Villiers Tempts Smith With In-Form D’Ivina

Trainer Matthew Smith will have to weigh up whether to take an aggressive or conservative approach with talented mare Aqua D’Ivina in deciding if she tackles Saturday’s Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick.

Etah James Wins Pakenham Cup

Apprentice Fred Kersley notched the biggest win of his career and celebrated accordingly aboard Etah James in Saturday’s $300,000 Listed Sportsbet Pakenham Cup (2500m).