Winx as good as ever: Hugh Bowman
Hugh Bowman has declared Winx as good as ever ahead of her attempt at a record 26 consecutive wins in the race named in her honour at Randwick.
The stablw will saddle two runners in Saturday's Group Three Vain Stakes at Caulfield, Long Leaf and impressive debut winner Tony Nicconi.
Injury-free Michael Walker is looking forward to the spring which commences aboard Mighty Boss in the Group Two PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield.
Steel Frost is set to begin his campaign at home in Adelaide but trainer Will Clarken has a big race in Melbourne on the radar if the gelding's form warrants it.
Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan has been quick to book James McDonald to replace the injured Blake Shinn on Outback Barbie in the Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick
The biggest test of Widgee Turf's career looms in the weight-for-age Group Two P B Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield against a star-studded line-up
Rosebud victory opens Snitzel's season
Sandbar’s gritty victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Rosebud H. 1100m LR looks very much like a good omen for Snitzel’s 2018/19 seasonTavistock filly impresses in Perth
Perth trainer Alan Mathews unveiled a classic filly of the future when Vintage Stock bolted in on debut on Wednesday at Belmont
The first US bred yearlings by Triple Crown hero American Pharoah have been born
The blue-blooded Symi (Fastnet Rock) got off the mark at the first attempt in the BM 69 Fillies’ Handicap at Canterbury yesterday
Tiamo Grace entered for Inglis sale
Group 2 winner Tiamo Grace (Monaco Consul) will be offered as a broodmare prospect at the Inglis Spring Thoroughbred Sale to be held at Oaklands Junction next month
Toorak Toff on the move
Rosemont stallion Toorak Toff (Show A Heart) will stand the 2018 season at Tasmania’s Kingsley Park.
Group Two Sprint Winner for Pierro
The Group II ATC Missile Stakes at Randwick on Saturday was won by exciting sprinter miler Pierata (4h Pierro x November Flight, by Flying Spur) over his arch rival Kementari.