Tag Archives: Moonee Valley

WHEN HORSE RACING GETS UGLY

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk “Hans, after the last race on Friday night, a drunken punter got stuck into Dwayne Dunn telling him that he slaughtered Miss Gunpowder in the race. Dwayne went over to punter and the abuse continued. One … Continue reading

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THE CRAIG WILLIAMS INCIDENT: WHO’S TO BLAME?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Reports last night that Craig Williams was spat on by a disgruntled punter at Moonee Valley last night. Was that publilshed anywhere today? — Keith Hillier (@KeithHillier2) October 27, 2017 On Friday night at Moonee Valley, … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING, YOU HAVE A PROBLEM

By Hans Ebert It’s all been a bit quiet. It’s almost as if the sport needs some magic potion to rev up the Excitement Barometer. From speaking also to others, horse racing seems to be going through a bit of … Continue reading

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WINX: SIMPLY THE BEST. HOW MANY RACING CLUBS CAN SAY THAT?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Something magical happened at Moonee Valley yesterday. Winx won the Cox Plate- for the second time- and by so doing, transformed the face of racing. How many understand this? That’s debatable. Winx, Hughie Bowman, Chris Waller … Continue reading

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THE NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN MOODY BLUES ISSUE

By Keyser Soze PETER MOODY RIDES HIS SEESAW If Australian racing’s underclass had its way they’d declare a national day of mourning to commemorate Pater Moody’s decision to take his bat and ball and leave the oval. The reason for … Continue reading

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JAMES MATHERS WRITES IN ABOUT THE GOSFORD RACE CLUB AND LEADERSHIP

Dear Sir Let me qualify my comments below by stating that I am a strong supporter of the Gosford Race Club and all things Central Coast, New South Wales. My family has made a significant investment on the Central Coast; … 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 ZAC PURTON INTERVIEW, ANKLE BITERS, POSTCARDS FROM MAURITIUS AND THE FAST TRACKER AT SHATIN

———————————— POSTCARDS FROM MAURITIUS FROM DANIEL MOOR It’s been a busy few days since touching down in Mauritius, quickly settling into the accommodation, then heading to the track to meet with racing administration, committee, raceday staff and the ever-hungry journos.

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THE NIGHT AND DAY ISSUE

THE VERY DIFFERENT NIGHT RACING EXPERIENCE. The prospect of night racing at Randwick has been raised again. This time by you know who. And similar to anything and everything that comes out of Druitt Street, there was the inevitable fine … Continue reading

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THE TALE OF TWO CITIES ISSUE

A TALE OF TWO VERY DIFFERENT CITIES. The weekend’s racing in Sydney and Melbourne told a very telling tale of two very, very, different cities. The contrasts went a long way towards explaining why racing in bleak city is able … Continue reading

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