WHAT a night for sport.
It was hot on and off the court.
Melbourne once again reinforced its status as the sporting captial of the world as the venue for a huge night of Australian Open tennis, a Big Bash League cricket match and A-League soccer clash.
Few cities could sustain a three-way clash of events of that magnitude.
EARLY START AGAIN FOR GALLOPS
ANOTHER early start for the horse racing community to be the heat.
The open race is at 11am, with the last of eight events at 2.45pm.
Ballarat greyhounds' 12-race program tonight will go ahead without any changes.
The first race at Morshead Park is at 6.56pm.
CARNIVALS FOR YOUNG CRICKETERS
CENTRAL Highlands contest state under-18 cricket championship quarter finals today.
The Highlanders finished second in Group D to Barwon by percentage and now take on Western Spirit at Prahran.
The state female under-14 and under-16 championships begin today.
9.30am: South East Metro v Central Highlands at Emil Madsen Reserve
1.20pm: Central Highlands v Gippsland Lightning at Emil Madsen Reserve
9.30am: Inner East Emus v Central Highlands at Baxter Park
1.20pm: Gippsland Pride v Central Highlands at Baxter Park