Peter Snowden continues to build his mantle as the best trainer of youngsters in Australia after 2 year old filly Earthquake dominated in the $1 million Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
Given a brilliant ride by jockey Damian Browne, he overcame barrier 15 and got into a great spot just behind the speed, before running down Rubick in the straight to win by 2 lengths.
The Caulfield Cup carnival will see a number of new developments in 2014, including a large increase in prize money and a new 3 year old race.
The Melbourne Racing Club are looking to elevate the status of their main race so it's considered one of the "big four" on the Australian racing calendar.
Australia's first lady of racing has finally broken through in the race that stops a nation, with her imported star Fiorente taking out the 2013 Melbourne Cup in exciting fashion.
Gai Waterhouse has won many Group 1's over her stellar training career, however the big one had always eluded her. But on the first Tuesday in November, that all changed, thanks to a talented 6 year old originally from Ireland.