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  1. moves to HD

    It has taken them a while to match NSW's Thoroughbred Central but once again the gallops are giving Harness something to chase

    Started by Messenger, 07-20-2023 01:55 PM
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    08-12-2023 06:15 PM Go to last post
  2. Jamie Kah

    JK: It was pretty odd. I woke up in Epworth thinking I was 18 years old and that I lived in Adelaide again. JK: I started to Google myself to put all the pieces together. It was like some sort of a movie. I couldn't remember how old I was, so I...

    Started by Messenger, 05-15-2023 11:26 AM
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  3. Quokka

    If you haven't seen it then make sure you do She might have run 2nd but the way Amelia's Jewel storms home is super exciting for racing. She is only a 3yo filly (bred to Northern time) and has won a Gp1 over 1800m so the 1200m was just a little...

    Started by Messenger, 04-16-2023 09:21 PM
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  4. 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.

    Started by Messenger, 12-23-2015 06:12 PM
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    04-08-2023 02:08 PM Go to last post
  5. Their sport is so clean and ours is so dirty??oh really One of the trainers at one of the worlds biggest thoroughbred set ups didn't know you couldn't give steroids to racehorses?

    Started by Toohard, 04-24-2013 06:35 PM
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    03-18-2023 04:30 PM Go to last post
  6. Get Well Ethan Brown

    Ethan has been having a good season so lets hope the young man recovers quickly We race too tight in Australia And we really are a nanny state as all videos of the Guineas fall have been taken down The stewards head on will tell the story I hope...

    Started by Messenger, 03-05-2023 05:24 PM
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  7. Ararat Gallops Greed just lost me

    It is just your average $27k per race gallops meet at Ararat tomorrow/Friday (apart from one $75k race) and the greedy toffs of Ararat (there's an oxymoron for you) have 'packaged' the verandah to now cost $50 a plastic chair May the committee...

    Started by Messenger, 03-03-2023 01:42 AM
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    03-03-2023 07:53 PM Go to last post
  8. How is it so?

    What with football codes awaiting state borders to be opened up so that they can resume their competitions, how is it that jockeys are travelling interstate willy nilly?

    Started by Messenger, 05-10-2020 01:05 AM
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    09-08-2022 11:14 AM Go to last post
  9. The Folly Of The Gallops

    I was just looking at the 'Sale Mail' for today's Swan Hill Cup meeting on a wonderful website (Sale Mail tab is on top menu bar) Look at these failures going around today at Swan Hill Bought for $70,000 in...

    Started by Messenger, 06-12-2022 02:33 PM
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  10. What to do with all the money? This is an article in The Age about what Racing Victoria might do with the proceeds of any sale of...

    Started by Messenger, 05-26-2022 03:10 PM
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    05-27-2022 12:59 AM Go to last post
  11. Gallops Odds and Ends (worth a post but not worth a thread)

    I tuned into the Geelong Cup today I must be a purist/traditionalist for when I saw Bet 365 engraved on the Cup, I was horrified No doubt I would be happy to accept it as a winning owner however :p

    Started by Messenger, 10-20-2021 10:33 PM
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    05-10-2022 09:09 PM Go to last post
  12. Thoroughbred Sire stats 2021

    The following table is just the 8 stallions who fetch a service fee of $99,000 + in Australia These 8 alone collected nearly $200,000,000 There are another 20 stallions with service fees between $88,000 and $44,000 with books of around 150 so...

    Started by Messenger, 04-07-2022 08:34 PM
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  13. Into the Twilight

    Well not really as we are now into daylight savings but the big races seem to have got later and later over the years Everest 4.15 Caulfield Cup 5.15 You can go out for the day and come home in time for the big races (yes I am one of those...

    Started by Messenger, 10-16-2021 02:30 PM
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  14. Win Ballarat Regional News

    In their preview of sport before an ad break they said they would be coming back with some controversial racing news (much to our surprise as that is not typical Win) BUT then Amy Duggan's sport report contained nothing about racing - obviously the...

    Started by Messenger, 07-22-2021 10:31 PM
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  15. No Gallops racing in Vic next week

    Monday to Friday next week. It seems a strange one as horses will still need feeding and working and it is now just as likely to be in lockdown

    Started by Messenger, 07-22-2021 12:17 PM
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  16. Derby Winner to run in Preakness

    Despite the terms of the agreement permitting Medina Spirit to race, the latest doping controversy involving Baffert remained a messy one for the sport. Baffert, 68, owns a record seven Kentucky Derby titles, following Medina Spiritís upset win as a...

    Started by Messenger, 05-13-2021 11:47 AM
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    06-04-2021 01:50 PM Go to last post
  17. Mystery surrounds unsuccessful $150k tote wager

    One punter's bizarre move of placing a wager in excess of $150,000 via the Victorian tote pool on a nondescript race at Urawa in Japan on Thursday has left everyone scratching their heads. North Luciole was sent around at $1.00 on the tote for...

    Started by Messenger, 05-14-2021 08:09 PM
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  18. The Servis Scourge

    Zenden Suffers Fatal Injury After Golden Shaheen Win In the $1.5 million Dubai Golden Shaheen Sponsored by Gulf News (G1) 50/1 outsider Zenden turned in a brilliant performance, leading the way throughout in the 1,200-meter (six-furlong) event and...

    Started by Messenger, 03-29-2021 08:50 PM
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  19. When everything goes to plan

    R2 at the Valley today - The Inglis Banner, 2yo's all but two having their first start The winner of $300k Sneaky Five who cost $305k Second collecting $90k The Art Of Flying who cost $80k Some pretty happy buyers I would think

    Started by Messenger, 10-24-2020 02:48 PM
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  20. Hugh Bowman in Huge trouble

    Censorship is thriving in the gallops world as you won't find the replay on Sky Racing or the TAB ap but when you look here you will see that Bowman has a lot to answer for ...

    Started by Messenger, 07-26-2020 12:39 PM
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