Category Archives: BLACK CAVIAR DAY

THE DÉJÀ VU ISSUE

RACING’S FAILURE TO COMMUNICATE Racing just doesn’t get it, does it? It is just so far behind other sports in its ability to even get to first base and communicate, engage and improve its footprint among the wider community. it … Continue reading

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THE CAMPAIGN TO UNDERMINE TVN CONTINUES

The relentless campaign to undermine TVN from within and without continues unabated. Last week came the revelation that Chairman in waiting John Hartigan had jilted the TVN Board at the altar. He gave TVN a five start spray which has … Continue reading

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SILENCE IS NOT GOLDEN ISSUE

The abysmal failure of Racing Victoria to respond proactively to the rampant allegations of race fixing and assure both the racing and general community that it will hunt down the race fixers and drive them out of horse racing is … Continue reading

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THE INTEGRITY ISSUE

From where we were sitting, Saturday was a Day Of Shame for Australian racing. Short-priced favourites biting the dust happen everywhere. That’s racing. But, apart from in Brisbane- and how good is Jeff Lloyd going over there along with two … Continue reading

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THE BARE BONES ISSUE

With Racing Victoria Chief Executive Rob Hines sticking like glue to his plan to exit his post in November and the surprise resignation of Andrew Harding from his relatively nondescript position as CEO of the Australian Racing Board (ARB), it … Continue reading

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THE “LET’S STUFF IT UP” ISSUE

To make up for lost time, the term “social media” is being trotted out by many from Ye Olde School of Marketing as some sorta panacea to cure all ills. And so, like Don Quixote, off they go with their … Continue reading

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