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28 January 2018 5:28 AM Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki savours her special moment

It didn't take long for Caroline Wozniacki to develop a special affinity with the Australian Open women's trophy. What else could you expect after ending a sporting drought spanning 11 years and more than 40 majors? "Daphne" got a special mention on the victory dais on Saturday night, more than one glowing reference as Wozniacki faced the world's press 14

23 January 2018 4:14 AM Woman attacked by group of females in Southbank lift

Police are hunting for a group of women who attacked another female in a Southbank lift on New Year's Day. The group, believed to be African in appearance, is also thought to be behind another incident in the same lift the following morning. A memorial service for those involved in the Bourke Street attack last year will take place in Melbourne's Royal 20

23 December 2017 1:22 AM Top Queensland harness racer suspended

The top metropolitan harness racing driver in Queensland has had her license suspended for a year after allegedly moving inside to allow another horse to win a Toowoomba race last Saturday. Trista Dixon, who leads the metropolitan drivers' premiership standings this year, has been accused of advantaging another driver during a race at Egmont Park in the Toowoomba 45

17 December 2017 2:47 PM Racing Victoria backs jumps racing with prizemoney hikes and more races

Racing Victoria is backing the growth of jumps racing by staging two feature Sundays in 2018, following the success of the inaugural all-jumps Grand National Steeplechase card at Ballarat in August 2017. Warrnambool and Bendigo will both hold super jumps days next July. The addition of a fifth jumps race and two high-weight races to Warrnambool's Kevin 52

12 December 2017 5:26 AM Mourners encouraged to wear purple to Canberra track-work rider Samara Johnson's funeral

Family, friends and the racing community will farewell jockey Samara Johnson in Young next week. Mourners are being encouraged to wear jeans and boots, and something purple – Samara's favourite colour – to her funeral. The service will be held at the Toompang Racecourse at 11am. The Canberra-based picnic jockey and track-work rider was killed in a car accident 65

11 December 2017 6:10 AM Canberra Racing Club to honour Samara Johnson with memorial race at Thoroughbred Park

The Canberra Racing Club will host a Samara Johnson Memorial handicap in honour of the late picnic jockey. Johnson died in a single-vehicle crash that also left her partner and Thoroughbred Park trainer Garry Kirkup seriously injured on December 3. The Canberra Racing Club moved swiftly to honour Johnson and the racing community will pay a touching tribute 79

26 November 2017 5:44 AM Teenage twins Jayden and Luke Schofield win Jackie Fairweather Memorial Triathlon

Adam Rudgley won the elite field in 59:41 ahead of Brady Goodyear and Conor Sproule, with the 25-year-old Canberran winning his first professional race at home. "This is the first time I've won the Jackie Fairweather, it's a great race and Jackie was a legend of a of Australia triathlon and a few good guys have won this race over the years, so I'm really 50

11 November 2017 12:06 AM Lazarus odds-on favourite to go back-to-back in New Zealand Cup

It has his rivals admitting defeat to the winner of 30 of his 35 starts. "It is like everything else in the race, we will probably need a tow rope in behind Lazarus," said Ricky May, who drives Seal The Deal. NSW trainer Kevin Pizzuto has taken last year's cup runner-up Tiger Tara back to his homeland for the biggest challenge in the sport. Tiger Tara was sold to Pizzuto 36

4 November 2017 1:31 AM Tash Burleigh out to honour old boss with Territorial in Spackman Memorial Cup

"It's his second run back from a spell – he is pretty speedy and finishes his races off well," Burleigh said. "He has won here before and hopefully he can work through his grades." The meeting is one of Goulburn's biggest days featuring the Anniversary Cup and Crookwell Cup and it was perfect day to honour Spackman according to club chief executive Robyn 31

31 October 2017 9:29 PM Manhattan terror attack: Eight people dead, more than a dozen injured after ute drives into crowd

A man in a rented ute has driven onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Centre memorial in New York City, killing eight people and injuring more than a dozen others. The 29-year-old driver was then shot by police in the abdomen after jumping out with what turned out to be a paintball gun and a pellet gun. Police said they were not releasing his identity 79