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11 October 2018 3:50 AM O'Brien sprinters to test water in two states

Saturday will, says O'Brien's Werribee-based foreman TJ Comerford, be a fork in the road for the three and will determine whether they are up to competing in group 1 company in races like the Manikato Stakes at The Valley on Cox Plate eve or in the VRC Sprint down the Flemington straight on Stakes Day at the end of the Cup week carnival. The trio were all popped 9

6 October 2018 7:54 AM Cummings survives inquiry scare to win race named after grandfather Bart

Godolphin trainer James Cummings will get the chance to emulate his grandfather Bart in the Melbourne Cup after his imported galloper Avilius survived a stewards inquiry to take out the race named after the legendary Bart Cummings at the track with which his name is synonymous, Flemington. Cummings senior was a master of understatement and didn't like too many dramas 7

4 October 2018 6:58 AM Scottish winger set to pledge international allegiance to Australia

The new Socceroos coach is on a whirlwind tour of Europe meeting with players and coaches, strengthening the relationships between Football Federation Australia and overseas clubs that house Australian players. It's understood Arnold spent a considerable amount of time in Edinburgh, where he scouted Boyle and sought to secure his services for the Socceroos 8

3 October 2018 3:56 AM Japanese Cups contenders lucky to escape typhoon en route to Melbourne

The blue-blooded European gallopers heading to the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups might have endured a nightmare trip because of their plane delay in the Middle East, but for their Japanese counterparts there was an equally alarming issue to deal with - the typhoon that hit south east Asia just before they were due to fly to Australia. Representatives 9

3 October 2018 2:32 AM Government will let delayed European horses run on Guineas Day

The European gallopers whose arrival into Australia was delayed by flight problems last weekend will now be allowed to race on Caulfield Guineas day, after the federal government granted Racing Victoria's appeal to allow them out of quarantine on October 13. Problems had arisen when a large shipment of top-flight Cups contenders were stranded on the tarmac 9

23 September 2018 12:24 PM Don't panic yet about European sprinters plundering Aussie races

That European bred bluebloods are simply classier animals than those produced in this hemisphere? That a trainer like Newmarket based Appleby, backed by the vast riches of the Godolphin Empire, has the resources to be as good or better than the Aussies when it comes to preparing sprinters? Hometown hero: Trainer Charlie Appleby claimed his first English 11

20 September 2018 10:18 AM Seachange proved career changing for ‘The Doyler’

When a jockey has already ridden a slew of group 1 winners, enjoyed classic success and been the regular partner of a real top-liner such as European champion 1600-metre horse Kingman, it’s hardly appropriate to label his current successful season as a breakthrough year. But for top English rider James Doyle 2018 is, if not a breakthrough campaign, then one when he has really 15

14 September 2018 4:37 AM Danny Laws keeps Cup dream alive despite the challenges locals face

There's been plenty of talk this week about how hard it is for battling owners and trainers to get horses into the Melbourne Cup these days, what with all the competition from Irish billionaires and petro-dollar-fuelled Arab potentates, not to mention an increasing number of cashed-up Australian syndicators and owners splashing huge sums for proven European 15

13 September 2018 1:43 AM Chloe Hosking re-signs with Alè-Cipollini and sets sights on worlds

Having re-signed for a third season with Alè-Cipollini, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Chloe Hosking now has her sights set on winning a world title. The Canberra cyclist announced on Thursday she will stay with the Women's World Tour team for 2019. Her immediate goals will be the Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta this weekend and then she'll ride for Alè-Cipollini 23

4 September 2018 6:05 AM Torcedor has the form to give owners more Cup glory

The world's best stayer, Stradivarius, might not be coming to contest this year's Melbourne Cup – but Torcedor, the horse who has twice this season got within a length of the champion in Europe is set to make his presence felt. His new owners, Australian Bloodstock, are confident that the former Irish-trained galloper will follow in the footsteps of their 22