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Blue Vein ridden by Fabian Alesci

Charlize Theron, the thoroughbred, and the nasal strip

Like placing a band-aid over the bridge of Charlize Theron’s nose, they do detract from the overall natural beauty of the subject.

Lucky Selection - I'm not going anywhere

No Lucky Selection at Sha Tin

Last week at Sha Tin, Australian jockey, Tye Angland had a good day - he rode his first winner at Sha Tin. This week, his day was not so good

Piggott and The Gunpowder Plot

Piggott and The Gunpowder Plot

I took this photograph of Lester Piggott on one of his excursions to Australia.In later times Lester has returned to ride in exhibition races conducted for former great jockeys...

Glen Boss & Robert Smerdon make plans for Stoneblack

The Boss

This year he has the remarkable record of riding a winner at practically one in three rides in races run over 2000 metres and beyond. We all know of his inspired rides on the mighty...

Uncle Mo with John Velazquez aboard on the way to the Breeders' Cup Juvenile posts another slashing win

Uncle Mo’s Monster Wins Make Him BC Juvy Favorite.

First he electrified a Travers Day crowd with a 14-1/4 length, wire-to-wire, maiden victory. Then he tied Seattle Slew’s time of 1:34.51 in winning The Champagne Stakes at one mile; only Devil’s Bag, in 1983, posted a faster time. Now Uncle Mo, the Todd Pletcher-trained wonder baby, is off to Louisville...

Workforce after his Epsom Derby victory

World Thoroughbred Rankings

The half yearly World Thoroughbred Rankings have been released - with the rankings inclusive of performances from the 1st of January 2010 through to the 20th of June 2010.

Longchamp France

Je Suis Darby

Richard (Darby) McCarthy was one of the most gifted jockeys this country has produced. He rode more than 1000 winners and at one time rode throughout Europe, living in Paris ...

Derek Yeung squeezing Gold Rush (middle ) through the gap

Sha Tin Jockey Challenge

Early betting on last Sunday's Jockey Challenge at Hong Kong's Sha Tin Racecourse had Darren Beadman favourite at $2.10 with Douglas Whyte hot on Darren's heals at $2.50.

So You Think in full flight digs in for the battle with Whobegotyou

Simply the best - So You Think

"He's the horse of a generation. I think he's the best I've seen. He could rewrite racing history." - chief handicapper Greg Carpenter after watching So You Think win his second consecutive Cox Plate.

So You Think in full flight digs in for the battle with Whobegotyou

So (who do) You Think is the best racehorse in the world?

Currently the recently retired Harbinger is ranked as the best thoroughbred racehorse in the world, this based on his devastating 11 length King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes...

So You Think at the 150m

Steps to Greatness

So You Think sits on the verge of greatness. Perhaps he has already acquired the position and respect of being one of the best racehorses to ever grace an Australian racetrack.

So You Think at the 150m

Think Again

So You Think won yet another Group One event when he proved far too good for his rivals in the Underwood Stakes, run over 1800 metres at Caulfield on Saturday. So You Think has now...

Exclusive Choice (outside in white with red stripes) holds out Supercheap (inside) for a narrow win

Winter Championship Final victory never in doubt

Flemington on Saturday hosted the Final of several racing series that had been conducted over the Winter months. The most prominent of these being the $200,000 (Listed) Winter Championship...