Tag Archives: Troy Grant

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 “GOING TO THE DOGS” ISSUE

By Keyser Soze BAITED BY THE ANIMAL ACTIVISTS Politicians and Racing Administrators- and how many on both sides of the fence ever got their jobs other than through a raffle draw is open to debate- have much in common. Their … 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 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 GIVE PEACE A CHANCE ISSUE

THE WAR IS OVER: NOW FOR THE REBUILD Now that the war over vision rights, so bitterly fought out between Racing Victoria and the Tabcorp/Sky Channel duopoly is finally over, the Victorians have a unique opportunity to exploit their bold … Continue reading

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THE KUNTA OF AN ISSUE

WASHOUTS HOLDING RACING TO RANSOM IN NSW The spate of abandoned race meetings in NSW – washed out by the Big Wet which has continued since early Autumn- has again highlighted the bloody-minded and illogical mindset of Racing NSW in … Continue reading

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THE BARE ARSED MURKY FONC ISSUE

NSW COBALT SAGA GETS EVEN MORE MURKY (IF THAT’S POSSIBLE) Yesterday’s hearings into the Sam Kavanagh, pictured below, cobalt positives got into even more murky territory with the level of sensational evidence and allegations making even the most rational and … 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 FLAWED THINKING ISSUE

THE LOSING BATTLE AGAINST DRUGS The report by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) that competitors in such less glamourous and non-mainstream sports such as Darts and Surf Life Saving had returned positives to performance enhancing substances sends a clear … Continue reading

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THE ENTIRE COUNTRY ISSUE

WHY NSW RACING NEEDS TO GO UP THE COUNTRY (LIKE CANNED HEAT) Never in their delirious states of optimistic delusion could The Boffins of Druitt Street (good name for a reality TV series), have ever imagined the traction and success … Continue reading

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