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  • Not sure who had him in victoria before Norm Lang got him but he trained and drove him for the four months from sydney base ---. Was a very bad crossfiring  horse..prior. 
  • The best horse from humble beginnings  was The Mittagong Mauler  Steel Jaw  seen him at G.P. first 11 starts  two thirds and fell at his last start at wangaratta----then. N.Lang got him  to train. Then won his first 15 straight  then ran third to Ga…
  • B.L. read  did welchers accounted for about 4% of turnover ?. That Sol. Green saw the funny side.& knew every trick.Read a Tailor Maori Tom--- called all the creditors,said I need three years to square. Sol. Green said no, the others said yes. S…
  • Still no mention of Testing love pulling up  significantly- lame on here. as trainer A.Williams has mentioned in stewards inquiry. after veterinary inspection on monday-- off to the paddock ---hope it eventual gets taken out of OAKS betting --------…
  • Run like Fire ridden by apprentices for nine runs in a row. Then l/start wins with a senior ride ---- Trainers Explanation was suited to increase in distance,& may have benefitted from services of a  senior ride.----- back to apprentice today.
  • Bookie Lover have come across quite few stories of a legendary Bookmaker  Sol Green that done alot good deeds in Melb. One story he oufitted his book-making  crew with new suits made to order with no pockets in pants or  jackets.
  • Stuart great caller,,he would call out,a horse or rider who had done absolutely nothing, ziltch ,nought in the run. But Slip you maybe thinking of Rabbits Warren he use to give the best sprays especially Female riders if they got beat on a odds-on f…
  • Palfresco ----Vital  story -----After reading what alleged took place,and researching old newspaper articles.Have grave doubt that he won the Kalg.Cup---Hannans Hcp as Vital in sept 36 ,what has been alleged in some quarters, Palfresco won 1935 Caul…
  • Finished on the Moose thought he may have lobbed 1x3 early  but great run all the same..
  • V. Tin in this company appreciates not to be hustled early the pacing cup run was the last decent gate (3)----- he has had  was eased  to 1x2 thats what won him the race.when everyone thought the 1x1 was a given...
  • Premium choice  Trainer owner combo rarely miss  at  Esperance.
  • As a punter you try to factor in pointers which allow you to arrive at your final selection---alot times you can know to much. All that can come out of this is the fact the whole world knows Peters horses are taught to relax and ridden at the back o…
  • Carberry-- on jumping making my intentions clear to lead----My Neuromuscular coordination started to falter, which then in turn resulted in Testing Love stride efficiency& frequency to be affected which in turn presented a secondary problem to m…
  • They slowed up for a couple months when Barbara Scott took that one off shockwave  in group1 classic. after trainer had protested.--------But right Marko another terrible.one, have seen two carts off to scraping outside fence.protest dismissed margi…
  • Gilgamesh --Stop using a commonsense approach with  such a serious  matter regarding what the lifeblood of the industry the ''punters''' are dealt day in day, across Australia with these Yank  Carts..---Not designed for our tracks,& tight racing…
  • Two differentt meetings four races from port pirie---and three races from  Mount Gambier hence called South Australia  to avoid confusion for the punters. thats how bad its got.there
  • 1471 individual horses raced last season.----availability of approx. 400 per week needed for fields of 10 --- 5 meetings--- 8 races  about 30% is required then who fits were is the hard part.to cater for the  bands & age racing ---etc.etc to pro…
  • Has to be nearly on skid row. Nearly 12 months since his last creditable performance, lung infection last time around was the reason for loss of form----just maybe the after effects is  detracting from  him giving maximum effort----the next run will…
  • Excellent article in Sunday Times regarding Roy.,can sense maybe the bite from the Wolfe is rolling into a bark. Steve has won last 16 premierships in Great Southern,have to produce something special to save this one. 
  • The Monologue story which was very similar lay out to 12th man heard it about 20 years ago it's a classic .All the impersonations with racecallers Kenny Callender and the likes
  • Sorry that should have been STG not STS. Could have been worse STG i could have wrote STD Ha-Ha put that down to you being busier then a one-arm paper boy with crabs. :))
  •   Ian Botham---Bolta was apprenticed to Kevin Plunkett , Early days had trouble keeping him outta the fridge.,So this mare was in season---Kevin got Bolta  go up the house get a pickle onion from Mrs Plunkett,she put it  on a plate, Ian  brought it …
  • Spin king love the history of Goldfields round you just mentioned Craig Wake on Triggers post, thought one of the greatest achievements in W.A. racing was Craig's first winner at his 10th ride in a race  weighing  39kgs.was in the 1980 Kalgoorlie Cu…
  • Forgotten the exact story when Roy was apprentice jockey, pulled over driving &  giving the cop his name Roy Rodgers------- yer mate & your driving Trigger &  I am Jesse James. Something along them lines the story made the paper..
  •  Lucky bookmaker's story  one race- round early eighties.Fella I still call Deer Hunter, ---Owned  a pacer called Deer Hunter n.z. Heavily supported wins but they had done one extra lap someone forgot to ring the bell.Bookmakers clerk sure he told m…
  • Got the yearling sale book around somewhere Freo -- Maori express  have seen  a different one but you may well be right --His mother was a grand-daughter or g.g.daughter of Vedette a interdominion winner.Macau harness started in around 1980  --- 250…
  • So glad it goes to Bob Fowler have witnessed his passion &commitment to harness racing over a long time from afar never meet the man. But  what he has always done has  provided opportunity for what level you can afford at yearling sales. Imagine…
  • Remember when Tinny had six of the seven runners at GMTC after the race he looked like he dropped 50dollars and found 10cents when the other horse bolted in Ambro Quicksilver
  • Leading trainer having a real purple patch at one stage,, telling me he was bouncing at 2.30am wanting to get to the track,which didn't open until 4.00 am.  to make sure his horses had first use of the tracks, to get the best surface,---- training w…
  • When Richmond Raceway was sold the money was put in a trust. is there any of that left?