Archive for Category: "Racing"
The South Australian Government recently introduced a plan to place betting advertisement restrictions on live sporting games which has been positively received by South Australians. TOM EDWARDS reports.
The horse at the centre of a lengthy public dispute between advertising magnate John Singleton and Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse has been retired. AARON HAMILTON reports.
Australian wonder mare Black Caviar has been retired after recording her 25th victory from as many starts in last Saturday’s Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes at Rosehill. AARON HAMILTON reflects on the mare’s stunning career.
The use of simulated high-altitude training to improve fitness and stamina has been the latest innovation in sports science to hurdle the species barrier. The new training has already proved successful for athletes of all areas, and now horse trainers are trying out the methods for themselves. AARON HAMILTON discusses.
The Ice-man Kimi Raikkonen has done it again at the Australian Grand Prix, taking the top of the podium for the first round of the Formula 1 season. LOREN HAZELWOOD reports.
South Australian racegoers are bracing for a scorcher with temperatures set to soar for Monday’s Adelaide Casino Adelaide Cup Day. A high temperature of 38°C is expected at Morphettville Racecourse for South Australia’s premier horse race, making it the second hottest Adelaide Cup Day on record. AARON HAMILTON reports.
Scott McLaughlin is a 19-year-old from New Zealand native who will be making his driving debut at the Bathurst this weekend. V8 Supercar fans will be treated to cars whizzing past at more than 300km/h over 161 grueling laps. LOREN HAZELWOOD caught up with Scott and asked him about Bathurst and his promising motor racing career.
Australian Marcos Ambrose scored his second-straight win after an eventful finish at Watkins Glen, a race Ambrose later claimed to be the best race of his career, writes LOREN HAZELWOOD.
JOHN HUNT looks at the impact Black Caviar has had on the sporting world in the wake of her win at Royal Ascot over the weekend.
Casey Stoner recently announced he will retire from the motoGP category at the end of 2012. But is this really the end of the Stoner’s racing career? By LOREN HAZELWOOD