Tag Archives: Darren Gauci

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 BIBS AND BOBS AND SPINNING OUTTA CONTROL ISSUE

By Keyser Soze in Australia MORE SYCOPHANTIC PROPAGANDA ON NSW RACING He’s NSW racing’s “reliable man”. The NSW limited rag – the Daily Smellygraph’s Racing Editor Ray Thomas, always ready and willing to hit the keyboard and talk up and … Continue reading

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REVISED: RACINGB*TCH TALKS TO ONE-TIME CHAMPION JOCKEY OF MACAU AND TOP BLOKE- JOHN DIDHAM

He was the Douglas Whyte of Macau in that he totally dominated racing in what was then still a Portuguese enclave. The Vegas boys hadn’t moved in with their lock, slots and smoking barrels, and it was a time when … Continue reading

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NEW JOCKEYS: WHO IS REALLY READY TO BOARD HONG KONG’S STARSHIP ENTERPRISE?

It’s all about putting in the hard work- and by that, it’s not just about turning up for trackwork and making one’s self available for rides. It’s about how you go out there and promote and market yourself to owners, … Continue reading

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THE “WHO CARES?” ISSUE

“You must understand that racing club only care about the big punters. Entertainment is a distraction to them”. Someone we were having dinner with was pummeling our ears with this “news”. “It’s all and ONLY about turnover” and, talking about … Continue reading

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THE “HOWLER” OF AN ISSUE

THERE’S A BAD MOON RISING OVER NSW RACING Call it an impending storm, the eye of the storm or whatever, but the inescapable fact is that Queensland Racing’s decision to sign up to a fixed percentage of gross profit or … Continue reading

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