Greg Baum

Greg Baum

Greg Baum is chief sports columnist and associate editor with The Age

Lunar eclipse blots out rest of the field

Greg Baum FOR all the mystique, hubbub and breathless speculation - and this year the abiding whiff of skulduggery - sometimes it seems that winning the Melbourne Cup is simply a matter of putting yourself in...

Right time and right place to shoot the moon

Brett Prebble celebrates his Cup-winning ride on Green Moon.

Greg Baum What is too easily overlooked in the ever more hyperbolical prelude is that the Cup is first and last a horse race.