Round 10 – Preview: Time for some circle work

Need some help with your footy tipping? Sal Ciardulli’s authorative thoughts and previews for the Round 10 matches are in for your consideration.

Round 9 – Sal’s Preview: Taking a good hard look at themselves

Sal Ciardulli has gone the way of most tipsters – with the home teams. Is there an upset in there somewhere? [Please, someone, argue the case for an underdog.]

Round 8 – Sal’s Preview: No Mummy for Mother’s Day

Sal’s going with gut feeling here – and some analysis. But it seems he thinks a weekend of upsets is looming.

Round 7 – Sal’s preview: “Jesaulenko, you beauty!”

Sal remembers Mike Williamson and the early days of single-quarter black and white TV replays. Then he tips his winners in Round 7 (looks like a fave’s round).

AFL Round 6 – Sal’s Preview: Time to stop wining!

Sal’s preview comes from Heathcote wine country this week, which has a significant impact on the flavour of his tips.

Round 5 Preview – If you don’t mind, Umpires

Sal runs his discerning eye over this week’s Round 5 matches as well as providing a his take on the weekend’s main races – and sends Easter greetings to all!

Round 4 – Previewish (again): A bit of Four Play

Tipsters, Sal’s preview of everything footy and horseracing for your consideration this weekend.

AFL Round 3: Sal’s Previewish! – Beaten by Thursday Night Footy!

Thursday night footy can catch out even the best. Here’s Sal’s preview-ish of Round 3. Plus Friar Time, And a look at the big weekend at Royal Randwick.

Sal’s Round 2 Preview – 666 the Devil’s number?

Sal provides us with his insights to this weekend’s Round 2 of the AFL plus his take on all the big races at Rosehill.

Sal’s Round 1 Preview: Go Blues, Blue and Blue

Sal Ciardulli is an institution here at the Almanac and he’s back for Round 1 with his thoughts on the matches, his anticipated ladder at the end of Round 23, and a look at the Moonee Valley Friday meeting and the Saturday races featuring the Golden Slipper, Winx and some other tough events (made tougher by Sydney’s Autumn weather).

The Bonus Issue – Sal’s Zipping Classic Preview

Sal’s sabbatical usually would have begun last week, Cup week just got in the way so his stakes day sendoff has been pushed to this week, and here it is.

Melbourne Cup Preview: Can the Cummings story continue?

Who to back for the Melbourne Cup? Sal provides an overview and his predictions for the big race.

Derby Day Preview – Just a bit Peeved Off

Derby Day Saturday, and once again Sal casts his learned eye over the fields to predict winners for the Almanac punters.

Almanac Horseracing – Cox Plate Weekend Preview: Don’t forget rule Number One

Sal previews and makes his selections for the Cox Plate and other races this weekend.

Almanac Horse Racing – Caulfield Cup Preview: A Youngstar is born

Sal casts his discerning eye over The Caulfield Cup day field and makes his recommendations for punters.

Almanac Racing – Guineas Day Preview: Oh my Goodness

The horse trading is in half swing, the horse racing is in full swing, there’s a new members stand to consider, and through it all, Sal casts his keen eye over all things racing for this weekend.

Turnbull Stakes Preview – The Carnival awaits

After a final say about the 2018 AFL Grand Final, Sal casts his eye towards the Spring Racing season including a preview of The Turnball Stakes.

Grand Finally – It’s East v West

Sal wishes us all a Happy Grand Final Day and offers us his take on the clash between the Occidentals and the Orientals. At what point will the ‘rotund woman warble’? Throw in a horse race or three and it’s a big weekend for the punters.

Finals Week 3 – The Real Semi Finals: No Sympathy for the Devil’s number

Sal casts his discerning eye over the “real Semi Finals”, and a horse or two.

Finals Week 2 – Sal’s Preview: Stop Making Cents

Sal considers the form footywise, and horsewise for the coming weekend.