Darius Boyd’s enigmatic stint with the Newcastle reached full-time on Friday night when the club announced he had been released by mutual consent, freeing up the cash to immediately sign forwards Jack Stockwell, Chris Houston, David Fa’alogo.
Venturing to 2500 metres for the first time is a trip into the unknown for Victoria Derby runners, and helps explain the mixed set of results over the years.
One of Japan's most prominent owners has made direct contact with Racing Victoria's veterinary stewards, thanking them for saving his one-time Caulfield Cup hope Bande from long-term injury.
David Hayes can see Saturday's Myer Classic working out perfectly for Star Fashion, so she can continue the family tradition and become a group 1 winner.
The next week at Flemington seems like almost the perfect opportunity for John O'Shea and Godolphin to get off the mark with their first group 1 winner together in Australia.
Racing officials are fearful that expected heavy rain on Friday night would have a dramatic effect on Saturday’s opening meeting of the four-day Melbourne Cup carnival.
Every Derby Day its the million dollar question as a field of lightly raced three year olds set off more in hope than expectation to try and etch their name in history as the latest winner of the 2500 metre Classic, a race so steeped in racing lore that it pre-dates the Melbourne Cup by five years.
Brad Haddin sent a huge injury scare through the Australian camp after hurting his shoulder early in the second Test on Friday.
Australia's wretched Middle East campaign lurched further into the mire on Friday after Brad Haddin hurt his shoulder during Pakistan's continued onslaught in the second Test.
Anthony Watmough knew Manly no longer felt like home when his own club turned on him and portrayed him as a villain.