Thoughts and tips for the Anzac Round of footy and racing

The plight of the Blues has Sal’s mind wandering broadly across the sporting landscape this Anzac round of footy and racing.

All your Round 4 Footy tips, racing tips, and some thoughts about the Tribunal

All the footy and racing tips you need, and more from Sal to help you select your winners this weekend.

Round 3: Preview – Let’s just get to the footy.

Wondering who to tip in the footy, or which horse to back? Sal presents his selections for your consideration.

Almanac (Racing) History: A short film about racing in the Wimmera and Mallee

Malcolm McKinnon spotted the reference to Murtoa racing and sent this beaut little film in – with some classic footage of old-timers chatting about Wimmera and Mallee racing before The war.

Corowa Cup 2018

Glen reports on fun and successful investments in both time and money at the 2018 Corowa Cup.

St Patrick’s Race Day Yea 2018

Glen! made his way to the St Patrick’s meeting at Yea and, as always, had a terrific day out.

A Week In The Life

Andrew Walker has had a packed first week of 2018, featuring golf, races and theatre.

A day (or two) at the races

Glen and friends went to Corowa to see his horse run, but racing is a mug’s game. So it was off to Merton for the picnics a few days later.

Almanac Racing – Dunkeld: Pat Scala’s superb photo from Cup Day, 2017

A superb photo. Thanks to Pat Scala and Racing Photos.

Almanac Racing: On the Pace @ Yea

Glen and Maryanne head to the Yea Picnics and follow leading hoop Courtney Pace. With the storm brewing they needed to get out, and to get out. But, as always, a great day was had by all.

Almanac Short Story – I love the punt

Barry Mitchell, Almanac short-story writer and 200 game VFL/AFL player, takes us trackside in this story. It’s the Spring racing carnival in Melbourne… [Telling observations – Ed].

Final day preview: Now the Carnival is over

We reckon Sal’s had a pretty good Spring – he’s certainly been tipping well. But there’s a difference between tipping and punting. Check out his thoughts for Final Day. [Thanks Sal, for all your racing and footy writing throughout 2017. – JTH]

Sal’s Oaks Day Picks – without the banter

Sal got the quaddie on Cup Day. Here’s his tips for the 9-race card at Flemington today. He’s keen on Aloisia, as everyone on the planet is. But he has a memory of last year when the 125/1 blow-out spoiled the party.

They’re running @ Corowa

Corowa Racing Club held its pre-Cup meeting on Monday. Glen was there in the Members.

The Cup Day Quaddie

A Cup Day tale from Andrew Fithall that many of us can relate to.

Sal’s updated Melbourne Cup preview including quaddie and tips for other races

Sal Ciardulli’s comprehensive (updated) preview of Cup Day.

Melbourne Cup Day Preview – A Star to Shine

Sal is happy with the Carnival so far with his Derby Day quaddie saluting for a 500+% dividend. I reckon he’s just getting his eye in. See what he likes in the Cup. Full Cup field and comment included here.

The Almanac Cup trifectas have been decided

Check out the Almanac trifecta. The proceeds will go to the charity of Rowdy Adam’s choice.

Derby Day Preview: It’s Christmas Day for Punters

Derby Day awaits in racing’s biggest week. Sal has you covered.

Almanac Melbourne Cup Eve Lunch (Nov 6): Nail that trifecta

Melbourne Cup Eve Lunch with the usual suspects Greg Carpenter and Robbie Griffiths. Always fun. We need your input for the Almanac trifecta.