Morphettville Nov 3 Selections by Peter Ellis

Race 1: Romaconi (6) Ocean Essence (1) Star Status (3) Quaffany (2) Race 2: Ice Ghost (2) Triguboff (3) Fighting Dragon (1) Gotta Be Gold (4) Race 3: Bling Dynasty (3) Sasko (4) Pelonomena (8) Gold Seal (7) Race 4: … Read more

Flemington Nov 3 Selections by Peter Ellis (Updated)

Race 1: Ranier (5) Vassilator (2) Good ‘N’ Fast (3) Ranier, Lonhro colt shaping as though this trip will suit charging late unlucky 2nd this course before nailing Yulong January in last stride Caulfield 1400m. Perfectly drawn. Vassilator looked good … Read more

Victoria Derby Day Preview by Neale Donnelley

NEALE DONNELLEY previews some of the Group 1 races on VICTORIA DERBY DAY at Flemington this weekend:   Group 1 $1,000,000 COOLMORE STUD STAKES. (1200m): THE Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes has quickly established itself as a genuine sire-making race … Read more

Pete’s Top Twelve Victoria Derbies

Dulcify (1978) Brent Thomson Tobin Bronze (1965) Jim Johnson Mahogany (1993) Greg Hall Red Anchor (1984) Mick Dittman Grosvenor (1982) Mick Goreham Efficient (2006) Michael Rodd Taj Rossi (1973) Roy Higgins Stylish Century (1989) Kevin Moses Sovereign Red (1980) Mick Goreham Star Of The Realm (1991) Steven King Nothin’ Leica … Read more

Cox Plate Preview by Peter Ellis

HEARTS IN MOUTHS AS COX PLATE DRAWS NEAR   Hearts will be in the mouths of race followers around the world as Winx goes after her fourth consecutive win in the Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley. Only a … Read more

Doncaster Oct 27 Preview by Carlo Zuccoli

The Vertem Futurity Stakes, Gr-1.   Hi guys, fasten your seat belts as tomorrow we’ll fly very high. Last Saturday, at Ascot, I didn’t throw myself out of the top of the King Edward Stand, because of the results, so … Read more

Pete’s Top Twelve Cox Plates

Dulcify (1979) Brent Thomson Kingston Town (1980) Malcolm Johnston Tobin Bronze (1967) Jim Johnson Winx (2016) Hugh Bowman Surround (1976) Peter Cook Kingston Town (1982) Peter Cook Bonecrusher (1986) Gary Stewart Sunline (1999) Greg Childs Saintly (1996) Darren Beadman So You Think (2009) Glen Boss Makybe Diva (2005) Glen Boss Almaarad (1989) … Read more

U S Navy Flag Has Brilliant Record by Graeme Kelly

The Aidan O’Brien-trained U.S. Navy Flag, who takes his place in the $1 million Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night, is the most highly distinguished international sprinter to race in Australia. Surprisingly for such a brilliant performer … Read more