Tag Archives: Channel 78

THE GREAT ESCAPE ISSUE

BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) ———————————————————- By Keyser Soze RACING.COM’S GREAT ESCAPE Even the great magician and illusionist Harry Houdini would have shuddered at the unnecessarily and inexplicably risky high stakes misadventure played out by racing.com in its … Continue reading

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THE GLITCH ISSUE

By our correspondents in Australia GUNSHOTS REVERBERATE OUTSIDE RACING The brazen and cowardly attempt to intimidate, silence and hurt Victorian Chief Steward Terry Bailey must rightly be seen outside the confines of the racing industry, a view correctly articulated in … Continue reading

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THE CATCH 22 ISSUE

ARE THE RULE MAKERS GETTING IT RIGHT? It has become a common practice these days in the Australian racing landscape for new or amended rules of racing to be introduced either nationally, or at a local level, virtually each month. … Continue reading

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WHERE TO NOW, AMIGOS, AND HONG KONG RACING’S BIG GONG THEORY

To those in Hong Kong thinking they can still watch The New Three Amigos and their “Racing To Win” extravagonzola, plus those Happy Wednesday night’s “Trackside” programme, and the ‘live’ weekend racing on the financially bereft terrestrial television station ATV … Continue reading

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THE HOPELESSLY HOPING ISSUE

NEW CHANNEL CARRIES PLENTY OF HOPE Saturday’s Melbourne race meeting at Caulfield carries significance which cannot be understated with the launch of the much-anticipated free-to-air racing only channel – Channel 78 (aka Racing.Com), a joint venture between Racing Victoria and … Continue reading

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THE GIVE PEACE A CHANCE ISSUE

THE WAR IS OVER: NOW FOR THE REBUILD Now that the war over vision rights, so bitterly fought out between Racing Victoria and the Tabcorp/Sky Channel duopoly is finally over, the Victorians have a unique opportunity to exploit their bold … Continue reading

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