Activists and Enthusiast clash over Melbourne Cup

TAYLA SWALES As the Melbourne Cup wraps for another year, animal activists and racing enthusiasts are clashing over the well-being of the animals. This year’s Melbourne Cup is the first Melbourne Cup since 2012 that a horse has not died after … [Read more...]

Champion horse autopsy confirms heart attack

  RILEY JACKSON A preliminary autopsy on champion race horse Admire Rakti has confirmed the six-year-old suffered a heart attack after yesterday’s Melbourne Cup. The Caulfield Cup winner collapsed in the stables five minutes after … [Read more...]

Mixed emotions after Melbourne Cup

KRYSTAL GORDON and DANIEL BACKHAUS The race that stops the nation has left Australians with mixed emotions today. Debbie Youngs and Nicole Conway were at the MND and Me Fundraiser to celebrate Melbourne Cup day in South Bank, Brisbane. Ms … [Read more...]