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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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THE LIAR LIAR ISSUE

LIES, LIES AND MORE DAMNED LIES Australian racing’s thick skin- as thick as a rhinoceros hide, and, often, as thick as a brick- has become part of its DNA and culture over recent years with scandal after scandal threatening without … Continue reading

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MAGIC, MARKETING AND CANCELING OUR SCMP SUBSCRIPTION

Joao Moreira has not only hit the ground running, he’s hit the tracks of Hong Kong flying as if on Steppenwolf’s Magic Carpet Ride. Well, he IS The Magic Man and at Shatin yesterday won his first Group race in … Continue reading

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THE GURU ON THE RACES AT SHATIN ON SATURDAY (12/05/12)

Frankly, I’m still recovering from watching the win of a horse called Never Doubt Me which ran at Coffs Harbour on a heavy 10 track today (Friday). Jockey Cassandra “Cassie” Schmidt had it last, it was then pushed way out … Continue reading

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