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21 April 2018 8:22 AM Parr for the course: Newnham praises Josh after Randwick double

“If they get his weight in Brisbane he will be on them again, because he just doesn’t make mistakes.” Burning Passion ($5) could be on his way to the Stradbroke after adding a second group 3 victory to his resume by doing enough to beat Oxford Poet and Dothraki. Parr had instructions from Newnham ringing in his ears after Burning Passion was slow to jump and find his feet. “Mark told me this morning 4

21 April 2018 8:20 AM Vieira faces happy dilemma after Trapeze Artist wins one for the Ages

Vieira will be feted by Everest slot-holders, and with Inglis already holding talks, the ATC and Coolmore were quick to point they also would like to have a chat about the $13 million showcase event. While Trapeze Artist added another page to his resume with the track record, this win wasn’t as explosive as his Golden Rose and TJ Smith victories, where 5

21 April 2018 3:31 AM Thompson hopes Attalea can graduate from Picnic Cup to Diggers Cup

Gulgong trainer Brett Thompson will make the 10-hour round trip with Attalea as she tries step up from the picnics in Sunday’s Narromine Diggers Cup. Attalea has had five of six wins at picnic races, with the other coming at Narromine at the beginning of this preparation, where the gelding has been in good form and has stepped in grade. He took out the Narrabri 4

20 April 2018 8:54 AM English imports prove true-blue champions for Godolphin

“He runs first-up in the All-Aged Stakes after a solid preparation last time in, where he ran two weight-for-age placings in the spring,” Cummings said. “He has had a couple of solid hit-outs prior to this first-up run and, at a distance that shouldn’t be far below where he should be comfortable, we feel he can run quite a cheeky race. “His work has been very good and his first-up 4

20 April 2018 5:26 AM Spencer has healthy start to Rams in Canberra Raiders Cup

Born in Darwin, Spencer moved to Canberra when he was six months old and has come through the Raiders junior system, playing Harold Matthews in 2015 and SG Ball in 2016-17. Having already recovered from two torn anterior cruciate ligaments, the 18-year-old's 2017 was ruined by a shoulder and biceps injury along with osteitis pubis. While he'd like to work his way back into representative 4

19 April 2018 8:40 AM Schofield believes he will top Bowman if Le Romain wins All Aged

“He is a horse I have a good record on. I have won a couple on him and ran a couple of seconds on him as well,” Schofield said. “He has won group 1 miles but I think his style makes him an even better 1400m horse because he is a horse that can hold a high speed. “If the rain predicted comes, I think that will only bring him further into the race. I won the Canterbury 8

19 April 2018 7:58 AM The day Big Daz died... then wanted to get straight back on the mike

Then Eastlake suffered another heart attack. He eventually recovered and kept calling right up until his retirement in 2005. The big man with the bigger voice finally shuffled off this mortal coil on Tuesday morning. He died at a nursing home on the Central Coast after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease and emphysema. He was 75. Within hours of the news breaking 8

19 April 2018 3:54 AM Walker thinks blinkers will get Tangled over the line in Packer Plate

“I think the blinkers are going to make a big difference to him. At 2000m he is going to be very strong and he feels like a horse that is only going to get better with a bit more time,” Walker said. “It would be great for him to go out a winner because he is very genuine.” Tangled is the main reason for Walker coming to Randwick for the carnival finale 10

19 April 2018 1:29 AM Bling starting to shine ahead of Tour de France

Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews' form is building every race, which Team Sunweb coach Aike Visbeek believes is a great sign ahead of his Tour de France green jersey defence. Matthews finished fifth at Fleche-Wallonne on Wednesday, six seconds behind French winner Julian Alaphilipe. "As a team we did a good job. I’m happy to see the shape of 'Bling' 10

18 April 2018 10:35 AM How Ben Simmons is dominating the NBA in quintessentially Aussie style

Cold-calling Mr Gaze, Brown was impressive enough to be given an interview, and was soon installed indeed as Lindsay Gaze’s assistant at the Melbourne Tigers, learning from The Master. Lindsay wanted humility not hubris; hard-work not hot-dogging; knuckling down, not noise. He wanted a team that was just that, filled with players who would work for each other 10