Almanac Trots: Back to Wayville

Peter Sweeney steps back in time to the revived Wayville ‘red hots’ meeting in Adelaide over the weekend. A saucer bowl ‘Showgrounds’ track where drivers used to shake hands with the crowd down the straight in the heyday of harness racing in the post-war years.

Almanac Racing – Almandin’s return

Can you smell that? Spring is on its way and some of the better horses about are resuming after their winter break

Almanac Racing – Winter Championships

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

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 – 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.