Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller has tapped into the three-year-olds' spring riches.
As the crack of ball on bat echoes around stadiums in the United Arab Emirates, where Pakistan has inflicted all manner of misery on Australia, the Gymkhana Club in Lahore is getting ready to stage a game of cricket that will be every bit as meaningful for the people involved.
I remember the first time I placed a bet on the Melbourne Cup. It was two bets in fact that my parents put a couple of dollars towards for me.
Riding Flemington winners wasn’t meant to be easy, no matter how cool Brazilian worldbeater Joao Moreira made it look.
The final 24-horse field for the 2014 Melbourne Cup.
Champion trainer Darrren Weir's English-bred gelding Signoff leapfrogged over several rivals to gain a start in the $6.2 million Melbourne Cup with his comfortable victory in the Lexus Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.
Champion trainer Darrren Weir's English bred gelding Signoff leapfrogged over several rivals to gain a start in the $6.2 million Melbourne Cup with his comfortable victory in the Lexus Stakes at Flemington Saturday.
The spring carnival had proven frustrating for champion jockey Michael Rodd. Even Saturday had been a disappointment with Rich Enuff, before Bonaria boomed to victory in the Myer Classic at Flemington.
League set for life after Jarryd Hayne, Sam Burgess and Sonny Bill Williams.
Former Test opener Phil Jaques hoped the army of players he'd coach as a member of the NSW and Sydney Thunder this summer would learn from looking at his career that success was as much about being prepared to fight as it was having the skills needed to dominate the opposition.