Greg Baum

Greg Baum

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

A wait for the ages

Greg Baum In the Melbourne Cup, good things come to those who stay.

Romance of Cup pulls worlds apart together

Greg-Baum

Greg Baum Nothing or nobody was excised from the migration zone that is the Werribee international horse centre at the break of a brilliant dawn on Sunday.

Lunar eclipse blots out rest of the field

Brett Prebble

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.

Horse Racing

The back of Black

Black Caviar

Greg Baum As on the first day of her career, so on the last, and every day between: Black Caviar was ahead of them all.