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6 November 2018 12:55 AM Bella Rosa defies conditions to win first on Cup Day

Two-year-old Bella Rosa defied rain and poor visibility to win the opening race on Melbourne Cup day for in-form trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace. Under hard riding from Mark Zahra, the horse - by champion sire Snitzel - showed his class in wet conditions when he held out Lankan Star and the favourite Champagne Boom. Jockeys returning to scale 20

4 November 2018 7:00 AM Ten out of 10 sends Who Shot Thebarman to top of the class

The gelding’s owners, the O'Leary brothers, were at Moonee Valley bearing tangerine caps and big grins as they listened to jockey Tye Angland tell them it was Who Shot Thebarman's most promising run this preparation. They know he is 10, but describe him as old to any of the clan and they will quickly remind you he won the Sydney Cup, his first group 15

3 November 2018 11:25 PM Turn the taps on at Flemington, says Yucatan's owner

"If they can get the taps on, water the ground well and make it safe going I think that will help every runner," Ian Williams said. The cry for more water is often made by overseas trainers with horses used to running on soft tracks, however it was not a view shared by A Prince of Arran's trainer Charlie Fellowes. Fellowes said his first runner in the Melbourne 10

11 October 2018 3:50 AM O'Brien sprinters to test water in two states

Saturday will, says O'Brien's Werribee-based foreman TJ Comerford, be a fork in the road for the three and will determine whether they are up to competing in group 1 company in races like the Manikato Stakes at The Valley on Cox Plate eve or in the VRC Sprint down the Flemington straight on Stakes Day at the end of the Cup week carnival. The trio were all popped 15

3 October 2018 2:32 AM Government will let delayed European horses run on Guineas Day

The European gallopers whose arrival into Australia was delayed by flight problems last weekend will now be allowed to race on Caulfield Guineas day, after the federal government granted Racing Victoria's appeal to allow them out of quarantine on October 13. Problems had arisen when a large shipment of top-flight Cups contenders were stranded on the tarmac 15

22 September 2018 2:00 PM Dragon boat racing: a sport for all ages

Ms Stern, who migrated to Australia in 1948 with her Hungarian family, moved to Israel after meeting her husband in Europe where she went on a working holiday. They moved to his native Israel where her husband was killed in the Six Day war in 1967, when a direct hit on the tank he was in on the Suez Canal was fired by Egyptian forces. At the time her two children 27

12 August 2018 2:52 PM Cautious confidence from Dolphins coach after bold Pan Pacs showing

Jacco Verhaeren is not a man prone to statements of grandiosity. In the recent climes of Australian swimming, where potential and results haven't always worked in perfect synchronicity, the Dolphins head coach has good reason to be guarded. Yet even the contemplative Dutchman admits the wind has started to ever so gently fill the sails of the national 32

9 August 2018 1:20 PM Cate Campbell's historic swim sets up relay gold at Pan Pacs

Cate Campbell's comeback to the pool has gathered even more steam, with the sprint star rattling off the fastest women's relay split in history to anchor the gold-medal winning mixed medley team at the Pan Pacs in Tokyo. It was an astonishing performance from the Queenslander, who hit the water with a clear lead over Japan's Tomoi Aoki and Olympic and world 21

7 August 2018 2:04 AM The Canberra triathlete who couldn't swim

The swimming part of the triathlon journey would only start in 2011, where she took a leap of faith. "A friend had sent me a flyer for her club’s novice program that was about to start and I thought, 'Yeah, why not? I’ll give it a go, I’ve got no good reason not to do it,' despite the fact that I couldn’t swim," Gurnhill said. "I just wanted to build 42

4 August 2018 8:10 AM Uni-Norths lock Nick Jones still helping Owls after early retirement

Rugby has made moves to protect player's heads across all levels of the games in recent years and Uni-Norths coach Tony Doherty said safety was paramount. "Unfortunately it's an injury that has cost Nick his rugby career," Doherty said. "It is a cruel game sometimes, especially when you're young, your career ending is always a bad thing but someone at Nick's 33