racing May 7, 2016

In the box seat: Kerryn Manning, 39, harness racing driver-trainer

Meet Kerryn Manning, the harness racing driver who’s won more than 3500 races.

racing November 7, 2015

Michelle Payne inspires but fog of sleaze surrounds horseracing

For all the heartwarming stories to come out of Tuesday’s historic Melbourne Cup, a cloud of impurity hovers over the ‘closed culture’ of the racing industry.

racing October 31, 2015

Fools and horses at Melbourne Cup

On Melbourne Cup day last year, the thrice married, twice bankrupt and once jailed septuagenarian Geoffrey Edelsten, wearing a canary-yellow suit, dropped to his knee and proposed to his then 25-year-old girlfriend, Gabi...

racing October 31, 2015

The Boss: Glen Boss, 46, jockey

Champion jockey Glen Boss on the mighty mare Makybe Diva and their three Melbourne Cups.

racing September 12, 2015

Hoop dreams: Michelle Payne, 29, jockey

Michelle Payne on the hectic, focused life of a champion jockey.

racing November 1, 2014

Gai’s golden time: Gai Waterhouse, 60, horse trainer

Gai Waterhouse is no stranger to controversy. She's also no stranger to winning.

racing June 7, 2014

Brothers in arms: Tommy Berry, 23, jockey

Each time jockey Tommy Berry climbs aboard his mount, he's hoping to make his late identical twin brother proud.