Category Archives: Jockeys and Betting

THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGING

Who would have thought that a racing radio station would be playing Start Me Up by the Stones at 10.43am between races? But that’s exactly what Perth’s Racing Radio did on Monday before heading off to Echuca for the call … Continue reading

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THE ABSURD ISSUE

THE THEATRE OF THE ABSURD (Source: MOB) They really should consider renaming Randwick’’s new Theatre of the Horse, the Theatre of the Absurd after the events of this week pertaining to the grossly tiresome coverage of the dust up between … Continue reading

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THE BEST AND WORST ISSUE

SHE’S SIMPLY THE BEST! They must have had that predictive sixth sense about Black Caviar when the lyrics to Tina Turner’s musical anthem were written decades before the wonder mare was even a twinkle in the eyes of anyone associated … Continue reading

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THE GURU ON TONIGHT’S HAPPY VALLEY MEETING

Many are salivating thinking of the upcoming clash in the Longines Hong Kong Mile between Glorious Days, Packing Whiz and Ambitious Dragon -and which means a duel to the wire between Dougie Whyte, The lethal Zac Attack and Barney Bam … Continue reading

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THE GURU WITH TEN TIPS ON WHAT TO DO DURING HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES WEEK

The Guru is published courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk Visit the site which has evolved into a more “indie” look at horse racing and see if you agree to the lists of the World’s Best Jockeys and The Best And Most Underrated … 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 “WHY IT REALLY WAS A HAPPY WEDNESDAY” ISSUE!

It was a Wednesday when the stars aligned and the usually great Happy Wednesday at Happy Valley hit a new high- and on a global scale. After all, the night before at Royal Ascot, Hong Kong’s Little Bridge at 14’s … Continue reading

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THE “CHANGING OF THE GUARD” ISSUE

They’re not only changing the guard at Buckingham Palace, the changing on the guard is taking all around the world and in every industry. Of course, in the racing industry- and, at least, there still is an industry- there is … Continue reading

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