Tag Archives: Melbourne Spring Carnival

WINXELLENT, HUGHIE!!!

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Sometimes you eat the bear, sometimes the bear eats you, sometimes, one monkey don’t stop no show, and then there are those special days when one extraordinary horse saves a country’s entire weekend of racing. Finished … Continue reading

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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS RACING.COM GALLOPING TO AND WITH WHO BY ITS SIDE?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk We’re not quite getting it. Then again, it’s been a long time since we understood how exactly racing in Victoria works. Or continues to unravel with no signs of a knight in shiny armour to put … Continue reading

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TIME FOR SOME EXECUTIVE ACTION, RACING CLUBS…

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk There’s a wonderful recording by the late Billy Preston, the only musician to be credited on a Beatles recording- he played keyboards on “Get Back”- called “That’s The Way God Planned It” and which is on … Continue reading

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THE AMBUSHED BY EVEREST ISSUE

WHEN RIVALRY IS AMBUSHED BY VINDICTIVENESS In Politics, Disunity is Death. It’s the same for any commercial sector or sporting code. In the dark and distant past, rivalries in sport were often marked by vindictiveness and played out in the … 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 TECHNOCRATIC AND LEMMINGS ISSUE

The lemmings seem to be in super-charged mode these days and it’s quite interesting to see how many are staying true to form and with the blind leading the blind. Right now, the investment de jour for those in the … Continue reading

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