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... mimicking a chihuahua barking at the gates of hell but horse racing is good and keeps me happy.

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Handicapping the Darley Classic

Handicapping the Darley Classic

11 Nov 2017

On Tuesday I detailed my working of a traditional handicap. Today we will have a look at a set-weight race – the Darley Classic, a 1200-metre run under weight-for-age conditions (WFA).

The well-weighted five in the Melbourne Cup

The well-weighted five in the Melbourne Cup

7 Nov 2017

Before we get to the good stuff, a little explanation is required about handicapping terminology.

Avdulla’s grey area criticism

Avdulla's grey area criticism

17 Oct 2017

Reading Brenton Avdulla’s explanation of his Chautauqua ride in The Everest, published on Racing.com, disappointed me.

Thoughts on Almandin, Humidor and the Derby

Thoughts on Almandin, Humidor and the Derby

9 Oct 2017

The racing over the last six weeks has been memorable. Every week something spectacular. A veritable meteorite shower of racing highlights and the show has only started to ramp up.

Blowing up the latest world rankings that place Winx in third

Blowing up the latest world rankings that place Winx in third

12 Nov 2016

Winx ranked third to Arrogate and California Chrome in the latest release of the official IFHA (International Federation of Horseracing Associations) racehorse rankings.

Say no more, nudge nudge, Winx Winx

Say no more, nudge nudge, Winx Winx

24 Oct 2016

A couple of years ago I was moved to write about Aidan O’Brien and Ryan Moore’s performances to win the Cox Plate with Adelaide.