Decorated jockey Brett Prebble has called time on his glittering career after more than 31 years in the saddle. The Melbourne Cup winning jockey who rode extensively in Asia, announced on Tuesday that he was retiring from the saddle to concentrate on business. Prebble runs a highly successful racing gear manufacturing

The Ciaron Maher stable will rely on a ‘nervous Nellie’ as one of their two likely runners in a staying test at Flemington. Maher has seven of the 27 runners entered in the 2500m handicap on Saturday, a heat of the Banjo Paterson Series which has a final at Flemington on

That the Paul Messara and Leah Gavranich trained Clear Thinking has even seen a racetrack is somewhat of a surprise, with the now four-year-old mare originally purchased as a broodmare proposition for Arrowfield Stud from Queen Elizabeth II. By leading English sire Dubawi (Dubai Millenium), Clear Thinking is out of Sweet Idea (Snitzel)