Tag Archives: Sky Channel

THE BLUESY MOODY ISSUE

By Keyser Soze JUST CUT THE CRAP, GUYS Yes Peter Moody is again in the headlines, and again, as he has done post Black Caviar, for all the wrong bloody reasons. And Moody’s loyal cheer squad in the racing media … 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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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 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

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THE DAVID MOODIE BLUES ISSUE

———————— A NEW AND VERY MOODIE ERA FOR VICTORIAN RACING New Racing Victoria Chairman David Moodie was quick to get on the front foot and tackle the vexed question of conflict of interest, which contributed to the demise of his … Continue reading

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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

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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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THE STINGING ISSUE

CO-MINGLING’S STING IN THE TAIL FOR AUSTRALIAN RACING Let’s not beat around the bush – Co-mingling Australian racing pools with the only legal international racing pool that matters – Hong Kong, both in terms of size, financially and integrity, is … 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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