Feats by horse and man equalled the best on a major Royal Randwick program on Saturday when the sun never shone brighter nor the grass greener.
Nicole Hasham Refugee advocates say the situation on Nauru is "out of control", following an alleged attack on two young men by a gang of locals.
Peter Hanlon James Cummings was on the front of the Turnbull Stakes Day racebook on Sunday, but his grandfather was everywhere else. A tone has been set for the first spring carnival AB: After Bart.
Michael Lynch Good horses find a way to win, whatever the circumstances. And Chautauqua, the Team Hawkes trained sprinter, has already proved he is good horse. Very good.
Saffron Howden In the ordinary suburban Sydney street where Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar lived with his family, the 15-year-old boy hardly existed at all.
Chris Roots Chris Waller already has three group 1 wins this season and has a trio of group 1 favourites at heading into this weekend including stallions in the making Press Statement and Kermadec at Caulfield.
THE Penrith Panthers pounced on the Manly Sea Eagles to claim victory in the 2015 Holden Cup Grand Final.
Andrew Garvey David Hayes was only at the Werribee quarantine centre on Sunday for a few fleeting minutes but headed home full of confidence that stable star Criterion is on track to add more gloss to his already outstanding record in the coming weeks after an impressive workout.
Chris Roots Brisbane trainer Desleigh Forster will have a third of her stable at Randwick on Saturday led by Spring Champion Stakes contender Too Good To Refuse.
Chris Roots There is no jockey riding better than Hugh Bowman in Australia but he will need a Justin Hodges-like verdict to keep riding in the spring after allegedly using his left elbow on his way to victory with Winx in the Epsom Handicap on Saturday.