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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 …

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 …