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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

12 February 2018 11:00 AM The Everest and Caulfield Cup on potential collision course in 2019

The world's richest turf race, The Everest, is set to further encroach on Melbourne's spring carnival and could be run on the same day as the Caulfield Cup next year. Administrators from both NSW and Victoria are bracing for The Everest, which will be worth $14 million in 2019, to possibly be run parallel with one of Australia's "big four" races due to a change 8

12 February 2018 9:03 AM VRC set to name new Cup backer

The Victoria Racing Club is on Tuesday expected to unveil luxury Japanese carmaker Lexus as the new naming rights sponsor for the Melbourne Cup in a multimillion-dollar deal for the race that stops the nation. The VRC, which controls Flemington and presides over the biggest week of the spring carnival, may also announce an increase in prizemoney for the $6.2 million 9

11 February 2018 1:40 AM Lotto luck strikes WA with three freshly minted millionaires

Three Western Australians have woken up on Sunday morning unaware they are the state's newest millionaires. Three lucky locals took home $1.5 million each in Saturday night's Lotto draw, and have yet to come forward and claim their wins. The division one prize pool was split between 14 national winners in total, and the winning numbers were 7, 27, 23, 2,16 and 44. The winning 9

11 February 2018 1:40 AM Power companies forced to pay $5 million in compensation to Victorians hit by blackouts

Power companies are being forced to pay compensation to Victorians affected by last month's blackouts, with payments up to $180 depending on how long a household went without electricity. As part of the $5 million package, announced on Sunday, around 50,000 households who lost power on January 28 will receive a one-off payments. About 40,000 more customers 8

11 February 2018 1:39 AM Clive Palmer's nephew found in Bulgaria

Clive Palmer's nephew Clive Mensink, who is wanted for questioning over the collapse of his uncle's Queensland Nickel refinery, has been found in Bulgaria. Mr Mensink, who has lost a significant amount of weight and now has a beard, was tracked down in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia last week by a media organisation. He was with his Bulgarian girlfriend 8

10 February 2018 1:30 PM Giving the game away: Why Frank Lowy's World Cup story doesn't add up

Those appearing included Lowy, his sons David and Steven, Ben Buckley, Brian Schwartz, Jill Margo, Mark Ryan, Andreas Abold, Sunil Gulati, former prime minister John Howard, former FFA chief John O'Neill and Jonathan Calvert. Lowy and his closest advisers said they did not know how the big bad world of FIFA operated. They didn't know anyone. They didn't 1

9 February 2018 9:25 AM AFL risks weakening strong clubs if they ban them from having poker machines, says Kennett

The AFL risks making strong clubs financially dependent on the league if the AFL decides to ban poker machines from the clubs, according to Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett. Kennett, whose Hawks earn more money ($23.29 million) from poker machines than any other club, said that unless the AFL found replacement income for clubs that gave up pokies, they would 5

9 February 2018 9:25 AM Court awards Edward Cameron $1.75m from estate of father he never met John Hemmes

Edward Cameron, the 27-year-old son of the late Sydney business identity John Hemmes stemming from a secret six-year affair, has been awarded $1.75 million from the estate of the father he never met. The Hemmes family runs Merivale, which owns high-profile entertainment venues such as The Establishment, Ivy and Coogee Pavilion. Mr Cameron never met his father 6

9 February 2018 1:33 AM Not too skimpy: US apparel giant buys Bras N Things in $500m deal

American apparel giant Hanesbrands has snapped up Australian lingerie retailer Bras N Things in a not-so-skimpy deal worth half a billion dollars. Hanesbrands had already established a commanding position in the local socks and jocks trade in 2016 when it paid $1.1 billion for Pacific Brands and acquired the Bonds, Berlei, Jockey, Rio and Holeproof brands 11