Giant Saltwater Crocodile Trapped in Australia

Giant Saltwater Crocodile Trapped in Australia

Giant Saltwater Crocodile Trapped in Australia Down Under, a giant crocodile was trapped in an upstream region popular with tourists that is thought relatively safe from the killer predators. Tuesday, wildlife rangers said that the saltwater crocodile measured 4.7 meters (15 ft), the largest they had ever caught in the northern Australian Katherine River. Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife […]

Travel Australia: Visit Cairns

Travel Australia: Visit Cairns

Travel Australia: Visit Cairns See the Great Barrier Reef No trip to Cairns is complete without visiting the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system. It’s made up of 3000 coral reefs, 600 continental islands and 300 coral cays. Book a day cruise with operators such as  or  to snorkel and dive among vivid […]

Australia Pledges Restoration of the Great Barrier Reef

Australia Pledges Restoration of the Great Barrier Reef

Australia Pledges Restoration of the Great Barrier Reef Australia has pledged AU$500-M to restore and protect the Great Barrier Reef in what it said would be a game-changer for the embattled natural wonder. The World Heritage-listed site, which attracts millions of tourists, is reeling from significant bouts of coral bleaching due to warming sea temperatures. […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Wins the Season Opener ‘Down Under’

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Wins the Season Opener ‘Down Under’

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Wins the Season Opener ‘Down Under’ $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel took advantage of a virtual safety car to win the 2018 F1 Australian Grand Prix for his 3rd win down under. Mr. Vettel beat defending world champion Lewis Hamilton to the Chequered Flag, taking the lead after the 2 Haas cars retired bringing […]

F1: Australian GP, Hamilton on the Pole, Ferrari’s Raikkonen, Vettel 2nd & 3rd

F1: Australian GP, Hamilton on the Pole, Ferrari’s Raikkonen, Vettel 2nd & 3rd

F1: Australian GP, Hamilton on the Pole, Ferrari’s Raikkonen, Vettel 2nd & 3rd $RACE Current world champion Lewis Hamilton (MBZAMG) took the Pole position for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne at record speed. The Mr. Hamilton posted a lap record 1 min, 21.16 secs for the Top Spot on the grid ahead of Ferrari […]

F1: MercedesAMG Urges F1 to take Ferrari’s ‘quit threat’ Seriously

F1: MercedesAMG Urges F1 to take Ferrari’s ‘quit threat’ Seriously

F1: MercedesAMG Urges F1 to take Ferrari’s ‘quit threat’ Seriously $RACE The Big Q: Does F1 need Ferrari more than the Maranello outfit needs F1? The Big A: It’s difficult to imagine a F1 without Ferrari. MercedesAMG’s boss Toto Wolff says F1 risks playing with fire if it does not take Ferrari’s threat to quit the […]

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday Saturday 13 January 2018 – Gold Coast Turf Club View the current Top 50 in Ballot order for the 2018 $2m Magic Millions 2YO Classic here (as at 30 December 2017) View the current ballot order for the 2018 $2m Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas here (as at 27 […]

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite Exciting colt Pierata (3c Pierro x November Flight, by Flying Spur) stamped himself as the horse to beat in the $2m Magic Millions 3YO Guineas on Saturday week with a dominant win in the Group III BRC Vo Rogue Plate at Doomben on Saturday and the son of […]

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat If you are heading to Australia’s Gold Coast this January for any of the Magic Millions festivities here are my top picks of place to head for dinner after a day at the sales or the races. Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar […]

Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick

Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick

The Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes headlines a cracking pre-Christmas day of blacktype racing and free family entertainment at Royal Randwick this Saturday, 16 December. The James Cummings trained Godolphin runner Interlocuter, to be ridden by Tye Angland, is the $3.20 TAB Fixed Odds favourite in the Inglis Villiers, ahead of Chris Waller’s runner […]

Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club: Christmas Party Monday 11 Dec

Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club: Christmas Party Monday 11 Dec

Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club: Christmas Party Monday 11 Dec If you are lucky enough to be in the Tuncurry-Foster area this Monday, find your way down to the Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club for the best Christmas Party in the region. The first Monday meet to be held at the club, the Christmas party race day […]

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Turf Club

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Turf Club

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Turf Club The RaceClub holds around 60 racing meetings per year. There are many highlights at the Gold Coast Racecourse including the hugely popular Magic Millions Carnival held annually in January and also the Prime Minister’s Cup and A D Hollindale Stakes, both held […]

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale will be the biggest in the company’s history with 800 horses catalogued for the first ever auction at Riverside Stables. Progeny from 109 sires including Snitzel, I Am Invincible, Choisir, Exceed And Excel, Fastnet Rock, Written Tycoon, Hinchinbrook, Not A Single Doubt, Pierro, Savabeel, Sebring and Star Witness are […]

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions is ready to set the tone for the summer of Australian racing with full details of the spectacular 2018 Carnival unveiled today. These details include: the world’s most famous polo player Nacho Figueras, captaining the Veuve Clicquot team for Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo on Sunday, 7 January; thoroughbreds galloping along the Surfers […]

The Melbourne Cup: Australia’s Horse Race

The Melbourne Cup: Australia’s Horse Race

In 1895 the American author and traveller Mark Twain went to Flemington and saw the three-year-old filly Auraria win the Melbourne Cup. The victory itself was unremarkable, but Twain’s impressions of Australia’s great race were the opposite. “Nowhere in the world have I encountered a festival of people that has such a magnificent appeal to […]

G3 Bendigo Cup

G3 Bendigo Cup

G3 Bendigo Cup The Melbourne Cup hopefuls have dodged Wednesday’s Bendigo Cup as an opportunity to better their prospects with and only seven horses will head to the gates for the $300,000 Group 3. Of the seven only Qewy and Foundry remain in contention for the following Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup yet both eight-year-olds are considered […]

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel The New Esplanade Hotel, the successor to the storied old Esplanade hotel that fell to the wrecking ball in the early 1970’s, is embarking on a renovation and repositioning that will reestablish its position as a vibrant link on Perth’s Elizabeth Quay. The hotel’s new management company, Louis T […]

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in the rural economy and Australian society: that was the message echoed by Federal Government ministers and senior politicians at an event in Canberra last night. Defence Minister Marise Payne and Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten traded stories of their […]

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications Knightsbridge can make your dream of owning a racehorse a reality. Thoroughbred syndication will give you the fantastic opportunity of owning your very own share in a racehorse for a very fair price. If you have a passion for horse racing, you’re not alone. The thrill of watching your own horse […]

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World $UAL, $BA, $EADSF Gulf carriers dominate when it comes to ultra long-haul flights Qantas recently made headlines when it announced its decision to re-route its daily Sydney to London service via Singapore instead of Dubai. But the concept of a stopover could soon be abandoned altogether. The Australian carrier […]

US Ban on Laptops in Airline Cabins Lifted

US Ban on Laptops in Airline Cabins Lifted

US Ban on Laptops in Airline Cabins Lifted The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the US is over, as federal officials say that large airports in the region have taken other steps to increase security. Those measures include checking electronic devices to make sure they do […]

Travel News: Sydney Australia

Travel News: Sydney Australia

Vivid Sydney will bathe Sydney in breathtaking colour and a dizzying array of special effects as the world’s largest festival of light, music, and ideas switches on for 23 nights from 6pm tonight, 26 May 2017. Featuring seven light precincts and more than 90 large scale light installations and projections, Vivid Sydney will run bigger, […]