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?

Almanac Racing: Winx is probably overs

Crio’s race tips for the weekend.

Almanac Racing – Alexandra Cup

Glen and his group of mug punters made it to Alexandra Race Club for their Cup meeting. And he left with money still in his pocket.

Round 2 Preview – A briefing in every way!

Round 2 kicks off tonight and Sal Ciardulli has the previews covered. He also looks at The Championships at Randwick this weekend.

Round 1 Preview: And to all a very good night – Grand Final

Sal Ciardulli with his thoughts on the 3rd Test in India and a twilight Grand Final, as well as his previews of this week’s Round 1 AFL fixtures and racing action in Sydney and Melbourne.

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!

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.

Almanac Racing: Adelaide Cup

Crio is in desperate need of a bank for next weekend. Can the Adelaide Cup and/or the meet at Moonee Valley provide it?

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: Well done Chelz

Chelsea MacFarlane had a big win at the Balranald Cup and celebrated in style.

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 – 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 – 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]