Caulfield Guineas: Down down at The Heath

Saturday morning. For the first time in a couple of years, Clare and I are heading off to the track at the same time. (She called heads and got to attend the Derby Day car park last year and I spent my first eight hours straight as a single father, changing seven nappies, feeding four [Read more]

Ablett on Fire

From the comfort of an armchair in front of the box, we get to see the occasional remarkable thing. Today, I got to see two. I’d been quiet on the punt during the Sydney Easter carnival. But, with some cash in the bank and form to make a mug of Deane Lester, today was the [Read more]

Hawthorn v Geelong

by Craig Down “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting a different result” Albert Einstein I didn’t, for obvious reasons, enjoy the 2008 Grand Final as much as I’d hoped I would. I’d floated through the season, watching the Cats’ 21 victories in full (and having left at three quarter time [Read more]