Horse racing: Barry Purdon stable celebrates massive night at Addington

Merlin is unbeaten in eight starts that span almost the calendar year. Photo / Supplied Champion trainer Barry Purdon was deflecting all the praise for a massive night at Addington on Friday to the younger stars of his team — both human and equine. It was the juveniles of both gaits who made Purdon one … Read more

Sergio Garcia fined for withdrawing from BMW PGA Championship | Ryder Cup place now in doubt | Golf News

Sergio Garcia withdrew from the BMW PGA Championship in Wentworth, but failed to give officials a reason for his withdrawal; Spaniard is one event short of being eligible for selection for the Ryder Cup By Amar Mehta Last Updated: 12/10/22 3:19pm Sergio Garcia Sergio Garcia has been fined for withdrawing from the BMW PGA Championship, … Read more

Sanderson Farms Championship: Mackenzie Hughes wins playoff to clinch second PGA Tour title | Golf News

Canada’s Mackenzie Hughes claimed the second PGA Tour title of his career and his first since 2016; Hughes defeated Sepp Straka on the second hole in the playoff in Jackson, Mississippi; watch the PGA Tour live on Sky Sports Golf Last Updated: 03/10/22 8:36am Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player The … Read more

Horse racing: Blood tests may provide clue to Akuta’s costly flop

BD Joe could run in the Methven Cup on Sunday. Photo / Harness Racing NZ Blood tests today could shed some light on just why punters got such a bleeding nose at Addington on Friday night. Top trainer Mark Purdon will have bloods taken from several of his team after a rollercoaster night last Friday, … Read more

Scifi Debut by Emery Robin

Image: Orbit The Stars Undying, the upcoming sci-fi debut from Emery Robin, introduces an interstellar princess forced into circumstances that’ll require every bit of royal strength she can muster to overcome. It’ll be released in November, but io9 is thrilled to share a generous excerpt from the book today. Here’s a description of the book, … Read more