Melbourne Cup nominations: Ed Cummings leads the charge for spring majors

The Cummings name will once again be the one to beat in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. Master trainer Bart Cummings won 12 Melbourne Cups and seven Caulfield Cups but his grandson Edward will have one of the early favourites for this year’s races with three-time Group 1 winner Duais. Cummings has entered Duais for …

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Harley Balic dead aged 25, former Fremantle and Melbourne player

Former Fremantle and Melbourne midfielder Harley Balic has died, aged 25. Balic, who was drafted out of the Sandringham Dragons, passed away on Sunday morning. A Victoria Police statement provided to Leader Newspapers said a report for the coroner would be prepared and the death was not being treated as suspicious. Balic was drafted by …

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Chris Waller Melbourne Cup Verry Elleegant

Chris Waller has won plenty of big races during his career and now he’s a Melbourne Cup winner, courtesy of Verry Elleegant, but will winning Australia’s greatest race change him? “The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If …

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