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7 April 2018 3:52 AM My Sweetchilliphilly changes stables to target Victoria Oaks

Tritton has also sold Miracle Mile runner Anything For Love to US owners and My Rona Gold will join her on the plane. “My Rona Gold will have one more start with us and then fly out to the States after that,” Tritton said. Tritton and his wife, Lauren, lead the metropolitan trainer's premiership, while Lauren is the leading driver at Menangle as the season 13

1 April 2018 6:52 AM Brendan Matthews make Easter's Stawell Gift a family affair

Easter is normally about family Easter egg hunts, but for the Matthews family it's about hunting finals at Stawell. Brendan Matthews is aiming for a fourth Stawell Gift final on Monday, having won his heat with the ninth fastest time to progress to the semi-finals. But the Canberran's not alone at Easter - both his mother Vicki and father Kevin were also competing 7

29 March 2018 11:00 AM Tremain crowned Victoria's best

Fast bowler Chris Tremain has won the Bill Lawry medal after an outstanding Sheffield Shield season for Victoria. The quick took 51 wickets at 21.07 to be the competition’s leading wicket taker. He had already won Cricket Australia's award for shield player of the year. Tremain was one of several players to be recognised at Cricket Victoria’s awards 17

22 March 2018 5:33 AM Flashback: The story behind Melbourne's Grand Prix coup

On the 90th anniversary of the first Australian Grand Prix Fairfax remembers the year that Melbourne snatched the race from Adelaide. A deal done behind the scenes, kept secret until the final minute, delivered a coup for Victoria. The race, which will be run around Albert Park Lake, will be held from 1997 for at least five years. Grand Prix week – probably 14

21 March 2018 12:02 AM Canberra quick Nick Winter finishes second in Sheffield Shield player of the year

Canberra quick Nick Winter has capped a stunning Sheffield Shield debut season finishing runner-up in the player-of-the-year award. With just five Shield games under his belt, Winter finished on 12 votes - just one behind winner, Victoria bowler Chris Tremain. Winter took 34 wickets, including four five-wickets hauls, at an average of just 19.70 since 14

19 March 2018 8:47 AM VRC faces fair work claim from former racing manager

The VRC also parted ways with their track manager Mick Goodie at the same time as Talty departed, just days ahead of the Australian Guineas meeting on March 3. The Melbourne Cup field has a limit of 24 with qualification criteria relating to the weight a horse is allocated and whether they have automatically qualified through winning ballot-free races 18

11 March 2018 5:20 AM Pucovski to miss Tasmania clash

Will Pucovski has been ruled out of Victoria’s side for their cut-throat Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania this week. Pucovski, 20, will continue to be monitored following his third concussion of the season, suffered last weekend against New South Wales. No timeframe has been put on a return for the young gun, who had been concussed several times 28

9 March 2018 5:47 AM Payne hopes for true test for Ace High in Randwick Guineas

Ace High is twice a group 1 winner from the spring, and the maturity that comes with age has him at his best for the autumn, but even trainer David Payne admits that might not be good enough to win Saturday’s Randwick Guineas. Harder the better: Stayer Ace High hoping for a test of the toughest in Saturday's Randwick Guineas. “At a mile he is playing 26

8 March 2018 11:41 AM Victoria face likely Sheffield Shield eliminator against Tassie

Victoria face a likely Sheffield Shield 'elimination final' against Tasmania next week after the Tigers withstood South Australia on Thursday. Set 331 to win on the final day of their clash at Blundstone Arena, the Redbacks gave Tasmania a scare as Travis Head made 145 to almost push South Australia to victory. But 4-64 from Jackson Bird and 3-86 from Sam Rainbird 27

7 March 2018 8:00 AM Lifting the cover on wonder mare Winx

‘‘She doesn’t deserve to have an asterisk attached to her name and it would be unfair,’’ Waller said. Meanwhile, former Aquanita employee Greg Nelligan and his wife, Denise, have had their stand-down notices expanded to include being banned from Victorian racecourses, training premises and receiving any direct or indirect benefit from thoroughbred racing 34