Group 1 classic winner Tarzino (NZ) has been retired and will likely stand in New Zealand instead of Australia.
Black Heart Bart has pulled up fine after an unplaced run in the G1 Cox Plate but he’s unlikely to head back home for a tilt at the G1 Railway Stakes.
Red Giant (USA) has been sold by Westbury Stud to continue his stallion career in Turkey.
Yankee Rose has firmed into a $2.10 favourite for the G1 VRC Oaks (2500m) on Thursday week after her heroics at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
Gilgai Farm owner Rick Jamieson has warmed up for the Melbourne Cup carnival with a stakes winner in Hong Kong.
Arrowfield Stud champion Snitzel completed an international feature double in Australia and Japan on Saturday.
Keep The Faith sired the first domestic juvenile winner of the season by a Victorian-based stallion with Spiritual Girl at Morphettville on Saturday.
Rebel Raider filly Pretty Punk will not run in the Group 1 VRC Oaks (2500m) despite an impressive placing against the colts in the Listed Geelong Classic last week.
Buffering has run his last race and will spend his retirement years in Victoria and Queensland.
Australia’s champion racehorse Winx staked her claim as one of the world’s best with a record breaking annihilation of her rivals to win a second Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
Promising three-year-old colt Archives, a first-crop son of Darley Victoria stallion Helmet, has climbed off the canvas to win the G3 Red Anchor Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley.
Swettenham Stud can win a fourth Group 2 Sandown Guineas since the turn of the century with class filly Sweet Sherry.
Hallmark Stud stallion Super Easy sired his first winner with his first runner when Prom Queen led all the way for a smart win in the NZB 2YO Ready to Run Sale (800m) at Riccarton on Saturday.
Laurel Oak Bloodstock’s Louis Mihalyka was walking on air after landing a Group 1 and a running double at Moonee Valley on Friday night.
Mornington trainer Matt Laurie has Master Reset primed for another productive campaign following the Mitchelton Wines Hcp (1500m) at Moonee Valley.
Western Australia has its best chance to win a Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) since the west’s all-time great Northerly completed a running double in 2001 and 2002.
Trainer David Vandyke says Group 1 Cox Plate contender Yankee Rose is a bit of a showgirl.
Former Tasmanian-based sire Torch Relay is covering his first Victorian book with Jeff Dosser at Bangholme.
Agent Adrian Hancock found a hidden gem when he purchased 5yo mare Reliability for owner-breeder Harry Perks at the 2008 Inglis Great Southern Sale.