Almanac Horseracing – Vote for Super Seth in the All-Star Mile

Super Seth, co-owned by ‘Smokie’ Dawson, won the Caulfield Guineas during the Spring Carnival. Now you can help secure him a place in The All-Star Mile in March by adding your vote for its inclusion in the final field.

Almanac Racing – Guineas Day and a Pineapple for Dinner

Kate Birrell’s celebration of a Yellow and Black flag has metamorphosed into Spring racing at the Caulfield Guineas – complete with the odd winning punt, shared fried chicken with the kids and artwork to capture the moment.

Almanac Racing: Winx is probably overs

Crio’s race tips for the weekend.

Finals Week 3 – Preview: Sal predicting that Victoria is irrelevant

Sal’s predictions suggest the Sin City is the centre of the footy universe. But, Victorians need not be too perturbed, they’re racing at The Heath tomorrow.

Almanac Racing: Happy New Year

In preparation for all the horses’ birthdays on Monday, Crio surveys this weekend’s fields.

Almanac Racing: a heavy calendar

Plenty on the box this weekend before Crio even starts thinking seriously about Caulfield

Almanac Racing – Getting better!

It’s a teaser Saturday for those whose underperforming footy side is driving them to the racing section of the sports pages. While black type races are back on the card, don’t get too excited just yet advises Crio. Keeping your wagering powder dry and paying attention now, will pay dividends in the weeks ahead.

Crio’s Racing: The Memsie

Crio takes a look at the returnof big racing in Melbourne where the Memsie will be contested on a day which looks like it will be more Spring than Winter,

Crio’s racing: the concrete tracks of Caulfield

A big WARNING stamp should overlay Melbourne formguides this week. But Crio reckons you can beat the heat.

The Mug Punter: Manangatang Cup Day

A very scratchy Mug has a look at today’s Caulfield program and finds a handy Shehu Shagari Special.

Crio’s Racing: The time-honoured C F Orr and other opportunities

Crio looks at the first (really) big meeting of the Autumn in Australia’s cleanest sport.

Crio’s racing: Early tips for Doomben

Someone’s going to have to provide “colour” for the Brissie Carnival. Remarkably, I’ve never made it to the races in Queensland, an omission that always strikes me at this time of the year as the “Winter Carnival” hits top gear with the running of the time-honoured Doomben 10,000.

Autumn Group Racing at The Heath

The Oakleigh Plate. The Futurity Stakes. The Blue Diamond. All etched in to the Autumn “mindtables” of Australian racing people. Gratifyingly   – despite a distance tinkering for a time with the Futurity – they’ve even managed to maintain their traditional titles as befits Gr Ones[1]. The honour boards boast great champions and vivid memories for [Read more]