Almanac Horse Racing and Poetry: Sporting concussion and a national poet.

We welcome Lindsay Smelt with his debut piece on brain injuries and Adam Lindsay Gordon. Lindsay is currently writing a book on the famous Australian figure of the nineteenth century.

Almanac Horseracing – Four characters in search of a racecourse

Four mug punters go virtual to take in the 2020 Warrnambool May Racing Carnival. By the end of Day 2, they finally had a ‘system’ that worked. [Some splendid new racing terminology introduced here – JTH]