Jockey Luke Nolen, and his wife Alicia, welcomed a daughter named Kailey on January 16. Kailey Nolen joins big brother Dane, aged 3. Luke recently won the Scobie Breasley Medal, which recognises excellence in horse racing on Melbourne racetracks, and dedicated his award to his daughter. Luke also won the medal last year, making him one of only four jockeys who have won more than once. Luke is most famous for riding Black Caviar to victory in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot. Black Caviar herself took out the Victorian Racehorse of the Year Award.

V8 Supercar driver Lee Holdsworth, and his wife Alana, welcomed a daughter named Ava Lily on August 10. Last year Lee won the International V8 Supercars Championship.