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11 October 2018 10:47 AM Ingham has twice the interest in The Everest

“I don’t think I have ever been in a party like that before, those owners were so excited. It was a different feeling as the slot-holder but we enjoyed it. “Everyone wants to win the Melbourne Cup as owner and a couple of months later we did. It’s traditional, the Everest is new. "It might not be at the same level as the Cup but it is certainly already 13

11 October 2018 7:31 AM How half hour with Arnold made Boyle switch national allegiance

He has never been to Australia before, doesn't yet know the national anthem but Scottish-born winger Martin Boyle says he is committed to the "great honour" of playing international football for the Socceroos. The 25-year-old former Scotland youth international will turn down any future chance of representing his home country and has pledged his future 12

11 October 2018 7:04 AM Bolt to start up front for Mariners in tilt for A-League deal

It will be no surprise to learn his tactical instructions will revolve around his pace and height. The fastest man in the world will be given the freedom to run behind the defence and instructed to look to space where he can exert his unrivalled speed. "We want him probing behind defenders without the ball so we can play the ball into space behind the defenders 11

11 October 2018 4:02 AM Freedman father and son team learning from each other

The next generation Freedman, Sam, who is looking to carry on one of racing’s more famous names, like his cousin Will at uncle Richard’s Rosehill stable, is working. Shoals has swum and Santa Ana Lane has just finished. “Good luck on Saturday,” Freedman’s old friend says as he walks off with horse in tow. Freedman has been here before, maybe not at front 11

11 October 2018 2:24 AM Show jumper Stephen Dingwall keen to deny competitor $50,000 pay day

Murrumbateman show jumper Stephen Dingwall is determined to deny rival Tom McDermott a potential $50,000 pay day when they clash in Canberra this weekend. McDermott won the NSW Country Championships in Wagga last week and is gunning for the NSW Showjumping Championships title in the capital, which will earn him a crack at the triple crown in December 10

9 October 2018 5:42 AM Fatigue leads to Kyrgios incidents: Woodbridge

Nick Kyrgios is tired, says Todd Woodbridge, and the Australian tennis star needs to adjust his schedule dramatically if he wants to avoid the kind of blow-ups witnessed in China. Woodbridge, the Davis Cup legend and tennis commentator, watched Kyrgios' long and heated exchange with chair umpire Damien Dumusois at the Shanghai Masters with a familiar 11

27 September 2018 5:16 AM Everest build-up the biggest Freedman's experienced

The Everest experience for trainer Anthony Freedman is completely different to any other race in which he has been involved. Freedman has been part of successful Golden Slipper, Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup campaigns but nothing matches the intensity of having triple group 1 winners Santa Ana Lane and Shoals racing for $13 million next month 7

26 September 2018 1:12 AM Racing Victoria wants more staying races to give locals a Cup chance

''We would see it being open to three, four and five-year-olds so we would encourage progressive horses who are maturing into stayers , and we would like it to have decent prizemoney. The other putative race, at Flemington in mid September, would have a similar motive. If a horse could win that his trainer could then tailor his program over the next seven 7

25 September 2018 3:39 AM Melbourne United look to add import for NBA games

It's unlikely Melbourne import centre Josh Boone will play against Philadelphia as he recovers from a hamstring injury, which is why the team wants extra cover at the centre position. Boone could still play in the Toronto game but, either way, the team wants an additional big man. Melbourne coach Dean Vickerman said the club would keep its options open and also consider 22 1

13 September 2018 4:43 AM Canberra kids give Cameron Crombie a silver lining

"Our season doesn’t really ramp up until the start of the new year when we start going on the national and state championship circuit. "We won’t compete at world championships until November so we’ve got a fair bit of time up our sleeve to work it out, but until then we’ll keep working through the little technical things we can do without loading up the back too much. "I probably 20