Racing News

November 12, 2013

“BAD HORSES” ARE SIMPLY BOOKIES BENEFITS AND CONTINUALLY TAKE PUNTERS MONEY – AND BRISBANE STEWARDS MAKE SENSIBLE RULING

12/11/13 There were plenty of lessons for punters to learn from last […]
October 22, 2013

ODDS-ON FAVOURITES A QUICK WAY TO THE POOR HOUSE. THESE DAYS THE DILLS EVEN TAKE $1.70 ABOUT HORSES RACING IN GLUE ON SHOES

22/10/13 I read a newspaper article only last Sunday about the dangers […]
October 17, 2013

“THE CLASS FACTOR” IS A CORNERSTONE OF SUCCESSFUL PUNTING

17/10/13 You know there is one aspect across the three codes of […]
October 11, 2013

BRAD STEELE AND GREG MITCHELL ARE THE LAST HOPE OF THE HARNESS RACING TEAM IN QUEENSLAND…..Part 1

11/09/13 I’ve regularly written here over the 17 years that this website […]
October 10, 2013

RANDWICK SIMPLY HAD TO BE A GOOD 2 – MORE SHORTIES THAN A NUDIST COLONY IN ANTARCTICA GO OVER – AND A TOOWOOMBA FALL THIS MORNING ON THE INNER GRASS SEES JOCKEY TAKEN TO HOSPITAL

10/09/13 All three eastern seaboard venues raced on either good 3 or […]
October 9, 2013

HELEN COUGHLAN’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE QUEENSLAND RACING INDUSTRY WILL CONTINUE FOR “SCORES OF YEARS”

09/10/13 When her eyes closed for the final time last Friday night, […]
October 3, 2013

BACKING LONG TERM LOSERS IS A QUICK WAY TO THE POOR HOUSE….Part 8

03/10/13 On 7/2/2013 I penned the first of what will be 12 […]
October 1, 2013

“INFORMATION OVERLOAD” FRIES THE BRAIN OF THE PUNTER

01/10/13 Shock horror last Saturday when a long odds-on favourite got rolled […]
September 27, 2013

THE AUSTRALIAN THOROUGHBRED INDUSTRY CAN’T EVEN BREED ENOUGH DECENT HORSES TO MAKE REASONABLE SIZE FIELDS IN $250,000 RACES

27/09/13 Whilst there is a plethora of Group racing happening in Sydney […]
September 19, 2013

ALBION PARK DISGRACE THAT NO DUAL CODE MEETING HAS BEEN HELD AT THE VENUE IN JUST ON 20 YEARS

19/09/13 When I sit down in the cold hard light of day […]
September 18, 2013

PARIS TURKINGTON ENTERS DAY 25 OF HER INDUCED COMA AS HER FAMILY CONDUCTS A BEDSIDE VIGIL AND PETER MOODY AND BLACK CAVIAR STEP IN TO HELP

18/09/13 Up until a few weeks ago it would be fair comment […]
September 17, 2013

JOCKEY SAFETY TOTALLY IRRELEVANT WHEN IT COMES TO RIDERLESS HORSES – AND THE 2013 GOLDEN ROSE FIELD CAN’T HAVE POSSIBLY BEEN “TOP CLASS”

17/09/13 I shake my head a lot about things that I see […]
September 12, 2013

BRAD STEELE AND GREG MITCHELL ARE THE LAST HOPE OF THE HARNESS RACING TEAM IN QUEENSLAND…..Part 2

12/09/13 As advised in Part 1 of this story yesterday – today […]
August 23, 2013

TATTSBET – “FOR THE WORST FIXED PRICES MORE OFTEN”

23/08/13 The Justracing website has singlehandedly brought to public account over the […]
August 22, 2013

LYNDHURST BOSS TALKS ON THEIR 2013/2014 STALLIONS – PRIZEMONEY LEVELS THAT NEED LIFTING IN QUEENSLAND – AND HENDRA VIRUS VACCINATIONS

22/08/13 Justracing travelled to Warwick last week to catch up with Lyndhurst […]
August 21, 2013

BACKING THOROUGHBRED SATURDAY CITY SHORTENERS IS A MUGS GAME

21/08/13 So yesterday on Part 1 of this story I gave the […]
August 20, 2013

STRATEGIES FOR THE AVERAGE PUNTER TO CONSIDER IMPLEMENTING TO IMPROVE THEIR PROFIT, OR REDUCE THEIR LOSSES

20/08/13 It’s simply a fact of life that the vast majority of […]
August 14, 2013

KELSO WOOD – THE FIRST 40 YEARS

14/08/13 If you asked most racing people to name the best trainer […]
August 9, 2013

A NATIONAL AND CO-ORDINATED APPROACH TO JOCKEY DEATH AND SERIOUS INJURY MONETARY APPEALS IS NEEDED

09/08/13 I must say I’ve been totally amazed at the thoroughbred industry […]
August 8, 2013

BACKING LONG TERM LOSERS IS A QUICK WAY TO THE POOR HOUSE…..Part 7

08/08/13 On 7/2/2013 I penned the first of what will be 12 […]
August 7, 2013

BRODIE LOY – HOW THE THOROUGHBRED RACING INDUSTRY SUCCESSFULLY PUBLICLY HUMILIATES 16-YEAR-OLD KIDS

07/08/13 I make a point of trying to keep out of stewards […]
August 2, 2013

OVER 110 YEARS OF THOROUGHBRED HISTORY FINISHED ON 1 AUGUST AS THE NAMES “A BAILEY” AND “J B CUMMINGS” FAIL TO APPEAR IN FORM GUIDES ANY MORE

02/08/13 Tomorrow will be a strange Saturday in the history of Australian […]
August 1, 2013

BACKING OR TIPPING HORSES RESUMING FROM A SPELL IS A MUGS GAME.

01/08/13 On 30/8/12, I publicly placed on this website the first of […]
July 31, 2013

TRAINER COCKY EASTON AND APPRENTICE JOCKEY PETER GUMBLETON WORKED TOGETHER TO GET A BIG CASE OF OVERS WITH BOOKIES

31/07/13 Over the course of a year a plethora of interesting emails […]
July 25, 2013

IAN FRENCH – THE STORY OF THE BATTLING APPRENTICE JOCKEY WHO HAS A SADDLE AND WILL TRAVEL

25/07/13 It’s fair to say that 38-year-old Ian French has tried his […]
July 24, 2013

SAIRYN FAWKE AND JORDAN GROB – TWO APPRENTICE JOCKEYS TELL THEIR STORY TO THIS POINT

24/07/13 SAIRYN (“pronounced siren as in police siren”) FAWKE is 22-year-old and […]
July 23, 2013

BROOKE AINSWORTH AND AUDREY GUILLEMAN – THE LIFE STORY TO DATE OF TWO QUEENSLAND APPRENTICES

23/07/13 BROOKE AINSWORTH is 20-year-old and was born into a racing family. […]
July 18, 2013

MAGIC MILLION INAUGURAL YEARLING SALE OF 1987 STALLION STATISTICS

18/07/13 As I advised in an article several weeks ago, the race […]
July 17, 2013

BACKING HORSES RESUMING FROM A SPELL IS A QUICK WAY TO THE POOR HOUSE…..Part 11

17/07/13 On 30/8/12, I publicly placed on this website the first of […]
July 5, 2013

ANGINA PILLS A MUST FOR OVER 50’S TOMORROW AT THE FARM

05/07/13 Well anyone heading to Eagle Farm racecourse tomorrow will need to […]