Tag Archives: ATC

A NOD IS AS GOOD AS A WINX ISSUE

TWEET OF THE DAY Michael Freedman granted a trainer's license for next season in HK? Smart move, especially with the future in mind👍 pic.twitter.com/KdLkDxvvmS — RacingB*tch (@Racingb_tch) February 17, 2017 IS RACING ITS OWN WORST ENEMY? It is stating the … 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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NORM SNOWDEN WRITES IN ON ANALOGIES, THE ATC AND THE SILLY SEASON

Ah, the silly season . . . the ATC out of hibernation . . . the distraction of a spring Carnival . . . forums, elections, AGMs . . . oh, and of course Christmas, the actual silly season . … Continue reading

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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE AUSTRALIAN TURF CLUB FROM ROB RIGG

Dear Racing Bitch Just my thoughts on the ATC. With the Championships done for another year let me firstly congratulate all those involved in putting this wonderful event together with particular mention to the equine athletes, the jockeys and trainers … Continue reading

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THE CO-MINGLING AND PIE IN THE SKY ISSUE

By Keyser Soze CO-MINGLING: SEIZE THE DAY! BUT DO THEY KNOW HOW TO, TONTO? It’s distressing enough to be confronted with the challenges which racing faces on all fronts. Imagine climbing Everest and Kilimanjaro with little or no respite? Racing’s … Continue reading

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THE “WHIPPING INTO NON ACTION” ISSUE

By Keyser Soze BREEDERS LEVY: THE GREAT ESCAPE Australia’s premier annual yearling sale – the William Inglis Easter sale- kicks off in Sydney next Tuesday. The three day sale showcases le crème de la crème of Australia’s thoroughbred yearlings and, … Continue reading

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THE NOBODY’S RIGHT WHEN EVERYBODY IS WRONG ISSUE

By Keyser Soze MOODY DODGES A MISSILE, BUT NOT A BULLET For anyone following the cobalt case involving Peter Moody with an open mind, and, more importantly, making an assessment or judgment on the outcome based on fact and fact … Continue reading

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THE HOUSE OF CARDS ISSUE

By Keyser Soze RICHIE RICHBOY’S PROBLEMS GOT A WHOLE LOT WORSE… Oh, Richie Richboy, you’re in deep, deep bird droppings, aren’t you? Ray Murrihy and the racing police have set March 10 as Liam Prior’s and your own date with … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING IN AUSTRALIA: ENTER THE DRAGONS

For over two decades, there has been “horse racing” in Mainland China. But once the smoke and mirrors have cleared, these are only bibs and bobs to this being a reality on the scale the sport is meant to be. … Continue reading

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ATC, NORM SNOWDEN WRITES TO SAY THAT HE’S FINALLY HAPPY! WELL, ALMOST.

I can’t remember the last time I went to the races in Sydney and was really looking forward to spending Australia Day at Royal Randwick, until the edict was issued – only the new stand will be open, the Officials … Continue reading

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