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Train's Ascot 17th October Selections news

Train's Ascot 17th October Selections

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month 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 | 4 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 | 5 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 | 5 months ago

Does The Doc do it again? news

Does The Doc do it again?

Chris Nelson | Metropolitan Racing | 7 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 | 7 months ago

Easter 4 Day Tipping Carnival announced news

Easter 4 Day Tipping Carnival announced

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 7 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 | 7 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 | 11 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 | 10 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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year ago

Through the bottom of a glass 09/11 news

Through the bottom of a glass 09/11

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year 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 | 1 year ago

Through the bottom of a glass 02/11 news

Through the bottom of a glass 02/11

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year 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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year 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 savethegame

savethegame 26 Nov | Posts: 1878

Mark Mcgowan salary must have been worked out in cambodia in charge of 2 mil. people --400k. Burt in charge what 500 people at rwwa.----- 800k. you don;t have to be dead to be stiff.

User Chariotsonfire

Chariotsonfire 26 Nov | Posts: 1945

Who sanctioned Burt;s salary at over 800k. was it rwwa----- What is the new CEO  Salary surely we can get it down to half. that and spent  the .other 400k at  g.p. Esp. when the premier is only on about 400k. The RWWA Board  signs off on...

User maybeso

maybeso 26 Nov | Posts: 28

it was also said at the outreach meeting that RWWA is planning to upgrade the lights at GP, Bunbury and Northam to LED lighting. That wont be budgeted for for two, three or four odd years. I cant recall the exact timeline.Harness needs money being spent on inf...

User savethegame

savethegame 26 Nov | Posts: 1878

Who sanctioned Burt;s salary at over 800k. was it rwwa----- What is the new CEO  Salary surely we can get it down to half. that and spent  the .other 400k at  g.p. Esp. when the premier is only on about 400k.

User savethegame

savethegame 26 Nov | Posts: 1878

Martin rode at Kalg not for long.Peter mckay was the  one,trying to think why i put ken james,may have worked at both over the years---Rod Kirkup won apprentices cup,was it  Queen Inca or Hasten Lass.Curmugeon  he sure did ride short for that ...

User spinking

spinking 26 Nov | Posts: 2776

Peter Mckays stables were directly behind Colin Websters . At the time Mark Grigsby and Rod Kirkup were apprentices to C.H.Webster

User spinking

spinking 26 Nov | Posts: 2776

STG. Martin Macphilomy worked for Peter Mckay for a long time at the same time J.Berry was apprentice to him. I didnt think Martin rode in races but stand to be corrected

User Chariotsonfire

Chariotsonfire 26 Nov | Posts: 1945

By the way all of the funds for the above projects were provided by RWWA and to that can be added the infield tote indicator and vision facilities.

User curmudgeon

curmudgeon 26 Nov | Posts: 1808

STG..I think Harry Wulff may have been stood down from riding because he refused a stewards direction to lengthen his irons. Seem to recall a controversy of some sort occurring there.

User curmudgeon

curmudgeon 26 Nov | Posts: 1808

Correct @Manchild. Sadly deceased now Rob was a loyal local in Kalgoorlie and rode for a number of years there. He had a long time association with trainer John (Popeye) Eaton and rode a number of good priced well supported winners for him...one nice horse cal...