Peter Hanlon

Peter Hanlon

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.

Racing

Dance makes a business out of having fun with friends

Peter Hanlon From out of nowhere a few smart moves changed the owner's life.

Horse racing

Come Dancing

Racehorse owner and syndicator Darren Dance

Peter Hanlon Darren Dance doesn't know how many people claim some ownership of Caulfield Cup fancy Dandino, but they are all welcome.

Horseracing

Lead a horse to Waterhouse, and she'll make it a winner

Gai Waterhouse

Peter Hanlon DAWN is yet to break at Flemington, but Gai Waterhouse is already lighting up the gloom. ''I can't tell you how much I enjoyed it, I cannot tell you!'' she says of a life that is both a long time...

In the twilight zone, but ageless Gauci is still living the dream

Darren Gauci

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...

Gai & the invasion of time

Gai Waterhouse cheers her horse, Fat Al, on to victory at the Epsom Cup.

Peter Hanlon Gai Waterhouse knows how hard it is to be on top, so she enjoys it when she is.