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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...

2018 WA Guineas Preview news

2018 WA Guineas Preview

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

Monster edition of the 2018 WA Guineas, with thirteen blokes to do battle against the three quality girls backing up from the Champion Fillies seven days ago. Chris Waller, Darren Weir and Gai Wate...

Ascot Preview, 17th November news

Ascot Preview, 17th November

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

Race 1 - Seven Days With just one week til the biggest day in the Perth Racing calendar, my liver is already starting to get that uneasy feeling when it knows a serious onslaught is coming. For...

2 Comments | 1 year ago

Ascot Preview, 3rd November news

Ascot Preview, 3rd November

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

Race 1 - Snip Snip Tinsnip looks extremely well placed to turn the tables on Prim And Proper in the first at Ascot. Was arguably a good thing beaten second up when Pike had some minor traffic i...

33 Comments | 1 year ago

Ascot Preview, 27th October news

Ascot Preview, 27th October

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

Race 1 - Swimming And Tits Unfortunately the team behind the Tabtouch early markets, learnt how to frame a quote this week and there were no early Galaxy Star or Jeraft gifts. Cracking effort r...

20 Comments | 1 year ago

Ascot Preview, 20th October news

Ascot Preview, 20th October

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

Race 1 - Let The Carnival Begin A wet and windy Thursday morning cannot deflate the spirits of this Western Australian racing enthusiast as the carnival is officially upon us. There is a lo...

47 Comments | 1 year ago

Bunbury Preview, 12th October news

Bunbury Preview, 12th October

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year 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 | 1 year ago

Belmont Preview, 6th October news

Belmont Preview, 6th October

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year 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 year ago

PUNTA to cease operations. news

PUNTA to cease operations.

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year 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 year ago

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User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3110

Unaware of any set formula and i think its discretionary but both list the deduction as 7 cents for the place.Tabtouch were 7 and Sportsbet 6 for comparison so all pretty much the same. 7% of 1.55 = 11 cents so the Ladbrokes figure looks right, it looks like ...

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Chris 05 Aug | Posts: 3965

There’s multiple formulas and they make it up as they go

User curmudgeon

curmudgeon 05 Aug | Posts: 1734

The stakes at GP midweek have dropped to "sub prime" levels so perhaps it is time to end the pretense and end the "prime" furphy totally. In order to fill programs at GP & Pinjarra regularly with 9 races of fields approaching capacity the races at the...

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3110

Stuff me! Congrats Madi Derrick

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3110

I reckon 60 wont be enough to stop So Sway it and Warbler are the two to beat. Showzali is a permanent sack from several runs back i'll pot it because it likes dairy AND Madi cant ride a treble can she? :)> Edit..its getting plunged now into 2.25 @-)

User Precision1

Precision1 05 Aug | Posts: 93

Don’t know much about Austin Galati but think The Finest can run a race in the next if he can give it some clear galloping room which it hasn’t had its last couple of starts

User TheDiva

TheDiva 05 Aug | Posts: 11093

wait for showzali now... I wont be backing it either. 

User TheDiva

TheDiva 05 Aug | Posts: 11093

i backed regal poyse and hoolahoops last start... both pineappled me today! 

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3110

While we’re potting horses Wicklow Princess can go too To be fair it hit cat class a month ago mate :D

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3110

Ran a race the boy, im pretty happy with that! That Giant Leap looks like one they may not keep too long...