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.
Peter Hanlon Roy Higgins left the Flemington mounting yard for the last time on Thursday.
Peter Hanlon When you sell yourself as one of the world's great races, trying to attract the biggest names in the game, it's no bad thing to have in the field a horse trained by English thoroughbred nobility.
Peter Hanlon Tips And Beers will have a big cheer squad in the derby, writes Peter Hanlon.
Peter Hanlon There are certain predictable strands to the biggest race days.
Peter Hanlon You don't have to fork out millions to find a good horse.
Peter Hanlon Gai Waterhouse is upbeat despite a dismal start to her carnival, writes Peter Hanlon.
Peter Hanlon GAI WATERHOUSE has trained eight winners since the spring carnival picked up speed at Caulfield two weeks ago.
Peter Hanlon The story was what happened on the way to the Melbourne Cup.