Happy Trails, a group-1 winner during the past two springs, has trainer Paul Beshara bullish as he looks to go one better in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
After many hours of discussion, the principal owner of Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti has deideced to allow his horse to start in the $6.2m Melbourne Cup.
Peter Siddle has added five kilos of bulk in a bid to regain the speed Darren Lehmann craves from his quicks, and says he is ready to show his meat-free diet can provide the fuel he needs to survive the searing heat of the Middle East.
The reappearance of an Aidan O'Brien runner in Saturday's Cox Plate revives memories of a famous stoush six years ago.
Chris Roots rates the main chances as the days count down to the Melbourne Cup
The debate following the announcement of the half-kilogram penalty for Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti left many feeling a little dizzy - and for good reason.
NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has reportedly agreed in principle to replace Ewen McKenzie in charge of the Wallabies.
The point at which Caroline Wozniacki says she went from rarely looking at the world rankings to resolutely averting her eyes was in May when the former No.1 dropped to No.18, her lowest slot in five years. "I'm like, 'this is depressing'," she admitted. "I don't want to be down here."
Parts of Lake Karrinyup Golf Course, the host for this week's Perth International Golf Tournament, looked more like a Japanese ski slope on the weekend than the state's best golf course.
West Indies women's captain Merissa Aguilleira doesn't want the drama enveloping the men's team to affect her side's history-making tour of Australia.