IN HIS autobiography, What Are The Odds? bookmaker Bill Waterhouse harks back to his days shouldering a bag at Harold Park, and says: "Over the years the trotting authorities had to battle with a bad public image, with the trots often referred to as the 'red hots'."
Last Friday, Braddon Park would have turned seven. But he did not live to see his sixth birthday - his father, Dean Williamson, smothered him with a pillow in a lonely Sale motel room in July last year. Williamson had been involved in a bitter dispute with Braddon's mother..read more
DEVELOPERS are invited to submit ideas for a 1.5ha site near the Shortland Wetlands Centre entry that was all but sold last year for $350,000. Centre chief executive officer Chris Morris said the sale would rescue the centre from financial problems. The sale has been advertised in..read more
Dean Williamson said it was all about love: a broken, too-intense, misdirected sort of love that led him to kill his five-year-old son, Braddon Park, in a Sale motel in July last year. Yesterday, in the Supreme Court, Justice Philip Cummins said it was about anything but that and sentenced..read more