Tag Archives: CAULFIELD

THE GAUCH: ONWARDS AND UPWARDS

By Hans Ebert Call them part of the Old School of horse racing, but, like in music, and every art and sport, there’s no substitute for experience, and still so much that can be learned from them- racing heroes and … Continue reading

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THE WELFARE OF OUR STATE

By Robyn Louw Many years ago, we were away on a family holiday along with my aunt and younger cousins. The baby of the family was at that exploratory stage where they were still finding out about their body and … Continue reading

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THE HONG KONG RACING COVERAGE ISSUE

By Hans Ebert It’s at the Emerald Hotel that many of the Melbourne racing crowd meet, and the joint has a certain, well, lived in atmosphere. It’s rustic- and a little rusty, but no one seems to mind. It’s a … 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 GREAT, THE LATE AND GOING TO THE DOGS

1) LAST RACE FEATURE: A WORK IN PROGRESS At Caulfield last week we heard very mixed reviews of the programming decision by the Melbourne and Moonee Valley Race Clubs to program their feature race as the last race on the … Continue reading

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LAUREN STOJAKOVIC AND A MIRACLES OF LIFE

Last week, we watched that magical horse named Black Caviar gift us with a moment that transcended horse racing. It was a Feel Good Moment that will last forever. Today at Caulfield, we saw the aptly-named Miracles Of Life run … Continue reading

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STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH (11) – BRETT PREBBLE AND THE BEST OF BOTH RACING WORDLS.

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) (Source: HKJC) At Shatin on Sunday, we saw Brett Prebble at his very best when winning on the David Hall-trained Berlinski. This was the Brett Prebble, Hong Kong punters have come to know and appreciate and made … Continue reading

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THE “LET’S GET MOVING” ISSUE

Does one need to know about horse racing to run a racing club? This was a question posed to us by someone after a bad day at the track and one too many beers. Sure, we replied, it helps. And, … Continue reading

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