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  • curmudgeoncurmudgeon    1,954 posts
    A fair whack of it quite possibly left the state in the back pockets of M Purdon x 2 & D Aiken x 1

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  • MarkovinaMarkovina    1,624 posts
    Yes its sad what happened to Richmond Raceway - many fond memories - the betting ring had a real buzz to it i thought 

    Dont know how many entrance points there were - but i used to enter - about 50 metres further back from the corner of the home straight - and it was a lovely walk down towards the grandstand - with the birdcage - and all that lovely grassed area - and stabling area to the right . Right at that top of that grassed area - there was a guy with a freezer selling ice creams in the warmer months 

    The dissappointing thing is and its just not RR - but anything with character from the past - well today it is just one thing - and we all know what that is 

    Different topic - but same result - but when i was in Sydney - there was this beautiful old  building on 3-4 levels - full of antique dealers/- they  all had about 7-8 pieces - like say a bookcase or desk or lithograph - bit of Royal Doulton perhaps - and it was one of lifes pleasures to go their

    Have a guess what it is today - blooody units - anything which had character - is now either houses or units

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  • PictureSon1973PictureSon1973    67 posts
    If G.P was sold what do you think would happen ?
    You can’t have it both ways complaining of track dimensions and racing style .
    Meanwhile appreciating History , Chatacter & Location .
    HAROLD PARK V MENANGLE no contest ! on which one most people would prefer.
    Most Harness Racing Juristictions committed a crime to the sport in there short sighted
    desicions .
    in some instances in Sport it can’t always be about money because if that was
    the case a handful of Olympic Gold Medals for the Australian Swimming Programme is a
    Bad return on Investment nothing against the Olympic Swimming Organisation.

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  • ChariotsonfireChariotsonfire    2,214 posts
    Nine in a row for Dibaba.
  • AbbysAceAbbysAce    366 posts

    Nine in a row for Dibaba.

    Only any good over a mile was the PTT mail.
  • maybesomaybeso    82 posts
    Ya gotta laugh. The "PACING WA SUPPORTS WA BRED MS PACE" has 8 starters, 6 of which have NZ as a suffix.

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  • MarkovinaMarkovina    1,624 posts

    Nine in a row for Dibaba.

    Its going for 10 in a row - which is a blooody good effort Thursday night at Penrith- Race 3

    NR up to 60 - ideally drawn - gate 2 - over 1700 

    If you can believe those early estimated prices on HRA - its $3 second fave behind an ex Kiwi of McCarthys

    However Lukes horse - 2 wins in OZ - its beaten nothing and its run slow time 

    I think Dibaba might start $1.50 and lead and win 


  • Cant_RefuseCant_Refuse    79 posts

    Nine in a row for Dibaba.



    http://www.harness.org.au/media-room/news-article/?news_id=48056

    Might be needing a new trainer
  • GilgameshGilgamesh    3,702 posts

    Nine in a row for Dibaba.

    Some interesting research done on the drug detected



    http://www.harness.org.au/media-room/news-article/?news_id=48056

    Might be needing a new trainer

  • JayJayJayJay    6,266 posts
    An ill wind for some is a refreshing sea breeze for others...champagne moments for Rocket in January!!
  • BetonmeBetonme    185 posts
    Integrity dept have been busy in that state last month! 

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  • Rocket_ReignRocket_Reign    477 posts
    JayJay said:

    An ill wind for some is a refreshing sea breeze for others...champagne moments for Rocket in January!!




    Birthday gift for the prince haha

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  • GilgameshGilgamesh    3,702 posts
    Hard to miss the run of PTT’s own trained Just Barney last start. Soft run along the pegs today, bit of daylight late will have to be playing a big part in the finish of R6 at around the double figure mark.
  • JayJayJayJay    6,266 posts
    Some great work from all involved in getting Mollidor off the track at Bunbury last night after it unfortunately fell with a lap to go. They had less than a minute to unhook the cart, untangle the gear and stand her up to clear the track. Trust she is okay but Bailey's cart copped a hammering once again. Aiden DeCampo's hurdling skills need brushing up.....can smile about it now but some anxious moments before a brilliant outcome. 

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  • JayJayJayJay    6,266 posts
    Well done Jeremy, a Merredin Cup into the cabinet.
  • GilgameshGilgamesh    3,702 posts
    Plenty of single file racing coming up this Friday night unfortunately
  • KTQKTQ    237 posts

    Lavra needs to go east
  • MarkovinaMarkovina    1,624 posts
    Today/Tonight is what you call harness racing paradise

    Meetings at Shepparton Newcastle Redcliffe GP Mildura Wagga Hobart Dubbo and Bunbury 

    9 Meetings that would have to be a record - just putting my bets on everywhere 

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  • (May 15 10:03AM )
    JayJayJayJay    6,266 posts
    Go Barney, Jeremy and Em!!! Great value.
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