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Country horses get their own "Everest"

Country horses get their own "Everest"

Country-trained horses will vie for positions in the $1.3-million Kosciuszco to be held on the same program as the $13-million Everest.

Ciaron Maher back to work at Caulfield

Ciaron Maher back to work at Caulfield

A broken femur may have cost Ciaron Maher a start in the Mongol Derby but it hasn't stopped him keeping an eye on his team at Caulfield trackwork.

Mollyfied to back up at Warwick Farm

Mollyfied to back up at Warwick Farm

Trainer Gerald Ryan will test Mollyfied over 1600 metres at Warwick Farm a week after her last start.

Empire in line for Flemington honours

Empire in line for Flemington honours

Nordic Empire will be chasing his fourth win of the season when he runs in a 1200m benchmark race at Flemington.

Melody Belle on track for new season

Melody Belle on track for new season

New Zealand Group One winner Melody Belle is on track for the new season after a disappointing three-year-old year.

Coonawarra chasing third-straight city win

Coonawarra chasing third-straight city win

After wins at Canterbury and Rosehill at his past two starts, four-year-old Coonawarra will try to continue his winning run at Randwick.

Gale force winds halt racing at Pakenham

Gale force winds halt racing at Pakenham

The race meeting at Pakenham has been abandoned after one race because of strong winds.

Sasko chasing winning hat-trick at Sandown

Sasko chasing winning hat-trick at Sandown

Trainer Tony McEvoy has elected to remove the blinkers from Sasko despite the stayer wearing the headgear to victory at his past two starts.

Marmelo fighting fit after French win

Marmelo fighting fit after French win

Trainer Hughie Morrison says Melbourne Cup contender Marmelo may have one more run before heading to Australia.

Stallion Hinchinbrook has died aged 10

Stallion Hinchinbrook has died aged 10

Popular stallion Hinchinbrook has died after breaking a leg at the age of 10.

Rising Stars Series set for city finale

Rising Stars Series set for city finale

The Rising Stars series for apprentice jockeys in Victoria will culminate in the series Final at Flemington.

Veteran trainer Fred Cowell dies aged 78

Veteran trainer Fred Cowell dies aged 78

Veteran Central Coast trainer Fred Cowell has died after a long illness aged 78.

Fun Fact chasing Derby spot in Byerley Hcp

Fun Fact chasing Derby spot in Byerley Hcp

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable has sent two-year-old Fun Fact south to Melbourne to chase a Victoria Derby ballot exemption in the Byerley Handicap.

World traveller Jetwings back in Sydney

World traveller Jetwings back in Sydney

After two stints in Hong Kong and one in New Zealand, Jetwings has made his way back to the Gerald Ryan stable in Sydney.

Gollan and Lloyd combine in Tatt's Mile

Gollan and Lloyd combine in Tatt's Mile

Trainer Tony Gollan and Jeff Lloyd will combine with Sheiswhatsheis in the final stakes race of the Queensland season at Doomben.