Sal’s Preview: One for the fans

Sal calls for more information to be provided to fans at the game, checks out the form for Round 6 and tips the winners at Mornington, Randwick and Ascot.

Finals Week 3 Preview – It’s the people’s round

Sal sorts out his tips for Week 3 of the AFL finals series and checks out the chances on the track in both Melbourne and Sydney.

Round 5 – Sal’s Preview: Hail to the Chief!

Sal salutes Chief Gil before offering his thoughts on Round 5 and the big races at Randwick.

Round 5 – Sal’s Preview: Don’t burn the Pies

If you’re looking for a good tip at the footy or the track, Sal is your man! He covers Round 5 as well as the horses at Caulfield and Randwick.

Round 4 – Sal’s Preview: The return of the spearhead and local footy

After a series of ‘bags’ last weekend, Sal thinks that ‘the age of the spearhead’ may have returned to the footy. He also casts his eye over the fields at Randwick.

Almanac Racing – Guineas Day

Caulfield Guineas day is upon us. Four Group One races and a smattering of black-type makes it one of the marquee meetings of the Victorian spring. Sydney is trying to steal the spotlight by introducing The Everest – the richest race on turf in the world. Tom Riordan gives an overview of a blockbuster Saturday.

Almanac Racing: The pimple that is the Cup

Crio will be at Caulfield this weekend, looking to build a bank for the Warrnambool May Racing Carnival. Can you help?

Almanac Racing

Crio’s tips, this week from Randwick and Caulfield, on a not as busy as it used to be Easter weekend.

Almanac Racing: The Championships begin

This weekend sees Randwick’s prestigious autumn carnival, The Championships, take place with plenty of talent taking part. Bendigo will complement the action in Randwick with solid races.

Almanac Racing: Soggy Sydney

Heavy tracks in soggy Sydney, while Melbourne racing this weekend is at Moonee Valley and Mornington. Crio’s weekly racing preview, any tips welcome!

Almanac Racing: Well done Chelz

Chelsea MacFarlane had a big win at the Balranald Cup and celebrated in style.

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: The Melbourne Cup Fast-Approaching

Cup time is around the corner and John Hawthorne provides a run down of what to expect this year.

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 Racing – take heed

Real racing fans will have noted the hectic start to the week and the usual packed calendar awaiting. They know that, for all the negativity peddled, there are exciting times ahead and more wonderful memories to be banked for dotage reminiscences.

Crio’s racing: The jewels in the crown

The Derby and the Doncaster have long been jewels in the national racing crown. Rain threatens so wait until late to make your final calls but Crio’s got a few in his sights.


Ready to turn your mind to racing? Christopher Riordan is setting the pace. Who will relish the expanses of Flemington? What’s the go for the quaddy? What’s worth watching at Randwick? All this and more, tipsters.

Crio’s Racing: All Too Hard

Our stocks of racing champs are dwindling, with All Too Hard having his final race (at least in Australia) in Saturday’s ripper All Aged Stakes.

Crio’s Racing: Pierro

It is a testament to his great talent – as hyperbolized by Gai – that Pierro, a 3yo with “9 stone”, can be served up at 5/4 in a crack edition of the $2m Doncaster at Randwick on Saturday.

Crio’s Racing: Forget Easter Monday

Forget Easter Monday – the holiday programs have totally changed in recent years – and focus on some great racing this Saturday at Caulfield and, especially, at Rosehill.