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.

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.

Raiders of the Lost Costume Closet

Hobart Cup day arrived last weekend.   It was a long weekend in Hobart but not for the Cup. Hobartians no longer enjoy a public holiday for their major race day. That was confiscated a while back when the government of the day announced: that things were tough. Since then the Cup has meandered about [Read more]