Greg Baum

Greg Baum

Greg Baum is chief sports columnist and associate editor with The Age

A wait for the ages

Greg Baum In the Melbourne Cup, good things come to those who stay.

Lunar eclipse blots out rest of the field

Brett Prebble

Greg Baum FOR all the mystique, hubbub and breathless speculation - and this year the abiding whiff of skulduggery - sometimes it seems that winning the Melbourne Cup is simply a matter of putting yourself in...

Right time and right place to shoot the moon

Brett Prebble celebrates his Cup-winning ride on Green Moon.

Greg Baum What is too easily overlooked in the ever more hyperbolical prelude is that the Cup is first and last a horse race.

Racing

Everywhere bookie unable to lie low in this scandal

Tom Waterhouse.

Greg Baum Of course, Tom Waterhouse must be allowed the presumption of innocence. But, and this is his own doing, he cannot be granted the blessing due divinely to the meek.

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