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Train's Ascot 17th October Selections news

Train's Ascot 17th October Selections

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 1 week ago

R1- WITHOUT REASON is racing in top form and no reason he can’t win again here. Won with dominance three starts ago chasing a strong speed before luckless run behind a tiring leader two back...

Train's Belmont 11th July Selections news

Train's Belmont 11th July Selections

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 3 months ago

R1- CLAIRVOYANCE gets to the races in her third prep off the back of some nice trial performances. At her most recent was held well together when comfortably holding her opposition to the line in s...

Train's Belmont 24/06 Selections news

Train's Belmont 24/06 Selections

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 4 months ago

R1- CONTINUANCE was good on debut when second behind Born To Rule who looks to have ability. Found traffic in the straight but looked professional in the way he took the gaps when they opened up an...

38 Comments | 3 months ago

Does The Doc do it again? news

Does The Doc do it again?

Chris Nelson | Metropolitan Racing | 6 months ago

We turn into the last day of a Raceday in a familiar position. thedoc the favourite. The winner of the last Raceday competition many moons ago, The 'Doc', an actual Doctor, seems to be...

43 Comments | 6 months ago

Easter 4 Day Tipping Carnival announced news

Easter 4 Day Tipping Carnival announced

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 6 months ago

4 straight days of racing in Western Australia calls for a Tipping marathon! Enter your selections for Ascot Friday, Ascot Saturday, Albany and Bunbury to take the title as the Easter champion....

32 Comments | 6 months ago

The One One - Perth Racing Podcast - G.A. Towton Cup Edition news

The One One - Perth Racing Podcast - G.A. Towton Cup Edition

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 10 months ago

Getting stuck in a vortex, buying into This'll Testya, Second-up Simon and a 'Pub Brawl', Terry and BJ tackle all the 'big' issues on a Towton Cup flavoured edition #TheOneOne....

8 Comments | 9 months ago

Through the bottom of a glass 16/11 news

Through the bottom of a glass 16/11

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 11 months ago

Race 1 Looks like a pack of numbers to my eye. Sentimental Gift should be winning. Toyed with them twice at Bunbury and those efforts were split with a narrow defeat when dropping back in...

47 Comments | 11 months ago

Through the bottom of a glass 09/11 news

Through the bottom of a glass 09/11

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 11 months ago

I usually watch the Sky Channel coverage on mute however I decided that I would give it a go on Tuesday and have a listen to some of the expert commentary from the Sky Studio. Well what a bad idea...

15 Comments | 11 months ago

Through the bottom of a glass 02/11 news

Through the bottom of a glass 02/11

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 11 months ago

Was interesting observing the fall out over the #MeechGate on social media this week. Look the owner pays the bills so he can do what he wants. Laughed though when I read that he was left hurt...

11 Comments | 11 months ago

Through the bottom of a glass: Ascot Preview 26/10 news

Through the bottom of a glass: Ascot Preview 26/10

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 11 months ago

Read with interest on this platform about theories on the early “prices” TABTOUCH are going up with on a Thursday morning. Anyone with half a brain knows these are pretty much fake pric...

12 Comments | 11 months ago

Through the bottom of a glass: Ascot Preview 18/10 news

Through the bottom of a glass: Ascot Preview 18/10

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

You won't easily notice this iconic character. He’s an enigma. From the Flametree bar at the height of the Perth Cup to the rarely visited top floor of the Group 1 bar, this particular ma...

35 Comments | 1 year ago

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User therealkramer

therealkramer 24 Oct | Posts: 7712

Take out Winx and the three other winners since 2014 all had their previous start overseas.

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 24 Oct | Posts: 3583

Track condition fukd it though TRK. I know one local horse that could easily win it next year

User therealkramer

therealkramer 24 Oct | Posts: 7712

I doubt a local horse will start fav in this race ever again

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 24 Oct | Posts: 3583

Tried hard he is slightly overrated. G Boss again said he was right in it..was spot on ;)

User Jell

Jell 24 Oct | Posts: 1136

Pikey too far back me thinks unfortunetly

User therealkramer

therealkramer 24 Oct | Posts: 7712

Who do you favour Trk? Hoping the Panthers get it done they have the talent, worried the other mob will be too professional though.. After last week, Id have to say Melbourne but my side were pathetic. If you like the Panthers though the price is definite...

User therealkramer

therealkramer 24 Oct | Posts: 7712

I'm all in on the Russian after Peltzer  won the first leg of a 10-1 all up

User Chariotsonfire

Chariotsonfire 24 Oct | Posts: 1913

The percentage returns are a bit of a maze with the corporates self reporting but subject to audit. I think it is about 1.5% on turnover.About 12 months ago the Point of Consumption Tax was also introduced whereby a tax is paid based on where a bet is placed:9...

User Jell

Jell 24 Oct | Posts: 1136

Ascot again bumped to Sky 2 when Doomben still has 3mins until the jump L-)

User Rocket_Reign

Rocket_Reign 24 Oct | Posts: 282

Tote is sustainable through exotic betting which provides the greatest percentage return to the racing industry. Might be wrong here but I presume about 80% of the pools on the tote are corporates laying off