Doriemus, who gave Lee Freedman his second of five Melbourne Cup winners, has died.
German star Ivanhowe has joined the Lee and Anthony Freedman stable.
Lee and Anthony Freedman have been announced as the trainers of OTI Racing's latest overseas purchase, a gelding closely related to Fiorente.
There had been 124 Group 1 winners and thousands of lesser ones over 30 glittering years ... but every winner has its story.
Hall of Fame trainer Lee Freedman is coming out of retirement to join his brother Anthony in a new training partnership to be based at Flemington.
The Anthony Freed-trained Nozomi earned himself a start in the Victoria Derby when hanging on to defeat Preferment in Wednesday's Listed $120,000 Geelong Classic (2200m).
The Anthony Freedman stable kicked off the new season with a winning double at the end of August.
Anthony Freedman left on Tuesday on a buying mission in France and England.
Anthony Freedman has announced that he will add a 20-box facility at Pinecliff on the Mornington Peninsula to his training operation.
Season In Review
(for season 2014-15, as at February 12)
Metropolitan (Vic): 10
Provincial (Vic): 25
Strike rate (Vic overall): 19.33%
Group 3: Java
Listed: Nozomi, Reparations (2).
First winner: Blockade, Gold Coast, May, 1983.
First Group 1 winner: Miss Clipper, Australasian Oaks, April 1986.
Lee Freedman Group 1 winners (to August 2011): 124
First winner: Boredom, Geelong, August 2011.
First Stakes winner: Specter, LR Henry Bucks Stakes, Flemington, September 2011.
First Group 1 winner: Mawingo, Doomben Cup, May 2012.
**Anthony Freedman Group 1 winners: ** 1
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