The Racing Victoria handicapping department have given sprinter Chautauqua a weight in Saturday week's $1.25 million Newmarket Handicap that could well help reignite the horse's profile.
Trainers eyeing the prized Black Opal Stakes will be hoping for a drought in Queensland this week.
The Australian Turf Club might be counting the million-dollar cost of a number of 11th-hour Japanese withdrawals for the autumn carnival, but will focus on strengthening ties with Hong Kong.
A neat, strong colt by leading sire I Am Invincible became the most expensive yearling ever purchased in Victoria when it fetched $1.4 million at Monday's Inglis Yearling Sales.
For the first time since April 2016, Moreira went through a meeting in Hong Kong riding a winner, ending a remarkable sequence of success.
There is a grace and ease about Winx when she wins, but it might be a couple of her stablemates which can be followed for profit after Saturday's Chipping Norton Stakes meeting.
Racing NSW stewards will open an inquiry into alleged animal cruelty in the Australian Turf Club Mounted Division at its Druitt Street headquarters on Friday.
Glyn Schofield has been impressed by Prized Icon from the first time he got on him and for a third consecutive preparation he will look to win a group 1 on the colt in Saturday's Randwick Guineas.
Gary Portelli has confirmed he will run Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign in the Riesling Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Most trainers will tell you that the 24 hours immediately after a race like the $1.5 million Blue Diamond Stakes can be so critical when trying to map out a young horse's short-term future.
Its hard to upstage racing's best known name, Gai Waterhouse, but the Queen of the Turf was happy enough to play second fiddle to the other star names at Caulfield on Blue Diamond Day as David Hayes, Darren Weir, Craig Williams and Joao Moreira hogged the headlines.
The biggest stables in Sydney have been forced to look to Hong Kong to find jockeys for their Randwick Guineas charges as Zac Purton and Joao Moreira head to Sydney on Saturday.
Kayla Nisbet is set for a triumphant return to racing almost nine months after a shock epilepsy diagnosis.
The Australian Turf Club is engulfed in a major drugging scandal after its mounted security division was shut down amid claims that ex-raceshorses were abused and routinely sedated to fulfil lucrative commercial work.
David Aiken and Chris Alford are legends of harness racing but until Saturday night, something was missing. They have it now after Lennytheshark scored the toughest of Miracle Mile wins at Menangle.
While world champion racemare Winx ploughed through the wet at Randwick to continue her amazing run of success a much younger but very talented star was born at Caulfield when Catchy showed experience beyond her years to win the Blue Diamond Stakes.
Winx did what everyone expected and won the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick on Saturday despite fears of running on heavy track.
They call him the Magic Man, and star Brazilian jockey Joao Moreira sprinkled stardust all over Caulfield on Saturday when he showed just why he is so highly rated by booting home a double, including the Group One Oakleigh Plate aboard the flying mare Sheidel.
It was only in the last few strides of Saturday's $1.5 million Blue Diamond that Craig Williams finally proved to be a superior judge of two-year-olds when high class filly Catchy scored.
The Group One Futurity Stakes was always likely to become a Darren Weir benefit, and that's just how it turned out when his stable star, Black Heart Bart, got up in the final strides under regular partner Brad Rawiller to see off stablemate Tosen Stardom to give the Ballarat based handler a big race quinella.
The form of Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign was franked while she was at home in her box on Saturday as Diamond Tathagata took on the Skyline Stakes at Randwick.
Port Macquarie trainer Jenny Graham is hoping that her battle with the talented Portatorio will become distant meories after Sunday's Country Championship at Taree.
Big Bash hero Chris Lynn could have a star pacer on his hand after Lynnsanity's debut win at Bathurst last weekend.
Damien Oliver will look to guide Fell Sweep tor a breakthrough Group 1 victory at the Oakleigh Plate.
Amanda Elliott has become the first female chairman of the Victorian Racing Club, the home of the Melbourne Cup and one of Australia's oldest racing institutions
When a call went out for a new set of silks for superstar Winx for her autumn preparation, Hyland racing colours decided to honour "a one-off horse with a one-off set of colours".
Australia might have a reasonable claim to collectively be home to the best group of jockeys regularly riding against each other in the world.
Mark Purdon may be the best captain-coach across any sport in terms of results in the past year, but most sports fans may never heard of him.
Highly fancied youngster Jukebox appears in grave doubt to start in Saturday's $1.5 million Blues Diamond Stakes at Caulfield.
Talent scouts should identify the Australiana of Darren Weir for a television beer commercial. He could beam to the jingle: "Gotta have a beer with Weiry, cause Weiry's me mate."