Melbourne Cup

Aidan O’Brien out to put the icing on a record-breaking season with a strong team at the Longines Hong Kong International Races | HK Racing | South China Morning Post

Irish wizard Aidan O’Brien will attempt to put the icing on the most successful Group One season in world flat racing history with a full-frontal …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong jockeys raids restricted but allowed to ride in the Sydney carnival

The Sydney carnival may be the only chance for punters to see stars of the saddle, Joao Moreira, Tommy Berry, Zac Purton and Nash Rawiller ride in …

Brisbane

Seven West Media unveils industry-first gifting platform My7Christmas

Share Email Comments<p>Seven has unveiled what it has labelled an industry first, my7christmas, a new omni-channel gifting platform featuring curated …

Matched

Nuts about horsing around

Most jockeys freely admit they are adrenalin junkies.<p>Not only are they putting their lives on the line riding at around 60km/h they’re also pushing …

News (South Africa)

Around and about in Melbourne

It is not every day that begins with a taxi ride with a Fijian driver who has become an amateur winemaker, having bought his house from an Italian …

Australia

Fergal O’Brien: Enjoying a surge of winners *H&H VIP*

We have had a few more winners recently and were especially pleased with Colin’s Sister in the Grade Two West Yorkshire Hurdle at Wetherby a couple …

Horses

Williams quinellas Zipping Classic as The Taj Mahal stakes staying claim

He would surely have been impressed with what he saw from The Taj Mahal, a son of northern hemisphere wonder sire Galileo.<p>In Europe the colt did not …

Taj Mahal

Hooroo! Australia bids farewell to incredible OpenStack Summit

We have reached the end of another successful and exciting OpenStack Summit. Sydney did not disappoint giving attendees a wonderful show of weather …

Red Hat

Seven announces Australian Open golf coverage

Share Email Comments<p>Australia’s top-ranked golfer and former world #1 <b>Jason Day</b>, along with reigning title holder <b>Jordan</b> <b>Spieth</b>, lead a star-studded …

Golf

Sandown the pointer to autumn and winter winners as Hickmott looks to sign off in style

But it also provides a stage for up-and-coming improvers to test themselves in stakes and graded class against better opposition.<p>Many good horses …

Brisbane

Lloyd Williams right to covet Peter V'landys and John Messara for Victorian racing

However, he has had a change of "trainers" this week at his Macedon Lodge horse heaven, with Robert Hickmott, the least publicised Melbourne Cup …

Brisbane

Boom times for business despite all the problems

The latest monthly survey from the National Australia Bank business index looks so good you have to ask yourself the following question.<p>Just what …

Economy

The best street style from Stakes Day 2017

Street Style

Too far? Paris Jackson’s ‘dingo ate my baby’ Instagram post

November 10, 2017 4:27AM<p>PARIS Jackson’s controversial trip Down Under has again caused a stir after she posted a photo of herself with a dingo, …

Paris Jackson

Australian activists vow to press on with pro-refugee Manus protests

Group whose members scaled Sydney Opera House and protested at Melbourne Cup says public’s ‘empathy is switched on’<p>• Leave on Monday or face forcible eviction, men in Manus centre told<p>The treatment of refugees stranded in Australia’s newly closed offshore detention camp has prompted calls for a …

Refugees

Auction clearance rates in Sydney and Melbourne are still looking soft

Scott Barbour/Getty Images<p>Auction clearance rates across Australia’s capital cities remain below the levels seen earlier this year, reflecting softer …

Economy

Melbourne Cup, Women's Ashes, Socceroos and more get a mention in our weekly sport quiz

It's been a big week in sport, with the Race That Stops The Nation, the Women's Ashes Test, World Cup qualifying drama for the Socceroos and more.<p>How …

Horse Racing (Australia)

Return of the ‘drunks chair’ to Flemington for overcharged racegoers

THE “drunks chair” used to wheel off overindulgent racegoers has returned to Flemington this year on the last race day of the Melbourne Cup Spring …

Horse Racing (Australia)

Last Week's Ten Biggest Posts

Image: Netflix<p>You wanted: A breakdown of November's big online sales, Melbourne Cup viewing tips and pricing/specification details for the Foxtel Now …

Horse Racing (Australia)

Melbourne Cup punters placed record 850 bets a second on most popular app

Horses were being led to the barriers. Televisions were being switched on everywhere.<p>And in Darwin, far from the rails at Flemington Racecourse, a …

Horse Racing (Australia)

Dream run for Seven, big week for ABC.

It’s been a while since this happened: last week Seven won in network, primary, multichannel, demos, every night and every city.<p>Thanks largely to the</b> …

TV

Australian horses must be given more chances to get into Melbourne Cup

The ballot-free addition of The Bart Cummings guaranteeing the winner automatic qualification into the Melbourne Cup two years ago was a step in the …

Horse Racing (Australia)

The Master makes a comeback - of sorts

But walking last week past the Cummings structure in the public section at Flemington the urge arose to put questions to The Master about the race …

Brisbane

Easiest of warm ups leads to heartbreak for Gingernuts

While the owners and others connected with Gingernuts were being consoled, the horse was loaded onto the veterinary ambulance and taken away for …

Brisbane

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott leave Melbourne Cup carnival as racing royalty

"We would have been disappointed if we didn't come away with some results and you can be disappointed taking some nice horses there and still come up …

Brisbane

Leave Paris Jackson alone – she’s more stylish than most

Poor Paris Jackson seemed to get a hard time from the media last week when she visited the Myer Marquee and the Melbourne Cup for the first time.The …

Golden Globes

CARTOONS: Another week of pure genius

<i>You can see more cartoons from Mark on his website Mark David Cartoons or follow him on Twitter @mdavidcartoons.</i><p>This work is licensed under a …

Creative Commons

Freo dress sold out thanks to Paris

November 12, 2017 12:00AM<p>THE Fremantle designer of a $600 dress worn by Paris Jackson at the Melbourne Cup says pre-orders have almost sold out …

Horse Racing (Australia)

David Slack: That's not a tiki torch, it's a tiki

<b>OPINION:</b> So, New Zealand, how did we go in our first week as a far-right dystopia? Not too well, according to the <i>Washington Post</i>.

New Zealand News

Vengeur Masque scores Melbourne Cup 'retribution' in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

"You don't like to get caught up in it, but if we whipped our horse just as much who knows what the end result would have been? It was unfortunate …

Brisbane