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17 February 2018 7:37 AM The Mail: Glyn Schofield's outside run on Emperor's Way ends in stewards' room

"I had made the decision to go to the outside because I could see the two horses in front rolling around and didn't know if a run would appear between them," he told stewards. "I made the decision because I didn't want to lose my momentum waiting for a run and by doing that I never lost momentum or ground." The decision to sprint Faraway Town returned 8

17 February 2018 7:29 AM No Winx, but Endless Drama's charge late still gives Chris Waller victory in Apollo Stakes

Endless Drama had been third to Winx and Hartnell in the Apollo Stakes last year, probably his best effort in Australia, and took most of the straight to run down a game Global Glamour to win by a long head with stablemate Comin' Through another long head back in third. He is likely to head along the path to the bigger mile races later in the autumn 9

17 February 2018 12:33 AM Bob Milligan hopes for a bit of luck with Valbeata in Country Championships heat

Milligan is looking for his second Country Championships heat win after Another Valley's success a couple of years ago and Valbeata will look to test Jenny Graham's three favourites, Victorem, Awesome Pluck and Portatorio. Valbeata won at Taree after the Country Championship in April last year and then returned in January with another storming victory 8

16 February 2018 10:06 AM Up-and-coming Korean in charge at half-way

Dean Herden is an Australian who found himself a niche, that being the caddie for Korean women golfers. It’s not a bad gig, either, for the Koreans are famously good, and he has clocked up a whopping 51 wins over the last 10 years as a bagman, half of them for Jiyai Shin. But his player now is Jin Young Ko, and Herden, who hails from Wagga Wagga but now lives 12

16 February 2018 6:00 AM ACT Junior Rugby Union welcomes Rugby Australia's weight for age rules

Sullivan said the response to the trial was positive and was keen to see the Rugby Australia guidelines as the juniors edge closer to the start of their season in May. "The trial was quite revealing, there wasn't as many children on the higher or lower end of the spectrum who were too big or too small," Sullivan said. "It did allow for a couple of boys to go up and a couple 8

16 February 2018 3:18 AM Battle lines drawn as FIFA get set to mediate between Australian soccer's warring parties

The two can no longer be separated, as FFA chairman Steven Lowy has now become the biggest factor linking the two issues. Sure, Simon Pearce of Melbourne City and Greg Griffin of Adelaide United, the two main frontmen for the A-League clubs opposed to Lowy, are key members of the dramatis personae in what has veered between a comedy of errors - without 11

16 February 2018 1:34 AM W-League: Canberra United co-captain Ash Sykes announces retirement

Sykes says "almost everyone" tried to talk her out of retirement, believing she had plenty of years left in her, but she was adamant her time had come. "I guess it is kind of young for retirement but I just decided it was time," Sykes said. "It's a big commitment to play at a high level and I've really, really enjoyed my time playing at this level. I'm probably 7

15 February 2018 6:32 AM Randwick: Winx will still be centre stage on Apollo Stakes day in a jump-out

"He deserves a bit of luck and hopefully from the good gate he gets it on Saturday." Endless Drama was third in the Apollo last year, behind Winx and Hartnell in the second-highest-rated race in Australia for 2017. The race doesn't contain that quality on Saturday, which gives Endless Drama his chance to open his Australian account. "He is one of those 9

15 February 2018 4:00 AM Randwick: Melody Belle hits right notes, says jockey Rory Hutchings

"She won that race on Karaka Million day without getting out of second gear, and she is ready to go from what I felt [on Thursday]," Hutchings said. "It is a good time to meet some of these fillies because they are first up and that fitness edge could prove very important. She is very sharp and I think she will run in the first two." Melody Belle has had support 8

15 February 2018 2:11 AM Randwick: Matthew Smith looks for Faraway Town to storm home in Triscay Stakes

"The way she races she is going to need the speed on to get over the top of them and you just have to accept that. Sometimes she's not going to get her chance. "I think she is up to winning a group race and this race, and the Guy Walter, have been races we have targeted with her this time. "She is the sort of mare now that we could look at the Brisbane 8