Tag Archives: RNSW

James Mathers on the leadership issues affecting racing in Australia

Dear Hans Thank you for your very good article on leadership in the racing industry published last Friday. An outstanding article. In recent days, I have been pilloried on Twitter because of my criticism of the lack of leadership in … Continue reading

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JAMES MATHERS WEIGHS IN ON THE STATE OF RACING IN SYDNEY

So where do we start. My comments are restricted to racing in Sydney. I don’t think they should apply to Melbourne or Hong Kong, very different racing jurisdictions. Sadly the industry has just about thrown everything at Sydney racing…. grand … 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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DOES RACING TRULY UNDERSTAND THAT CONTENT MUST BE KING, QUEEN AND SERF?

By Hans Ebert Racing.com recently launched a campaign to attract advertisers. Apart from its wagering partner sponsors, Crownbet and Luxbet, and a handful of Race Clubs does it have any? The strategy is that the site and television channel will … Continue reading

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JAMES MATHERS WRITES IN ABOUT THE GOSFORD RACE CLUB AND LEADERSHIP

Dear Sir Let me qualify my comments below by stating that I am a strong supporter of the Gosford Race Club and all things Central Coast, New South Wales. My family has made a significant investment on the Central Coast; … Continue reading

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COMMENTS OF THE DAY

Annette Oliver: In relation to “new’ synthetic or all weather tracks…………..why would RNSW build anything new now when even basic maintenance of tracks has been avoided at all costs for as long as they have been in control of Racing. … 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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KABOOM! EMAIL OF THE YEAR SO FAR!

Wow – Messara – announced via Ray Thomas of course, has decided that improving returns to owners and maintaining training tracks (at all) may improve things in Racing in NSW. A Eureka moment obviously…. that is and has been reality … Continue reading

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NORM SWINDEN ASKS,”SERIOUSLY, IS IT THAT DIFFICULT?”

My ATC Membership Musings:- · Race days – 7.30am – open 1 entry gate with one staff member or security guard for Members. Then 1 of 2 options – 1. Allow Members to enter all areas or 2. Corral all … Continue reading

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MICHAEL INGLIS SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT

Dear RB I feel the need to address a couple of important factual errors in this email trail. Firstly neither the ATC nor RNSW were responsible for the the number of Registered Owners for horses and hence names appearing in … Continue reading

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