Horse Woman News
Wednesday January 14, 2009THE title of Nancy-Bird Walton's autobiography was pretty much the story of her early life, My God, It's A Woman!
Monday January 5, 2009A RIDER was airlifted from remote bushland in Darkes Forest with suspected spinal injuries after falling from her horse on Saturday.
Saturday December 20, 2008Beyond the many screen faces of Cate Blanchett lies a woman increasingly aware of her own vulnerability, writes Gerard Wright.
Saturday November 15, 2008THE WOMEN OF TROY By Euripides, adapted by Barrie Kosky and Tom Wright, Sydney Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre, 113Sturt Street, Southbank. Until November 22. Running Time 90 minutes malthousetheatre.com.au
Sunday November 2, 2008CLARE Lindop took her trailblazing career to a new level at Flemington yesterday when she became the first woman to ride the winner of the Victoria Derby, while the ever-resilient Mark Kavanagh managed to find some positives in the shock defeat of hot favourite Whobegotyou.
Tuesday October 28, 2008Women have their feet on the ground in the crazy crisis created by men, writes David Hirst.
Thursday September 18, 2008PASSIONATE racehorse owner and breeder Kim Harding is set to become the first woman to be elected to the Racing NSW board.
Tuesday July 22, 2008A LATE power play by a low-caste woman political leader, Mayawati, has left India's Congress-led Government scrambling for votes to survive a confidence vote in national Parliament today.
Thursday July 17, 2008IT probably came down to something as simple as a newsroom's roster, the belief by half the population that men malinger with what we know commonly as the flu. So these days it's called man flu, a description always accompanied by a bitchy chortle when used by a woman.
Saturday June 7, 2008A BROKEN back was never going to stop Desleigh Forster from continuing her love affair with racehorses. The 34-year-old from Longreach will today strive to become the first woman trainer to win the Queensland Derby.
Monday May 26, 2008NSW WARATAHS
Tuesday May 20, 2008A WOMAN accused of masterminding a plot to kill a Nowra Hill couple admitted being involved in a "gruesome cover-up" but not a murder, the NSW Supreme Court heard yesterday.
Sunday November 11, 2007AUSTRALIA'S biggest punter is a fan of jockey Nikita Beriman. Sean Bartholomew backed Beriman to win "just over $1 million" and collected when the 21-year-old piloted Tears I Cry to victory in yesterday's Emirates Stakes at Flemington. Beriman was the first woman to ride a group winner in Melbourne.
Monday November 5, 2007AS LEADING trainers finalise preparations for Australia's greatest horse race, Melbourne's women are frantically making plans for the big day, and a perfect golden tan is essential.
Thursday November 1, 2007THE woman listed as the majority owner of banned colt Pillar of Hercules has been interviewed by Racing Victoria's chief steward as he considers whether the three-year-old can return to racing this weekend.
Wednesday October 31, 2007From dogs to thoroughbreds, this trainer finds hard work pays off. By the age of 28, Wendy Kelly had never been to a race meeting and had never bet on a horse. Her interest in the sport extended only to watching the Melbourne Cup on television.
Sunday October 28, 2007IT WAS a quinella, or double dose, of good news for horse trainer Colin Little yesterday. On top of his champion racehorse El Segundo winning the Cox Plate, his former family home in Melbourne's eastern suburbs sold at auction for $920,500 against a reserve of $850,000.
Saturday October 27, 2007For one woman, horses have supplanted film stars, Owen Thomson writes.
Sunday October 21, 2007There were extraordinary scenes at the Caulfield Cup yesterday - and for one race-goer and horse lover it was all too much.
Sunday September 23, 2007WENDY Kelly cemented her position as Victoria's premier woman trainer with the popular win of Bon Hoffa in the group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield yesterday. But celebrations were momentarily halted while Bon Hoffa survived a protest from the David Hayes-trained runner-up Niconero.
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