Few horses racing at this time of year have claimed the scalp of a Melbourne Cup winner but that is a form reference Rosehill contender Fun Fact can boast.
Group 1 sprint star Sunlight has narrowly avoided serious injury but is set to miss the start of the autumn after suffering a paddock accident.
The owners of champion Winx are expected to confirm she is successfully in-foal to super sire I Am Invincible in the coming days.
If he runs up to the reputation of his namesake, aptly-tagged gelding Gunga Din won’t lack courage or fortitude if it’s the last horse standing in a testing Rosehill Gardens $75,000 TAB 1800m Highway on Saturday.
Tough Brisbane stayer Fighting Teo is headed to Sydney for the Christmas Cup after his brave third at Doomben.
Australia’s only entrant for Sunday’s Hong Kong International Race Day at Sha Tin, In Her Time, is ready to take on a star studded field in the Group 1 HK$20m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m).
Coffs Harbour trainer Brett Bellamy believes Brother Magic can develop into a ‘serious racehorse’ once he irons out some of his bad habits and hopes to get a strong guide to the gelding’s progress when he lines up on his home track on Thursday.