Almanac Racing – westward ho

As Spring draws to a close, Crio considers the racing further afield

Turnbull Stakes Day Wash-up

Sydney racing has developed a (well-earned) reputation for small fields and lack of pace in their races such that many “look” like the traditional boat races. It was great to see some long overdue jockey initiative rewarded in a couple of big races on Saturday. The unbeaten Proisir, the latest of Gai’s over-hyped “superstars” was [Read more]

Struggling to find the light

I never thought the time would come. The time where I no longer prioritise my weekends around when the Demons are playing. But after eight soul-destroying rounds of football, that is the decision I’m now faced with. Football has always been about unconditional love. You support your team through the good times and the bad [Read more]

I heart GWS

Most people love a battler. Battling teams usually become everyone’s second favourites. Think Footscray. They battle along. Everybody wants them to win the Grand Final – even when Terry Wallace was coach. For that reason my new second favourite side is the Giants. They remind me of the Bad News Bears. Not for the ridiculous [Read more]