The crowd at the race was up almost 20% and betting turnover was up 9%. At least some of this success was due to the free publicity from the Opera House debacle.
Tonightly has only been off air for a month, but that's apparently long enough to be forgotten by ABC's publicity arm.
The Opera House advertising stoush has caused headaches for Alan Jones and the NSW government, but has it done anything to damage NSW Racing's Everest horse race?
News Corp has shuffled editors between its papers and TV news arm to fill the gap left by departing Sky News boss Angelos Frangopoulos.
Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova has been murdered, while Turkish authorities investigate the disappearance of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi.
European Parliament has just agreed to landmark content quotas for Netflix and Amazon. Will Australia follow?
The Weekly Times, one of the most widely read agricultural newspapers in the country, was already suffering internal strife when News Corp's cuts began.
The Cottrell controversy hasn't affected a comeback for the show, which is returning to the same format.
If the last few days are anything to go by, the ABC's acting chair, Kirstin Ferguson, may find herself the subject of one of The Australian's infamous Holy Wars.