Andrew Eddy joined The Age in 1987 as the junior member of the horse racing staff after a three year stint working as a general reporter at The Sun News Pictorial. His background in thoroughbred racing can be traced to his father John, who was the CEO of racing clubs in Wagga Wagga and Bendigo. Andrew was made chief racing writer of The Age in 2000 and in 2002 won the Bert Wolfe Award for best overall racing coverage. He has also won awards in the Best Feature and Best News sections.
Andrew Eddy The many ills of horse racing's have been laid bare like never before.
Andrew Eddy Queen Elizabeth Stakes winner Puissance De Lune is likely to follow a similar autumn path to last week's Melbourne Cup winner Green Moon.
Andrew Eddy Imported horse Puissance De Lune gives notice that he is a stayer of rare quality.
Andrew Eddy Late withdrawal of Ricky Maund-trained Timely Truce after raid on trainer's stables.
Andrew Eddy THE 2013 Melbourne Cup already has a warm favourite after imported horse Puissance De Lune gave notice that he is a stayer of rare quality when he streeted his rivals by five lengths in the group 2...
Andrew Eddy ADELAIDE trainer Paul Beshara has always maintained his best horse, Happy Trails, would one day win him a good race and so it was with much delight he cheered home his $11,000 yearling purchase in...
Andrew Eddy Paul Beshara has always maintained that his best horse, Happy Trails, would win a good race.
Andrew Eddy Trainer saddles his third two-year-old winner at Flemington spring carnival in past four years.
Andrew Eddy Racing Victoria stewards have withdrawn the Ricky Maund-trained Timely Truce from the listed Hilton Hotel Stakes following a Saturday morning raid by stewards on the trainer's stables.
Andrew Eddy Much has happened in the past seven days for jockey Dom Tourneur.
Andrew Eddy MUCH has happened in the past week for jockey Dom Tourneur. He has been sacked, overlooked, reinstated and, aside from all that, ridden six winners from 19 mounts.
Andrew Eddy Always beware a new player on the scene in tough 1600-metre handicaps.
Andrew Eddy Effectiveness of Victorian racing's Compliance Assurance Team to be tested on Friday.
Andrew Eddy Cranbourne trainer attempting to buck tradition by claiming VRC Oaks with filly having just her third start.
Andrew Eddy, Patrick Bartley After more than half a century in racing, Lloyd Williams became the most successful owner in Melbourne Cup history with Green Moon's victory in Tuesday's $6 million nation-stopper.
Patrick Bartley and Andrew Eddy Lloyd Williams is already looking beyond a record fourth Cup triumph in the search for more winners.
Andrew Eddy IT WAS as if Damien Oliver had a spotlight on him at every turn for the first few hours at Flemington on Tuesday.
Andrew Eddy Incompetence is nothing new to horse racing and indeed all sports administration.
Andrew Eddy Craig Williams gains some compensation for his Melbourne Cup disappointment.
Andrew Eddy Incompetence is nothing new to sports administration. In this country, racing has ebbed and flowed in its fortunes over the years depending on decisions made by men and (a handful of) women at the...