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22 October 2018 9:50 AM Kepitis shares the joy of Winx on Melbourne nursing home visit

Debbie Kepitis wants to share the Winx experience with the whole country and knows the joy her champion brings to the public. It is why the part-owner of Winx spent Monday afternoon at Embracia Moonee Valley, a nursing home in Melbourne where greats of the turf are celebrated by having households named in their honour. “I just won’t say no,” Kepitis 4

22 October 2018 8:04 AM Waller in awe as Winx has herself in the zone

Waller and owners Peter Tighe and Debbie Kepitis helped launch the authorised biography Winx by Andrew Rule at Moonee Valley on Monday. The book takes in the story of the horse that the country wills to win. “We know we are the owners but we share her with everyone now,” Kepitis said. “Her story is one worth telling.” The track where Winx has run two track 7

22 October 2018 6:58 AM A-League crowds up, TV ratings struggle as Honda's attitude impresses

The majority of home sides in the A-League bettered their record crowds from last season in the opening round of the 2018-19 campaign in a boost for the FFA, however television audiences remained a concern across the board. Melbourne Victory, Wellington Phoenix and the Brisbane Roar all topped their best crowd figures for 2017-18 on the opening weekend 6

20 October 2018 11:23 AM 'Let's go become millionaires': Mystic runs Riot in rich final

A tearful and jubilant Peter Lagogiane danced down the Wentworth Park straight in pure delight as Mystic Riot led home a NSW trifecta in the Million Dollar Chase on Saturday. Lagogiane, who trains in tandem with his partner Jodie on from Sydney's north-west fringes, was reduced to an emotional wreck after Mystic Riot led from box rise to stave off a late challenge 6

20 October 2018 8:17 AM Canberra Vikings knocked out of NRC finals by Fijian Drua

The Canberra Vikings threw away a first-half lead against the Fijian Drua to fall seven points short of a third National Rugby Championship grand final in five years on Saturday. The Fijians remain unbeaten at home this season and although Canberra have come closest, twice, they coudln't contain a second-half rampage as the Drua prevailed 35-28 in soaking 6

20 October 2018 5:34 AM Betting probe after Tatts Cup roll reversal of Waller stablemates

Immediately after the race, Duckworth expressed surprise that Exoteric had been so convincing as High Bridge struggled from the early stages and laboured home near the tail of the field. Duckworth said James McDonald had described High Bridge's work as "superb" on Tuesday morning and that Sydney's premier stable thought the European import would "comfortably" 6

19 October 2018 10:31 AM Grunt, fire gets Dandenong Rangers home

“That fourth quarter is what Amelia is known for, she is our grunt player, she gets things going and brings energy. Her getting things done, getting those turnovers, jump-balls, loose rebounds it was massive, especially late in the game.” Bunton said her side was improving but would rue its struggles against the zone in the last term. “We didn’t ace their 7

19 October 2018 5:57 AM Blazers spoil LeBron James' LA Lakers debut

Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum combined for 49 points, and Nik Stauskas matched his career high with 24 points in his first appearance in a Portland uniform, leading the Trail Blazers past the visiting Los Angeles Lakers 128-119 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. LeBron James collected 26 points, 12 rebounds and six assists in his first 5

18 October 2018 7:05 AM Kings Will Dream from potential to Caulfield Cup favourite

Managing owner Brad Spicer welcomed a dose of reality with Kings Will Dream this spring but he expects the dream result with the Caulfield Cup favourite on Saturday. Kings Will Dream was sourced from Europe by Spicer as a country cups horse with potential. He went from potential to a hype horse after just three months of racing in Australia, as he won his first 6

18 October 2018 4:57 AM Melham looks to make up for close Caulfield call last year

Top Australian jockey Ben Melham went agonisingly close to landing the Caulfield and Melbourne Cup double last year on the Aidan O'Brien-trained and Lloyd Williams-owned Johannes Vermeer. The Melbourne-based Melham and his partner ran third in the Caulfield Cup behind Boom Time and then beat home all bar his Williams-owned running mate Rekindling in the Melbourne 8