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      Winter Super Comp   06/16/2018

      Winter getaway to Fiji....Hotel and airfares.....Comp to start in July.... details soon.....
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      Interuptions   07/17/2018

      Hi Everyone,           we are in the process of upgrading the site as you know and there may be some short interruptions over the coming weeks while this process happens, I will try to advise before these happen but apologies ahead of time for any inconvenience this may cause. What you all will end up with is a much better place for everyone to enjoy.

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  1. Super Straddy Saturday Comp

    R3 Sambro 3 R4 Kiwia 3 R5 Shillelagh 10 BB R6 Zousain 2 R7 Live and Free 7 R8 Pedrena 5 Cheers, nice comp, thanks
  2. Winners R Grinners Take Two Comp 19th May

    Wow, getting two winners will be tough...four impossible, but here goes R7 Awapuni Gold Cup Slimline (5) R7 Morphetteville Goodwood Voodoo Lad (6) R4 Doomben Bill Carter Sizzling Belle (1) R8 Doomben Cup Life Less Ordinary (8) cheers
  3. Winners R Grinners Comp this weekend

    Great comp, Scooby. Thanks Chairman's Handicap Xebec 11 Suez Qld Day Stakes Warranty 13 Magic Millions The Roses Youngstar 14 Rough Habit Plate Dark Dream 8
  4. Saturday Competition - Te Rapa Prize $200

    Revised picks for scratching in R6 R1 Princess El jay (5) R2 Lewis Caroll (6) R3 Zaniah (13) R4 Lincoln Star (6) R5 Lovelight (10) R6 Truman (2) R7 Hanger (2) r8 Leeds (5) Thanks for the comp.
  5. Saturday Competition - Te Rapa Prize $200

    R1 Princess El jay (5) R2 Lewis Caroll (6) R3 Zaniah (13) R4 Lincoln Star (6) R5 Lovelight (10) R6 Bevan Street (15) R7 Hanger (2) r8 Leeds (5) Thanks for the comp.
  6. Pick For Place entries here

    Riccarton Race 7 7 Beneficial Randwick Race 5 8 Joyfilly Ours Randwick Race 6 12 El Dorado Dreaming Randwick Race 7 11 Showtime Randwick Race 8 11 Almost Court Great comp - thanks
  7. HQ “four good legs” comp continues

    Thanks for the comp Daysee Doom Belfast Gailo Chop Aloisa
  8. Golden Slipper F4 Challenge

    Given that I struggle to pick a winner these days, her's mine, just on breeding 17,4,9,5
  9. New Oaks Day Competition....

    Commanding Prince Wafer Lubaya Volks Lightning Belle du Nord Thanks for a challenging comp
  10. Because..........

    Derby - On the Rocks Guineas - Aloisia Oaks - Cead Milefaite Thanks for the great opportunity
  11. Because..........

    Derby
  12. Without thinking

    Veandercross, Rough Habit, Sunline
  13. Abandonments - RNZ This Morning

    Thanks to Kathryn Ryan for hosting a good discussion, and asking some pertinent questions. Of the four speakers,Tony Lepper was the more interesting. His analysis was to the point and stressed that some Central Otago clubs attracted big numbers to their meetings. When I go to Otaki and see more stable staff than punters, my heart sinks. Our industry is so poorly promoted, it's not surprising. Tony Pike's point that there are too many tracks (3 on the West Coast SI, 2 on the East Coast NI) was well made. He shirked the issue of top-heavy administration that Ryan tried to address. Saundry gave credible answers to Ryan's questions, but what he said wasn't very convincing, nice words but will he do anything? John Allen as usual was glib and articulate as ever, but unconvincing. Where his '$60 million by 2020' will come from I can't see. Good talker, but it's action we need. The issues were addressed, and now what's needed is some decent analytical discussion, without backstabbing, bleating and blaming the breeders. If Winston Peters could put a bomb under the administrators who have allowed our beloved industry to atrophy at the expense of inept management and bloated salaries, things might improve. Sadly racing has lost it's appeal, and it's hard to imagine how it can regain it, administered the way it currently is. Clubs should get off their backsides and realise that they're in the entertainment business, and the way to invigorate racing is to make it more sexy, more interesting. Right now I'd rather watch my horse on Trackside than on-course. How sad is that?
  14. What is Kylie Williams on....???!

    All jockeys go through lean times. It's easy to be critical while 'talking through your pocket'. Kylie has ridden a number of winners for me and will doubtless do so again. I hope she rides our horse when it next races. She's a good rider, a good judge of pace, an articulate woman and has my admiration and confidence.
  15. Spirit Of Boom- What a start!

    Linebred to Thatch (top & bottom lines) Should he see any Zabeel, Stravinsky, Saddlers Wells mares, he should do rather well.
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