It's said that on most mornings around 1.30am a beam of light can be seen from Barn One in the Caulfield stables of Aquanita.
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of The Herald's editorial cartoonist.
Nassim Khadem The combined impact of the two budgets for low and middle income people was "devastating", new analysis by the Australian Council of Social Service shows.
Chris Roots A quick glance at the form of Destiny's Kiss would give rise to thinking his chances of success in Saturday's McKell Cup at Randwick are better than average.
Matt Holden The friendly vibe at Adeney helps to keep customers coming back.
Chris Barrett Shane Watson will potentially place his Test future in jeopardy if he misses the first match of the upcoming series against the West Indies but makes no apologies for putting his family first.
Hannah Francis Two more homes caught alight in NSW this week thanks to faulty Samsung washing machines, more than 83,000 of which are potentially still in use across Australia.
Malcolm Knox A new book about the tragic death of a talented cricketer is just one example of the pressures facing athletes that we never hear about.
Tom McIlroy The ACT government says a new report highlighting booming congestion on Northbourne Avenue has bolstered its case for light rail as gridlock on some of Canberra's busiest roads increases as much as 20 per cent by 2031.
Judith Ireland Labor leader Bill Shorten has accused Prime Minister Tony Abbott of "insulting the intelligence" of Australians by refusing the offer any help to the thousands of asylum seekers fleeing Myanmar and Bangladesh