Tag Archives: Greg Miles

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 MELBOURNE CUP, CREATIVITY, HONOURING GREG MILES AND WHY EVERYONE LOVES JOAO

By Hans Ebert Melbourne Cup jockey Joao Moreira praised for 'beautiful' gesture https://t.co/t7KXBf6L1s (Sport) #newzealand #nznews — New Zealand News (@KiwiLiveNews) November 1, 2016 Sometimes when you don’t expect much, you get it all. And yesterday’s Melbourne Cup Day had … Continue reading

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ZAC PURTON IS NOT A HELICOPTER AND OTHER COOL STUFF ABOUT A FRIDGE

Greg Miles might have slightly mangled his call of the Caulfield Cup- his thirty fifth call of the race- by referring to New Zealand’s Opie Bosun-ridden and Murray Baker-trained Mongolian Khan, the winner of the race, as “Magnolian Khan”, but … Continue reading

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THE “CHAMPIONSHIPS”: CAUGHT BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE CALLED ROYAL RANDWICK

“What a crap way to end a crap day of racing!” Disgruntled punter after Day One of “the championships”. And it came to pass that on Easter Monday, April 7, 2015, Day One of “the championships” finally got underway as … Continue reading

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