Horse Woman News

A Little Bird Who Achieved Big Things

Wednesday January 14, 2009
THE title of Nancy-Bird Walton's autobiography was pretty much the story of her early life, My God, It's A Woman!

Helicopter Rescue For Rider

Monday January 5, 2009
A RIDER was airlifted from remote bushland in Darkes Forest with suspected spinal injuries after falling from her horse on Saturday.

Role Of A Thousand Lifetimes

Saturday December 20, 2008
Beyond the many screen faces of Cate Blanchett lies a woman increasingly aware of her own vulnerability, writes Gerard Wright.

A Trojan Horse For Modern Ills

Saturday November 15, 2008
THE 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

Lindop A Real Rebel Raiser

Sunday November 2, 2008
CLARE 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.

Clean Sweep Needs A Woman's Touch

Tuesday October 28, 2008
Women have their feet on the ground in the crazy crisis created by men, writes David Hirst.

New Racing Nsw Panel To Feature First Female Member

Thursday September 18, 2008
PASSIONATE racehorse owner and breeder Kim Harding is set to become the first woman to be elected to the Racing NSW board.

Rulers Face Scramble To Hold Power

Tuesday July 22, 2008
A 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.

Men No Malingerers

Thursday July 17, 2008
IT 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.

Double Derby Shot For Resilient Forster

Saturday June 7, 2008
A 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.

Fast Eddie Gives Plenty Back

Monday May 26, 2008

'cover-up But Not Murder': Accused

Tuesday May 20, 2008
A 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.

Tears Of Joy

Sunday November 11, 2007
AUSTRALIA'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.

They're Off And Spraying - Fake Tans A Filly Favourite

Monday November 5, 2007
AS 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.

Court Clears Sale As Official Probes Banned Racehorse

Thursday November 1, 2007
THE 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.

Profile: Wendy Kelly

Wednesday October 31, 2007
From 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.

Little Sales Past The Post

Sunday October 28, 2007
IT 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.

Show Biz To Show Ring

Saturday October 27, 2007
For one woman, horses have supplanted film stars, Owen Thomson writes.

The Crowd Choruses, 'he's Bleeding!'

Sunday October 21, 2007
There were extraordinary scenes at the Caulfield Cup yesterday - and for one race-goer and horse lover it was all too much.

Kelly Gang Over The Moon With Hoffa's Big Win

Sunday September 23, 2007
WENDY 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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