Robert Heathcote, the Queensland-based trainer of sprint sensation Buffering, jokes that if he didn't look at the old galloper's ID card he would think he was only a four-year-old.
Michael Lynch, The Age's expert on soccer, has had extensive experience of high level journalism in the UK and Australia. Michael has covered the Socceroos through Asia, Europe and South America in their past three World Cup campaigns. He has also reported on Grands Prix and top class motor sport from Asia and Europe. He has won several national media awards for both sports and industry journalism.
Brett Holman and Tim Cahill are reunited as key figures in the domestic game and poster boys for a growing sport.
Melbourne Victory boss Kevin Muscat will not make any special requests to the FFA over the scheduling of his team's FFA Cup semi-final against cross town rivals Melbourne City next month.
Victory took the initiative and sought to impose themselves on the tie right from the start as they dominated possession in the opening minutes.
Those who like to live on the edge often say that rules are there to be broken.
Western Bulldogs team doctor Gary Zimmerman has plenty on his mind this week - and its not all about football.
The weather in Europe over the next few days will have a key bearing on the participation – or otherwise – of two of Coolmore's flagship horses in Australia's major races this spring.
Green Gully and Redlands United have already proved that a match fit and organised NPL club can shock highly-ranked A-League opposition in the FFA Cup. Now Bentleigh Greens get their chance.
To win big races, horses not only have to be good they have to be lucky in running. But more than anything, they have to be sound.
Goalscoring sensation Bruno Fornaroli has been rewarded for his efforts last season by being handed the captain's armband by Melbourne City for the upcoming A-League season.