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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 EVEREST: A REVIEW OF ONE MAN’S CRUSADE TO BRING INNOVATION TO HORSE RACING

By Hans Ebert All eyes are on #TheEverest as we climb towards the richest turf race in the world! @racing_nsw pic.twitter.com/sYnmFiaEk3 — Sky Racing (@SkyRacingAU) February 17, 2017 Over the years, many have made movies about horses, and characters in … Continue reading

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THE THREE AMIGOS GO TO SHATIN AND ALL OVER THE PLACE

Have you missed us, muchachos? The Three Amigos have been holidaying with our favourite señoritas in our luxurious hacienda in Sri Lanka where we went upcountry to Nuwara Elya and watched the local gauchos ride at the recently opened Sri … Continue reading

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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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THE NO LAUGHING MATTER ISSUE

By Keyser Soze CLEAR UP THE DAVID MOODIE ALLEGATIONS. PLEASE. Can the albatross hanging around the neck of Australian racing from the spate of cobalt positives get any murkier? If the scandals in NSW, which claimed the training careers of … Continue reading

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THE DON’T TAKE ANYTHING FOR TROY GRANTED ISSUE

By Keyser Soze TIME FOR ACTION, TROY! Thanks to its cantankerous neighbours down south in bleak city, NSW racing has enjoyed an unwanted and unnecessarily extended honeymoon period escaping the blow torch which MUST be applied to its expanding belly. … Continue reading

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THE “RIDE GUIDE GETS LOST” ISSUE

By Keyser Soze “RIDE OUT” BECOMES BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN… The Australian’s Patrick Smith called for it to be outlawed, while the “Ride Guide’s” creator (?), jockey Chris Symons, the Kim Kardashian and Perez Hilton of Australian racing, donned his now-familiar self-promotion … Continue reading

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THE INTEGRITY AND DJANGO UNCHAINED ISSUE

BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) ———————————————————- By Keyser Soze MURRIHY’S WORDS OF WISDOM He’s only been retired for a matter of weeks, but Racing NSW’s former Chief Steward Ray Murrihy is one of the most sought after “super … Continue reading

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THE LIVING AND BREEDING ISSUE

BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) ———————————————————- By Keyser Soze BREEDERS BRAWL TURNING NASTY Often referred to and regarded as Australian racing’s privileged sector, the powerful thoroughbred breeders have long been treated as being “above the law” by the … Continue reading

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