The odds are stacked against Melody Belle but her five group 1 status suggests class often overrides logic in the high-octane arena of thoroughbred racing.

The opening leg of the spring carnival in Hastings, the Tarzino Trophy, promises some riveting finishes never mind what the bookies are predicting on a day where weather shouldn't add to the blame game.


What Jamie Richards is saying is indubitably important but what grabs the attention more than the words is the tone in which its delivered.

Richards is defining the boundaries of the $200,000 marquee race of Tarzino Trophy TAB Daffodil

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