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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 Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3111

Think Bet365's odds drift protector plays a part mate. I had Play Hard @ $5 the Place with Bet365 put it on 10.30am yesterday.Aragain came out and the deduction is stated as a hefty(shitty even) 21 cents, actual deduction was to 4.16 which is just under 17 ...

User detonator

detonator 05 Aug | Posts: 2132

Unaware of any set formula and i think its discretionary but both list the deduction as 7 cents for the place.Tabtouch were 7 and Sportsbet 6 for comparison so all pretty much the same. 7% of 1.55 = 11 cents so the Ladbrokes figure looks right, it looks like ...

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3111

Unaware of any set formula and i think its discretionary but both list the deduction as 7 cents for the place.Tabtouch were 7 and Sportsbet 6 for comparison so all pretty much the same. 7% of 1.55 = 11 cents so the Ladbrokes figure looks right, it looks like ...

User Chris

Chris 05 Aug | Posts: 3965

Thereís multiple formulas and they make it up as they go

User curmudgeon

curmudgeon 05 Aug | Posts: 1734

The stakes at GP midweek have dropped to "sub prime" levels so perhaps it is time to end the pretense and end the "prime" furphy totally. In order to fill programs at GP & Pinjarra regularly with 9 races of fields approaching capacity the races at the...

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3111

Stuff me! Congrats Madi Derrick

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3111

I reckon 60 wont be enough to stop So Sway it and Warbler are the two to beat. Showzali is a permanent sack from several runs back i'll pot it because it likes dairy AND Madi cant ride a treble can she? :)> Edit..its getting plunged now into 2.25 @-)

User Precision1

Precision1 05 Aug | Posts: 93

Donít know much about Austin Galati but think The Finest can run a race in the next if he can give it some clear galloping room which it hasnít had its last couple of starts

User TheDiva

TheDiva 05 Aug | Posts: 11093

wait for showzali now... I wont be backing it either. 

User TheDiva

TheDiva 05 Aug | Posts: 11093

i backed regal poyse and hoolahoops last start... both pineappled me today!