Champion trainer Sir Henry Cecil has lost his long battle with cancer.
Max Presnell Flash Ned Holgate, spud salesman at the Sydney markets, South Sydney stalwart, bookmaker's clerk, on-course and SP, walked off Royal Ascot like he had viewed paradise.
Paris Legendary jockey suspended from riding worldwide by French racing's governing body for failing a doping test.
Chris Roots Tommy Berry will have his dancing shoes back on as he returns from a suspension to ride Travolta at Rosehill on Saturday.
Michael Lynch Once considered a racing backwater, Hong Kong has hit its straps.
Daniel Sankey Welcome to our live coverage of Melbourne Cup Day for 2012, direct from the mounting yard press room at Flemington.
Jockey failed drugs test when riding at Longchamp in France in September, lawyer announces.
Marcus Armytage, London Prince Khalid Abdullah's colt to stand at a fee of £125,000 ($A190,000) as stud.
Daniel Sankey Live from the track at Flemington, we bring you all the action from on and off the track.
French stayer Dunaden will have to overcome a wide barrier to defend his Melbourne Cup crown. Dunaden, to be ridden by Craig Williams, drew barrier 16 in the 24-horse field.
Michael Lynch The Melbourne Cup is the end of an era for Frankie Dettori - his last ride for Godolphin.
Kirstie Fitzgerald Thousands of people lined the city's streets today for the 2012 Melbourne Cup parade.
Odds & sods
Andrew Eddy Brett Prebble flew into Melbourne on Monday for the Melbourne Cup ride on Green Moon.
Andrew Eddy The Age racing editor Andrew Eddy's guide to the Cup field.
Andrew Eddy ONE Melbourne Cup runner will have a little swagger about him. He's Voila Ici, who may never win another cent on the racetrack but will always be remembered as the Italian stallion who caught the eye...
Michael Sharkie LUCA CUMANI had cause to feel a little hard done by after another fruitless Melbourne Cup campaign on Tuesday as Mount Athos, a horse that many experts believed was the perfect beast for the world's...
Just 50 metres after the start, topweight Dunaden clipped his heels and nearly fell.
Michael Sharkie Luca Cumani has cause to feel a little hard done by in the wake of another fruitless campaign.
Chris Roots Melbourne Cup-winning jockey presented with Wirth's gold whip for his efforts.
Michael Lynch Globe-trotting jockey Kerrin McEvoy is making every post a winner.