Last Updated: December 19, 2014

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Champion breaks $4m at auction

A SEVEN-year-old dressage gelding sold for a record $4 million at the Performance Sales International auctions.

Great test for rookies

THE Lakes and Craters horse trials at Camperdown are the last for the eventing season.

Cameron double clears way to Cup

DAVID Cameron outclassed the field to win the Summer Classic World Cup qualifier in Sydney.

Harvest pulls up stumps

Harvest pulls up stumps

IN TERMS of an introduction to bush cricket, there is nothing like it.

Ballarat Cup investigated

 Nights of Glory, Ballarat. Anthony Butt drives Stunin Cullen to the line to win the Petstock Ballarat Pacing Cup.

THE late scratching of all but four horses from the 2014 Ballarat Pacing Cup is being investigated.

21 years of Polwarth history

Polwarth football league reunion

POLWARTH Football League ran for 21 seasons and its history will be remembered at a reunion next year.

TAC Cup fixture released

TAC Cup grand final: Calder Cannons V Oakleigh Chargers

AFL Victoria’s TAC Cup 2015 fixture has been released.

Hooper heads home

Hooper heads home

FORMER Western Bulldog Andrew Hooper has signed with the North Ballarat Roosters.

Equestrian may get Olympics chop

olympic rings

EQUESTRIAN events could be under threat at future Olympics.

TAC Cup fixture released

AFL Victoria’s TAC Cup 2015 fixture has been released.

Hooper heads home

Hooper heads home

FORMER Western Bulldog Andrew Hooper has signed with the North Ballarat Roosters.

21 years of Polwarth history

Polwarth football league reunion

POLWARTH Football League ran for 21 seasons and its history will be remembered at a reunion next year.

Jeparit-Rainbow move confirmed

 Mallee FL, Round 16, Beulah Blues v Jeparit/Rainbow Lakers, at Beulah, Beulah Blues won 16-15-111 v 11-8-74, Tom Hallam, 25 ...

JEPARIT-RAINBOW Football Club’s move into the Horsham DFL was ticked off on Wednesday night.

DWWWW set to go in 2015

DWWWW set to go in 2015

DEVON-Welshpool-Won Wron-Woodside Football Club in action with appointment of senior coach.

Hat-trick for Graham

SOUTH Australian Olympian Amy Graham won all three main classes at the Salzburg CSI4 event.

Vale to an angel

 Four-years-old Claudia McCormick and mother Sarah McCormick parading after winning the tiny tots leading rein class with Sil...

THE word legend is thrown around far too much, but Silkwood Angel Wings deserved that title.

Ballarat Cup investigated

 Nights of Glory, Ballarat. Anthony Butt drives Stunin Cullen to the line to win the Petstock Ballarat Pacing Cup.

THE late scratching of all but four horses from the 2014 Ballarat Pacing Cup is being investigated.

Racehorses flee bushfires

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A RACEHORSE trainer has moved her horses to protect them from raging bushfires sweeping through Victoria.

A clerk, of course

Remi Gray, at Stawell Racecourse

ARARAT’S Remi Gray, 17, has just landed the plum role of clerk of course.

Top Ten Stories

  1. Heartbreaking farewell to beloved Hughes

    Heartbreaking farewell to beloved Hughes

    PHILLIP Hughes’ family and Australian captain Michael Clarke have delivered an emotional goodbye after the batsman tragically died from a head injury today.

  2. Tribute: This is cricket’s saddest day

     Australian opener Phillip Hughes with his beloved 'baggy green' before he leaves on Monday for Australia's Ashes campaign.

    IT is doubtful whether any incident has caused more widespread grief in Australian cricket than the loss of one of the game’s most likeable characters.

  3. AFL Draft 2014: Paddy power at pick 1

    2014 AFL Draft

    ST KILDA has crowned Paddy McCartin the No.1 draft pick while Geelong springs the surprise of the first round by picking Nakia Cockatoo. SEE EVERY PICK IN THE DRAFT TRACKER.

  4. Tragedy will reshape Australian cricket

    Portrait of former NSW and Australian opening batsman Phillip Hughes is about to take on South Africa with Australia A. Hughe...

    THE shocking injury to Phillip Hughes will reshape Australian cricket. The shock waves are so deep, they could even change the way Australia play the game.

  5. Messages of sorrow flow for Hughes

    Phil Hughes Dies Due To Cricket Injuries

    THE immediate reactions were shock and sadness from across the globe as news of Phillip Hughes’ tragic death filtered through on Thursday.

  6. Your club’s view on the AFL draft

     AFL Draft night at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. Sun's recruiting guru Scott Clayton, right, pulls the moves with Marcs ...

    HERE’S what your club is thinking heading into one of the biggest events on the AFL calendar — the national draft.

  7. Should we cancel the first Test?

    Australia A v South Africa A

    IN THE aftermath of Phillip Hughes’s horrific injury, former cricketers are questioning whether the First Test should go ahead.

  8. Little denies attempt to sack Hird

    Essendon chairman Paul Little

    ESSENDON chairman Paul Little denied the club tried to sack James Hird in an in-depth interview with the Herald Sun’s Mark Robinson.

  9. World rallies behind Sean Abbott

    World rallies behind Sean Abbott

    AS CONCERNS grow for bowler Sean Abbott, the family of Phillip Hughes are among those who have rallied around the distraught cricketer.

More grain off road

 Grain Corp. Ouyen. Loading a grain train. Josh Landon from Ouyen.

AN extra one million tonnes of grain in GrainCorp storages has been transported by rail during the past year.

GT hoe in blitz at Bathurst

GT hoe in blitz at Bathurst

THE JCB GT backhoe was recently crowned the fastest digger after reaching speeds of more than 116km/h.

Jingles keeps trucking

JINGLES: Graeme Neal aka 'Jingles' Livestock carrier from Swan Reach.

OWNING 14 trucks in 73 years might seem like a lot to some but to Jingles Neal it’s not nearly enough.