Derby King Out For More Classic Success

The veteran Kiwi horseman, who trains in partnership with Andrew Forsman, will be in search of a fifth Gr.1 Australian Derby (2400m) when Quick Thinker represents the stable in the three-year-old classic on Saturday.

Melody Belle Usurped As Doncaster Favourite

Melody Belle, who shares top weight of 57kg with Gr.1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) winner Kolding, has drawn barrier 14 for Saturday's $1.5 million race and has been eased from $6 to $8 with New Zealand-bred three-year-old Brandenburg now the TAB's top elect at $7.50.

Boss Keen To Stamp His Brand On Eighth Doncaster

He says it’s no coincidence that the past five have been on three-year-olds – Brutal last year, Kermadec (2015), Triple Honour (2008), Haradasun (2007) and Racing To Win (2006) – and he’s aiming to add Brandenburg to that illustrious list at Randwick this weekend.