Eagle Farm trainer Robert Heathcote has put a health scare behind him and is ready to continue his recent momentum on the track. Heathcote was back at trackwork yesterday after undergoing heart surgery on Saturday
Trainer Richard Litt was pleased with Cox Plate runner-up Castelvecchio’s trial yesterday, finishing mid-field behind Bivouac. The top-rated three-year-old colt is expected to have one more trial before returning to the races, with the Randwick Guineas on March 7 and Rosehill Guineas on March 21 his prime targets
Starting at Mornington today and finishing at Warwick Farm Monday, Ciaron Maher and Dave Eustace have 30 runners across nine meetings in two states, including five two-year-olds in the Diamond Previews at Caulfield tomorrow
The Victoria Racing Club has this morning announced the two teams and coaches set to take part in Flemington’s first Rapid Race Day on February Twilight Race Day, Sunday 9 February. The brand new race day features a shorter, punchier program and fourteen of Victoria’s leading riders will do battle for the first Resimax Group Jockeys Challenge. RC Chief Executive Officer Neil Wilson said the Club was looking forward to the new race day
A “truly stunning’’ catalogue of 514 of the southern hemisphere’s best yearlings will be offered at this year’s Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale. The catalogue, which is now available online, again lives up to the long-held expectation of Easter being the ‘Best of the Best’.