Peter Hanlon has worked at The Age since 1995, initially as deputy sports editor, subsequently as editor of the Saturday and Sunday Age sports sections, and since 2007 as a senior sports writer. He writes extensively on the AFL, and has also covered the Beijing Olympics and Delhi Commonwealth Games.
Peter Hanlon If Oasis Bloom wins the Herbert Power on Saturday, Peter Morgan knows the outcome will be twofold. Happily, it will send his five-year-old mare into the Caulfield Cup.
Peter Hanlon On a good thing, a jockey can take luck out of the equation, writes Peter Hanlon.
Peter Hanlon After seven Cup rides without a placing, Craig Newitt is hoping to go the distance this time on Foreteller.
Peter Hanlon A STRANGE feeling came over Darren Gauci on Tuesday. More than 30 years into his riding career, he got out of the car, hauled his gear through a racecourse gate, looked around and realised, ''I've...
Peter Hanlon Damien Oliver has risen to great heights before when burdened with a heavy heart.
Peter Hanlon Alex Cairns is halfway through the longest six weeks of his life, and missing his wife, Lizzie, and daughter Ella terribly.
Peter Hanlon On a long trip away from family, Alex Cairns has a veteran traveller for company.
Peter Hanlon New Zealand sensation has already made a series of bright starts.
Peter Hanlon Gai Waterhouse is upbeat despite a dismal start to her carnival, writes Peter Hanlon.
Peter Hanlon GAI WATERHOUSE has trained eight winners since the spring carnival picked up speed at Caulfield two weeks ago.
Peter Hanlon Emily Murphy is just happy to be on what she thinks is the ultimate working holiday.
Peter Hanlon It has been a funny old spring, with lauded favourites fading and bargain horses saluting.