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 The Cox Plate lead-up had been so full of dramatic twists it was destined to cough up a winner straight out of central casting.
Peter Hanlon After seven Cup rides without a placing, Craig Newitt is hoping to go the distance this time on Foreteller.
Peter Hanlon A bargain basement Derby winner proves fairytales still come true.
Peter Hanlon A jockeys' room on a group 1 race day has a little bit of everything, and then some.
Peter Hanlon There are certain predictable strands to the biggest race days.
Peter Hanlon New Zealand sensation has already made a series of bright starts.
Peter Hanlon The story was what happened on the way to the Melbourne Cup.