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.
Michael Lynch Classy three-year-old heads a formidable Victorian contingent heading to Adelaide.
Michael Lynch Mark Kavanagh's star three-year-old Super Cool ($5) put himself into elite company with a scintillating victory under Michael Rodd in the $1 million Australian Cup, seeing off another top-line...
Michael Lynch Star three-year-old enters elite company by defeating a field of proven older horses.
Michael Lynch Bid to increase acceptors per race and encourage owners and trainers to race their horses more.
Michael Lynch Few people celebrate a winner with quite as much gusto as the Gelagotis brothers from Moe.
Michael Lynch For years the critics have argued that the 2500 metres of the Victoria Derby is too far.
Michael Lynch Black Caviar scaled fresh heights by being inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.
Michael Lynch WONDER mare Black Caviar continues to break new ground and on Thursday night she scaled fresh heights by being inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame while still an active competitor.
Michael Lynch and Patrick Bartley Sydney galloper on target for Australian Cup after giving Dwayne Dunn his second winner.
Michael Lynch With a dearth of proven weight for age stars targetting the Australian Cup the entry list for this prestigious race on Saturday week more resembles a middle distance Group One handicap than a set...
Patrick Bartley and Michael Lynch All Too Hard appears to have a mortgage on Saturday's $500,000 Australian Guineas.
Michael Lynch IT IS unclear how many horses Black Caviar will encounter when she steps out onto a racecourse for the first time in almost eight months in the race which now bears her name, the Black Caviar...
Michael Lynch Damien Oliver is never more comfortable or composed than when he is in the saddle.
Michael Lynch Racing Victoria did not stand down jockey Damien Oliver from a series of lucrative rides during the Melbourne spring carnival because it feared that to do so would stop him admitting that he had bet...
Michael Lynch Hvasstan could have the town of Moe celebrating after the Victoria Derby.
Michael Lynch Sydney filly stamps herself a stayer of promise, storming to victory in the Oaks.
Michael Lynch Former premiership-winning trainer David Hayes believes he could be turning the corner after winning races at Caulfield and Flemington.
Michael Lynch A tearful Peter Gelagotis hugged his son, Michael, his brother Manny and jockey Glen Boss as he fought back tears of joy and grief to welcome back Norman Robinson Stakes winner Hvasstan yesterday.
Michael Lynch Peter Gelagotis fights back tears of joy and grief to welcome back Norman Robinson Stakes winner.
Michael Lynch, Moe Moe trainer Peter Gelagotis goes into this Saturday's Victoria Derby brimming with confidence after his contender Hvasstan produced what the trainer described as "top quality" work in his final...