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Widgee Turf wins again at Moonee Valley

After missing out on a start in a Group One race in Queensland, bargain buy Widgee Turf has returned to Melbourne racing with a narrow but impressive win at Moonee Valley. Bought for $4500 as a weanling, Widgee Turf’s victory in Saturday’s Catanach’s Jewellers Plate (1200m) took the four-year-old gelding’s …

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Saudi-led forces seize airport in Yemen

Saudi-led forces heading an assault on Yemen’s rebel-held port city of Hodeida have seized control of its international airport, officials loyal to Yemen’s exiled government said. Engineers worked from Saturday morning to clear mines from areas around Hodeida International Airport, just south of the city of some 600,000 people on …

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Rippa a millionaire for Gollan at Ipswich

Premier trainer Tony Gollan could barely contain his glee when tough gelding I’m A Rippa sailed over the $1 million mark by winning the Listed Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Gollan has trained two previous horses to be millionaires – the Boom brothers, Spirit Of Boom ($2.4 million) and Temple …

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