Dark Horses: Watch out for Cumani filly

ZAWIYAH is among our two year olds to follow and she makes her second appearance at Windsor tonight (5.40). She showed distinct promise on her debut and should know a lot more about her job tonight. She could upset the jolly Merletta. In the same race Presidente and Master of Alkmaar are both well regarded …[Read More]

The Melbourne Cup: the race that stops a nation

FIVE years ago I witnessed something remarkable. I was lucky enough to be in Australia on Melbourne Cup day and had heard about the famous old adage: “the race that stops a nation”. I didn’t really believe it. I mean, surely there couldn’t be a race as popular as the Grand National. Could there? I …[Read More]