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Bunbury Preview, 12th October news

Bunbury Preview, 12th October

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 5 days ago

Race 1 - Funbury Feature racing makes its way to the South West with arguably the best Saturday race card we’ve seen in months. There is a real ‘start of the carnival’ feel ab...

27 Comments | 13 hours ago

Belmont Preview, 6th October news

Belmont Preview, 6th October

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 week ago

Race 1 - They Bet Us We sadly said goodbye to PUNTA during the week, in what was a case of the little guy not getting a fair go in a world dominated by the big corporate bookmakers. I think I s...

17 Comments | 1 week ago

PUNTA to cease operations. news

PUNTA to cease operations.

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 1 week ago

It is with much regret and sadness that the boys at PUNTA have decided to cease operations indefinitely. Declining turnover and the leakage of customers to corporate online bookmakers, who have...

3 Comments | 1 week ago

Belmont Preview, 22nd September news

Belmont Preview, 22nd September

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 3 weeks ago

Race 1 - No Mystery It appears a lot of owners and trainers have opted for the footy over the gallops with some very thin acceptances. It isn’t a card which gets the blood flowing. Af...

12 Comments | 3 weeks ago

Belmont Preview, 15th September news

Belmont Preview, 15th September

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month ago

Race 1 - Let’s Go C… Winx could win a fourth Cox Plate this year, but I don’t think there will be a better racing story than that of Andiamo Fica (https://bit.ly/2p7FCjC). I...

21 Comments | 1 month ago

Belmont Preview, 8th September news

Belmont Preview, 8th September

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month ago

Race 1 - Back Pike... I’d be surprised if #backpikedrinkwhatyoulike is not trending globally on twitter by the end of the Belmont card. The Wizard has a book of rides which most jockeys w...

5 Comments | 1 month ago

Belmont Preview, 25th August news

Belmont Preview, 25th August

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month ago

Race 1 - Broome To Belmont Keen on the chances of Patristic in the first. Looked sharp in a debut trial nearly a year ago, before copping one of the toughest initiations to racing you will see....

8 Comments | 1 month ago

Belmont Preview, 18th August news

Belmont Preview, 18th August

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month ago

Race 1 – The Word On The Street Sunny, 20 degrees and some competitive fields means I can forgo my usual pre-race one rant. This doesn’t mean all ‘The Bachelor’ related...

6 Comments | 1 month ago

Belmont Preview, 11th August news

Belmont Preview, 11th August

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 months ago

Race 1 – Renouncement After being raised in WA and a proud sandgroper (the construction and erection of the Bell Tower was probably the moment where my pride peaked), I would like to for...

24 Comments | 2 months ago

Belmont Preview, 4th August news

Belmont Preview, 4th August

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 months ago

 Race 1 – Flat I’m a little bit disappointed. A seven race Saturday metro card (which includes a maiden) after a midweek abandonment which can best be described by the technic...

35 Comments | 2 months ago

Belmont Preview, 28th July news

Belmont Preview, 28th July

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 months ago

Race 1 – Pike’s Army After a fairly wet and wild Wednesday, we have some relief from the inclement weather with a semi-dry forecast for a brilliant card of weekend racing. In fact,...

5 Comments | 2 months ago

Belmont Preview, 21st July news

Belmont Preview, 21st July

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 months ago

Race 1 – Nic’s Knee A really tough week comes to a close with the retirement of Tim Cahill and second knee reconstruction for Nic Naitanui. My biggest mistake this week was reading...

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User Ridersonthestorm33

Ridersonthestorm33 17 Oct | Posts: 6409

Noticed round one that game totals lines on all games very high.. anywhere between 206 and 230. Perhaps expect a high scoring attacking season...or just wait to see how the season settles and who plays defensive. Might be value for some under game total b...

User Browny123

Browny123 17 Oct | Posts: 67

Would be interested to know if either of you gentlemen have got any handle on the new handicapping system?Looks complicated for a simpleton like myself

User curmudgeon

curmudgeon 17 Oct | Posts: 934

Mike Williams has Reaper going at career best level for sure with a bit of upside to him in terms of regular earning capacity. Old Angus was way overs especially with the scratching bringing him in to two off the back line and wasn't afforded much peace trying...

User JayJay

JayJay 17 Oct | Posts: 4150

Haha, Angus just keeps on giving for old Tom doesn't he, an enduring old standardbred. He ran a terrific race in the Trayning Cup behind Soho Reaper, gate 12 wasn't much help to him, good value bet.

User Tivers

Tivers 17 Oct | Posts: 6673

And we're away................... Can't recall myself being so amped for start of a season.Phila / SIM are ballin'..................just imagine if they'd taken Tatum !  /:)

User Tivers

Tivers 17 Oct | Posts: 6673

Behind the basket if me fav angle (and where our seats are - stage end).Much better for watching bball (IMO) as it's as much a lateral game as up and down.Also viewing from that angle makes you feel more part of it (ie the view you'd have from on court) v's be...

User curmudgeon

curmudgeon 17 Oct | Posts: 934

Was on Hilo Angus at $101 & $17 e/w in Mr Ed's race......was hilo unlucky not to be fighting out the finish and ran 4th...of course he did.

User Ridersonthestorm33

Ridersonthestorm33 17 Oct | Posts: 6409

Some very very tired horses come final day of the Melbourne spring carnival that's for sure. There Grand Final(s) are over. The paddock beckons.

User savethegame

savethegame 17 Oct | Posts: 795

Just checked  there was only 25 nominations for the cox plate the two that have been removed from betting with  bet 365... to arrive at twenty three horses are the  autumn sun & emotionless...

User savethegame

savethegame 17 Oct | Posts: 795

TAB TOUCH .early crow boys, are still giving prices on  39 horses in cox plate.... 1.25 winx,41s emotionless who has a stress fracture of his pelvis is out;; another agency is betting only on 23 horses.might be mug punters but we can read.