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Full Belmont Preview 26th August news

Full Belmont Preview 26th August

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 10 months ago

Race 1 - A Sunny Belmont After finally encountering a precipitation free week (or latter part of the week at least) in Perth, we should finally be looking at some non-rain affected going. A Goo...

47 Comments | 10 months ago

Danehills Daughter has Kalgoorlie in sight news

Danehills Daughter has Kalgoorlie in sight

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 10 months ago

Emerging stayer Danehills Daughter is the latest addition to the upcoming Kalgoorlie carnival. Trainer Stephen Rowe has planned a ‘hit-and-run’ mission for the daughter of Danehill...

1 Comments | 10 months ago

Full Belmont Preview 19th August news

Full Belmont Preview 19th August

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 10 months ago

  Race 1 - Saverio Rocca I think we should all take a second to remember one of the greatest heads in AFL football. Big Sav. A fortnight ago, I suggested it was worth watching this...

Full Belmont Preview 12th August news

Full Belmont Preview 12th August

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 11 months ago

Race 1 - Cutaway In Play With the abandonment of the midweek Belmont meet, I am absolutely chomping at the bit to get stuck into a bit of city action. It is important to note that the rail posi...

45 Comments | 11 months ago

Full Belmont Preview 5th August news

Full Belmont Preview 5th August

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 11 months ago

Race 1 - $30,000 Giveaway With minimal rain forecast for Friday and Saturday, the track should be around the Good4/Soft5 range. $30,000 is on offer here for what looks to be a pretty weak,...

1 Comments | 11 months ago

Full Belmont Preview 29th July news

Full Belmont Preview 29th July

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 11 months ago

Race 1 - Punter's Pet With 6-15mm of rain forecast for both Friday and Saturday it is likely we will see the Belmont track somewhere around the Soft6 mark. I've been horribly wrong befo...

48 Comments | 11 months ago

Full Belmont Preview 22nd July news

Full Belmont Preview 22nd July

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 11 months ago

Race 1 - To Swim Or Not To Swim I've held off writing this til Friday afternoon, hoping I had a clearer idea of the likely track conditions. Unfortunately I am none the wiser, with rain sti...

2 Comments | 11 months ago

Raceday to return with a twist news

Raceday to return with a twist

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 11 months ago

Perth Turf Talk will be relaunching it's ever popular tipping competition, Raceday, this August. After carey came from another impossible ladder position to clinch victory in the last editi...

139 Comments | 7 months ago

Full Belmont Preview 15th July news

Full Belmont Preview 15th July

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

Race 1 - Form v Youth The weatherman let me down last week with his Friday rain prediction but I'm going to bank on Jeff Newman getting it spot on this time round. We shouldn't be seein...

Full Belmont Preview 6th July news

Full Belmont Preview 6th July

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 1 year ago

Race 1 - A Drop In The Ocean Writing this on a Thursday evening leaves a bit of guess work in regards to track conditions. With 8-15mm of rain forecast for Friday and Wednesdays meet being run...

134 Comments | 1 year ago

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User paraletic

paraletic 18 Jul | Posts: 2700

Wow thats some good prizemoney in NSW. They are leaving the rest of the country behind

User spinking

spinking 18 Jul | Posts: 1572

Geez with those sort of numbers if you had one descent enough I know where it would be heading. I have been told only told so don't know if it is gospel that GRD own basically from the back of the admin /jockeys room at Belmont , if correct so all the tie ups ...

User savethegame

savethegame 18 Jul | Posts: 724

Full well remember the Cruickshank shuffle 20 odd people imitating a rotating spit no one getting any interference in sync.;;;Two good roan horses from the round  Schraders  park royale  warwick  riwaka  vance  other roan horses o...

User TheDiva

TheDiva 18 Jul | Posts: 9754

meanwhile in NSW:As of Sept 1 in NsWSat Metro- 125kMidweek Metro - 50kPublic Holiday Metro -60kHighways - 75kProv- 35kCountry- 22kListed- min 140kG3- min 160k

User RIO

RIO 18 Jul | Posts: 13493

They weren't prepared to give up Ascot as they "thought" - that they owned it. Then discovered they had a never ending lease as long as it was used for equine activity. By that stage they were already deep in negotiations to sell/develop Belmont and keep Ascot...

User spinking

spinking 18 Jul | Posts: 1572

No argument here about that Tivers. The million dollar question is which one to keep. And I dare say most would have the same answer to that one

User Tivers

Tivers 17 Jul | Posts: 6512

Werenít offering to give up Ascot then, as we appear to mostly be suggesting now. Bottom line on that point is - the club can not afford to maintain two venues. End of argument.

User spinking

spinking 17 Jul | Posts: 1572

I think the snub of the Barnett government at the time by PR officials hasn't helped. If more had been done back then to get the gov on board they might have been better of now

User Tivers

Tivers 17 Jul | Posts: 6512

Then need to rework the deal with GRD yes. There needs to be room for two tracks (for racing) at the least... and thatís if crase all training / trials at Belmont (need third / fourth otherwise). Would suggest it is done in a style where they cross cross ea...

User RIO

RIO 17 Jul | Posts: 13493

If done before the stadium, they would have got everything the industry wanted. If the deal is done now. The industry will get what it needs. I think the Lark Hill track would be upgraded, and very minimal race day infrastructure put in...It is still our major...