Final day preview: Now the Carnival is over

We reckon Sal’s had a pretty good Spring – he’s certainly been tipping well. But there’s a difference between tipping and punting. Check out his thoughts for Final Day. [Thanks Sal, for all your racing and footy writing throughout 2017. – JTH]

Final Day preview – Ahhhh! The Carnival is Over

Sal’s word on Stakes Day. Get it while it’s hot.

Crio’s Racing: George Adams Mile Day

Young Brio took the reins and tipped us into a winner on Cup day. Crio returns to try to outdo his young rival and deliver the good oil on the Stakes.

Standing on the outside lookin’ in

Damien Oliver has a referee if he needs it in future in Tony Robb, especially after Happy Trails helped him out of a Spring Carnival black hole.

VRC Cantala Stakes Day Knacker Selections

V.R.C. Cantala Stakes Day Almanacker Selections Short-term volatile investors have been presented with a strong (and tough) finish to another memorable Flemington carnival. If you are hosting today in the Nursery or the Rails, the best tip for Cantala Stakes Day (marketed as a family day) is watch your eskies. Those pesky urchins can be [Read more]

Crio drops his guard

Tomorrow’s $1m. Gr1 Sprint (MR5, 1200m, WFA) has been hyped for months and whilst it has not attracted the International challengers initially mooted the presence of Black Caviar will ensure a record Final Day crowd flocks to a sun-drenched Flemington. This should add some zest to the Carnival. I hope so. Since Derby Day I’ve [Read more]