The experts’ 1-2-3 for today’s local meeting.
Hayasugi is also the first stakes winner for her young sire, who just happens to be a British-bred son of South Africa’s Champion Juvenile Filly Rock Opera, herself an unbeaten juvenile winner of the Gr1 Allan Robertson Fillies Championship
Described as a top-class horseman, a great human being, and a man who would give his last cent to help others, tributes have continued to pour in for multiple Grade 1 winning trainer Darryl Hodgson who passed away at the age of 74
Star 3yo Main Defender emptied his manger this morning and is 100% sound, according to reports from the Tony Peter Stable, while trainer Roy Magner says that Melech has a slightly stiff shoulder and a swollen right eye, ‘but nothing that a few days off can’t sort out’
Last weekend’s feature results certainly fired shots ahead of the season. But did they hit the ratings target and why fiddle with handicap ratings in black type races? All that happens is one or two horses get favoured against the majority of battlers
The current structure and model is undeniably fragmented and haemorrhaging, requiring reformative change