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 A Cox Plate win would come with an uncomfortable rider for Darren Weir, who can count among all he's learnt in racing a conviction that he'll never relish the spotlight.
Peter Hanlon After a costume change that would have done a superhero proud, Brett Prebble emerged from the jockeys' room for the race after the great race, still beaming, perhaps even floating, and walked into...
Peter Hanlon Brett Prebble remembers a time when his was a name trainers didn't want to know.
Peter Hanlon AFTER a costume change that would have done a superhero proud, Brett Prebble emerged from the jockey's room for the race after the Great Race, still beaming, and walked into David Hayes' outstretched...