Tag Archives: RSN

SCALING DOWN THE EVEREST

By Hans Ebert Call us masochists, but despite listening to adverts where Louise calls Nanna in her new retirement home, and more otherworldly weirdness like suggesting that Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Mel Gibson and others have reached retirement age and … Continue reading

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THE LET’S GET SERIOUS AND LET’S GET REAL ISSUE

By Keyser Soze BEING OPEN MAKES A DIFFERENCE What a refreshing change listening to two down to earth trainers – David Vandyke, below, and Michael Costa, interviewed this week by Michael Felgate on RSN. David Vandyke’s long and troubled journey, … Continue reading

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THE SANCTIMONIOUS AND HIDEOUSLY HYPOCRITICAL ISSUE

By Keyser Soze TIME TO END THE HYPOCRISY The past week has seen some of the most blatant hypocrisy and disingenuous commentary about the turmoil which Victorian racing has created by its own stained hands, and which has inflicted long … Continue reading

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THE ISSUES ISSUE

BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) By Keyser Soze DES O’KEEFE: MAN FOR ALL CAUSES He is racing’s Man For All Seasons – correction – Man For All Causes, the Jockeys Association Chief Executive and Braveheart Des O’Keefe. He … Continue reading

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THE JUSTICE FOR SOME ISSUE

By Keyser Soze in Australia THE REAL FIGHT NOW BEGINS FOR O’BRIEN AND KAVANAGH To the surprise of no one, the Victorian Racing and Appeals Board delivered the guilty finding in the cobalt cases against trainers Danny O’Brien and Mark … Continue reading

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THE “IT’S ALL ABOUT TIMING” ISSUE

By Keyser Soze WHIPPING UP A FRENZY- WHEN THE HORSE HAS BOLTED. Racing Australia’s predictable rejection of the eleventh hour changes to the whips rules proposed by the Jockeys Association surprised nobody. With the support of all State Governing Bodies, … Continue reading

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THE ROB MONTGOMERY WHIPPERSNAPPER ISSUE

By Keyser Soze WHO IS ROB MONTGOMERY? We’ve never heard of him, and it’s doubtful if others have, but apparently Rob Montgomery is a senior member of the Victorian stewards panel. Perhaps he doesn’t know that himself, if his comments … Continue reading

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THE LIGHTEN UP ISSUE

FIX YOUR OWN BACKYARD UP FIRST? HMMMMM? Under the headline “Southern Comfort”, the Tele’s Nic Ashman gave the Victorians (“our poor southern cousins”, as he called them), a decent serve on the composition of this weekend’s Caulfield Cup field, inferring … Continue reading

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THE CHEAP POLITICS ISSUE

By Keyzer Soze RACING – AMBUSHED FROM WITHIN Politics, as we have witnessed repeatedly in Australia in recent times is a blood sport, distinguished by a series of ugly, and often deadly, public ambushes, double crosses and assassinations. Dignity, ethics, … 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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