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The first Group 1 of the racing season is upon us once again. It seems like only yesterday Boban took the rails run to snatch the 2015 Memsie Stakes, and here we are again a year later.
Germany is gorgeous in its fleeting summer. Escaping Australia’s relatively mild winter for the sun in Europe is no secret. It’s magnificent.
The return of the mighty mare Winx strikes this weekend, as trainer Chris Waller kicks off her spring campaign in the Warwick Stakes.
The weather is picking up, and we’re edging our way out of winter and closer to spring. While warmer temperatures may be good for the soul, for racing fans it means the good horses are starting to appear on the scene.
Racing fans across Australia were no doubt delighted to hear word from Lankan Rupee’s trainer Mick Price that the former world’s top ranked sprinter was back in training.
Magic Millions and Golden Slipper winner Capitalist will be back this weekend in a bold showing for a colt, taking on the open class of the Missile Stakes at Randwick.
Minimum bet laws might not make much difference to the casual punter, but to those serious about the game, bookmakers with all the odds in their favour are finally being challenged.
Mike Baird is the Premier of NSW, the state with the biggest population in the Commonwealth.
The NSW Government’s decision to ban greyhound racing from July 1 next year came as a shock, but not necessarily a surprise. The industry is set to disappear, and that’s going to affect more than just trainers and owners.
Finally it has happened. Greyhound racing in New South Wales is no more. Or at least it is not very much more, and is scheduled to be no more fairly soon.
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In a huge blow for the racing industry, New South Wales Premier Mike Baird announced plans to end greyhound racing in the state.
Queensland’s biggest race-day is upon us, with the added complexity that comes with the unveiling of a new Eagle Farm track that was rain-affected enough to call off a meeting last week, but has since been baked by a week of sun.
A momentous change was announced by Racing Victoria yesterday, with the swapping of the Emirates Stakes and Mackinnon Stakes during the Flemington Melbourne Cup carnival.
The Queensland Oaks, while hardly the most esteemed Group 1 race we have in Australia, can produce a nice winner, and it will forever have more cache for having Winx on the winners list.
The Adelaide Group 1 carnival is over, and now Queensland racing gets their chance to shine in the sun they keep telling us they always get. The Stradbroke, Brisbane’s most famous race, is only two weeks away and that means it’s Doomben 10,000 time.
This week gives us another Saturday with Group 1 races in two different states.
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So after another near miss again last week I’m back again to try and change our luck!
The quaddies last weekend stunk, so we are back to focusing on quality racing in Sydney and Melbourne, with the focus mainly on Caulfield for the first major of the season, the Memsie Stakes (1400m).
After another near miss last week I’m back again and looking for some more winners, we are getting close I can smell it!
Ahoy Roarers! We went close in both quaddies last week at Rosehill but hopefully we can snare one, or ideally both, this Saturday. I’ll be previewing the quaddies at Randwick this Saturday, starting off with the early quaddie, with the legs being races two through to five:
G’day Roarers! As always, three out of four… sigh, but hopefully we can bounce back this Saturday. I’ll be previewing the quaddies at Moonee Valley this Saturday, starting off with the early quaddie, with the legs being races two through to five: Moonee Valley Early Quaddie Leg One – SKM Recycling Handicap (78) 1600m: Lahqa […]
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After a disappointing week last week I will be looking to bounce back strongly and tip you into some winners!
Ahoy Roarers! The roughies were out in force at Flemington on Saturday, including the pest that is Nadeem Lass, but hopefully we can bounce back this Saturday.
Ahoy Roarers! We went close in both quaddies last week at Randwick but as always, the bolters were out in force.
We went close in both quaddies last week at Rosehill but as always, the roughies were out in force.
After a tough week last time out, where we couldn’t get the chocolates, we will try our luck again this week and hopefully bring something home.
The roughies were out in force at Caulfield on Saturday, and we couldn’t quite get the job done, but hopefully we can bounce back this week.
The 2015-16 Australian racing season is drawing to a close, so what better time to review those races that captured the imagination, produced spine-tingling finishes or broke the mould.
Hey Roarers after a difficult week last week with a few roughies getting up I’m back to preview both quaddies once again, with the early quaddie being races two through to five and the main quaddie being races six through to nine.
Ahoy Roarers! The roughies were out in force at Flemington on Saturday, including a $101 chance to close out the day, but hopefully we can bounce back this Saturday.
We went close in both quaddies last week at Canterbury but, as always, three legs out of four.