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6 July 2018 9:23 AM Perth Glory owner says FFA must scrap licence fee for expansion clubs

Sage pointed to former A-League expansion clubs Gold Coast United and the North Queensland Fury - both clubs which are now defunct - as proof the current model doesn't work. "The way I’d do it, I would not pay a licence fee, the FFA want a license fee so they bank $10 million, then the club runs off on it's own," Sage said. "But look what happened to the Gold Coast 22

28 June 2018 1:26 PM Darby smells Roses with Dio D'oro

And even ones they can't. As one of the shrewdest operators at Australian-based sales, Darby Racing has spread its tentacles in the hope of importing even further success to these shores. Frustrated at the asking price for tried horses in Europe, Darby asked de Burgh for help. They made northern hemisphere yearling sales a priority, where the going rate for babies 12

8 June 2018 10:00 AM The Australian connection behind US Triple Crown chaser Justify

“It was the first time Henry came to the Keeneland Sales with us, after the success in Australia, and Justify was the first horse we bought as a group in America,” SF Bloodstock’s Tom Ryan said. “We bought him because of Henry. He was adamant that we buy him. He was hip number 50 of a more than 3000 horse sale. “He had failed a couple of vets, but our vet was happy 11

8 June 2018 7:19 AM "She'll win by 100 yards": Breeder's faith in Stradbroke favourite

Champagne Cuddles didn’t draw a bid in the sales, not one, and breeder Stuart Ramsey wasn’t going to drop his price. “I had $200,000 on her and didn’t get a bid, so I took her home and gave her to the girls to race,” Ramsey said. “I thought she was a nice filly – no one else did.” After nine starts, Ramsey has been proven right. Champagne Cuddles is more than nice, she is a money 12

24 May 2018 5:04 AM Bloodlines: Winx’s mum prepares to make another big impact

Winx’s mother, Vegas Showgirl, is embarking on a major change from her regular Australian stallion selection, with owner John Camilleri sending her to Japan to be mated with one of the world’s top sires, Deep Impact. Vegas Showgirl, in fact, is one of three of Camilleri’s marvellous band of broodmares making the Japan trip, with Peron (Husson x Faster 18

10 May 2018 10:46 AM Maher out to showcase Villermont for owners in Scone Guineas

Maher will make the trip to Scone and inspect some of the yearlings he bought during sales and also has Schism in the Dark Jewel Classic on Saturday. “I have heard a bit about the meeting and how strong it is and I’m looking forward to my first time at the Scone Cup,” Maher said. “It is an important weekend for the locals and it is a bit like Warrnambool 21

10 May 2018 4:32 AM Segenhoe looks for bragging rights in Scone two-year-old races

Segenhoe boss Kevin Maloney loves to see his colours at the Scone meeting and is out to take a two-year-old double on Friday and Saturday. Nick The Skip reaches his target race, of a year, in Friday’s Inglis Challenge, while there are high hopes for Pretty In Pink in the Woodlands Stakes on Saturday. “It is a great weekend and you like to have a winner 18

9 April 2018 10:41 AM Buyers dig deep as seven million-dollar lots light up Inglis sale

A buying frenzy kicked off day one of the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale with five million-dollar lots sold in one of the most frantic opening hours ever seen in a sales ring. The sale was averaging more than half a million dollars after the opening hour, that number eventually dropping to $373,895 by the end of the day. All told, there were seven million-dollar 19

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 48

6 February 2018 1:59 AM Lululemon CEO Laurent Pontdevin steps down for unspecified misconduct

Lululemon Athletica chief executive Laurent Potdevin abruptly resigned from the yogawear seller in the wake of unspecified misconduct, leaving a leadership vacuum and a swirl of controversy in its C-suite. The 50-year-old also will resign from the board, Lululemon said, citing behavior that didn't live up to its standards. The board, led by executive 36