Andrew Birch

Struck Gold makes winning start in Australia

Lenny Russo looks to have unearthed another treasure, with Struck Gold romping home by four lengths at Echuca on Friday when making his Australian debut.

Melbourne campaign for Antino

Exciting New Zealand-bred gelding Antino is being readied for a spring campaign with Champion Queensland trainer Tony Gollan keen to target Melbourne.

Young Werther back in winner’s circle

Young Werther notched the second victory of his career when prevailing in a close finish at Flemington on Saturday over 2000m for trainer Danny O’Brien.

Derby bound Cavalry makes impressive Singapore debut

Former New Zealand-trained galloper Cavalry got his Singapore career off to a winning start when he kicked clear to score comfortably at Kranji.

Wewillrock lands Randwick sprint

Talented Kiwi four-year-old Wewillrock collected his first Australian win with a smart performance at Randwick on Saturday.

Ucalledit claims Listed Winter Stakes

Ucalledit has completed a feature winter double in Sydney, adding Saturday’s Listed Winter Stakes (1400m) at Randwick to his win in the Listed Civic Stakes.

Our Red Morning shines brightly at Caulfield

New Zealand-bred filly Our Red Morning staked her claim for potential black-type assignments in the spring with an effortless victory at Caulfield.

Torranzino goes back-to-back

After scoring a maiden victory at Warracknabeal, talented Tarzino three-year-old Torranzino graduated to city company and delivered the same result at Caulfield

I Wish I Win fronts Kiwi Everest presence

Star New Zealand bred and owned gelding I Wish I Win will target The Everest after gaining a slot in the $20 million race in...

Former Kiwis score at Sandown

Elsie May broke through for her first victory for trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace at Sandown on Wednesday under a determined Luke Campbell ride.

Golden Path impresses with Flemington triumph

Progressive three-year-old Golden Path ran out a dominant winner of the Silver Bowl Series Final (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Ancient Girl enjoying life in the Sunshine state

Ancient Girl has maintained her perfect record since joining the stable of Steve O'Dea and Matthew Hoysted with a determined victory at the Sunshine Coast.

Group One homecoming for Wallace

There will be no winter blues for veteran trainer Jim Wallace this year, who will shortly return from a well-deserved break overseas.

Ucalledit salutes in Civic Stakes

After two unlucky runs during the Queensland Winter Carnival, Ucalledit returned to form around in Saturday’s Listed Civic Stakes at Randwick.

Collett’s Strike at Randwick

Super Strike delivered a special and particularly satisfying win at Randwick on Saturday for the expat New Zealand father-son duo of Richard and Jason Collett.

St Lawrence returns in style

Kicking off a new campaign at Caulfield on Saturday after four months off the scene, highly promising gelding St Lawrence wasted no time in making...

Unusual Culture continues winning form

Unusual Culture continued her march through the grades after the Maher and Eustace-trained mare scored her fourth win of the preparation at Flemington.

Impulsive online bid leads to budding star Antino

Trainer Tony Gollan has made little secret of the high-regard in which he holds progressive galloper Antino who claimed Saturday's Listed Wayne Wilson.

Proisir’s Coeur Volante an impressive juvenile winner

There is more in store for Coeur Volante, who showed an impressive turn of foot to easily account for her rivals in the opening race...

Sandown treble for Billy the Kid

Wiremu Pinn displayed his supreme talent at Sandown on Saturday, notching his first metropolitan winner in Australia before going on to post a treble.

Dragon Leap thriving ahead of Wayne Wilson

Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott are hoping to pick up a consolation prize this weekend with their two-pronged attack on the Listed Wayne Wilson (1600m).

Successive stakes victories for Ribchester filly

Talented filly Red Card made it successive stakes victories when leading throughout to land the Listed Queensland Day Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm.

Verifier breaks through at Flemington

Three-year-old gelding Verifier broke through for a well-deserved victory at Flemington on Saturday under Robbie Downey.

Kiwis a threat to Baker’s Renaissance

Leading Sydney trainer Bjorn Baker is hoping to get one up over his old mates from Cambridge at Eagle Farm on Saturday afternoon.

Castletown Stakes favourite sold

Carbonados, the warm favourite for Saturday’s Listed Castletown Stakes (1200m) at Wanganui has been scratched due to his sale to Australia.