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18 October 2018 7:05 AM Kings Will Dream from potential to Caulfield Cup favourite

Managing owner Brad Spicer welcomed a dose of reality with Kings Will Dream this spring but he expects the dream result with the Caulfield Cup favourite on Saturday. Kings Will Dream was sourced from Europe by Spicer as a country cups horse with potential. He went from potential to a hype horse after just three months of racing in Australia, as he won his first 4

14 October 2018 5:15 AM Will he or won't he? Cox Plate decision looms for The Autumn Sun

Arrowfield stud boss John Messara doesn’t want The Autumn Sun to be the horse “that shoots Bambi”, making a Cox Plate clash with Winx the least likely of the three options available for the star three-year-old. Trainer Chris Waller, Messara and Ollie Koolman will sit down on Monday or Tuesday to decide the next target for the commanding Caulfield Guineas 19

11 October 2018 9:00 AM The slotholders behind The Everest field

Backed by Greg Ingham, the slotholder used to race quirky cult hero Chautauqua, which finished fourth in last year's race and was retired only last month after refusing to leave the gates in barrier trials on several occasions. Emerging breeding and racing giant which boasts properties in both NSW and Queensland, wholly owned by the Hong Kong-based Fung family 13

11 October 2018 4:02 AM Freedman father and son team learning from each other

The next generation Freedman, Sam, who is looking to carry on one of racing’s more famous names, like his cousin Will at uncle Richard’s Rosehill stable, is working. Shoals has swum and Santa Ana Lane has just finished. “Good luck on Saturday,” Freedman’s old friend says as he walks off with horse in tow. Freedman has been here before, maybe not at front 11

9 October 2018 3:15 AM Allen gears up for biggest day of his young career

As well as snaring the mount on Native Soldier, on whom he won last time out at Caulfield in the Guineas Prelude, Allen will team up with Weir's Caulfield Cup fancy Night's Watch in the Caulfield Stakes and the Weir-trained filly Anjana in the Thousand Guineas. Native Soldier has Sydney-trained The Autumn Sun to beat in the Guineas while the Kris Lees runner 9

9 October 2018 2:16 AM Everest betting suspended after barrier draw conducted in private

Betting had to be suspended from noon on Tuesday to avoid any perceived integrity risk, and Racing NSW stewards will advise wagering operators when they may recommence betting on the $13 million race on Tuesday night. BetEasy had Trapeze Artist, Vega Magic and defending champion Redzel as $7 equal favourites when betting was suspended. Controversy has raged 11

8 October 2018 5:32 AM The Everest, Caulfield Guineas to be split to avoid scheduling farce

The Melbourne Racing Club is likely to run their four group 1s between races six and nine, which will include a 50-minute gap between events either side of The Everest. The Caulfield Stakes is favoured to be run 20 minutes after The Everest. "We appreciated the spirit and co-operation in which the talks took place and I think we've come up with the best outcome 13

5 October 2018 8:25 AM Ron Stubbs pays tribute to brother Peter after Tony Campbell Cup

Albury trainer Ron Stubbs paid tribute to his brother and retiring Canberra Racing Club chief executive Peter Stubbs, but he couldn't deliver a fairytale in the Tony Campbell Memorial Cup at Thoroughbred Park on Friday. It marked Stubbs final meeting in charge at Canberra after 50 years in the racing industry, with the 66-year-old to stand down at the club's 10

4 October 2018 5:04 AM Maher finding the right races in Sydney

Yulong January has a couple of wins at Swan Hill and will use the 1400-metre opener as a springboard towards better races in Melbourne later in the spring. “I think he is ready for the 1400m and the race is probably a better fit for him than the one in Melbourne, " Maher said. “He was a cheap horse at only $20,000 but he doesn’t know that and from what he has shown 9

4 October 2018 2:40 AM MiRunners owners excited about Zoushack

“This is the strongest Ready2Race catalogue we have ever presented to buyers,” Inglis’ Jonathan D’Arcy said. “This sale concept is extremely popular in many racing jurisdictions around the world but is yet to realise its full potential in Australia, but we firmly believe there is a strong market for it here and we have continued to work closely with our clients 11