Morgan Payne

Brilliant filly Sunlight is primed to become the first filly to complete the Magic Millions Classic-Golden Slipper double after her blistering win the $2 million first leg at the Gold …

One-time Classic favourite Ef Troop has eased from $4.00 out to $4.60, with online bookmaker Sportsbet.com.au, after drawing the car park (barrier 18) for Saturday’s race on the Gold Coast. …

A call for extra entries has resulted in nominations for the Standish Handicap at Flemington being doubled. The Group Three feature over 1200m on New Year’s Day attracted 12 nominations on Wednesday …

Brilliant filly Sunlight is likely to have another start before the Magic Millions 2YO Classic despite a runaway win to qualify for the race at the Gold Coast. Sent out …

It would be apt if promising filly Katy’s Daughter gave trainer Steve O’Dea his first win in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic. O’Dea already had Singular Sensation qualified for the …

Ef Troop will go into the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic with a strong endorsement from trainer Tony Gollan after he demolished the field in the Listed Phelan Ready …

Local hope Great Shot has repelled the eastern invaders to lead all the way and cause an upset in Perth’s prestigious Railway Stakes at Ascot. Trained by Rhys Radford, Great …

One person happy to see the rain falling early in the program at Ballarat was trainer Robert Smerdon. Starting Saturday in the good range, the Ballarat track was downgraded to …

One of three stayers could give trainer Robert Hickmott a winner with his final runners for owner Lloyd Williams in the Group Two Zipping Classic at Sandown. Hickmott’s association with …

Gai Waterhouse has trained her first VRC Oaks winner as Pinot outstayed her rivals in the $1 million race at Flemington. Ridden by Stephen Baster, Pinot ($5.50) led home a …

The world’s richest race on turf will be even richer with $3 million to be added to the prize pool for the second edition. Prize money for the 1200m-sprint at …

Joseph O’Brien has beaten his famous father to Melbourne Cup glory, training Rekindling to win Australia’s greatest race. In a father-and-son finish the younger O’Brien’s Rekindling overhauled Johannes Vermeer, trained …

Champion Hong Kong jockey Joao Moreira has limped back to the jockeys’ room after a fall in a race at Flemington but has been ruled out of the ride on …

Who Shot Thebarman’s bid for history as the oldest Melbourne Cup winner is over with the nine-year-old withdrawn from the field with an elevated temperature. Trainer Chris Waller said the …

Leviathan owner Lloyd Williams will have a quarter of the Melbourne Cup field with his six horses headed by defending champion Almandin. The others he either owns or has an …

Racing Victoria veterinarians have completed their inspection of the 36 second acceptors for the Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) with two contenders failing and will require another inspection tomorrow morning. The …

If the current betting trend is any guide, Lexus Stakes favourite Harlem will clinch a place in the Melbourne Cup. Harlem has firmed from $4.80 into $4.20 with online bookmaker sportsbet. …

Melbourne Cup contender Tiberian has a bloodline he won’t be shouting from the stable rooftops. The French horse is the son of a teaser pony, Tiberius Caesar, who has little …