te Akau Shark will return home to New Zealand for a spell with trainer Jamie Richards to switch his attention to stablemate Melody Belle. The mare runs …

A shattered Glen Boss will miss the ride on Melbourne Cup favourite Constantinople after he was suspended for careless riding at Randwick. Boss was outed for six meetings for shifting …

Trainer Ken Keys is keeping his feet firmly planted after Soul Patch raced his way into Victoria Derby contention with an impressive win at The Valley. Soul Patch won Saturday’s …

Mr Quickie is in doubt for a start at The Valley after he was found to be lame in his near foreleg. The Phillip Stokes-trained four-year-old is the second emergency …

Arcadia Queen will run in the inaugural $7.5 million Golden Eagle unless she gives trainer Chris Waller a reason to pull the pin. After beating only Irish visitor Ten Sovereigns …

Last year’s Melbourne Cup placegetter Prince Of Arran is now virtually assured a start this year race after being given a 1kg penalty for his win in the Geelong Cup. …