Racing News

January 5, 2015

GARY PALMER WAS ONE OF ONLY “FOUR OR FIVE” IN 17 OR 18 YEARS WHO TOOK THE TIME TO THANK ME

05/01/15 When the sun first peeped its head over the Gold Coast […]
December 31, 2014

WILL THE IPSWICH TURF CLUB MAKE A NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION TO LIFT THE BAN ON JUSTRACING FROM THEIR HALLOWED ENCLOSURE IN 2015

December 20, 2014

RACING QUEENSLAND AND THE LNP NEED TO GET SOME TESTICULAR DEVELOPMENT HAPPENING AND RATIONALIZE THE THOROUGHBRED INDUSTRY IN THIS STATE FORTHWITH

20/11/14 Drought and living on the land are a dreadful quinella – […]
December 17, 2014

UBET THE NEW ENTITY WILL BE JUST AS HOPELESS AS THE LAST COUPLE

17/12/14 Heard the latest? Tattsbet is going to change its name and […]
December 12, 2014

THANK GOD IPSWICH WAS ABANDONED IF JIM BYRNE WAS RIGHT IN WHAT HE TOLD THE COURIER MAIL – AND WET TRACKS ABOUND TOMORROW

12/12/14 Some Queensland and New South Wales racetracks have certainly received plenty […]
December 11, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: CLIF CARY NEARLY 40 YEARS AGO WROTE OF HOW PROFESSIONAL PUNTERS AND BIG BOOKMAKERS MADE A LOT OF SENSE ABOUT MAKING A PROFIT OF JUST ONE CENT IN THE DOLLAR IN GAMBLING

11/12/14 On 13/11/14 on this website I advised readers that I had […]
December 9, 2014

ROSEHILL – FIVE TRACK RATING CHANGES IN A DAY CONFUSES THE BEJESUS OUT OF PUNTERS – THEN THE CHIEF STEWARD SIGNS OFF ON TWO INCORRECT TRACK RATINGS THAT DON’T EVEN EXIST ANYMORE

09/12/14 Last Saturday was the first Saturday of the implementation of the […]
December 5, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: THE TRAINERS HAVE BEEN EATING PAINT OFF THE WALLS FOR YEARS (WITH NO REPORTED DEATHS) – NOW IT’S THE JOCKEYS TURN

05/12/14 One gets the distinct impression that Brisbane is currently experiencing an […]
December 3, 2014

“SIRE OF SIRES” FROM 27 YEARS AGO

03/12/14 On 11 November, I put up the first of what was […]
December 2, 2014

ERIC CONNOLLY AND CLIF CARY’S BACKING MORE THAN ONE HORSE IN A RACE PAYS BIG DIVIDENDS – AND BRISBANE SECTIONAL TIMES RECOMMENDED LAYS SPOT ON

02/12/14 On 13/11/14 I penned a website story entitled “Exclusive: Clif Cary […]
December 1, 2014

DOOMBEN BETTING RING REPORT….by Lindsay Gallagher….intro by Phil Purser

01/12/14 Well last Saturday saw your typical controversial racing industry in full […]
November 28, 2014

ERIC CONNOLLY AND CLIF CARY’S BACKING MORE THAN ONE HORSE IN A RACE PAYS BIG DIVIDENDS – AND BRISBANE SECTIONAL TIMES RECOMMENDED LAYS SPOT ON

28/11/14 There is no shadow of doubt that the thoroughbred racing industry […]
November 27, 2014

MEL SCHUMACHER – HIS LIFETIME DISQUALIFICATION – HIS RIDING ACHIEVEMENTS – AND WAS HE HARSHLY DONE BY

27/11/14 The late Warwick Hobson wrote a story in Turf Monthly in […]
November 21, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: MUG PUNTERS WANTED TO BET ON “SATURDAY CITY RACES” THAT IN REALITY AREN’T GENUINE “SATURDAY CITY RACES” – JUST TO STIMULATE BETTING TURNOVER

21/11/14 Australian punters are being duped into betting on “Saturday city races” […]
November 19, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: HOW THE HELL CAN THE THOROUGHBRED RACING INDUSTRY PUBLICLY STATE AS ONE “WE ALL LOVE OUR HORSES”

19/11/14 It’s Emirates Stakes day at Flemington. The best thoroughbreds in Australia […]
October 29, 2014

HOW TO PUNT SUCCESSFULLY IN WEIGHT FOR AGE RACES EXPLAINED – AND THE TROOPS IN THE FAR NORTH AREN’T HAPPY WITH RACING QUEENSLAND

29/10/14 The TAB price that Tasmanian trained galloper The Cleaner finalized at […]
October 28, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: HOW AGEING JOCKEYS CAN FUND THEIR RETIREMENT – AND THE 2014 COX PLATE RESULT VINDICATED THE CURRENT WEIGHT FOR AGE SCALE

28/10/14 Until last Saturday night, I thought I’d seen and/or heard everything […]
October 23, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: RACING QUEENSLAND SWABBING NUMBERS AT SATURDAY CITY MEETINGS NOT UP TO SCRATCH – STEWARDING WORK AT BRISBANE SATURDAY

23/10/14 It is my considered opinion that Racing Queensland is doing the […]
October 22, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: “THE IDEAL NUMBER FOR A RACE CLUB COMMITTEE IS TWO – PREFERABLY WITH ONE AWAY SICK”

22/10/14 I must say that from what I’ve seen happen in the […]
October 18, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: HOW THE HELL DID RUDY “COME AS CLOSE AS POSSIBLE TO LOSING THE RACE” WHEN UNDER THE RULES OF RACING LUKE TARRANT WEIGHS IN OVERWEIGHT?

18/12/14 There is no shadow of a doubt that the aftermath of […]
October 14, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: RICH ENUFF GOT ROLLED IN THE 2014 CAULFIELD GUINEAS FOR THE EXACT SAME REASON

14/10/14 If one didn’t learn something after watching thoroughbreds for over four-and-a-half […]
October 6, 2014

SITTING THREE WIDE WITH NO COVER IN A THOROUGHBRED RACE IS NO GREAT DISASTER EXCEPT FOR FAST RUN RACES AND INEXPERIENCED HORSES LOOKING FOR A RAIL TO GUIDE THEM

01/10/14 On yesterday’s website story I wrote of the “pathetic” run of […]
October 6, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: TATTSBET FALSE ADVERTISING DISGRACE CONTINUES UNABATED AS EVERYONE CONVENIENTLY LOOKS THE OTHER WAY AS “FOR EVIL TO SUCCEED GOOD MEN MUST DO NOTHING” ROMPS IN AGAIN

06/10/14 Rails bookmaker, Lindsay Gallagher, didn’t field at the Gold Coast meeting […]
September 18, 2014

LYNDHURST STUD WHICH SUPPLIED “QUEENSLAND STALLION OF THE YEAR” IN THE JUST COMPLETED SEASON HAVE BEEN INNOVATORS FOR DECADES

18/09/14 One gets the distinct impression that the dawning of the 2014/2015 […]
September 10, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: RACING QUEENSLAND SHOULD LAUNCH A RUNNING AND HANDLING ENQUIRY INTO HOW STALLION FALVELON GOT A HALL OF FAME GIG

10/09/14 As a website pioneer for the racing industry and having proudly […]
August 28, 2014

HISTORICAL FEATURE: COLIN HAYES STEPS DOWN”,,,,by Graham Dawson May 1990

28/08/14 The following story was written by the late Graham Dawson in […]
August 27, 2014

COUNTRY TRAINERS IN NEED OF STARTER REBATES LONG BEFORE CITY COUSINS

27/08/14 As I wrote on this website, on Thursday of last week, […]
August 22, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: WHY RACING QUENSLAND AND TATTS 30 YEAR MARRIAGE HAD NO OPTION BUT TO END IN GRIEF AFTER NEAR ELECTROCUTION HONEYMOON CATASTROPHE

22/08/14 To the best of my knowledge, only two media outlets – […]
August 13, 2014

METROPOLITAN THOROUGHBRED SPONSORSHIP A TOTAL WASTE OF MONEY UNLESS THINGS CHANGE DRASTICALLY

13/08/14 I must say that when I looked at the fields for […]
August 1, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: ALBION PARK HARNESS RACING INTEGRITY LOST AS 10/1 ON FAVOURITE NOT SWABBED AFTER GETTING BEATEN EASILY IN A TWO HORSE RACE

01/08/14 I try to pride myself on giving everyone in the racing […]