Tag Archives: Randwick

THE SEIZE THE DAY ISSUE

By Keyser Soze RACING’S “SEIZE THE DAY” OPPORTUNITY Call it whatever you like – a red letter day, a defining moment, an opportunity of opportunities, let your imagination run riot with descriptions, but last Saturday’s racing in both Sydney and … 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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14 THINGS TO FEAR IN HORSE RACING (PART ONE)

*A fifteen minute standup comedy routine by Ryan Moore at the annual gala dinner during Longines Hong Kong International Races. *Danny Nikolic popping up as The Bachelor. *RNSW booking a Milli Vanilli tribute band to attract millennials to the races. … 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 CO-MINGLING AND PIE IN THE SKY ISSUE

By Keyser Soze CO-MINGLING: SEIZE THE DAY! BUT DO THEY KNOW HOW TO, TONTO? It’s distressing enough to be confronted with the challenges which racing faces on all fronts. Imagine climbing Everest and Kilimanjaro with little or no respite? Racing’s … Continue reading

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ENTER THE CHINESE FACE OF RB ENTERTAINMENT 888

Apart from some race goers having to fork out $11 for a plate of chips, the Chinese Race Day last Saturday at Randwick was a commendable initiative. It was, at least, a start-off point to try and expand the consumer … Continue reading

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THE BLUESY MOODY ISSUE

By Keyser Soze JUST CUT THE CRAP, GUYS Yes Peter Moody is again in the headlines, and again, as he has done post Black Caviar, for all the wrong bloody reasons. And Moody’s loyal cheer squad in the racing media … Continue reading

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THE “SEND IN THE CLOWNS” ISSUE

WHEN WILL THEY EVER LEARN? Reading and listening to all the media commentary on the show cause hearings conducted by Racing Victoria stewards into the possible suspension of the training licences of Peter Moody, Danny O’Brien, Mark Kavanagh, and the … Continue reading

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THE BLOW TORCH ISSUE

TURNING THE BLOW TORCH ON SYDNEY RACING Respected Sydney racing journalist Ken Callander, below turned the blow torch on Sydney racing in his Monday weekly column in the Telegraph with a piece titled “Racing for a solution in Sydney”. The … Continue reading

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THE NINNIES ISSUE

WHEN THE ONLY NEWS IS BAD NEWS The surest sign that an industry or business or sport is in trouble is when the only news about it is negative. Front page headlines, lead items on news bulletins, seldom if ever … Continue reading

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