Think about the difference in the way the Racing Rules have been “policed’ in Victoria, and think about the way the cobalt inquiries were handled. All of it seems to go down the track of the headmaster and the schoolboy.
Are Victorian jockeys poorer horsemen than there interstate counterparts? Are they more reckless? Does everywhere outside Victoria have lanes that the horses have to keep to? Or is there a bias coming out in the way stewards in Victoria view the things that happen in any race?
One of the charges relates to returning a mobile phone to factory settings after the stewards had requested it to be turned over to them. If it’s true, that wasn’t a smart play. Why do that, if there is nothing to hide?
With the 21th running of the prestigious Korean Derby to be held this Sunday,13 May in conjunction with the 37th Asian Racing Conference, the international Korea Cup has become the nation’s principal racing event run annually in September at Seoul Racecourse.