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Jockeying For Position: Patrick Carbery news

Jockeying For Position: Patrick Carbery

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 months 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 | 2 months ago

Bunbury Cup Preview news

Bunbury Cup Preview

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 3 months 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 | 3 months ago

Mitch or Ditch? news

Mitch or Ditch?

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 3 months 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 | 2 months ago

32 competitors remain in Raceday news

32 competitors remain in Raceday

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 3 months 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 | 3 months ago

Ascot 11th - Winners & Losers news

Ascot 11th - Winners & Losers

Scott Embry | Metropolitan Racing | 3 months 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 | 3 months ago

Then there were sixty four qualifying tipsters. news

Then there were sixty four qualifying tipsters.

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 3 months 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 | 3 months ago

Rednblack's seventh victory sets up season news

Rednblack's seventh victory sets up season

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 3 months 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 | 4 months 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 | 3 months ago

Mambokadzi retired news

Mambokadzi retired

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 4 months 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 | 4 months ago

Ascot 18th Feb - Winners & Losers news

Ascot 18th Feb - Winners & Losers

Scott Embry | Metropolitan Racing | 4 months 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 | 4 months ago

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User detonator

detonator 26 Jun | Posts: 547

Saw the Schofield incident close up for the first time today. If anyone says that was more vicious than the Selwood rabbit chop on Mitchell or the Shuey bump to Dangerfields head then you are on drugs. The tribunal are there to keep the stars playing and the...

User SLIPPERGOLDEN

SLIPPERGOLDEN 26 Jun | Posts: 4775

All the best with your venture Rio.

User carey

carey 26 Jun | Posts: 5434

are not they just noise and irrelevant?i think racings' problems stem from treating the people that pay for it all, with ever increasing contempt.how much blood can one get from a stone?and it looks like there is more trouble on the way for the poor punters if...

User Fastmoney

Fastmoney 26 Jun | Posts: 4108

Heres a few, Greens, ABC, Animals Australia, RSPCA, Peta and their supportershttps://greens.org.au/greyhounds.http://www.animalsaustralia.org/issues/horse_racing.php.http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-06-22/torres-and-chen-horse-racing/4086304.https://www.rspca.o...

User carey

carey 26 Jun | Posts: 5434

we will have to disagree, because in all honesty i have no idea who those activists are.

User JayJay

JayJay 26 Jun | Posts: 3089

Saw a post race photo of him somewhere, woolly winter coat and all...what a striking individual.1.50.2 and 3 wide before breezing....superb. And the second horse goes alright as well, gave him plenty to chase.

User Fastmoney

Fastmoney 26 Jun | Posts: 4108

Agreed it will definitely be racing administrators who fail racing but it won`t be because of internal incompetence, it will be their inability to balance good genuine decision making and decision making based on appeasing activists.

User TheSwooper

TheSwooper 26 Jun | Posts: 1271

Very smart. The 2nd horse did a terrific job as well.

User Chariotsonfire

Chariotsonfire 26 Jun | Posts: 997

Schofield offered a week for guilty plea. this comment belongs in the joke thread Just stating the facts.

User carey

carey 26 Jun | Posts: 5434

well i am lucky i have written code to find this stuff, or i would be in the dark as much as rwwa is!!i guess it does not matter much as racing is fast going the way of the dodo.where in that other thread, fastmoney reckons the activists want racing stopped or...