Almanac Racing – Spring is in the air

A taste of Winter sun has Tom Riordan thinking of Spring. A nine race card at Flemington, and Oscietra, foal of Black Caviar, having her second start at Geelong on Friday, are the highlights of the weekend’s racing. Add your tips in the comments.

Almanac Racing – VRC Members’ Stakes

It’s the Bletchingly Stakes this weekend but VRC members might be a bit distracted by their ballots

Almanac Racing

Crio’s our punting pundit but he’s conceded the golf will have his TV attention and some footy games may be attended.
Comment for the races as an option – “Prefer others”

Almanac Racing – Monash Stakes Day

It’s a rare job where you’re followed around by an ambulance. Monash Stakes Day supports the National Jockeys’ Trust – get around it.

Almanac Racing – Winter Championships

Tom Riordan seeks some value at Flemington for the Winter Championships meeting on Saturday.

Almanac Racing – A week of Payne

Michelle Payne has been suspended for testing positive a banned substance, but her reputation might have been enhanced. Tom Riordan explains an unpredictable week in racing.

Almanac Racing – A stab at the quaddie

There are some big races at Flemington this Saturday and Tom Riordan has his tips ready.

Almanac Racing: Creative ways to stay warm

As winter sets in, Tom Riordan admires those who rely on punting to stay warm.

Almanac Racing: Doomben Races and Swan Hill Carnival

Horse racing action returns to Doomben on Saturday as well the Swan Hill Carnival over the long weekend.

Almanac Racing: Sure Bet Redemption

Paul Young had a long day of playing cricket before unwinding at the races. An elderly antagonist made the day a very memorable one.

Almanac Racing – Eagle Farm’s qualms and the return of the Valley

Queensland racing is experiencing a crisis, after the inadequate track conditions at Eagle Farm led to the stripping of its remaining two feature meetings.

Michelle Payne’s story ‘Life as I know it’

Time to remind yourself of a magnificent story. Do yourself a favour.

Almanac Racing: Sandown Jumpers and Brisbane’s Carnival

The Australian Hurdle and Australian Steeple headline Saturday at Sandown, while Black Heart Bart heads to Eagle Farm seeking to win another Group One.

Almanac Racing – Extra Zero tons up on the VRC’s Hall of Fame day

Plenty of action around the country this weekend as Tom Riordan picks a winner or two.

Almanac Racing

Crio caught up with a couple of Almanckers at the Warrnambool races and he looks ahead to races around Australia including the Doomben 10,000 in Brisbane.

Almanac Racing: Extra Zero nears the ton

Flemington tomorrow hosts a mundane meeting, propped up by the old marvel Extra Zero having his 99th start. Morphettville steals most of the quality to fill two group one races and a couple of group twos.

Almanac Racing: Where to look?

Tom Riordan casts his eye over the classy meetings around Australia this Saturday.

Almanac Racing: The pimple that is the Cup

Crio will be at Caulfield this weekend, looking to build a bank for the Warrnambool May Racing Carnival. Can you help?

Almanac Racing

Crio’s tips, this week from Randwick and Caulfield, on a not as busy as it used to be Easter weekend.

Sal’s Round 3 Preview: Come on Ump!

Sal Ciardulli likes the favourites this week – across the footy and the Sydney racing Championships. And what will they be serving at Friar Park for the first home game in a fortnight?