The inaugural edition of The Championships reach their climax this Saturday with the running of the richest race in Sydney history, the $4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes, where crack Kiwi mare Silent Achiever will battle it out with a galaxy of weight-for-age stars over the globally acknowledged championship distance of 2000 metres.
A corker support card includes three $1 million Group 1 races: the Schweppes Sydney Cup, the ATC Australian Oaks and the Queen of the Turf. Then there's the $500,000 Group 2 Arrowfield Royal Sovereign Stakes for the three-year-old sprinters and a brand new race, the $500,000 Group 3 Royal Randwick Stakes for two-year-old fillies.
To celebrate, Winning Post will be out a day early (Wednesday afternoon in selected Melbourne CBD and Flemington newsagents, Thursday morning elsewhere.)
Of course, there's plenty of quality racing around Australia this Easter weekend and Winning Post will have it all covered. We start with full form for four Thursday TAB meetings. The metro racing this Saturday is at Randwick in Sydney, Caulfield in Melbourne, Oakbank in SA, Eagle Farm in Brisbane and Ascot in Perth.
Winning Post carries full-colour liftout guides for all those meetings plus Tatura (Vic/SA/WA/Tas edition), Kembla Grange (NSW edition) and Gold Coast (Qld edition), as well as fields, tips, ratings and/or colours for other TAB Saturday cards.
On Sunday we've got liftout formguides for four TAB meetings plus fields, ratings, tips and colours for a stack more meetings.
Easter Monday is a huge day in Australian racing and we've got full form for the meetings at Oakbank (Great Eastern Steeple day), Caulfield and Randwick (Kensington).
Don't forget Winning Post now carries trackwork reports for all four Melbourne training tracks, all three in Sydney, Morphettville in Adelaide and a general Brisbane report.
Away from the form, we've got news columns from Queensland, NSW, six Victorian districts, SA and Tasmania.
On our Your Say page, our readers are fired up across all the big issues. Richard Callander has the inside mail on NSW racing. Further back in the book there's the Snippets column, Richo adds his unique take on the sport, Shane Templeton reminisces, Brent Zerafa reports and Peter Lucas and John Barker go head to head on the burning issues in sport.
If you're a breeding enthusiast you won't want to miss our WP Thoroughbreds liftout, featuring contributions from TVN's Tara Madgwick.
Don't miss this week's Winning Post ($5), available from Thursday afternoon in selected Melbourne CBD and Flemington newsagencies, the crack of dawn Friday elsewhere around Australia.