Jockey Bob Skelton was born on December 28th 1934 in Cobden, New Zealand - being born under the sign of Capricorn gave him the ability to focus on his career.
Des Kelly was born on 13th February, 1934 in Mentone, an outer suburb of Melbourne. The Sun and the Moon were both in the sign of Aquarius.
Thousands of mourners, Muslims and non Muslims, gathered to pay their respects in Louisville, Kentucky, the hometown of Muhammad Ali, as he was laid to rest over a two day event starting on June 9th 2016.
Female jockey Michelle Payne winning the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, 3rd November, 2015.
At around 2.23 pm on Tuesday 25th November, 2014, Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes was struck by a sickening blow to the back of the head.
Professional American footballer Ray Rice who plays running back for the Baltimore Ravens, faced the music during the month of August when the NFL handed down a two-match suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy.
Golden couple, sporting hero, Oscar Pistorius and girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp were media royalty in South Africa. They seemed to have it all and were recently dubbed the African equivalent, of England’s “Posh and Becks.”
Once again, it is time to look at the field for the running of that race that stops a nation. This year the 2008 Emirates Melbourne Cup is cast for 3.00 pm, eastern daylight savings time, -11, Melbourne, Victoria Australia.
Melbourne media personality, John (Sammy) Newman, was born on the 22nd December, 1945 in Geelong, an outer suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. On the day he was born the Sun changed signs from Sagittarius to Capricorn.
The greatest horse racing festival in Australia has been run and won once again. The first week in November is the time of the year here in Melbourne when the talk is of nothing else. The city goes crazy and the first Tuesday in November is the day we run the Melbourne Cup. It is an intoxicating part of Melbourne’s landscape.