Racing: Dream start to carnivals for Forsman stable stars

Mr Maestro on his way to victory. Photo / Supplied Kiwi trainer Andrew Forsman knows life is about to get tougher for his stable stars in Victoria after a dream start to the spring carnivals. Forsman led the way with She’s Licketysplit and Mr Maestro winning A$475,000 worth of races at Flemington on Saturday, both … Read more

Royal Sydney knocks back 2023 event, schedule, venue, Australian Open

One of Australia’s top golf courses, Royal Sydney, reportedly rejected the opportunity to host a LIV Golf tournament in 2023. LIV chief Greg Norman last month that he had a team in Australia inspecting several venues that could host a tournament as part of the Saudi-backed league’s expanded 2023 schedule. Now the Sydney Morning … Read more

new engine regulations, Audi, Porsche, Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren, Oscar Piastri, Alpine, Toto Wolff reveals secret behind Mercedes success

There are fresh concerns for middle and lower order F1 teams in 2023 after the FIA approved changes that could play into the hands of the three giants. The FIA has confirmed regulation changes for 2023 that will tackle the porpoising issues that have plagued cars to varying extends this season. The changes — which … Read more

Australian Netball Championships: ‘Terrifying’ problem clear after inaugural event

Super Netball coaches saw abundant young talent at the Australian Netball Championships. While pleasing, it also reinforced a major concern within the sport, writes LINDA PEARCE. As the AFLW season launched across five states at the weekend, Dan Ryan was among the seven Super Netball coaches gathered in the Gippsland town of Traralgon to scout … Read more

Tube sex predator jailed for masturbating in front of female passenger

A sex offender caught committing a “sickening” sex act in front of a woman on the Tube has been jailed. Terence Emberson, 55, boarded a Victoria line train at Tottenham Hale station when the “horrified” victim noticed him staring at two other women inside the carriage. He then turned towards her and exposed himself while … Read more

Commuter hell as stations across the capital close amid heavy flooding

L ondon commuters heading home are in a rush-hour from hell as half a dozen stations closed due to heavy flooding. Victoria station has closed after commuters were seen wading through ankle-deep water after the skies opened up on Wednesday afternoon. A Network Rail spokesperson said: “Not long after 3pm this afternoon, station colleagues at … Read more

Hannah Green expects strong field for home summer

Winning the Australian Open is as important as claiming another major for the showpiece event’s newest recruit, Hannah Green. Now the race is on to have her colleagues thinking the same way as organisers tackle the remaining roadblocks in getting more big-names to sign on. This year’s Australian Open — held on December 1-4 at … Read more

Cameron Smith LIV golf, Hannah Green to play

The Australian Open has added some extra star-power for its return edition this summer with major winner Hannah Green committing to play. Green, fresh from contending at this month’s Women’s Open, was unveiled in Melbourne on Monday as the event’s latest coup. The 25-year-old is one of only four Australian women to have won a … Read more

The Everest began an exciting era of big prizemoney races and extended carnival in Sydney

“I think overall the landscape of Australian racing has changed, there is a little bit less tradition.’’ There is more than just an element of truth to this thought-provoking comment from Hall of Fame trainer Chris Waller. Tradition will always have a place in racing. The bedrock of the sport is built on the historical … Read more

Greyhound Racing Victoria unveil world’s richest greyhound carnival at Sandown Park and The Meadows

The Group 1 Melbourne Cup will soar to $1 million in prizemoney and be staged in prime time on a Saturday night under a reshaped Festival of Racing unveiled by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV). November and December will see the spotlight of the greyhound racing world shift to Sandown Park and The Meadows where five … Read more