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  • 'Father and son' land shock Kosciuszko win

    13 October 2018 5:00 AM 8

    He was on early favourite Victorem, which lost top billing to the heavily backed Don't Give A Damn and then lost his wheels in the Randwick wet. And that's the only reason Hyeronimus jumped on Belflyer, the Ramornie Handicap runner-up. Belflyer was one of the last horses picked up by one of the 12 slot-holders, drawn out from a raffle to scramble and pick up the best NSW bush-based

  • The Caps are back! Kia Nurse leads Canberra to demolition of Flames

    12 October 2018 10:08 AM 11

    The Canberra Capitals are back and the way they announced their return as a WNBL contender was warning shot to the rest of the competition, thrashing the Sydney Flames by 19 points on Friday night. It was the perfect start to the year for a group of players who have spent only a couple of weeks together, and even more impressive given they did it without

  • Keely Small to race for Youth Olympic gold after qualifying fastest

    12 October 2018 7:04 AM 12

    Keely Small will be the Youth Olympic Games gold medal favourite on Monday morning after qualifying fastest for the 800 metres final. Small, the Australian team flag bearer in Buenos Aires, was more than one second quicker than the rest of the field, finishing her heat with a time of 2:05.68, with Germany's Sophia Volkmer second in 2:06.92. St Clare's

  • Humble Fearnley wins The Don award

    12 October 2018 5:38 AM 11

    Fearnley had been a finalist four times. This year, he beat motor sports stars Daniel Ricciardo and Will Power, cricketer Ellyse Perry, soccer star Sam Kerr, former Australian hockey captain Mark Knowles and para-athletes Madison de Rozario and Lauren Parker. Also on Thursday night, the late, inimitable Richie Benaud was elevated from the Hall of Fame ranks

  • Forward ho: Arnie's attacking outlook keeps Milligan on board

    12 October 2018 3:57 AM 10

    The direction of the Socceroos under Graham Arnold has convinced Mark Milligan to postpone his international retirement and remain with the national team at least up until the 2019 Asian Cup. The veteran defender was weighing up whether to call time on his decorated international career following the 2018 World Cup in Russia but was convinced not to after

  • 'I just burst blood vessels in my lungs': Hastings' career in limbo

    11 October 2018 10:39 PM 11

    “What’s happened is basically I won’t be bowling this year or probably moving forward unless this situation gets sorted out and it’s just something that they can’t say, ‘Look, you’re not going to have a fatal bleed on the field or it’s not going to cause long-term damage’. “It’s pretty shattering. It’s something that I’ve come to terms with now, but over the last four or five months

  • Latrobe could be better than Cup winner Rekindling: Williams

    11 October 2018 11:32 AM 11

    The only fly in the ointment for Latrobe is that he needs a travelling companion to keep him focused and comfortable in his time away from his Irish base. The Williams camp is hoping that another O'Brien horse, Master of Reality, will be able to accompany him in quarantine, but if not arrangements could be made for another foreign horse based at Werribee

  • Ingham has twice the interest in The Everest

    11 October 2018 10:47 AM 13

    “I don’t think I have ever been in a party like that before, those owners were so excited. It was a different feeling as the slot-holder but we enjoyed it. “Everyone wants to win the Melbourne Cup as owner and a couple of months later we did. It’s traditional, the Everest is new. "It might not be at the same level as the Cup but it is certainly already

  • The slotholders behind The Everest field

    11 October 2018 9:00 AM 13

    Backed by Greg Ingham, the slotholder used to race quirky cult hero Chautauqua, which finished fourth in last year's race and was retired only last month after refusing to leave the gates in barrier trials on several occasions. Emerging breeding and racing giant which boasts properties in both NSW and Queensland, wholly owned by the Hong Kong-based Fung family

  • Canberra golfer Brendan Jones leading Japan Open

    11 October 2018 8:17 AM 13

    Canberra golfer Brendan Jones is joint leader of the Japan Open after the opening day at the Yokohama Country Club on Thursday. Jones shot an opening round 64 to sit seven-under the card and in the lead alongside Young-Han Song and Hiroyuki Fujita. Fellow Australian Adam Scott was three shots further back in tied-11th going into the second round