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30/05/13 I always think that it’s funny to see the different ways that all the various so called “experts” dissect a race and a nark via email yesterday took me …

29/05/13 On 30/8/12 I publicly placed on this website the first of what was to be 12 monthly articles proving how financially catastrophic the practice of backing horses resuming from …

21/05/13 On 6/12/12 in an article entitled “Tattsbet Grossly False and Misleading Advertising Continues Unabated” which can be read HERE – I noted that the Tattsbet banner advertising on various websites, …

20/05/13 For those who were pushing out zeds late last night when the two big international races were being run at Kranji in Singapore, the Aussie owned and or trained …

15/05/13 On 7/2/2013 I penned the first of 12 monthly stories proving that backing horses that haven’t won a race anywhere for the last 52 weeks or more, when those …

09/05/13 Well what a week in racing we’ve had. It would be as funny as a tin of worms if it wasn’t so serious. Down in Sydney A’s accused B …

08/05/13 On 30/8/12 I publicly placed on this website the first of what will be 12 monthly articles proving how financially catastrophic the practice of backing horses resuming from a …

07/05/13 With all the negative press in the racing industry due to the Singleton/Waterhouse dramas regarding Group 1 flop More Joyous, the Heathcote/Cassidy enquiry yesterday, the Liberal government now advising …

01/05/13 Given the current dramas happening in the thoroughbred industry – I came across this very pertinent headline in an interesting article written by Warwick Hobson, over 28 years ago, …

25/04/13 The age old question in the racing industry is what is its more important aspect – the punter, owner, trainer, breeder or the prizemoney? And you can bet “London …

24/04/13 It was good to see Pierro retired after his gallant second in the two-million dollar Group 1 Doncaster Handicap at Randwick last Saturday. Why was it “good to see”? …

16/04/13 It seems to me as an outsider looking in that the incompetence that is Tattsbet just continues on unabated. As per several stories I’ve penned here in the last …

11/04/13 On 30/8/12 I publicly placed on this website the first of what will be 12 monthly articles proving how financially catastrophic the practice of backing horses resuming from a …

09/04/13 The first thing that I want to comment on from last Saturday’s race meetings is the amazing capacity of racetracks to dry out during the night, even when rain …

08/04/13 Golden Slipper day came and went for another year and I’m sure that given the passage of time most of the starters in the race will be proven to …

04/04/13 When his eyes closed for the final time in the Allamanda Private Hospital at the Gold Coast on 29 June 1991 after an 18-month battle with cancer, the curtain …

27/03/14 After recent events which I have personally witnessed, Racing Queensland, the governing body of the sport in Queensland really needs to employ a “secret shopper” style of person to …

26/03/13 There are numerous interesting stories in racing but in many instances they don’t constitute a full article, so today I’d like to take another trip back down memory lane …

26/03/14 A couple of weeks ago on this website I put up Part 1 of the historical feature on writings of the late Clif Cary and noted that prior to …

21/03/13 Last week on Justracing I penned the first of what was to be three stories re Gai Waterhouse Magic Millions and Inglis yearling sale purchases for both herself and …

21/03/14 I know from a lifetime spent in either 1) management roles in large companies, or 2) running my own business for 17 years, that it’s impossible to keep everybody …

20/03/13 There is no question that Star Thoroughbreds is one of the best known thoroughbred syndication companies operating around Australia. The Justracing website has been operating since 1997 meaning it’s …

19/03/13 Nowhere was it more apparent that Tattsbet, which is the “home TAB” for each of Queensland, the Northern Territory, South Australia and Tasmania, needs to be swallowed up by …

17/03/14 It is my considered opinion, that as an industry it’s a miracle that racing survives, as weekly, simply to survive, it has to overcome such a vast array of …

14/03/13 It’s fair to say that the two major Australian bloodstock sales companies – Gold Coast based Magic Millions and Sydney based Inglis – are pretty well connected. In the …

07/03/13 On 30/8/12 I publicly placed on this website the first of what will be 12 monthly articles proving how financially catastrophic the practice of backing horses resuming from a …

06/03/13 On 7/2/2013 I penned the first of what will be a monthly story proving that it is financially a quick way to the poor house to back horses that …

04/03/13 Last Saturday saw Queensland unfortunately lose a host of thoroughbred race meetings due to rain when each of Eagle Farm, Gatton, Gold Coast, Thangool, Chinchilla and Toowoomba (on today) …

27/02/13 Today I’d like to take a trip back down memory lane to some of the interesting racing stories of yesteryear – and to that end here’s some snippets of …

22/02/13 Adelaide’s 29-year-old apprentice Lauren Stojakovic has just one sleep left before she has the chance of a lifetime, in a lifetime of chance to become the toast of Australian …