NZ Racing Articles
AUSTRALIA'S satisfaction at defending its Champions Trophy crown was tempered by concern for one of the best young batsmen in the country, Callum Ferguson, who feared he had torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee when he tripped in the field during Monday's final.
THE Victoria Racing Club tomorrow hosts the inaugural Asian Young Guns Challenge over the first three races at Flemington, with Victoria's Nick Hall and Dean Holland selected to take on young riders from Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.
WEST Australian stayer Scenic Shot is out to join the mighty Tulloch as an elite winner of the Brisbane Cup. The Daniel Morton-trained Scenic Shot has 60kg, which hasn't been carried to victory since Tulloch made light of 62.5kg in 1961.
The Kiwis' raid on the AJC Derby is one of many talking points as Sydney's autumn carnival draws to a close.
AUSTRALIAN racing lost one of its greatest innovators with the death on Monday night of Ian McEwen after a long battle with diabetes and heart problems. He was 77.