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The people that provide the voice for Perth Turf Talk.

Matt Rigby

Matt Rigby is a local stands bookmaker who fields all Metropolitan Saturday meetings. A true lover of racing, Matt is involved in all aspects of racing as an owner, syndicator, bookmaker and punter.

Greg Hooper

Greg Hooper's reputation needs no introdution as the spearhead of many succesful betting syndicates. "Hoops" features weekly on 1206 Racing Radio as their regular tipster and is an accountant by day.

Gary Wright

There are few people that are members for the Eagles and Dockers, however undoubtedly they're always true sport lovers. There is no better way to subscribe Gary Wright, other than his remarkable accuracy with tipping in all forms.

Chris Nelson

Chris is the owner of JuiceBox Creative, the agency behind Perth Turf Talk since its inception in 2005. Although primarily focused on the maintanence of the website, as a passionate owner/punter Chris has gathered enough information through involvement in the website to contribute an opinion regularly.

Recent Comments

User KTQ

KTQ 26 Nov | Posts: 187

The $10mill they are considering would go towards making GP safer. There would be no upgrades to help racing like auto timers. This was confirmed to me at the outreach sessions. If harness racing had money, they should hire a marketing/media planning agenc...

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.