The Wallabies will head into a World Cup year on the back of their worst European tour in almost a decade after being overpowered by England in their season-ending Test at Twickenham.
Group One winner Hucklebuck will bypass the rich Sydney autumn having already shown Adelaide trainer Phillip Stokes he doesn’t like clockwise racing.
Chris Waller will once again end the year as the country’s leading Group One trainer with the chance to make it an even 10 in the Kingston Town Stakes.
American young gun Jordan Spieth dreams of emulating Rory McIlroy after upstaging the world number one and big home hope Adam Scott to score a runaway six-stroke Australian Open victory.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini praised his side’s all-round display after they overcame a disallowed penalty appeal and a red card shown to Eliaquim Mangala to win 3-0 away to Southampton.