Coming Soon to Australian Horse Racing – Memsie Stakes

Farris Garrison casts his eye over the upcoming Memsie Stakes as we head towards the spring racing carnival

Almanac Racing: Broken Hill, St Patrick’s Race Meeting, 2017

A flight to Broken Hill sees Glen venture to the St Patrick’s racing meet.

Almanac Racing: Soggy Sydney

Heavy tracks in soggy Sydney, while Melbourne racing this weekend is at Moonee Valley and Mornington. Crio’s weekly racing preview, any tips welcome!

AFL 2017 – The Long Range View

Sal looks in to the crystal ball to give us his predictions and thoughts on the 2017 AFL season. How does your club’s future look. There is even a glimpe of todays Group 1s at Rosehill.

Almanac Racing

Horse racing is at its peak season right now and Crio has all the latest news and previews this weekend’s action at the Golden Slipper in Sydney.

Australian Cup’s greatest sportsman

Harold Peacock give us an insight into a great character.

Almanac Racing

Adelaide Cup weekend for the long weekend in many states/territories. Crio shares his tips

Almanac Racing: Sloppy Sydney needs to shift the Carnival

Sydney weather patterns cause problems for their Autumn Carnival. Crio is a practical thinker. With Melbourne March weather magnificent and Sydney Octobers beautiful, why not make a switch.

Almanac Racing – Yea, it’s St Pat’s.

Glen was at Yea Racecourse on Saturday for the St Pat’s Cup and learns he should probably watch his punting.

Alamanac Racing: Who wins the Diamond?

Tom Riordan previews Blue Diamond Stakes day at Caulfield. If you can make a strong case for a runner in the Diamond, he will listen.

Almanac Racing: Lightning Puzzle

Tom Riordan previews the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes, mounting a case for most horses in the race. Good luck, punters!

Almanac Racing: An Orr-some Saturday

Winx is set to rule again in Sydney, while the Blue Diamond Preludes support a group one meeting at Caulfield. Tom Riordan runs his eye over this weekend’s racing.

Almanac Racing – Winx Ready for Barrier Again

Farrisgarrison with the latest on Winx, “no ordinary racehorse”

Almanac Racing: Rio’s Racing

Crio’s taken leave from his weekly post, handing the reins to son Tom to cover the Valley’s mediocre Chinese New Year meeting and an intriguing nine races at Caulfield on Saturday.

Almanac Racing: Australia’s Lightning Stakes

John Hawthorne gives us the early Lightning Stakes mail.

Almanac Racing – Bonanza

We’ve had Ben/Adam/Hoss and Little Joe (cricket even flirted with Hilton), but Josh Cartwright’s ride last Saturday’s been the “Bonanza” for racing ghouls – danger, corruption and a mysterious blonde…and there may be more to come. There are racing meeting’s this weekend also but the best advice is to watch the trials and wait for Feb.

Almanac Racing – Woolamai’s no picnic for Racing’s innovators

We dis racing authorities for lacking initiative and then, of course, pounce on any issues that arise when a new enterprise gets wobbly. But the decision to offer full TAB coverage for the Woolamai picnics was FWD, notwithstanding the positives of coverage given to arguably the most vibrant segment of the local game. Sadly we [Read more]

Almanac Racing: New Year but old habits – defying logic again!

Plenty of old pros insist that betting on the youngsters is the winning way. There are just a few simple rules. Crio agrees and then ignores the evidence for his best on Saturday. It’ll end in tears unless ‘Knackers can find him a get-out. Help please!

Almanac Racing – the merry-go-round continues

The merry-go-round continues. New Year’s Day? Any day’ll do. another day/another dollar. The Valley finishes crio’s 2016 year and, barely 14 hours later, he builds a bank for 2017. Tips please.

Almanac Racing – look away now!

Nothing to see here folks. Racing has gone open misere to finish 2016. James MacDonald’s demise (what a fool) deflects from RVL’s fiasco. Credit to Godolphin – I suspect their clout could have covered over the mess but they have taken the heat, supported Stewards and Intel, and racing will ultimately benefit. Victorian Racing finishes [Read more]

Almanac Racing: I’ve seen the light

It’s taken him half a century but Crio has finally changed his approach. [Love it Crio – JTH]