John “Patto” Patterson: from Legacy larrikin to living legend

Racing is all about people, and one such person is John “Patto” Patterson, Clerk of the Course at Flemington for over 50 years. Roger Lowrey reviews a recent biography of this legend by Trevor Hastings.

A tribute to Les Carlyon

John Harms knew Les Carlyon by his words. He pays tribute to the classic Australian story-teller.