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Phil Lutton

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Adelaide trainer Lloyd Kennewell masterminds boilover in Magic Millions Guineas with Deiheros

Phil Lutton Adelaide trainer Lloyd Kennewell masterminded a boilover in the Magic Millions Guineas on the Gold Coast with outsider Deiheros taking out the million-dollar race. 

Battler Darryl Hansen cooks up stunning win with Le Chef in Magic Millions

Delight: Apprentice Luke Tarrant drives Le Chef to a surprise victory in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic on the Gold Coast.

Phil Lutton Lenore Saunders would not have seen a fairytale like it in the Mount Isa cinema that she runs, with her gelding Le Chef taking out a blockbuster Magic Millions 2YO Classic on the Gold Coast.

Scratched would-be favourite no barrier to Tony Newing success

A better run: Samantha Clenton rides Timeless Prince to win at Randwick on Saturday.

Adam Pengilly and Phil Lutton Gosford trainer Tony Newing scratched the would-be favourite - and then ended up with the winner anyway - as Timeless Prince preserved his amazing record when backing up at Randwick on Saturday.

Maria Sharapova sets up Brisbane International final showdown with Ana Ivanovic

Phil Lutton Top seed Maria Sharapova has blasted her way into the final of the Brisbane International with a 6-1 6-3 defeat of the Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina.

Roger Federer romps to victory over James Duckworth at Brisbane International

Roger Federer.

Phil Lutton If Thursday night was Roger Federer unpacking the 2015 attire and ironing out a few wrinkles, Friday night was Roger Federer slipping into the tuxedo and looking sharp as a razor.

Roger Federer pushed all the way by Australia's John Millman

Roger Federer.

Phil Lutton World No.2 Roger Federer has survived a spirited surge from Australian underdog John Millman to fight his way into the quarter finals of the Brisbane International.

James Duckworth fights back to defeat veteran Finn Jarkko Nieminen

Phil Lutton Australia's James Duckworth has set up a potential quarter-final showdown with Roger Federer at the Brisbane International after fighting back from a set down against veteran Finn Jarkko Nieminen.

Nishikori's star on the rise

Kei Nishikori has been in impressive form after his breakout year.

Phil Lutton You know you’ve made it when you get ferried on a boat into New York City, dress up as a samurai and start smashing mid-air backhands with a wooden sword (wittled lovingly from an oar) to...

John Millman back from brink of retirement to take on Roger Federer

John Millman.

Phil Lutton There was a fleeting moment when John Millman, otherwise known as the lowly ranked guy that gets to be Roger Federer’s first opponent of 2015, thought about giving the game away.

Millmania rides again as clash with Federer looms

Phil Lutton In 2013, John Millman became an unlikely cult hero of the Brisbane International, battling his way through three qualifying matches before giving Andy Murray an almighty fright in the second round of...

Bernard Tomic wins through to second round of Brisbane International

Straight-sets winner: Bernard Tomic plays a forehand against American Sam Querrey during day two of the 2015 Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena.

Phil Lutton Bernard Tomic has set up an all-Australian second round clash at the Brisbane International after defeating American Sam Querry in straight sets on Monday night.

Victoria Azarenka crashes out of Brisbane International after shock loss to Karolina Pliskova

Phil Lutton Tis the season for meltdowns from former top players. A night after Sam Stosur lost the unlosable at the Brisbane International, Victoria Azarenka gave up a set and two match points to fall at the...

Blade bummer: Adam Scott sticks to long putter despite bad week on the greens

Phil Lutton Adam Scott says he has no plans to abandon the long putter despite a difficult week on the greens at the Australian PGA Championship, in which he missed four putts that would have won him his second...

Live: Australian PGA Golf Championship, final day

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 13:  Wade Ormsby of Australia reacts on the 18th green during day three of the 2014 Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines Resort on December 13, 2014 on the Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton Join Phil Lutton on the Gold Coast for all the action on the final day.

Ormsby must fulfill promise to win Australian PGA Championship

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Phil Lutton Wade Ormsby, who shares the joint lead of the Australian PGA Championship ahead of Sunday's final round, has found himself in illustrious company before, even if he may not have known it at the time.

Michael Hendry charges into contention at Australian PGA Championship

Michael Hendry

Phil Lutton Big Kiwi Michael Hendry can barely stretch out the legs in most Japanese hotels but had all the room in the world at Royal Pines on Saturday as he loosened the shoulders to storm into contention at...

Live: Australian PGA Golf Championship, day three

In the swing: Adam Scott on day two.

Phil Lutton Join Phil Lutton on the Gold Coast for all the action on day three.

Adam Scott stalks PGA lead as Wade Ormsby, Scott Strange take charge

Adam Scott.

Phil Lutton Adam Scott's plan to leap into 2015 on the back of a morale-boosting tournament victory remains on track as the defending champion ominously stalks the leaderboard at the Australian PGA Championship...

Live: Australian PGA Golf Championship, day two

Bombs away: Adam Scott tees off during the first round of the PGA CHampionship

Phil Lutton Live coverage of day two of the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines.

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Boo Weekley leads Australian PGA Championship on Gold Coast

Hunting a title: Boo Weekley has set his sights on the Australian PGA Championship.

Phil Lutton There is a lone deer that has been loitering around the fringes of Boo Weekley's Florida property that should be feeling very nervous.