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Ascot Preview, 3rd November news

Ascot Preview, 3rd November

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 week ago

Race 1 - Snip Snip Tinsnip looks extremely well placed to turn the tables on Prim And Proper in the first at Ascot. Was arguably a good thing beaten second up when Pike had some minor traffic i...

33 Comments | 1 week ago

Ascot Preview, 27th October news

Ascot Preview, 27th October

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 weeks ago

Race 1 - Swimming And Tits Unfortunately the team behind the Tabtouch early markets, learnt how to frame a quote this week and there were no early Galaxy Star or Jeraft gifts. Cracking effort r...

20 Comments | 2 weeks ago

Ascot Preview, 20th October news

Ascot Preview, 20th October

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 3 weeks ago

Race 1 - Let The Carnival Begin A wet and windy Thursday morning cannot deflate the spirits of this Western Australian racing enthusiast as the carnival is officially upon us. There is a lo...

47 Comments | 3 weeks ago

Bunbury Preview, 12th October news

Bunbury Preview, 12th October

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month ago

Race 1 - Funbury Feature racing makes its way to the South West with arguably the best Saturday race card we’ve seen in months. There is a real ‘start of the carnival’ feel ab...

27 Comments | 4 weeks ago

Belmont Preview, 6th October news

Belmont Preview, 6th October

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month ago

Race 1 - They Bet Us We sadly said goodbye to PUNTA during the week, in what was a case of the little guy not getting a fair go in a world dominated by the big corporate bookmakers. I think I s...

17 Comments | 1 month ago

PUNTA to cease operations. news

PUNTA to cease operations.

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month ago

It is with much regret and sadness that the boys at PUNTA have decided to cease operations indefinitely. Declining turnover and the leakage of customers to corporate online bookmakers, who have...

3 Comments | 1 month ago

Belmont Preview, 22nd September news

Belmont Preview, 22nd September

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month ago

Race 1 - No Mystery It appears a lot of owners and trainers have opted for the footy over the gallops with some very thin acceptances. It isn’t a card which gets the blood flowing. Af...

12 Comments | 1 month ago

Belmont Preview, 15th September news

Belmont Preview, 15th September

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month ago

Race 1 - Let’s Go C… Winx could win a fourth Cox Plate this year, but I don’t think there will be a better racing story than that of Andiamo Fica (https://bit.ly/2p7FCjC). I...

21 Comments | 1 month ago

Belmont Preview, 8th September news

Belmont Preview, 8th September

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 2 months ago

Race 1 - Back Pike... I’d be surprised if #backpikedrinkwhatyoulike is not trending globally on twitter by the end of the Belmont card. The Wizard has a book of rides which most jockeys w...

5 Comments | 2 months ago

Belmont Preview, 25th August news

Belmont Preview, 25th August

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 months ago

Race 1 - Broome To Belmont Keen on the chances of Patristic in the first. Looked sharp in a debut trial nearly a year ago, before copping one of the toughest initiations to racing you will see....

8 Comments | 2 months ago

Belmont Preview, 18th August news

Belmont Preview, 18th August

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 months ago

Race 1 – The Word On The Street Sunny, 20 degrees and some competitive fields means I can forgo my usual pre-race one rant. This doesn’t mean all ‘The Bachelor’ related...

6 Comments | 2 months ago

Belmont Preview, 11th August news

Belmont Preview, 11th August

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 3 months ago

Race 1 – Renouncement After being raised in WA and a proud sandgroper (the construction and erection of the Bell Tower was probably the moment where my pride peaked), I would like to for...

24 Comments | 3 months ago

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User thefalcon

thefalcon 13 Nov | Posts: 15132

we here in the west have delusions of grandeur......do not nominate TFF....

User thefalcon

thefalcon 13 Nov | Posts: 15132

have a look back a decade or 15 yrs ago and see what horses were in the PJP or whatever it was called then...

User H-BOMBER

H-BOMBER 13 Nov | Posts: 6512

I'm not sure anyone is at fault. But this is not a GP3 race. Maybe it's programming? I guess all the 'good' horses are already qualified this year? Which leads me to believe there is a need for an influx of Eastern stars flesh, because weak lead up races le...

User Tivers

Tivers 13 Nov | Posts: 6716

Horses exiting more so. We sell half our good ones to Hong Kong etc...

User TheFunkster

TheFunkster 13 Nov | Posts: 3727

A construction site for 20 years.....Think i'll wait 20 years before buying

User paraletic

paraletic 13 Nov | Posts: 2850

Hows it perth racings fault? They supply the venue. Thats it.

User curmudgeon

curmudgeon 13 Nov | Posts: 960

Quite frankly .....NZ harness racing is a big big loser with this type of domination by a single stable. Even if everything is above board the races actually look contrived....every time. We are not that dissimilar in WA either.

User DamienWyer

DamienWyer 13 Nov | Posts: 6188

So who is at fault? Owners exiting or Race Club failing to attract ?

User JayJay

JayJay 13 Nov | Posts: 4198

Is a brother to both Major Reality and Ultimate Machete....handy broodmare!!

User H-BOMBER

H-BOMBER 13 Nov | Posts: 6512

Injured badly pretty sure