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18 November 2018 6:39 AM Carnival is over, but raiders gear up for Perth group 1 riches

Weir's good sprinter Voodoo Lad will be aimed at the Winterbottom - for which Caulfield based Lloyd Kennewell's Viddora, last year's winner, is favourite - while his three year old Junipal, narrowly beaten in listed company at Flemington on Oaks Day, will be aimed at the WA Guineas. Jarrod McLean, Weir's Warrnambool foreman who also trains a handful 73

4 November 2018 7:00 AM Ten out of 10 sends Who Shot Thebarman to top of the class

The gelding’s owners, the O'Leary brothers, were at Moonee Valley bearing tangerine caps and big grins as they listened to jockey Tye Angland tell them it was Who Shot Thebarman's most promising run this preparation. They know he is 10, but describe him as old to any of the clan and they will quickly remind you he won the Sydney Cup, his first group 27

3 November 2018 12:09 PM Favourite Yucatan pulls horror gate as invaders fare badly in Cup draw

The other O'Brien trained galloper The CliffsofMoher, fared a bit better, and he will get out from barrier nine under Ryan Moore. Nick Williams, in whose father Lloyd's navy blue and white silks Yucatan will run, said ''barriers are not that important, it's a long straight and it does not matter that much. If they are good enough they will get their 17

1 November 2018 6:34 AM Thinkin' Big drifting, Hayes brimming about Derby upset

Melbourne Cup aspirant Thinkin' Big was a drifting Victoria Derby favourite on Thursday night as David Hayes hopes to repay the faith of one of his biggest owners with a classic win at Flemington. Thinkin' Big, which needs to win the Victoria Derby to have any chance of forcing his way into the Melbourne Cup, was an easing $3.30 top pick with BetEasy 13

20 October 2018 11:23 AM 'Let's go become millionaires': Mystic runs Riot in rich final

A tearful and jubilant Peter Lagogiane danced down the Wentworth Park straight in pure delight as Mystic Riot led home a NSW trifecta in the Million Dollar Chase on Saturday. Lagogiane, who trains in tandem with his partner Jodie on from Sydney's north-west fringes, was reduced to an emotional wreck after Mystic Riot led from box rise to stave off a late challenge 26

6 September 2018 6:05 AM Boss still has doubters but Price believes he can eventually deliver

Now it's fair to say that Mighty Boss hasn't exactly done a lot to dispel the naysayers view in four starts since, but trainer Mick Price hasn't lost the faith as he prepares to saddle up the son of Not A Single Doubt for the group 2 Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes over 1600 metres at Moonee Valley this weekend. Price adopted an ambitious approach with the colt following 19

1 September 2018 11:32 AM Caulfield wrap: Weir snares five of the best

Champion trainer Darren Weir has had plenty of big days out at Melbourne’s racetracks, but, numerically at least, he hasn’t had any better than at Caulfield yesterday when he sent out five of the nine winners. His close mate Jarrod McLean, who is Weir’s Warrnambool stable foreman, also won with one of the horses he trains in his own right. The centrepiece 43

30 June 2018 9:18 AM Josh Mitchell leads the way as Bushrangers cage the Bulldogs

"He's our leader so he's obviously one of the most important players on the park," Giteau said. "He turns up every week with the right attitude, he's a great leader and he trains well consistently. I can't speak highly enough of him." The dummy half racked up two try assists in the first 15 minutes with a pinpoint kick to the right for Michael Brophy 36

23 June 2018 10:26 AM Ainslie masterclass heaps Paine on Queanbeyan Tigers

Corcoran felt the scoreboard flattered his team in a low-scoring affair. He said they let a chance to set themselves up as serious premiership contenders slip with the loss. "Nic Paine was the difference today ... he's a master. I'm not sure how much he trains, but he certainly plays very well," Corcoran said. "He just put on a masterclass, particularly 26

20 June 2018 7:52 AM Laura Marshall's bid to complete 465km triathlon from London to Paris

So entering the Enduroman Arch to Arc, a triathlon from Marble Arch in London to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, was be the perfect way to realise that dream. Marshall must self-fund her way to Europe as she doesn't currently have any sponsors. "I went into this prepared to pay everything, and I am, I guess this gives it more purpose for me personally 28