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Dixie

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Author of stuff like ‘Jay Ford wins often’, ‘The quaddie killer’ and ‘Speculation domination’... Only eats at restaurants recommended by Glen Boss. Enjoys making niche/untrue statements about punting success.

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Yasssss!! Well played, I needed it to kick me in front. Worse – I stayed off the beers last night and booked an early tee time this morning, still played rubbish…

Spring racing selections: Kembla Grange tips for Saturday, November 21

Tricky old day, ended up slightly on the right side thanks to the big bet on Super, looks a good’un. Strawb disappointing, a couple of the speculators found dead ends or really hung out in the straight.

Spring racing selections: Newcastle tips for Saturday, November 14

Good shout – Scone is a beauty. That Gust of Wind win, wow

Spring racing selections: Newcastle tips for Saturday, November 14

Yeah unlucky last start. Interesting? I’ll have a nibble…

Spring racing selections: Newcastle tips for Saturday, November 14

Between us we were all over it! I see he’s off to Perth, he’ll get his G1 there?

Spring racing selections: Golden Eagle meeting and Derby Day tips at Rosehill and Flemington

I think he gets some things wrong across both roles, but the fields to these races ate tip-top…

Spring racing selections: Golden Eagle meeting and Derby Day tips at Rosehill and Flemington

Blitzar fits my Highway criteria, won last start, weight drop. Was a nice little win too, showed some gas when he saw daylight.
Bloody scratching got me again with Quintessa, think Yulong Prince is a good bet at the price.

Spring racing selections: Golden Eagle meeting and Derby Day tips at Rosehill and Flemington

Unfortunately Sound found the other end of the riding spectrum, boy if I had a dollar for every time a horse I back at the Valley ends up 3 or 4 back the fence. You can’t win from there!

Spring racing selections: Randwick and Moonee Valley day tips for Saturday, October 24

Not a bad day out. Ended slightly in front – so many scratchings and the track deterioration knocked a couple of others out. What about Bossy? He’s ridden two winners in NSW since the new season started in August, bobs up in the WFA championship, gives an import the optimum run and takes home the prize. Amazing.

Spring racing selections: Randwick and Moonee Valley day tips for Saturday, October 24

All around it on Saturday, ended on the dreaded duck! Classique Legend far too good, you’d think the world is his oyster. Verry Elleegant ditto, although Anthony looked very classy in 2nd. Great day of racing, on to Cox Plate week!
It’s Me I guess is the other one – almost got stuck in the pocket, got the job done though. While hindsight is 20/20, if you were the slot holder, would she run better that Dollar for Dollar in The Everest?

Spring racing selections: The Everest and Caulfield Cup day tips for Saturday, 17 October

Alta Oro? I believe that’s a farm for dwarf goats in California?!?? Alfa Oro is probably more likely to win (you know what I mean).
Shout out to my brother-in-law for the heads-up, not hard to confuse him but I can’t blame him with that one

Spring racing selections: The Everest and Caulfield Cup day tips for Saturday, 17 October

Although the new double worked a treat!

Spring racing selections: Randwick and Caulfield tips for Saturday, 10 October

One of those days! He was 51 into 13, I didn’t know I had that sort of sway…
Personal good too, just a couple of near misses

Spring racing selections: Randwick and Caulfield tips for Saturday, 10 October

I missed the exotics, left out Funstar! What a day, hope you ended up on the right side.

Spring racing selections: Randwick and Flemington tips for Saturday, 3 October

He did kick, was a good effort. I didn’t have him leading. You end up ok? Athiri saved me

Spring racing selections: Randwick and Flemington tips for Saturday, 3 October

Ah! The B&E roll was the highlight of my day. On the canvas. Rothfire an interesting one. Barrier? 1400? Are you happy now with him as your Everest horse?

Spring racing selections: Rosehill and Caulfield tips for Saturday, 26 September

Pressure on for an unlikely repeat next week I guess! Thanks for the comment, what a day

Spring racing selections: Randwick and Caulfield tips for Saturday, 19 September

Woo hoo! Thanks for the comments. Massive day, I left Kolding out so missed the quaddie, he’s back with a bang. Glad you got on Taikomochi, was a good watch.

Spring racing selections: Randwick and Caulfield tips for Saturday, 19 September

Thanks Jess – good little starter!

Sydney racing selections: Randwick tips for Saturday, 5 September

Not bad from memory. Highlight was a guy chasing us for our losing tickets, turns out he’d have a massive win a few weeks earlier (5 figures) and was trying to balance the books and avoid the tax man!

Sydney racing selections: Randwick tips for Saturday, 5 September

Wow – didn’t know they’d rescheduled it! We did it in 2011, what a track!

Sydney racing selections: Randwick tips for Saturday, 5 September

Follow up a huge weekend of winners with the customary duck. Enjoy the uber driving TommyP

Sydney racing selections: Randwick tips for Saturday, 22 August

Happy days – Witherspoon will run in Melbourne, I can have my cake and eat it too…

Sydney racing selections: Randwick tips for Saturday, 22 August

The way you drive that’s good for everyone Tommy. Well played – I backed it and with scratchings got 13.40! I know a win’s a win but eek…

Sydney racing selections: Randwick tips for Saturday, 15 August

Big day Steven! Nice one

Sydney racing selections: Randwick tips for Saturday, 15 August