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THE “METHINKS THOU PROTESTETH TOO MUCH, OH DANNY BOY” ISSUE

COBALT LEAVES TRAINERS DESPERATE AND DATELESS When you’re in a hole stop digging- an apt a truism to describe the mess that Victorian racing’s self appointed and self-styled poster boy for all things associated with integrity – Danny O’Brien- is … Continue reading

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READ, ZAC, DING DONG WANG DOODLES, TIPS AND LIFE LESSONS, THANKS TO NATHAN BERRY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) LIFE’S PRIORITIES AND NATHAN BERRY. Why does it take something like the extremely upsetting news about talented young jockey Nathan Berry being suddenly stricken with a virus while in Singapore on a riding contract before so many … Continue reading

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BIGGEST LOGO FAIL EVER!

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THE CONTINUING ADVENTURES OF THE KID AND WHITEY AT SHATIN- EVEN WHEN THEY WEREN’T THERE.

Zachariah The Kid was relaxing in Phuket, chewing tobacco and shooting beer bottles off a wall. It kept his itchy fingers busy and he laughed madly as the bottles exploded into smithereens. He was twitching like the trigger on a … Continue reading

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THE BLOWTORCH ISSUE

OLIVER IN A TWIST The skeletons just keep falling out of what is very obviously Victorian racing’s bulging closet. It is a very unedifying spectacle to say the least. Victorian racing’s brand, image and integrity has been trashed like never … Continue reading

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THE BIRDIE DUM DUM ISSUE- AND ONE FOR THE BIRDS.

THE X-FACTOR THAT BYPASSED “DASHING DES” We have heard of so many conspiracy theories surrounding the life and times of Danny Nikolic and his compulsive obsession with taking on the “racing police”, and in recent times the “community police”, that … Continue reading

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THE EXPLOSIVE ISSUE

MORE EXPLOSIVE ALLEGATIONS! When it comes to blowing the lid off Victoria’s criminal underworld, they don’t come any better than the Age newspaper’s  John Silvester. “Sly”, as he is affectionately referred to is the doyen of crime journos. The co-author … Continue reading

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THE GURU ON THE RACES AT SHATIN ON SATURDAY (12/05/12)

Frankly, I’m still recovering from watching the win of a horse called Never Doubt Me which ran at Coffs Harbour on a heavy 10 track today (Friday). Jockey Cassandra “Cassie” Schmidt had it last, it was then pushed way out … Continue reading

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THE TRULY WEIRD ISSUE

HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE A WOMAN SCORNED WHO TAKES TO HER FACEBOOK PAGE! As many know by now, a certain Singapore-based Aussie jockey’s wife has returned to Oz from Singapore and immediately got onto her Facebook page to have … 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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