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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 aussiebattler

aussiebattler 23 Jun | Posts: 247

Nope Possible that the clause is only triggered when they change jurisdictions/states and that their actual NR remains in the unlikely event that WA ends up deciding to drive on the same side of the road as the rest of Australia. More I checked into i...

User hash

hash 23 Jun | Posts: 6987

Good effort on the QD legs 2nd, 1st, 1st & 3rd Horrible viewing in the last for those on the fav

User JayJay

JayJay 23 Jun | Posts: 5926

Possible that the clause is only triggered when they change jurisdictions/states and that their actual NR remains in the unlikely event that WA ends up deciding to drive on the same side of the road as the rest of Australia.

User Vincent_vega

Vincent_vega 23 Jun | Posts: 56

10 race card and not a hell of a lot of interest by the looks

User savethegame

savethegame 23 Jun | Posts: 2136

Ironic that Herilihy and Lang both had the same nickname as the iceman. which tells the story regards driving at GP alot times think B.Purdon would drive in heats and Herilihy would drive in finals Herilihy won a world drivers championship. There was a kiwi...

User aussiebattler

aussiebattler 23 Jun | Posts: 247

A horse that has won numerous races still can go to the east as a NR 50.A horse having its 1st start starts as a NR 50.Still not a bad senario if that horse has alot of HWOE dollars to its name.Gets to race maidens. Seems to be errors in the drop back adjus...

User JayJay

JayJay 23 Jun | Posts: 5926

Yep, fair enough.....sometimes, being drawn to lead in a big race at GP is the worst draw of all, the tempo is usually very upbeat.

User Chariotsonfire

Chariotsonfire 23 Jun | Posts: 2151

Herlihy refused to put Luxury Liner into the race and paid the consequences. As you know you cannot drive pretty at GP especially in top company.

User JayJay

JayJay 23 Jun | Posts: 5926

Interesting view Chariots, Luxury Liner was a top horse and Tony Herlihy almost without peer as a driver .....did he get around GP okay (because many horses from NZ don't at their first try). I recall Auckland Reactor (one of the Butts...Anthony I think) and M...

User thefalcon

thefalcon 23 Jun | Posts: 17547

had a bet with myself this morning...will there be a pic of rioli in the west?said no, plenty in yesterday...wrong...there he was again...fair dinkum these journos need to take stock of themselves...