Thoroughbred horse training partnerships are becoming prevalent in Australian racing — more particularly those involving families.
My analysis of 2013-14 three-year-old crop highlighted the possible impact associated with the loss of several highly rated gallopers entering their four-year-old season. It is now time to examine the two-year-old crop for the season just ended, with an eye to what we can expect from them at three.
Could Singapore racing be witnessing the emergence of a new Joao Moreira in the shape of Nooresh Juglall?
While there was much rejoicing over the three-year-old class of 2012-13 -it was one of the best of the last 20 years - the same cannot be said for class of 2013-14.
The 2013/14 Hong Kong racing season saw Australian rider Zac Purton break South African Douglas Whyte's stranglehold as the leading rider in the former British Colony, joining the late Noel Barker and Gary Moore as the only Aussies to achieve the feat.