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Jockeying For Position: Patrick Carbery news

Jockeying For Position: Patrick Carbery

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

Foreword I sometimes feel jockeys are a little protected by the media and racing public and we need to remember they are sports men and women.  How often will you read scathing articles ab...

25 Comments | 1 year ago

Bunbury Cup Preview news

Bunbury Cup Preview

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Quite boringly this looks a repeat of the AHA Cup 11 days ago.  Material Man is the deserved favourite after his strong win in that event but not everything looks like it'll be in his favo...

50 Comments | 2 years ago

Mitch or Ditch? news

Mitch or Ditch?

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

The social media keyboard warriors have been out in force demanding Aaron Mitchell retains the ride on Seannie in the Karrakatta Plate.  Seannie appears an extremely difficult horse to ride.&n...

23 Comments | 1 year ago

32 competitors remain in Raceday news

32 competitors remain in Raceday

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

There were 64 in the finals and two weeks later,  there are 32. Those in the bottom 32 won twelve of the 16 elimination finals proving just how cruel finals can be. Bushchook starred o...

4 Comments | 1 year ago

Ascot 11th - Winners & Losers news

Ascot 11th - Winners & Losers

Scott Embry | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1  Why They Win - Arrum Boy Highly touted juvenile who looks to have plenty of improvement in him off his debut second to Debellatio. Both midweek 2 year old winners Royal Strata...

7 Comments | 2 years ago

Then there were sixty four qualifying tipsters. news

Then there were sixty four qualifying tipsters.

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

After four months of battle the curtain draws on the standard season and the 217 vying competitors who failed to make the qualifying sixty four call it a night. It was fitting that Ony, ranked...

7 Comments | 2 years ago

Rednblack's seventh victory sets up season news

Rednblack's seventh victory sets up season

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Winning is everything in Raceday. Despite having a start less than all other competitors in the top 10, Rednblack's remarkable winning consistency has seen him firmly positioned in the top...

Ascot 25th Feb - Winners & Losers news

Ascot 25th Feb - Winners & Losers

Scott Embry | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1 Why They Win – Eleven Seconds Second attempt at 2200m should see him improved enough to give this a real shake. Was forced to tow the field up to pace-maker and serial pest Kir...

30 Comments | 2 years ago

Mambokadzi retired news

Mambokadzi retired

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

After a dazzling win on debut and showing plenty of promise Mambokadzi has been retired by Impressive Racing citing on-going feet issues. The Universal Ruler mare was one of the first to signal...

3 Comments | 2 years ago

Ascot 18th Feb - Winners & Losers news

Ascot 18th Feb - Winners & Losers

Scott Embry | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1 Why They Win: True Dragon Trialled very strongly going into a well supported debut run at Pinjarra before setting a sizzling tempo over 1200m. Second career start bled from both nost...

3 Comments | 2 years ago

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Ridersonthestorm33 24 Mar | Posts: 7677

Stg just recently in Victoria an IT fellow working for Tabcorp waited until just before the cut off time for unclaimed winning bet tickets - a matter of days before they expired - he worked out a way to collect on them, all was going along very nicely - collec...

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Ridersonthestorm33 24 Mar | Posts: 7677

No Flexi betting with Superfectas back in those days either. Hence only taking them on small fields and still could only manage the one collect. Working out the cost was always a challenge too. With Flexi betting they would possibly work better now on the ...

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savethegame 24 Mar | Posts: 1031

The colgate kid top trainer reinsman chris glesson got life over a superfecta race he was driving  the odds-on favourite cut through its hopples leaving them attached by a thread so at release  point hopples broke and horse was retired from race so t...

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Ridersonthestorm33 24 Mar | Posts: 7677

Played the Superfectas on rare occasions stg - if a small field and or a jackpot race - got the solitary one - Tie The Knot a hot fave won the race, just 8 or 9 in it, didn't pay huge, but was ok. Was a bit unlucky because had the second horse Universal Prince...

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Read an article recently about young students male and female getting hooked with the online gambling and becoming heavily involved in Sports betting. Interesting times. About 1981 or 82 me and a school mate were keen on the sports, he wrote to the Tab and...

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savethegame 24 Mar | Posts: 1031

superfecta betting in Sydney......Friend and i thought we had perfected near on a full proof system, the cost was $5040 to be played in ten horses fields,so trialed it over two month period  bingo perfect no failures as even with only ten horse fields the...

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Ridersonthestorm33 24 Mar | Posts: 7677

Must have been GP Lady Galewood won at because the Port would have been finished by then, but she definetly won at cricket score odds. Another good replay on the net is a certain Golden Slipper - had seen a horse with a powerful motor - going to have a cra...

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Ridersonthestorm33 24 Mar | Posts: 7677

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VillageKid 24 Mar | Posts: 1134

Congrats to JJ with a winning double at Collie today including the Collie Cup.