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Ascot Preview, 2nd February news

Ascot Preview, 2nd February

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 11 months ago

Race 1 - Nick Knight Perfect conditions for racing on Saturday after a sweltering midweek in Perth. 28 degrees and clear skies - absolutely no excuses to not tip the card. A weak looking ma...

38 Comments | 11 months ago

Aussie Day Preview, you bloody ripper Australian Racing

Aussie Day Preview, you bloody ripper

Terry Leighton | Australian Racing | 11 months ago

A crammed schedule attempting to fit form for 7 race meets in 6 days will see a summarised edition of suggested bets, including a couple of plays in the South West. Serious first world problems....

16 Comments | 11 months ago

Ascot Preview, 19th January news

Ascot Preview, 19th January

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

Race 1 - Hot And Humid We’ll be copping a scorcher on Saturday with 37 degrees, the early forecast. Confident we can have a hot start to the day, with Wild Gust being the best bet on the...

35 Comments | 11 months ago

Pinjarra Preview, 12th January news

Pinjarra Preview, 12th January

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

We head to the country to give Ascot a well earned rest. This will also be a shorter and more concise preview (thank god the crowd screams). Roughies galore, forgive me. Race 1 - No Idea No...

1 Comments | 1 year ago

2019 Perth Cup Day Preview news

2019 Perth Cup Day Preview

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

Race 1 - Miss Dom Sheed As per the norm with the two year old races I won’t speculate on a speed map with so many first starters, but this race does look to have Miss West Coast’s n...

42 Comments | 1 year ago

Ascot Preview, 29th December news

Ascot Preview, 29th December

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

A brief lull in what has been a tremendous summer carnival, as we all recover from our Christmas food comas and come to terms with the reality that this is the best eleven cricketers our country ca...

28 Comments | 1 year ago

CB Cox Stakes Day Preview, Ascot 22nd December news

CB Cox Stakes Day Preview, Ascot 22nd December

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

With temperatures set to soar, we will have to wait til 2.44pm for our first winner of the day. The only issue with the late start is for the Eastern States punters who will have to wait until 9.50...

15 Comments | 1 year ago

Ascot Preview, 15th December news

Ascot Preview, 15th December

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

Race 1 - Trial And Error Won’t bother even attempting a speed map with the juveniles, with six of the nine runners unraced. Specialism completely picks itself on what it has shown at the...

15 Comments | 1 year ago

Full Kingston Town Classic Day Preview news

Full Kingston Town Classic Day Preview

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

We reach a sad but fulfilling conclusion to the TabTouch Master series, with my body feeling the full effects of many a Kirin Megumi. It’s definitely been a staying test, ran at a sprinters t...

4 Comments | 1 year ago

Full Winterbottom Stakes Day Preview news

Full Winterbottom Stakes Day Preview

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

The lengthy stint in the nets paid dividends last week when all our wildest Railway Stakes dreams came true. Unfortunately there are still remnants of the hangover present as I type this four days...

35 Comments | 1 year ago

Full Railway Stakes Day Preview news

Full Railway Stakes Day Preview

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

While it’s now known as the ‘masters series’, Railway Stakes day will always be Super Saturday to me. The day which makes a grown man feel like a twelve year old kid at Christmas...

6 Comments | 1 year ago

2018 Railway Stakes Preview news

2018 Railway Stakes Preview

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

The race which stops half a nation. This isn’t the highest quality Railway Stakes of all time and I don’t really agree with the 4kg swing from top to bottom in the weights, but nonethel...

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User MorganJames

MorganJames 21 Jan | Posts: 136

Busselton friday 6 races 43 horses.Used to be very well supported meetings in previous years

User curmudgeon

curmudgeon 21 Jan | Posts: 1519

Perhaps @Chariotsonfire can add ...Move to USA.... to that list

User PictureSon1973

PictureSon1973 21 Jan | Posts: 19

I didn’t know that Shane & Lauren Tritton we’re relocating to the States I find that interesting as NSW is supposedly the State with the most upswing for Harness. Looks like selling Harold Park was a poisoned Chalice if one of the Top trainers in the State...

User The_Bull

The_Bull 21 Jan | Posts: 718

Sad news. He was a cracker.

User Markovina

Markovina 21 Jan | Posts: 1087

Shane Trittons father Peter has been training in the US for years so without further in depth information it is hard to assess what lays behind the move. Shane Tritton has gone from being the pre - eminent Menangle trainer to a distant second to Craig Cross so...

User savethegame

savethegame 21 Jan | Posts: 1557

Riders you forgot the GOLDEN MILE  the club that's was about to race for as much money as  city track Richmond raceway  ,so they changed the stakes to race distribution format.---- which was the start of there,decline, no doubt, plus 12 hour shi...

User curmudgeon

curmudgeon 21 Jan | Posts: 1519

Shane Trittons father Peter has been training in the US for years so without further in depth information it is hard to assess what lays behind the move. Shane Tritton has gone from being the pre - eminent Menangle trainer to a distant second to Craig Cross so...

User TheDiva

TheDiva 21 Jan | Posts: 10723

As I thought... pretty ordinary against good opposition. last night they trounced the sydney thunder... who are pathetic. their bowling line up was full of nobodies. Needless to say they wont be playing finals. I reckon the strikers will get over us ...

User Markovina

Markovina 21 Jan | Posts: 1087

Hey Riders - with the exception of about say a dozen trainers Aust wide - the only ones who  would be making a nice income per year from harness racing would be the freelance drivers . What do they get $65 a drive plus superannuation - outside of tho...

User TheDiva

TheDiva 21 Jan | Posts: 10723

my first look at them yesterday too. thought they were pretty good. a couple of things.. the TV's are right in one of the thoroughfares where horses going in and out... not sure that was the best idea.I reckon they should have built in a canteen, shop so ...