Hints from the Cup handicapper

Greg Carpenter’s discretionary judgement in allocating Melbourne Cup weights does provide some clues as to whom may be the hardest to beat on the first Tuesday in November.

Spring 2018: Second Cup for Gai?

An ambitious, long-term plan spanning three continents in search of Melbourne Cup success is gathering momentum with Gai Waterhouse at the forefront.

Inside Dalham Hall, home of Dubawi

There’s one thing you immediately notice upon arriving at Dalham Hall Stud – home of Darley’s English breeding empire in Newmarket.

The race that’s also a lottery

Every country has its own unique bet type.

Hong Kong has the Triple Trio, which involves picking three consecutive trifectas on a specified sequence of races.

The Journey Begins

Admitting you have an addiction is recognised as the first step towards rehabilitation. But no amount of acknowledgement can solve mine, nor is there an inclination to be rehabilitated. Horse racing has formed a significant part of my identity. It’s something I’ve embraced from a young age. Every moment relates to racing, it’s parlance used…