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Betfair drops Market Base Rate news

Betfair drops Market Base Rate

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month ago

Effective as of May 1st, Betfair are dropping the Market Base Rate (MBR) across all 3 Western Australia (WA) racing codes from 8% to 6%. That means for any winnings generated on WA based racing...

6 Comments | 2 weeks ago

Train's Ascot April 20th Selections news

Train's Ascot April 20th Selections

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 2 months ago

R1- FIRST LAW raced really well without winning last campaign and finds himself in easier here first up. Ran second behind Kissonallforcheeks first up in a fast run race beating some smart ones bef...

WA Black Hearts announce their first tried runner news

WA Black Hearts announce their first tried runner

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 2 months ago

The Racing League is “off and racing” with the purchase of the first ready to run horse joining the stables of the WA Blackhearts. After an exhaustive search, TRLs Bloodstock team is de...

Train's Ascot Selections news

Train's Ascot Selections

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 8 months 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 Selections news

Train's Selections

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 11 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 Selections news

Train's Selections

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 11 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 | 11 months ago

Does The Doc do it again? news

Does The Doc do it again?

Chris Nelson | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year 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 | 1 year ago

Easter 4 Day Tipping Carnival announced news

Easter 4 Day Tipping Carnival announced

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year 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 | 1 year 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

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User aussiebattler

aussiebattler 23 Jun | Posts: 247

Nope Possible that the clause is only triggered when they change jurisdictions/states and that their actual NR remains in the unlikely event that WA ends up deciding to drive on the same side of the road as the rest of Australia. More I checked into i...

User hash

hash 23 Jun | Posts: 6987

Good effort on the QD legs 2nd, 1st, 1st & 3rd Horrible viewing in the last for those on the fav

User JayJay

JayJay 23 Jun | Posts: 5926

Possible that the clause is only triggered when they change jurisdictions/states and that their actual NR remains in the unlikely event that WA ends up deciding to drive on the same side of the road as the rest of Australia.

User Vincent_vega

Vincent_vega 23 Jun | Posts: 56

10 race card and not a hell of a lot of interest by the looks

User savethegame

savethegame 23 Jun | Posts: 2136

Ironic that Herilihy and Lang both had the same nickname as the iceman. which tells the story regards driving at GP alot times think B.Purdon would drive in heats and Herilihy would drive in finals Herilihy won a world drivers championship. There was a kiwi...

User aussiebattler

aussiebattler 23 Jun | Posts: 247

A horse that has won numerous races still can go to the east as a NR 50.A horse having its 1st start starts as a NR 50.Still not a bad senario if that horse has alot of HWOE dollars to its name.Gets to race maidens. Seems to be errors in the drop back adjus...

User JayJay

JayJay 23 Jun | Posts: 5926

Yep, fair enough.....sometimes, being drawn to lead in a big race at GP is the worst draw of all, the tempo is usually very upbeat.

User Chariotsonfire

Chariotsonfire 23 Jun | Posts: 2151

Herlihy refused to put Luxury Liner into the race and paid the consequences. As you know you cannot drive pretty at GP especially in top company.

User JayJay

JayJay 23 Jun | Posts: 5926

Interesting view Chariots, Luxury Liner was a top horse and Tony Herlihy almost without peer as a driver .....did he get around GP okay (because many horses from NZ don't at their first try). I recall Auckland Reactor (one of the Butts...Anthony I think) and M...

User thefalcon

thefalcon 23 Jun | Posts: 17547

had a bet with myself this morning...will there be a pic of rioli in the west?said no, plenty in yesterday...wrong...there he was again...fair dinkum these journos need to take stock of themselves...