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21/02/13 Black Caviar’s career to this point teaches racing devotees valuable lessons that they can utilise for the rest of their life, if they are smart enough to pick up …

20/02/13 It’s a well-known fact of life in racing that if you want to know the state of health of the racing industry, a good place to start is by …

14/02/13 Commencing today it is my intention from this day forth to occasionally run a feature racing story that I consider is of historical significance for my readers. As I …

13/02/13 Just because he was born as the son of successful jockey Phillip Wolfgram and proven city winning thoroughbred trainer Tracey Wolfgram, there was no guarantee that Travis Wolfgram, now …

08/02/13 The one broodmare – Helsinge – may have the utterly amazing statistic of having two of her progeny being “champions” of the Australian turf in the one year. She’s …

07/02/13 On 27/12/12 I penned a story entitled “New Year Punting Resolution Number Two: Don’t back horses that haven’t won a race for 52 weeks or more in Saturday city …

24/01/13 Yesterday I advised of four steps that people should familiarise themselves with when buying a yearling, or getting involved with a trainer or a syndicate company in a yearling …

23/01/13 As per yesterday’s Justracing story, research by Miller’s Guide showed that you can spend $2,500,000 on a yearling – call it Killy – and yet the horse never once …

22/01/13 Without blowing my own trumpet, the thoroughbred racing in this country arguably owes an eternal debt of gratitude to the Justracing website for virtually single-handedly stamping out the rot …

17/01/13 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 …

15/01/13 My wife and I recently lost a dear family friend to what must surely be the most dreadful disease that can ever affect a human being – leukaemia. The …

14/01/13 When the sun first peeped its boiling hot head over the horizon last Saturday morning, the only certainty to look forward to in racing was that all and sundry …

10/01/13 There is no denying that the occasional Magic Millions 2YO winner goes on with the job and has a stellar racetrack career. But like every feature race ever run …

09/01/13 The Magic Millions sale kicks off today at the Gold Coast and 900 Lots are due to be sold between today and next Sunday evening. Once Magic Millions is …

02/01/13 If the Queensland racing industry wants to see how it is seriously under the whip, it realistically needs to look no further than last Sunday’s Murwillumbah meeting to see …