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.

Horse Racing

Emotions on a razor's edge as jockeys ply trade

Peter Hanlon A jockeys' room on a group 1 race day has a little bit of everything, and then some.

Baker seasoned to triumph and tragedy of tough game

VRC Derby favourite Its a Dundeel

Peter Hanlon EMILY MURPHY arrived at Murray Baker's stables the week after Lion Tamer died, and felt the sadness.

Sentimental favourites & harsh reality

VRC Derby favourite Its a Dundeel with handler Emily Murphy.

Peter Hanlon Emily Murphy is just happy to be on what she thinks is the ultimate working holiday.