JustRacing

20/08/13 It’s simply a fact of life that the vast majority of punters will proceed along the path of life simply donating to bookmakers and/or TABs and losing money. It …

14/08/13 If you asked most racing people to name the best trainer in Queensland, it’s fair to say that many people, without hesitation, would put forward the name “Kelso Wood”. …

09/08/13 I must say I’ve been totally amazed at the thoroughbred industry response to the tragic death in Darwin on Monday of Simone Montgomerie. Almost instantaneously an appeal was launched …

08/08/13 On 7/2/2013 I penned the first of what will be 12 monthly stories proving that backing horses that haven’t won a race anywhere for the last 52 weeks or …

07/08/13 I make a point of trying to keep out of stewards work. Over the 16 years this website has been operational, I only publicly comment on stewards issues if …

02/08/13 Tomorrow will be a strange Saturday in the history of Australian thoroughbred racing on two fronts. For the first time in over five decades the name Alan Bailey won’t …

01/08/13 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 …

31/07/13 Over the course of a year a plethora of interesting emails come into this website. To that end, an email with an accompanying newspaper article came in last week …

25/07/13 It’s fair to say that 38-year-old Ian French has tried his hand at a few occupations along the path of life, anything from apprentice jockey, to apprentice chef, to …

24/07/13 SAIRYN (“pronounced siren as in police siren”) FAWKE is 22-year-old and he’s apprenticed to Pat Duff at Deagon. Pat Duff, a licenced trainer for about 45 years, has been …

23/07/13 BROOKE AINSWORTH is 20-year-old and was born into a racing family. Her father is respected Beaudesert based thoroughbred trainer Ted. Whilst her only other sibling, an older sister, is …

18/07/13 As I advised in an article several weeks ago, the race that’s now called the Magic Millions was originally known as the “Magic Million”. The “s” got added to …

17/07/13 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 …

05/07/13 Well anyone heading to Eagle Farm racecourse tomorrow will need to make sure they have a supply of angina pills handy. Hopefully the club will do the right thing …

26/06/13 On 7/2/2013 I penned the first of what will be 12 monthly stories proving that backing horses that haven’t won a race anywhere for the last 52 weeks or …

25/06/13 When the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara meeting is run according to Sky Channel, that’s the end of the Brisbane Winter Carnival for another year. In their official advertising on …

20/06/13 As I regularly write here Justracing has a wonderful array of historical racing books to fall back on and so today I thought I’d go back to the February …

19/06/13 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 …

18/06/13 The freight train that is the Brisbane Winter Carnival is now fast running out of steam and there’s only the Eagle Farm meeting next Saturday and the Caloundra Cup …

12/06/13 On 7/2/2013 I penned the first of what will be 12 monthly stories proving that backing horses that haven’t won a race anywhere for the last 52 weeks or …

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 …