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Ascot Preview, 9th March news

Ascot Preview, 9th March

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1 – A Jockey Change Is As Good As A Holiday Tell you what. Perth has lobbed up some serious weather this week and it will continue into a glorious afternoon of racing at Ascot. Eigh...

33 Comments | 2 years ago

Ascot Preview, 3rd March news

Ascot Preview, 3rd March

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1 – Jockey Sympathizer I’m a renowned jockey sympathizer and most would know, I’d be the first to jump to their defence as required (this is all a lie). But, I am going...

43 Comments | 2 years ago

Ascot Preview, 24th February news

Ascot Preview, 24th February

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1 – #MAFS Something I need to address and make it very clear that it simply will not be tolerated on my twitter feed any longer. Married At First Sight tweets. If I see the hashtag...

3 Comments | 2 years ago

Ascot Preview, 16th February news

Ascot Preview, 16th February

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1 – #DoAwayWithTheCutAway It won’t take a genius to figure out the theme of a few of the race names today. Seriously. Perth Racing. Or Malcolm Turnbull (I’m not sure who...

51 Comments | 2 years ago

Pinjarra Magic Millions Preview news

Pinjarra Magic Millions Preview

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1 – Elephants Let’s discuss the African Elephant currently smack bang in the middle of the room. For those of you who are sad enough to follow my twitter account, you will be...

39 Comments | 2 years ago

Playing for Sheep Stations at the Millions news

Playing for Sheep Stations at the Millions

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

After a long carnival and Ascot Summer, three remain in the 2017-18 Raceday Grand Final. Fastmoney, a recent forum retiree who has offered so much in terms of content, yet offered even more thi...

2 Comments | 2 years ago

Ascot Preview, 3rd February news

Ascot Preview, 3rd February

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1 – Skip This must be close to the poorest excuse for a $30,000 race you will see. The fact that I give the dynamic Chanelle O’Grady & Rod Lewis combination a chance of tea...

3 Comments | 2 years ago

Ascot Preview, 27th January news

Ascot Preview, 27th January

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1 - Aussie Aussie Aussie 'Aussie Aussie Aussie'.... 'Oi Oi Oi'. Seriously Australia? We are a big enough bunch of yobbo's as it is. Is the above witty? No. Is the above...

3 Comments | 2 years ago

Ascot Preview, 20th January news

Ascot Preview, 20th January

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1 - Johnny Nash I can do form clearly now the rain has gone. I can see all eight winners in my way. I'm hoping somebody gets that or I'll just look like a dickhead. Even more t...

17 Comments | 2 years ago

Ascot Preview, 13th January news

Ascot Preview, 13th January

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

Race 1 – Confident Camp With the festivities of the New Year and Christmas period done and dusted, it’s time to find a couple of winners. Those JB Hi-Fi gift cards aren’t goi...

59 Comments | 2 years ago

The run home for Raceday finals news

The run home for Raceday finals

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 2 years ago

With Saturday marking the final meeting for the Raceday season, those in the hunt will use it as a last chance to cement their position in the finals. The finals format will be different this y...

85 Comments | 2 years ago

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User JayJay

JayJay 26 Nov | Posts: 5569

Yes, Martin at McKays when Jeff Berry first started....dont thyink he rode a winner for McKay (2nd at his first ride I think), Albie Smith was the stable ride for all those "Ace" horses,  but when he went to Brian Muellers, things got cranked up (Scornval...

User KTQ

KTQ 26 Nov | Posts: 187

The $10mill they are considering would go towards making GP safer. There would be no upgrades to help racing like auto timers. This was confirmed to me at the outreach sessions. If harness racing had money, they should hire a marketing/media planning agenc...

User savethegame

savethegame 26 Nov | Posts: 1878

Mark Mcgowan salary must have been worked out in cambodia in charge of 2 mil. people --400k. Burt in charge what 500 people at rwwa.----- 800k. you don;t have to be dead to be stiff.

User Chariotsonfire

Chariotsonfire 26 Nov | Posts: 1945

Who sanctioned Burt;s salary at over 800k. was it rwwa----- What is the new CEO  Salary surely we can get it down to half. that and spent  the .other 400k at  g.p. Esp. when the premier is only on about 400k. The RWWA Board  signs off on...

User maybeso

maybeso 26 Nov | Posts: 28

it was also said at the outreach meeting that RWWA is planning to upgrade the lights at GP, Bunbury and Northam to LED lighting. That wont be budgeted for for two, three or four odd years. I cant recall the exact timeline.Harness needs money being spent on inf...

User savethegame

savethegame 26 Nov | Posts: 1878

Who sanctioned Burt;s salary at over 800k. was it rwwa----- What is the new CEO  Salary surely we can get it down to half. that and spent  the .other 400k at  g.p. Esp. when the premier is only on about 400k.

User savethegame

savethegame 26 Nov | Posts: 1878

Martin rode at Kalg not for long.Peter mckay was the  one,trying to think why i put ken james,may have worked at both over the years---Rod Kirkup won apprentices cup,was it  Queen Inca or Hasten Lass.Curmugeon  he sure did ride short for that ...

User spinking

spinking 26 Nov | Posts: 2776

Peter Mckays stables were directly behind Colin Websters . At the time Mark Grigsby and Rod Kirkup were apprentices to C.H.Webster

User spinking

spinking 26 Nov | Posts: 2776

STG. Martin Macphilomy worked for Peter Mckay for a long time at the same time J.Berry was apprentice to him. I didnt think Martin rode in races but stand to be corrected

User Chariotsonfire

Chariotsonfire 26 Nov | Posts: 1945

By the way all of the funds for the above projects were provided by RWWA and to that can be added the infield tote indicator and vision facilities.