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Tuesday March 15, 2011
SPIKE MILLIGAN missed the bull's-eye by a couple of hundred kilometres when he dubbed Woy Woy "God's waiting room".

Punters key to Nikolic's case

Tuesday February 23, 2010
A SMALL group of Australian punters who have accounts with the world's largest betting exchange, Betfair, will be the basis of an investigation into jockey Danny Nikolic by Racing Victoria Stewards, which starts today.

Spikes Used In Pursuit

Monday December 22, 2008
A WOMAN has been taken to hospital for psychological assessment after a pursuit on the F3 Freeway that ended when police deployed road spikes.

Murphy Has Eye For A Gap - And A Baggy Green

Tuesday November 27, 2007
JUST as Australian cricket has discovered its next long-term opener in Phil Jaques, the club that spawned him has found another left-handed opener as a replacement. And Sutherland officials say not even Jaques has managed what 18-year-old David Murphy did on Saturday, hinting the Wollongong product might follow even further in Jaques's spikes.

Spikes Put End To Street Pursuit

Saturday July 28, 2007
POLICE used road spikes to stop a car during a chase late on Thursday night through Charlestown, Kotara South, Hamilton and into Darby Street, Newcastle.

Negotiating The Sharp End Of Police Pursuit

Sunday July 8, 2007
The unpredictable nature of drivers' responses, combined with variable road conditions, make the use of spikes a lottery.

Savvy Drivers Hit Fuel 'cycle'

Friday June 1, 2007
ILLAWARRA motorists might be running out of patience with persistent petrol price spikes, but apparently they're just buying at the wrong end of the "discount cycle".

Police End Chase With Road Spikes

Wednesday April 11, 2007
POLICE used road spikes to end a high-speed pursuit which started at Towradgi yesterday morning.

Valuations To Become Smoother, Says Costa

Wednesday June 7, 2006
COMPLAINTS from property investors over erratic spikes in annual land valuations have prompted budgetary measures that the NSW Treasurer, Michael Costa, described as heralding a fairer, simpler land tax system.

Sprinters Get Powell Preview

Thursday March 9, 2006
WORLD record-holder Asafa Powell will lace up his spikes for the first time in seven months and race in the 100 metres at the grand prix meeting at Olympic Park in Melbourne tonight.

Slip-up Leaves Punters Wounded By Spikes

Monday February 6, 2006
LONHRO'S little brother Spikes may have had punters cursing after being beaten as a short-priced favourite at Newcastle on Saturday, but it seems he still has admirers.

Hawkes Sharpens Blunt Spikes At Broadmeadow

Friday February 3, 2006
WILL the wheel of fortune finally spin the way of much-touted galloper Spikes tomorrow?

Police Union To Monitor Road Spikes

Sunday January 22, 2006
VICTORIA'S police union will monitor the use of road spikes to ensure no officer's life is put at risk.

Spikes Puncture High-speed Chase

Sunday May 29, 2005
IT took two sets of road spikes in separate suburbs to end a police pursuit of an allegedly stolen vehicle in the early hours of yesterday.

Mickelson Cuts Up Rough As Singh Complains About Spikes

Sunday April 10, 2005
THE battle between top players that was supposed to take place on the lush fairways of Augusta National has spilled into the locker room.

Spikes End High-speed Pursuit

Tuesday February 15, 2005
THREE 16-year-old youths will face Sutherland Court today after a pursuit on Saturday morning that started at Bulli and ended at Engadine when police used road spikes.

Brother Of Lonhro Can't Match Flying Son Of Snippets

Wednesday February 2, 2005
Lonhro's little brother, Spikes, a potential-packed three-year-old, returned to racing at Warwick Farm yesterday only to be beaten into second place by another emerging star in Snippetson.

Brother Of Lonhro Can't Match Son Of Snippets

Wednesday February 2, 2005
Lonhro's little brother, Spikes, a potential-packed three-year-old, returned to racing at Warwick Farm yesterday only to be beaten into second place by another emerging star in Snippetson.

Spikes End Low-speed Pursuit

Monday January 31, 2005
A SECOND driver in less than a week has allegedly led police on a low-speed pursuit in the Hunter.

Trapped:

Monday December 6, 2004
TRAPPED: Australian middle-distance star Tamsyn Lewis traded spikes to play in the Australian PGA pro-am at Coolum last week. - Picture by Getty Images

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