Finals Week 1 – Sal’s Preview: Taking it up a notch

It’s a big weekend on the footy field and at the racetrack. Sal has been busy working out the odds for you and presents his selections.

Round 17 – Sal’s Preview: Kreuzing home

Sal is back with his insights into this weekend’s AFL Round 17 as well as the card at Flemington.

Sal’s Round 7 Preview – Aaah Queensland, perfect one day, footy the next

Languishing in lockdown, Sal works his way through the form guide to pick his winners both on the footy field and at the racetrack.

Sal’s Round 5 Preview – The Road Past Gundagai

Sal and his bride are on the road, just like a lot of footy teams these days. But he still has time to take in the sights, and the sites, to find the winners for the faithful.

Sal is around the grounds for the AFL’s Round 3 and on the track at Flemington!

Sal gives us the form for Round 3 of the AFL as well as the meeting at Flemington. Find a winner or three right here!

Sal’s Derby Day Preview – It’s Christmas Day for Punters

‘Derby Day remains the best day on the racing calendar’, according to Sal. With his usual fearless approach, he nominates his winner for the big day tomorrow.

Almanac Racing – Spring is in the air

A taste of Winter sun has Tom Riordan thinking of Spring. A nine race card at Flemington, and Oscietra, foal of Black Caviar, having her second start at Geelong on Friday, are the highlights of the weekend’s racing. Add your tips in the comments.

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 – Extra Zero tons up on the VRC’s Hall of Fame day

Plenty of action around the country this weekend as Tom Riordan picks a winner or two.

Almanac Racing: Extra Zero nears the ton

Flemington tomorrow hosts a mundane meeting, propped up by the old marvel Extra Zero having his 99th start. Morphettville steals most of the quality to fill two group one races and a couple of group twos.

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: 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: Sal’s Derby Day Preview

Sal Ciardulli previews Christmas for turf enthusiasts: Derby Day at Flemington. Enjoy a Sacred Elixir or two, he suggests.

Almanac Racing: Man up and multi-task (or at least watch the replays!)

Crio with his racing tips for a weekend dominated by the AFL & NRL Grand Finals

Almanac Racing

Crio with his tips, while also suggesting racing needs a break, a start and an end to it’s season. Add your thoughts.

Almanac Horseracing: Races to Watch This Early Spring

John Hawthorne provides a prelude to the early Spring Races.

Almanac Racing – Its Derby Day! – Winx in the Pink!

Sal Ciardulli makes his tips for Derby Day. He also tips the bucket on the AFL and specialist wielders of the willow in general

Crio’s racing: the Kingswood Country Connection

Crio’s promoting frugality this weekend, but fear not, he’s still full of suggestions for the Guineas.

Crio’s racing: Lightning Stakes Day

Will the great meetings coming up in Melbourne help retain racing’s profile, or will the return of the monster AFL elephant take up all the oxygen? Crio is unswayed by the avalanche of sports coming our way, with plenty of good prospects for the weekend’s racing.