Same horse, same barrier, same result, Japanese trainer Tomoyuki Umeda declared after favourite Admire Rakti drew barrier eight for Tuesday's Melbourne Cup.
Recalled Test star Quade Cooper has urged Kurtley Beale to learn from his off-field troubles, adding he turned his career around to be a role model to his brothers.
Australian fullback Greg Inglis has backed his South Sydney team-mate Dylan Walker to bounce back from a nightmare Test debut with a big game against England in Sunday's must win Four Nations Test at AAMI Park.
When Australia last lost a series to Pakistan, Paul Keating was Prime Minister, Mark Taylor was in his first series as Test captain and Jeune won the Melbourne Cup.
A man has been charged with trying to kidnap two women in Sydney's eastern suburbs after he allegedly tried to drag them into his car in two separate incidents.
An old man once said to horse owner and broker Terry Henderson that when the moment came for his life to pass before his eyes, he would want to have plenty to watch.
Can lightning strike twice in the same spot? Sydney-based New Zealander John Sargent is certainly hoping it will for his progressive staying filly Thunder Lady.
Senior players have vowed to ensure Australia's rookies understand the culture behind the green-and-gold jersey that has meant the Kangaroos have not lost back-to-back Tests since 1978.
I remember the first time I placed a bet on the Melbourne Cup. It was two bets in fact that my parents put a couple of dollars towards for me.