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23 September 2018 12:24 PM Don't panic yet about European sprinters plundering Aussie races

That European bred bluebloods are simply classier animals than those produced in this hemisphere? That a trainer like Newmarket based Appleby, backed by the vast riches of the Godolphin Empire, has the resources to be as good or better than the Aussies when it comes to preparing sprinters? Hometown hero: Trainer Charlie Appleby claimed his first English 4

20 September 2018 12:50 PM Sydney Kings ride bench to dogged win over Cairns

Sydney Kings expect their superstars will win them plenty of games this season but their bench proved the heroes as they opened the NBL Blitz with a win on Thursday night. Offensively the Kings couldn’t buy a basket but neither could Cairns Taipans, so the Kings inserted their bench midway through the third term and it turned the contest. Kyle Adnam 10

20 September 2018 10:18 AM Seachange proved career changing for ‘The Doyler’

When a jockey has already ridden a slew of group 1 winners, enjoyed classic success and been the regular partner of a real top-liner such as European champion 1600-metre horse Kingman, it’s hardly appropriate to label his current successful season as a breakthrough year. But for top English rider James Doyle 2018 is, if not a breakthrough campaign, then one when he has really 9

20 September 2018 5:22 AM Avdulla returns as premier jockey and ready to work harder

Sydney's premier jockey Brenton Avdulla will return for his first Saturday of the new season at Rosehill on Saturday and has already started the hard work to stay at the top. Avdulla took a Japanese contract in August and then went to Melbourne to ride unbeaten Thousand Guineas favourite Sweet Melody last weekend and understands it has given his Sydney 11

19 September 2018 5:32 AM Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes headlines revamped Caulfield card

Racegoers can enjoy the second successive weekend of group 1 racing in Melbourne on Saturday (out of a total of nine in a row during the carnival) when the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes headlines the action at Caulfield. English raider Jungle Cat, a group 1 winner to be ridden by leading English rider James Doyle, heads the weights after declarations were released 10

17 September 2018 7:07 AM Sun shining for Ryan's two-year-old

Former Hong Kong jockey Brett Prebble came up from Melbourne and rode all the Ryan horses. He did enough to win the trials on King’s Champ and Fortress Command, but on Covert Ops he put an eight-length gap on his rivals. “He was the surprise of the morning to me, Covert Ops,” Ryan said. “When you look at the time, he didn’t really do anything outstanding 10

15 September 2018 12:55 PM Shorts winner muscles up for late Everest assault

“This is the best he has raced, even though he is eight. His feet have been right this this time and he is showing what he can do. “He has just beaten three Everest horses there and beat another couple the other day. "The family just gets better at eight. I have had three from the mare [Parfore] to win stakes races at eight. “We'll go to Melbourne for the Moir Stakes 10

13 September 2018 1:43 AM Chloe Hosking re-signs with Alè-Cipollini and sets sights on worlds

Having re-signed for a third season with Alè-Cipollini, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Chloe Hosking now has her sights set on winning a world title. The Canberra cyclist announced on Thursday she will stay with the Women's World Tour team for 2019. Her immediate goals will be the Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta this weekend and then she'll ride for Alè-Cipollini 19

12 September 2018 4:13 AM Cox Plate not necessarily the end for wonder mare Winx

Could Winx go on beyond another Cox Plate should she triumph for the fourth successive time in the weight-for-age event next month? Part owners Debbie Kepitis and Peter Tighe enthralled the audience at The Valley's A Legendary Night on Tuesday when they spoke about their wonder mare, how they came to buy her and their ride along the way as first she became 16

8 September 2018 7:56 AM Women's triathlon club counters rising sport costs

"What we find is a lot of women who haven’t done exercise before, you do a sprint distance triathlon, or we have what is called a taster, which is a very easy triathlon mainly for people who maybe need to learn to swim, run or ride, or the whole three. "The great thing is most women join a club and start in it, stay with it. You can come along and do one of the exercises 17