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    Super Moderator Stallion Messenger will become famous soon enough Messenger's Avatar
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    Where does all the prizemoney come from?

    An ordinary Wednesday/midweek meet at Sandown today (4th ranked Melbourne metro track) and yet there were 2 races with $80k prizemoney.
    We cannot compete with that.
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    Yes we can Kevin! Our yearlings are probably one tenth of a thoroughbred and our training fees would be at most one quarter of theirs. We have few add on costs, however the thoroughbred owner is hit with all manner of cost; they can't even get their horse to race day without having to fork out for some horse transporter. The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence :-)

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    I still think more people are attracted to the $70m Powerball jackpot than the week 1 $3m which it goes back to this week
    The costs are undoubtedly much more with the gallopers but it is the Dream. I have friends that are happy to have small shares in lots of horses, sometimes less than 5%
    It becomes absurd when we have $236,250 maidens at the Gold Coast today - the 15 starters combined have not won much more than that in their careers so far!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Messenger View Post
    I still think more people are attracted to the $70m Powerball jackpot than the week 1 $3m which it goes back to this week
    The costs are undoubtedly much more with the gallopers but it is the Dream. I have friends that are happy to have small shares in lots of horses, sometimes less than 5%
    It becomes absurd when we have $236,250 maidens at the Gold Coast today - the 15 starters combined have not won much more than that in their careers so far!
    The Magic Millions raceday is a joke but.

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    I did not know where to post this so here will do.
    I drove past the Emirates Park farm at Murrurundi (Nth of Scone) today - what a sight to behold
    MONEY, MONEY, MONEY
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    Tomorrow - a working day Wednesday and there are 5 x $80k races, a $120k, a $150k and a $350k at Caulfield
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    Oh to have the gallops problems
    On a day where Randwick offered over $3M in prizemoney and Flemington offered closer to $4M
    Peter Moody was expressing some concern that with the Gp2 Sires Produce only offering $200k it may not stay Gp2 for much longer
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