Major spring country cup meetings moved to Port Macquarie on Friday.
Len Tozer and Gary Harley take major honours at the Racing NSW Country and Provincial Racing Awards.
Virginia Harvey runs through some of the contenders for this year's $1.3 million race, The Kosciuszko.
Gadfly impressively won the Racing NSW 2019 Showcase Picnic Championship Final at Dubbo writes Virginia Harvey.
It is little wonder that Fastnet Rock's young gun Merchant Navy proved the most popular first crop sire when serving 247 mares last season.
Exceed And Excel colt, Exceedance won the recent ATC San Domenico Stakes-G3 at Rosehill and is a timely reminder of its past winners, among them including some successful sires of recent times.
At least 11 young sires belonging to the Danehill sireline will be represented with their first foals this stud season.