Tag Archives: RAY THOMAS
THE GAME OF THRONES ISSUE
VICTORIANS PREPARE FOR WAR The battle lines have been well and truly drawn in the media rights war with a clear demarcation between the protagonists – Racing Victoria and its preferred partner, the powerful media conglomerate Seven West Media and … Continue reading
THE WARRING STATES AND SPY VS SPY ISSUE
OH, RAY THOMAS. YOU’RE SUCH A JOKER! OR SHOULD THAT BE, SUCH A JOKE? “The runaway success of Sydney’s The Championships has indirectly prompted the Victoria Racing Club to alter its marketing strategies for the iconic Melbourne Cup Carnival. Sydney’s … Continue reading
KABOOM! EMAIL OF THE YEAR SO FAR!
Wow – Messara – announced via Ray Thomas of course, has decided that improving returns to owners and maintaining training tracks (at all) may improve things in Racing in NSW. A Eureka moment obviously…. that is and has been reality … Continue reading
BALANCE SHEETS, MENTAL IMBALANCE AND BALANCING ACTS
RACING NSW BALANCE SHEET AVOIDS SCRUTINY – AGAIN. It took the Financial Review, a non mainstream Fairfax tabloid, to run the ruler over Racing NSW’s Annual report and report what its own sister newspaper the Sydney Morning Herald and the … Continue reading
WILL THEY EVER MEET AGAIN?
It’s been a long time since Australian racing has been fortunate enough to have two three year old colts of the calibre of Pierro and All Too Hard. They are two world class colts who would not be out of … Continue reading
THE “QUE?” ISSUE
Every industry today has woken up, smelt the same coffee and have come to the realization that without broadening its appeal to bring in new consumers, they are dead simply ‘cos their current core group of consumers are dying- literally. … Continue reading
THE “ANGER MANAGEMENT” ISSUE
HONG KONG’S HOME OFFICE POLICY LETS RACING DOWN BADLY Hong Kong’s leading racing journalist Alan Aitken’s “On The Rails” column in the South China Morning Post last week highlighted a striking, and in these days, anti-competitive and unacceptable anomaly facing … Continue reading