Purveyor of all things picnic and provincial thoroughbreds, Glenn and his crew head off to the high country to plunder the bookies bags as all roads lead to Corowa for the time-honoured Corowa Cup [and a visit to the Corowa Whiskey and Chocolate factory has just been added to the ‘to do’ list alongside Brown Brothers and the Milawa Cheese factory. – Ed]
Glen Davis ventures to Alexandra for a fine day out on the picnic racing circuit.
Glen Davis took off to Corowa for his final racing odyssey of 2014.
Glen heads to the Yea picnics which are full of character and helps celebrate Sister Olive’s 1921 Cup win with a nod to a decent old distance race. [Lovely day out – Ed]
Punters: Racing correspondent Glen reports in with a wrap of Saturday’s six-race card from Avoca in Victoria’s picturesque Pyrenees Ranges.
Our country racing correspondent, Glen Davis, had a bumper day out at Yea, with 3 winners saluting from 3 wagers! “Fill the Fridge” seems the best named galloper for punter and drinker alike.
Glen Davis ventured up to the Murray to spend Cup Day at Corowa.
Glen Davis loves a trip to the country races, as much for the colour and characters as for the horses. On Saturday Glen and his good lady ventured to the Avoca Cup, while a more modest affair was being staged at Caulfield.
Glen Potter journeyed to Tungamah for the fine local hospitality and to take in the Grand Final of the local footy league. Go Bears!
Aoteaora is home to many fine musicians and actors. What about Australian Rules footballers? Glen picks a side from The Land of The Long White Cloud.
Glen Davis chooses three British Empire Test Cricket teams: from Africa, the Caribbean and India. He welcomes your suggestions, especially for wicketkeepers!
Glen Davis nominates his best team of Ovens and Murray League players to have lined up for North Melbourne. Omissions, adjustments and debate encouraged.
Glen picks a team of players from the Riverina who went on to represent the Swans (both of the South Melbourne & Sydney variety). And he will take on board any suggestions regarding players he may have overlooked.
Glen D enjoys an afternoon at the Corowa races but needed a win in Adelaide to save the day.
Glen highlights a couple of underdogs who have finally got recognition for their work and achievements – Sam Soliman in boxing and Peta Searle as the first female assistant coach in the AFL.
Glen Davis reviews Malcolm Knox’s Bradman’s War – and heartily recommends it.
A mixed bag at the Avoca Races on one of Australia’s most important days in the calendar.
Before Glen goes off to the races, he shares some thoughts on ANZAC Day.
This concept has gained some momentum, and momentum is everything in modern sport.