Portelli talks up Oakleigh Plate chances
On the same day I'm All The Talk tries to win his first race since the 2013 Skyline Stakes, his stablemate Sebring Sun will be out to cement a Golden Slipper berth in the two-year-old race at Warwick Farm.
James Doyle will be riding in Australia
Beadman to act as Doyle's raceday mentor
An insight from a Hall of Fame jockey will accompany Godolphin rider James Doyle during his first foray into Sydney racing.
Robert Smerdon has the favourite for the Blue Diamond
Smerdon to wind back clock in G1 Diamond
Robert Smerdon is trying to win his second Blue Diamond Stakes - 30 years after his first.
Stanley eyes off $100,000 Bathurst race
As a jockey Peter Stanley never had the opportunity to ride in a $100,000 race.
Driefontein has been running well without winning of late
Duric expects bold run from Driefontein
The first jockey to win on Dissident is hoping he can upset the Futurity Stakes favourite when he reunites with Group One winner Driefontein.
A Time For Julia lines-up in the G1 Oakleigh Plate
Moody left with one Oakleigh Plate chance
Peter Moody has been forced to scratch one of his contenders from the Oakleigh Plate but the trainer still has a genuine chance to win the Group One sprint for the first time.
Godolphin are looking for their first Aus G1 since 2008
Contributer, Hartnell in Godolphin G1 bid
The presence of English jockey James Doyle on a horse having its first Australian start will ensure Godolphin provides the intrigue as well as the favourite for the Chipping Norton Stakes.
My Quilter has won two of his last three starts
My Quilter to continue successful comeback
Having recently broken through for his first Doomben win, My Quilter heads back to the track to try to cap his comeback from injury with a Listed victory.
Red Excitement lines up in the Liverpool City Cup
Excitement to keep winning streak intact
The six-week gap between Red Excitement's Manifold Stakes win and the Liverpool City Cup is of no concern to his trainer Gerald Ryan.
Mark Zahra rides favourite Fontiton in the Blue Diamond
Zahra gets his Blue Diamond chance
Mark Zahra may not be down in the record books as having ridden a Blue Diamond Stakes winner, but he knows what one feels like.
Bonaria may be heading to the Doncaster if the rain arrives in Sydney
Bonaria kept to mares company for now
The decision to keep Bonaria against her own sex at Caulfield rather than chase another Group One victory, sits well with trainer Pat Hyland.
Birchley hopes Syn City foward enough
Liam Birchley and Travis Wolfgram are hoping for a rapid turn around in fortunes when Syn City returns to racing at Doomben.
Dear Demi is capable of a solid run fresh at Warwick Farm
Dear Demi earns high praise from Cassidy
If top jockey Jim Cassidy is right, Dear Demi could be poised to return to the Group One winner's list this campaign.
Oliver is in danger of missing the ride on Wandjina in the Aus Guineas
Damien Oliver suspended for Ballarat ride
Damien Oliver is in danger of missing the ride on Wandjina in the Australian Guineas after being suspended for 12 meetings at Ballarat on Thursday.
Protectionist returns in Caulfield Group 2
Kris Lees will have a better guide on Protectionist's chances of adding an Australian Cup to his Melbourne Cup win when the import makes ahighly anticipated return at Caulfield.
Iconic has tasted success at Caulfield before
Iconic ready for G1 Oakleigh Plate test
Iconic, who has family links to the incomparable Black Caviar, will attempt to make his own mark in one of Melbourne's biggest sprints on Saturday.
Hana's Goal found success for Japan last autumn
Japanese raiders enter Sydney quarantine
Four Japanese horses aimed at The Championships during the Sydney autumn racing carnival have arrived in Australia.
Entirely Platinum will strip fitter at Caulfield
Futurity result can enhance Dunn G1 record
Jockey Dwayne Dunn will be out to improve a stand-out Caulfield Group One record when he rides in the Futurity Stakes on Saturday.
John O'Shea holds a strong hand this weekend
Watershed day looms for Godolphin trainer
The final day of February could deliver a first in the career of John O'Shea.
Pride Of Dubai (blue cap) just fails to reel-in Of The Brave
Snowden chasing third Blue Diamond win
Pride Of Dubai is different to Peter Snowden's two Blue Diamond winners but the Sydney trainer won't be shocked if the colt can produce the same result as Sepoy and Earthquake.
Anthony Cummings is eying off feature success with High Above
High Above begins Oaks campaign at Farm
Spring formlines behind two of Sydney's best three-year-olds suggest High Above might be the horse to turn around a tough season for Anthony Cummings.
Speak Fondly (red cap) put in an auspicious debut in the Gimcrack
McEvoy speaks highly of Waterhouse filly
A taste of early-season racing could be decisive when the Gai Waterhouse-trained Speak Fondly resumes in Saturday's Sweet Embrace Stakes at Warwick Farm.
Contributer raced a touch flat second-up in the spring
Second-up syndrome a concern: O'Shea
A second-up disappointment in the spring is playing on the mind of trainer John O'Shea ahead of Contributer's quest for a Group One Chipping Norton Stakes win.
Weight's right for improving Vodnik: Hill
A sharp drop in weight has trainer Bruce Hill convinced improving stayer Vodnik can step up to winning in open company at Doomben on Saturday.
Living On A Prayer apprecaites the cut out of the ground
Morrisey keeps faith in Living On A Prayer
A soft track and a final field missing some high-profile nominations have boosted hopes Living On A Prayer can continue trainer John Morrisey's successful week at Doomben.
Chris Munce back in his riding days
Specific Choice gives Munce first victory
Former champion jockey Chris Munce was in the winner's circle at Ipswich on Wednesday for the first time as a trainer.
Queen Of Wands on path to Sires' Produce
The Group Two VRC Sires' Produce Stakes at Flemington is a target for Queen Of Wands after the filly relished a drop in class and rise in distance to win at Sandown.
Mick Burles is still planning on pushing on to the Aus Cup with The Cleaner
Upstart 3YO Admiral upsets Tasmanian star
Plans remain in place for The Cleaner to head to Melbourne despite a first-up defeat at Launceston on Wednesday.
Glyn Schofield will miss five meetings due to suspension
Glyn Schofield to miss Group One meeting
Glyn Schofield will miss the Group One Randwick Guineas meeting and the Black Opal Stakes card in Canberra after being suspended for careless riding at Rosehill.
It was a riding double for Beau Appo at Ipswich
Appo, Morrisey figure in Ipswich doubles
Apprentice Beau Appo was the bookmakers' pin-up boy when he completed a long-shot double on Seashells at Ipswich on Wednesday.
Craig Williams added yet another Cup to his trophy cabinet
Williams the difference in Launceston Cup
Genuine Lad will chase mainland riches after breaking the track record in winning the Launceston Cup on Wednesday.
Earthquake has a solid record at Caulfield
Earthquake to give Oakleigh Plate a shake
Group One-winning filly Earthquake has never looked better as she prepares to try to keep a perfect Caulfield record in the Oakleigh Plate.
O'Shea declares Inner Circle future star
A horse which hasn't made the cut for Godolphin's Golden Slipper team threatens to be the best of Sheikh Mohammed's star-studded crop of two-year-olds.
Bart & James Cummings have a smart stayer in Nazir
Australian Derby plans for Rosehill winner
Bart and James Cummings might have unearthed their next Classic horse in lightly raced three-year-old Nazir.
The real Dissident stood up powerfully last start
Dissident odds-on to win Futurity Stakes
Dissident is unbeaten over 1400m at Caulfield in two Group One races and is expected to add another major win in Saturday's Futurity Stakes.
Of The Brave is being closely monitored
Riley Diamond runner put on 24-hour guard
Blue Diamond contender Of The Brave will be under 24-hour security from Friday afternoon at disqualified trainer Mark Riley's Mornington stable.
Gold Busker makes right noise in Sovereign
A tough week was made easier for Mornington trainer Logan McGill when Gold Busker won the Gold Sovereign Stakes at Launceston on Wednesday.
Dwayne Dunn is looking for his fifth Blue Diamond win
Diamond sparkles for inexperienced Geneva
Lake Geneva is the least experienced runner in the Blue Diamond Stakes but connections are relying on untapped potential to take her a long way in the $1 million race.
Chris Waller is not ruling out mile specialist Boban
Mile specialists rate best in G1: Waller
Chris Waller will rely on a trio of specialist milers in a bid to win a record fifth consecutive Chipping Norton Stakes at Warwick Farm.
First Seal is primed to return to the winner's list this Saturday
First Seal set to bounce back in Surround
Trainer John Thompson says an attempt to ride a perfect race on an imperfect track contributed to the first-up defeat of First Seal.