Almanac (Racing) Poetry: Melbourne Cup Blues

The Melbourne Cup can bring on the Blues.

Almanac Racing – Winter Championships

Tom Riordan seeks some value at Flemington for the Winter Championships meeting on Saturday.

Almanac Racing – A week of Payne

Michelle Payne has been suspended for testing positive a banned substance, but her reputation might have been enhanced. Tom Riordan explains an unpredictable week in racing.

Michelle Payne’s story ‘Life as I know it’

Time to remind yourself of a magnificent story. Do yourself a favour.

End of financial year book sale including the daily double

Buy one of the books on offer and get a copy of The Footy Almanac for free.

Or for a short time you can get three Footy Almanacs (any editions) for $40.

Almanac Racing – memo from misty Melbourne

It’s a Melbourne thing. Confirmation of winter and everyone pines for the Sunshine State – including horses and punters. Soggy Sandown or Balmy Brissie? Wherever takes your fancy, there are winners to be found. From Morphettville to Moree, crio’s all ears.

Life as I Know it: Get a copy for Mum (she’ll adore it)

Get your copy of Michelle Payne’s great story in time for Mothers’ Day.

Citrus Bob Utber’s Axes and Orchids for 2015.

Citrus Bob Utber casts his eye of the 2015 sorting year and uses the old ‘Listener In’ measure to some of the characters who were prominent.

How can the ‘Moment of Payne’ be more?

Michelle Payne’s recent success should be harnessed to grow the sport of racing locally says Hamish Neal. Doing nothing is not an option.

The 2015 Kel Carruthers Cup

Earl’s back with his 2015 wrap of the sporting year. Was he born out of time?

Get Stuffed

Kaisha Thompson has a new icon, Michelle Payne. Looks like she also as a bit of pocket money as a result. Yikes!

Melbourne Cup Day 2015: Corowa style.

Any day when you leave the track with more money than when you arrived, is a good day. Glen had a good day at Corowa.