Battlers enjoying run of riches

Dean Yendall prepares to ride Yankee Rose at the Breakfast with the Best trackwork session earlier in the week.

Band of brothers and old next door neighbour take on the the ruler of Dubai in Cox Plate.

Latta hoping colt can bounce back

Manhattan Street will look to get back on track at Trentham on Saturday.

Wellington Guineas Trial likely to decide if Manhattan Street will head to Riccarton.

'Race of the Century' lives on video

Racing broadcaster Des Coppins still gets goosebumps listening and watching to replays of the 1986 Cox Plate.

Winx and Hartnell are expected to make the Cox Plate a two-horse race but can the emulate Bonecrusher and Our Waverley Star?

Thornton knocking on door of 1,000 wins

Jockey Trudy Thornton loves what she does, whether riding early morning training at Cambridge or on raceday.

Trudy closing in on hard-earned 1,000 riding victories.

Bowman rides Kiwi hopes

A couple of Chris Waller-trained horses are among the Kiwis Hugh Bowman rides before he partners Winx in the Cox Plate.

Bowman teams up with Kiwis before riding Winx in Cox Plate.

Jockey accuses trainer of sexual assault

Danny Nikolic, pictured after winning the Singapore Airlines International Cup in 2005, has alleged he was sexually ...

Top Australian trainer implicated in string of assaults on young jockeys and stablehands.

Addington Greyhound meeting abandoned

Swimming Goat's winning streak has advanced to 22 following a classy win at a rain-soaked Addington on Thursday night.

Swimming Goat takes unbeaten record to 22 before races called off.

Cameron has choices to make

Matthew Cameron has some decisions to make ahead of the 2000 Guineas at Riccarton.

Cameron spoiled for Guineas choice.

Grounded jockeys to miss Valley rides

Mark Zahra  has picked up two Group I rides with jockeys Sam Clipperton and Joe Moreira grounded in Hong Kong.

Grounded in Hong Kong, jockeys will miss Moonee Valley.

Take two at Oamaru on Monday

Thursday's abandoned Oamaru Jockey Club meeting has been rescheduled for Monday.

Thursday's abandoned Oamaru Jockey Club meeting will be given a second chance on Monday.

Hello M'Lady a treasured gift

Hello M'Lady, in the blue silks, will be looking for a  reward for consistency with a win in the Soliloquy Stakes

Hello M'Lady ready to salute in Soliloquy.

Sunline's jockey tips Winx

Sunline's trainer Trevor McKee and jockey Greg Childs celebrate the champion mare's 1999 Cox Plate victory at Moonee Valley.

Former jockey Greg Childs says Winx is the one to beat in the Cox Plate but she is not yet in the same class as Sunline.

Cup hope Pentathlon pleases Wheeler

Pentathlon runs in the Moonee Valley Cup on  Saturday as he primes for the Melbourne Cup for New Plymouth trainer John ...

Wheeler gaining confidence as Melbourne Cup looms.

44-year wait for Cox Plate dream

Wayne Webster and Happy Clapper, who is a 70-1 outsider.

All trainer Pat Webster ever wanted was a few plunges and a Cox Plate runner.

Why the bookies hate Winx

Winx and Hugh Bowman have been a costly combination for the bookies.

Champion Winx has proved a $100 million nightmare for bookmakers in her 12-race winning streak.

Melbourne Cup weights could be raised

After her big win in the Caulfield Cup, Jameka could carry 54kg in the Melbourne Cup.

Chief handicapper admits minimum weight could be lifted at final declaration time.

Kiwi jockey v Aussie glamour girl

Kiwi jockey James McDonald is hoping to play the villain and crash Winx's party at Moonee Valley.

James McDonald will ride against Australia's queen of the turf in the Cox Plate $3.2m race.

Major Herbie Dyke Stakes boost

Valley Girl and connections after winning the latest Herbie Dyke Stakes at Te Rapa.

Major boost for Te Rapa weight-for-age feature.

Mystery surrounds greyhound abandonment

Wednesday's Wanganui greyhound meeting was abandoned due to a mysteriously wet track.

After minimal rain, how did the Wanganui track became so wet a race meeting had to be abandoned?

Former North Islanders tough to beat

Mr Conductor will make his South Island debut for his new trainer Danny Crozier on Thursday.

Former North Islanders look big chances at Oamaru for Danny Crozier.

Derby doubt for Hansen's runner

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's exciting prospect Theanswermyfriend raced well below expectations at Geelong on Wednesday.

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's VRC Derby hope Theanswermyfriend fades out of contention in Geelong Classic.

Racing NSW blocks Michelle Payne

Michelle Payne steers Prince Of Penzance to victory in the Melbourne Cup to become the first woman jockey to win the ...

Michelle Payne not happy as Racing NSW continues to block the Melbourne Cup winner from riding in Sydney.

Sacred Elixir stepping up

Sacred Elixir will be looking for the second win of his Victorian campaign on Saturday.

Tony Pike confident Sacred Elixir will enjoy getting over more ground on Saturday.

Winx comes up trumps

Winx completes her trackwork at Moonee Valley on Tuesday morning.

Champion mare is all the rage with punters following good draw.

Happiness Hartnell taking on the best

Boys in blue: Godolphin chief executive John Ferguson is delighted with the work done by Australian trainer John O'Shea.

Godolphin chief happy champion horse to have a challenge at Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup.

Miss Three Stars on Cup trail

Samantha Wynne and Miss Three Stars will try and win another Riccarton feature for trainer Tommy Beckett.

Mare chasing more family staying honours.

Infected spider bite ends Melbourne Cup campaign

Fanatic, trained by Graeme Sanders and Debbie Sweeney, will return home from Melbourne without racing.

Infected spider bite rules Fanatic out of Melbourne Cup.

Sharrock names Walker for Kawi

The old firm of trainer Allan Sharrock and jockey Michael Walker will combine with Kawi in Perth.

Walker confirmed as Kawi's Perth partner.

Injury curtails Alpress's Japan stint

Top New Zealand jockey Lisa Allpress has been injured midway through her Japanese riding contract.

Kiwi jockey Lisa Allpress. injured in Japan.

Smolda way to good

Smolda has won the Group III Terror To Love Methven Cup on Sunday.

Vetaren pacer wins Methven Cup with ease.

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