Category Archives: Racing NSW

THE LACK OF LEADERSHIP ISSUE

By Keyser Soze JUST GET AN ALL WEATHER TRACK IN ALREADY! For how much longer can NSW racing tolerate the stubborn refusal of Racing NSW and its despotic hierarchy to enter the modern age and install two or three all … Continue reading

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THE BACK WITH A VENGEANCE ISSUE

By Hans Ebert BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) CAN RACING SURVIVE THE CHALLENGE OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER? It’s just little over a month since we farewelled 2016, and yet it seems so long ago. Perhaps when historians … Continue reading

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14 THINGS TO FEAR IN HORSE RACING (PART ONE)

*A fifteen minute standup comedy routine by Ryan Moore at the annual gala dinner during Longines Hong Kong International Races. *Danny Nikolic popping up as The Bachelor. *RNSW booking a Milli Vanilli tribute band to attract millennials to the races. … Continue reading

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THE NO LAUGHING MATTER ISSUE

By Keyser Soze CLEAR UP THE DAVID MOODIE ALLEGATIONS. PLEASE. Can the albatross hanging around the neck of Australian racing from the spate of cobalt positives get any murkier? If the scandals in NSW, which claimed the training careers of … Continue reading

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THE LOSING BIG AND THE CORPORATES AFFAIR ISSUE

By Keyser Soze TELEVISION NETWORKS SET TO LOSE BIG ON WAGERING REGULATION… To apply a racing analogy, the contraction of the corporate wagering operators market is a “Certainty”, as we have predicted in recent editions. The shrinking of the market … Continue reading

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THE LET’S GET SERIOUS AND LET’S GET REAL ISSUE

By Keyser Soze BEING OPEN MAKES A DIFFERENCE What a refreshing change listening to two down to earth trainers – David Vandyke, below, and Michael Costa, interviewed this week by Michael Felgate on RSN. David Vandyke’s long and troubled journey, … Continue reading

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THE ALL SHOOK UP ISSUE

By Keyser Soze THE DAVID MOODIE BLUES? Victoria’s now infamous and tedious cobalt saga continues on its destructive path embroiling more prominent names in the Victorian governing body along the way. The past two weeks have seen more of these … Continue reading

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THE DAZED AND CONFUSED ISSUE

By Keyser Soze CONFUSION GRIPS AUSTRALIAN RACING If the current Australian political environment has left people confused and vulnerable, then Racing just might be able to help make the situation worse. If backflips are common in politics where leaders have … Continue reading

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IS PERTH READY FOR A NEW MOVEMENT?

By Hans Ebert They were almost all there in Perth- the leading concert promoters in the region, the usual coterie of music executives who always find a way to attend one of these conferences, mainly for the free ride, and … Continue reading

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THE “CAN IT GET ANY WORSE?” ISSUE

OF MICE AND MEN AND TWITS AND TWITTER Used properly, Twitter is not only an amazing marketing tool, it gives us a voice to bring about Change, and is also so immediate in the absorbing and sharing of news while … Continue reading

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