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17 August 2018 6:56 AM 'She's a hell of a horse.' Winx chases 26 as Black Caviar's connections cheer her on

On the same day Winx returns to racing aiming for her 26th consecutive win, the turf's other once in a generation galloper (yes, we've been lucky) Black Caviar will turn 12, having been born on August 18, 2006. It's a nice coincidence as the two superstars sit locked together, potentially for the last time, on 25 straight wins before Winx attempts to stretch 6

11 August 2018 2:49 AM Racing NSW announces $1 million drought relief package for industry

Racing NSW has announced a $1 million package to help thoroughbred participants under financial stress because of the drought gripping the state. Chief executive Peter V’landys said Racing NSW had already distributed emergency funding to several people in the industry, including paying one mortgage for four months. “We have had people coming to us and asking 10

10 August 2018 9:42 AM $50,000 Federal provides temporary relief for battling ACT trainers

ACT trainers don't have much to smile about at the moment but trainers Paul Jones and Barb Joseph would have thoroughly enjoyed watching race seven at Canberra on Friday. Six-year-old gelding Anthonis cruised home to win the $50,000 Federal by almost three lengths ahead of Dylan's Deeva and Motime at Thoroughbred Park. Jones and colleagues Matt Dale and Nick Olive 9

9 August 2018 3:34 AM Triple Crown looks to Emperor's Way to continue good run

The Triple Crown Syndications silks made famous by Redzel in The Everest have been on a tear for the past month and trainer Paul Snowden thinks it could continue with Emperor’s Way and Island Missile at Rosehill on Saturday. Peter and Paul Snowden are the exclusive trainers for Triple Crown and since the beginning of July, there have been 13 wins for the syndicator 8

5 August 2018 9:03 AM Call for controversial sacking to be included in cricket's review

Cricket's players association has called for the contentious sacking of a Cricket Australia staff member over a series of tweets to be included in a wide-ranging cultural review of the sport's governing body. The Australian Cricketers Association has made the recommendation, after Tasmanian-based government relations manager Angela Williamson was sacked 17

27 July 2018 2:17 PM The sweet timing of Australia's latest track champion

When he broke the record in Monaco his training partner Peter Bol was sitting on his tail right to the line and also again came within a whisker of bettering the record time. Peter Bol, a Rio Olympian, was born in Sudan, fled to Egypt with his family and eventually were re-settled in Australia. Australia is the only life either of them have really known 15

27 July 2018 10:39 AM AOC says its culture has been transformed after post-Rio dramas

Coates' prickly relationship with ASC chief John Wylie was no secret but Carroll said the bodies were now much more aligned, along with the Australian Institute of Sport and its performance director, Peter Conde. "The relationship with the ASC is a good one. Kate Palmer [ASC CEO] and I get on very well. And Peter Conde. So the AIS and our planning are now integrated 10

24 July 2018 4:44 AM Canberra Racing to meet trainers to scale Kosciuszko issue

Canberra Racing will meet with trainers for an emergency meeting over "serious and genuine" concerns about the ACT racing industry's future as Racing NSW increasingly freezes them out. The meeting will be held at Thoroughbred Park on Wednesday morning to discuss Canberra Racing's prizemoney options and how to combat any fallout from the introduction 15

20 July 2018 6:00 AM Carnoustie harks back to age ruled by monster courses, not monster drives

The late Peter Thomson had a golfer’s eye for impending catastrophe. After the five-time British Open champion became a television commentator, he saw victory as nothing more than a flashing warning sign. When Greg Norman walked off a final green after yet another Australian title, arms aloft and wife in tow, grinning like a man who somehow knew he would 9

30 June 2018 12:36 AM 'Critics will be critics': David Warner bowled for one in his return to cricket

King City, Canada: Australian cricketer David Warner has been bowled out on his second ball in an unceremonious welcome back to the crease that lasted just three minutes. But the former Australian vice-captain, who is serving a 12-month ban from Australian domestic and international cricket, redeemed himself with a superb catch in the game's final over, running 14