Almanac Lunches: Syd Jackson, you star! And Andrew Rule on Friday (June 7).

Syd Jackson was a wonderful guest at lunch last Friday (May 31) and we are looking forward to hearing from Andrew Rule this Friday (June 7). I wonder whether Her Majesty has rung Andrew today?

When too much football is barely enough

Mickey Randall really packed it in to his Saturday arvo, making time for three games of footy (and a horse race or two) in a classic case of “Too much sport being barely enough”.

Round 4 – Previewish (again): A bit of Four Play

Tipsters, Sal’s preview of everything footy and horseracing for your consideration this weekend.

Sal’s Round 1 Preview: Go Blues, Blue and Blue

Sal Ciardulli is an institution here at the Almanac and he’s back for Round 1 with his thoughts on the matches, his anticipated ladder at the end of Round 23, and a look at the Moonee Valley Friday meeting and the Saturday races featuring the Golden Slipper, Winx and some other tough events (made tougher by Sydney’s Autumn weather).

Derby Day Preview – Just a bit Peeved Off

Derby Day Saturday, and once again Sal casts his learned eye over the fields to predict winners for the Almanac punters.

Almanac Horseracing – Cox Plate Weekend Preview: Don’t forget rule Number One

Sal previews and makes his selections for the Cox Plate and other races this weekend.

Almanac Horse Racing – Caulfield Cup Preview: A Youngstar is born

Sal casts his discerning eye over The Caulfield Cup day field and makes his recommendations for punters.

Almanac Racing – Guineas Day Preview: Oh my Goodness

The horse trading is in half swing, the horse racing is in full swing, there’s a new members stand to consider, and through it all, Sal casts his keen eye over all things racing for this weekend.

Turnbull Stakes Preview – The Carnival awaits

After a final say about the 2018 AFL Grand Final, Sal casts his eye towards the Spring Racing season including a preview of The Turnball Stakes.

Round 22: Footy previews from Sal, plus some race tips.

All the tips and previews from Sal for this weekend of footy and racing.

Thoughts and tips for the Anzac Round of footy and racing

The plight of the Blues has Sal’s mind wandering broadly across the sporting landscape this Anzac round of footy and racing.

All your Round 4 Footy tips, racing tips, and some thoughts about the Tribunal

All the footy and racing tips you need, and more from Sal to help you select your winners this weekend.

Round 3: Preview – Let’s just get to the footy.

Wondering who to tip in the footy, or which horse to back? Sal presents his selections for your consideration.

Round 1 Preview: Another year for the Tiger?

Huge return from Sal who gives us his thoughts on:
– the season
– Round 1
– the weekend’s races, including The Golden Slipper
– the Ammos

Winx is no Waikikamukau

The Randall boys are immersed in another Randall Family Ritual. Playing, watching, learning and eating pizza. [Great stuff – JTH]

Number 22

Anna Pavlou has the number ’22’ on her mind – with very good reason.

Cox Plate Weekend Preview:A Nod and a Winx!

Sal is becoming the master of the Quaddie Tripod – he’s about to be given life membership in the three-leg club. He’s been about the mark, but he’s definitely due for things to fall his way, on the day the mighty mare Winx chases her third Cox Plate in a row. He gets a second go this weekend with tonight’s Moonee Valley meeting as well.

Almanac Racing – 35 years since The King, the new Queen will reign

The old “Valley of Excitement” is set to explode this weekend. Crio was there when Kingston Town couldn’t win. One of the all time great days. History will be made on Saturday. Don’t miss it!

Raving Rulebook No 9

Rulebook doesn’t disappoint this week, covering the AFL Draft, Wallabies, the Women’s Ashes, the Redbacks, Ben Simmons, Wayville Trots (blimey!!!) and Winx v Black Caviar. Who gets a bake this week? [And the backing music is a winner yet again – Ed.]

Turnbull Stakes Day Preview – Winx, Winx, Say no more

Sal Ciardulli wraps up the Grand Final and previews Turnbull Stakes and Spring Champions Stakes Days