Raceday focus: Flemington best bets

Racing heads to headquarters on Tuesday, and New Year’s Day signals fresh hope for punters across the country. Herald Sun chief racing writer LEO SCHLINK has cast his eye over the formguide, and believes an unlucky runner last start can break through, while highlighting some other key runners on the eight-race card. TOO HARD: LEADING […]

Macmillan’s High hopes for Flemington feature

IT was just five starts ago that Mile High ran second-last in a ho-hum restricted race at Morphettville. Fast forward three months and the promising South Australian galloper is ready to step out in a feature event on one of Australia’s biggest racedays. And while trainer John Macmillan concedes Thursday’s $ 150,000 Absolut Stakes (1000m) […]