Category Archives: MOONEE VALLEY

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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RACING IN AUSTRALIA AND THE LONG MARCH

By Hans Ebert It’s been a somewhat late Eureka moment, but, as the saying goes, better late than never, and the efforts by racing clubs and others to market the racing product in all its many manifestations to Australia’s burgeoning … 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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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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TWO THUMBS UP AND ANOTHER COX UP

HONG KONG ENTRIES KEEP GETTING BETTER The Moonee Valley race Club must be salivating at the quality of international entries for Hong Kong’s International Day in December. Then again it is increasingly acknowledged as world champions day, so it should … Continue reading

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THE CAMPAIGN TO UNDERMINE TVN CONTINUES

The relentless campaign to undermine TVN from within and without continues unabated. Last week came the revelation that Chairman in waiting John Hartigan had jilted the TVN Board at the altar. He gave TVN a five start spray which has … Continue reading

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THE MOODY BLUES ISSUE [RACINGBITCH]

HERE’S ONE MOODY WHO ISN’T PART OF THE MOODY BLUES. There’s no stopping the Peter Moody juggernaut – and which jockey Luke Nolen is a vital part of and who should never ever be forgotten- as evidenced by the amazing … Continue reading

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THE “CALL IT WHAT YOU WILL” ISSUE

WHYTE PROVES THAT SIZE MATTERS. It was the jockey’s second Derby win and it was John Size’s first Derby win in Hong Kong. This was when the team combined with Fay Fay to take out the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby. … Continue reading

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