Tag Archives: Craig Williams

THE GURU LOOKS BACK AT SHATIN ON SUNDAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) At Flemington yesterday, it was, largely, the Craig Williams Show- the jockey riding four winners- and two Group 1 cameos by Craig “Froggie” Newitt to take out the Newmarket aboard Shamexpress and Michael Rodd, below, at his … Continue reading

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THE GOOD, THE BAD AND UGLY ISSUE

NSW MEDIA RIGHTS FIGHT DRAGS ON Kenny Callander’s Daily Telegraph column this week confirmed what many have been dreading – the stalemate or Mexican standoff in the NSW media rights negotiations between Racing NSW and TVN (read the Victorian race … Continue reading

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THE ‘HIGHS AND LOWS” ISSUE

There is nothing better than watching great jockeys riding great horses and which is exactly what we got watching the races from Ascot over the weekend. Who can get tired of watching Frankel? Or who could ignore the riding skills … Continue reading

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THE “HELLO? SO WHAT’S NEW?” ISSUE

Sure, we have an enormous crush on her and might even ask her to be our Facebook friend, but Perth Racing’s Kristi Ulrich resigning and being replaced by Jamie Chadwick reveals a problem prevalent in so many racing clubs. We … Continue reading

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THE “WE TOLD YOU SO” ISSUE

Yes, Brett Prebble did not win the mouthful that is the Cathay Pacific International Jockeys Championship. And, yes, we told you so. Plus after him firing in an objection and having it over-turned, things got worse for the jock when … Continue reading

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THE “HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES” ISSUE

After last weekend’s racing of “progressive greyhounds” and where if one was not somewhere near the lead, there wasn’t a hope in hell of winning, it’s also where we saw some interesting “bits” of racing and some rather “fragile” rides … Continue reading

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THE RAMAGE, ZENYATTA AND DAMAGE CONTROL ISSUE

WHY THERE NEEDS TO BE RAMAGE CONTROL His name is Duncan Ramage and he manages leviathan Malaysian octogenarian owner Dato Tan Chin Nam’s Australian racing interests. And Chin Nam’s name has been synonymous with fellow octogenarian and “living treasure” Bart … Continue reading

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UNLUCKY OAKS RUNNER HEADING FOR HONG KONG?

When the Tim Martin-trained Sasa took its place in the Group 1 Crown Oaks at Flemington today [Thursday], there were many in Hong Kong closely watching its run after it’s great effort over the weekend. After all, the horse is … Continue reading

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