Category Archives: Victorian Racing Club

THE NO LAUGHING MATTER ISSUE

By Keyser Soze CLEAR UP THE DAVID MOODIE ALLEGATIONS. PLEASE. Can the albatross hanging around the neck of Australian racing from the spate of cobalt positives get any murkier? If the scandals in NSW, which claimed the training careers of … Continue reading

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Reader Troy asks, Who rules Racing Australia?

Who rules Racing Australia? This is a question I don’t know the answer to and I’m up for answers! When you read all the related spin around the introduction of the new whip rule that comes into force 1 December … Continue reading

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OH DEAR OH DEAR!

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COMMENTS OF THE DAY

Annette Oliver: In relation to “new’ synthetic or all weather tracks…………..why would RNSW build anything new now when even basic maintenance of tracks has been avoided at all costs for as long as they have been in control of Racing. … Continue reading

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THE KUNTA OF AN ISSUE

WASHOUTS HOLDING RACING TO RANSOM IN NSW The spate of abandoned race meetings in NSW – washed out by the Big Wet which has continued since early Autumn- has again highlighted the bloody-minded and illogical mindset of Racing NSW in … Continue reading

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THE BITCHES AND PIECES CHRISTMAS STOCKING ISSUE

WHERE IS THE MONEY, BILL? The Bill Vlahos soap opera continues to roll on. The Melbourne News Limited flagship tabloid – the Herald Sun- in a front page exclusive on Monday, again focussed on the monumental task facing investigators in … Continue reading

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TVN AND THE BEHIND THE SCENES ISSUE

WHAT FATE AWAITS TVN? There was always a sense of inevitability about the outcome of the Mexican standoff between TVN and Sky Channel over the value of NSW and Victorian racing vision – a standoff which has become an all … Continue reading

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JEWELS, TANTRUMS, TIARAS AND LLOYD

THE ATLANTIC JEWEL MYSTERY The late scratching of champion mare and short priced pre-post favourite Atlantic Jewel literally minutes after final declarations were taken on Tuesday morning has opened a virtual pandora’s box of questions which the Victorian governing body … Continue reading

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GAI GAI, GOONS AND PARIAHS

THE PARIAH THAT IS AMERICAN RACING It’s hard to not draw the conclusion that thoroughbred racing in “Tea Party” land – the once mighty US of A- is allowed to still operate outside every International protocol and rule relating to … Continue reading

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THE FAWLTY TOWERS ISSUE

HOW LONG BEFORE TVN IMPLODES? (Source: Fan Pop) The jungle drums are beating louder and louder about the basket case that is TVN, and from what we are hearing, Oz racing’s broadcaster is about to implode, thanks to the intransigence … Continue reading

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