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Snowden pumped for Silver Slipper showdown

Friday 22 February 2019, 2:22pm

Trainers Peter and Paul Snowden are hoping they have done enough to help McLaren handle the pressure of race day ahead of the Silver Slipper.  Read more »

Ben Thompson flys in for Oakleigh Plate

Friday 22 February 2019, 2:06pm

Singapore-based Ben Thompson is making a hit-and-run trip to Melbourne to partner Bel Sonic in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield.  Read more »

The Great Boombino to show win no fluke

Friday 22 February 2019, 1:18pm

Trainer Craig Cousins is confident The Great Boombino can show her winning margin of 10-1/2 lengths last start was no fluke when she runs at Eagle Farm.  Read more »

Vegadaze ready for Autumn challenge

Friday 22 February 2019, 1:09pm

Headline colt The Autumn Sun is a popular Hobartville Stakes favourite but a rival trainer is quietly confident he has the horse to cause a boilover.  Read more »

Mertens gets latest chance at first G1 win

Friday 22 February 2019, 12:52pm

Young jockey Beau Mertens will be chasing his first Group One win when he rides talented filly Brooklyn Hustle in the Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield.  Read more »

Athiri ready for Blue Diamond assignment

Friday 22 February 2019, 12:23pm

Godolphin trainer James Cummings is set to saddle up a host of chances in feature races on Blue Diamond Stakes day.  Read more »

Hartnell next in line for All-Star call-up

Friday 22 February 2019, 11:41am

Godolphin's Hartnell heads the list of provisional emergencies next in line for a start in the All-Star Mile at Flemington.  Read more »

Loving Gaby passed fit for Diamond start

Friday 22 February 2019, 11:25am

Loving Gaby and Shotmaker have been given the all-clear to run in the Blue Diamond Stakes but will be re-examined on course before the race.  Read more »

RV calls for soft tracks in jumps races

Thursday 21 February 2019, 6:16pm

Smaller field sizes for races under $50,000 and more forgiving tracks will come into play for the new jumps racing season in Victoria.  Read more »

Australian debut delay for Barend Vorster

Thursday 21 February 2019, 5:56pm

Blue Diamond Stakes contender Game Keeper needs a new rider as Singapore based Barend Vorster waits on an Australian working visa.  Read more »