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      TAB 0800 Telephone Bet Number - IMPORTANT!!!!   05/16/2017

      The Telephone Bet Service ceased in July 2016.    For telephone betting via Touchtone call 0800 10 20 33. The old 0800 number now belongs to a different company who are being bombarded with calls. The TAB Helpline is  0800 102 106
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      Site Issues Forced Upgrade   08/01/2017

      Hi I was forced to do an emergency upgrade to RaceCafe as we were suffering extended outages.  Everything seems OK now.  You will see a few visual issues with colours etc but I we get round to fixing those over the next few days.  The main priority was to get things up and running again. Cheers Admin

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    Racing and Breeding. Fair play in all things political, racing and in the treatment of people. Great wine bought inexpensively. Good food. Travel, travel and more travel. I don't want to live to an old age, but when I go I want to believe that I have made a positive difference even if it is only small.

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  1. Go Winnie

    Not down here in the “seat of power”, it’s beautiful. I have just come in from the garden to catch up on what the grizzling buttercups have got to say since I was on a couple of hours age. Some of my old favourites from up north have really been pounding away on the keyboard, poundforpound, teddy etc so it must be crap up there after all, otherwise they would have been parked up at a sidewalk cafe sipping their lattes. p.s. If I didn’t mention your name please don’t take offence as since Thursday I don’t know who my friends are anymore!
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  3. Go Winnie

    Of course it is the new governments fault. Everything that happens in the future will be, even the weather! Have you noticed how much better it is since they took over? I haven’t seen the sun shining brighter than it is this morning.
  4. Go Winnie

    Over the years I have probably subsided it by thousands, otherwise I might be rich. LOL
  5. Go Winnie

    Gary, the $8500 per month are not losses, they are costs!
  6. Go Winnie

    Gary, sorry about the above response. The answer is that it varies depending on so many things in the racing and breeding game. Good luck, bad luck. Good decisions (stallions), bad decisions. Some years a decent loss, then the next it can be a nice profit. The secret is to stay in the game which we have managed to do for a very long time.
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    That’s my business.
  8. Go Winnie

    Roger Douglas and his right wing Labour Government did that for us 30+ years ago. There’s no factories or manufactures left here. The big problem will be in the rest homes were we will be soon(!) with NO ONE to look after us.
  9. Go Winnie

    Gary, I didn’t say I was LOSING over 2000 a week!! That’s is minimum I am spending per week which helps pay a few wages! Of course I sometimes manage to sell a yearling or RTR horse to balance the books.
  10. Go Winnie

    The Nats didn’t make me rich, I am not! Nor did I go backwards under the 9 years of Helen’s Labour Government! $8500 per month is what’s needed to keep two mares, their foals, prepare and enter them in the Sales (if they make it) and have a horse (a filly for the future) in training. (Stud fees are not included) The point I was making was “my calculated investing/gambling” is part-paying a few wages, even though I am not a business owner or employer. What pleases me though is the people I use (agistment farm and trainer) pay the top wages in the industry (around Cambridge) which pleases me no end, as I know that in return the people looking after my horses are the best. P.S. google the NELSON ARK a fantastic charity doing a wonderful job with young people and orphaned dogs.
  11. Caulfield Cup Comp Entries

    Of course I agree about jackpoting. Rev are you in too? Scooby, your competition but can I suggest that to actually win someone needs to pick the first two home and then the last or the second last and so on. If no one can pick the quinella in the Melbourne Cup then can it move on to the NZ Cup? Surely by then someone will have picked a quinella in one, but not guaranteed. I am enjoying this comp along with what happening in the LGL competition hence my support Keep up the good work Scooby, it’s appreciated.
  12. Go Winnie

    If the Stats Dept is saying that the average household increase per year over the last 10 years is 4% I find that very hard to believe as I don't know of ANYONE who has received a pay increase of that amount year on year. In most instances that I know of, the increase has been less than 4% and not paid EVERY year. Actually, I do my bit in different ways. I support three different charities on a regular bases, the favourite is the NELSON ARK. Google them and see what I do. My training and stud farms bills each and every month come to $8500 on average and I don't claim back the GST on the training fees so that a fair share of extra tax paid over and above the average person, but that's my choice. Of course I will be selling a horse or two wherever possible to to keep everything afloat, my taxes including GST and supporting the NELSON ARK and others. Sorry about the answer being so long winded. You asked, so I answered. P.S. Please do google the NELSON ARK, I am passionate about the work they do.
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    I would suggest that the first line of your statement is the "fake news".
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    What percentage of the vote did Act, United and the Maori Party achieve last time, when they enabled National to govern? I suspect that it was a very very small percentage! Actually it doesn't matter, as they have all nearly self destructed, which is very sad for National come the next election. I say to all you poor unhappy people out there, Barry, Ted, Trump, Gary. Admin and other posters who are extremely unhappy. It is not worth the self inflicted agro that you are going through. As a lady on the Morning Show said yesterday morning; "Suck it up buttercup and move on, then and only then will you start to feel better".
  15. Good luck everyone. The third play is interesting!
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