|Elite Elle appreciates the drop in class|
Elle appreciated dropping back to racing against her own sex with her all-the-way win in the Dr Sheahan Plate (1200m) at Moonee Valley on
|Puissance De Lune Looms as Cox Plate Hope|
The ongoing hype surrounding the Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance
De Lune (IRE) was given further impetus when the handsome grey strolled home in
Saturday's $200,000 Group II PB Lawrence (Liston) Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield.
|The Gift That Keeps on Giving|
There were six Group I events in Australia last weekend and the result of this one provided one long time breeder with his best ever result and ensures a mare gifted to a friend has become the gift that just keeps giving!.
|2013 Australasian Oaks result - Discreet scores local victory|
Maybe Discreet completed a local victory when she prevailed in Saturday's Group 1 Australasian Oaks (2000m) at Morphettville.
|Oaks Triumph for Shamardal Filly|
Darley sires can do no wrong at present with globally renowned Shamardal (USA) the latest to taste Australian Group I success when his three year-old daughter Maybe Discreet scored a resounding win in the SAJC Australasian Oaks at Morphettville on Saturday.
|Wind to blow north into 2013 Birthday Card Stakes|
She missed a start in the Group I Galaxy but Melbourne trainer Robert
Smerdon says smart filly Shamal Wind has the right form to pick up a
consolation prize in Saturday's Group III Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) at
|Shamardal Filly Leads Them a Merry Dance in Nolan Classic|
Darley earned its second big prize with a filly on the weekend when the lightly raced Shamardal (USA) filly Cameo earned her first stakes success in Sunday's $165,000 Group III Mercury Keith Nolan Classic (1600m) at Kembla Grange, which Darley won last year with yesterday's Coolmore Classic (G1) heroine Appearance.
|Surgery for 2013 Melbourne Cup favourite|
Racing Victoria stewards have announced reigning Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune underwent surgery to remove bone chips on Friday.
|Spoils Shared In Blamey Stakes|
Punters had to endure an agonising ten minutes before the judge conceded he could not spit Puissance De Lune (IRE) and Budriguez in Saturday's Group II Blamey Stakes (1600m).
|Impressive Debut for Shamardal Filly|
High class Darley shuttler Shamardal (USA) posted an impressive two year-old winner at the ATC meeting at Newcastle on Wednesday when well bred filly Spurrendous upstaged the more fancied colts to win on debut.