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      Outage   04/11/2018

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  1. Showcasing no longer shuttling

    He was owned 50/50, NH/SH. This is basically how it works/worked As I understand it each group of owners had the right to use him in their respective hemispheres and any profit derived from the sale of extra nominations sold in either hemisphere was divided between the whole group. That’s different to Reliable Man who again is owned 50/50 by shareholders based in the NH and SH. However the difference with him is that any profit derived in the NH stays with the NH shareholders and of course the SH profit stays south. Also when RM finishes serving in the NH, the SH shareholders pay to fly him back to here for their year. Then when he finishes the Southern season the NH people pay to fly him back there. I am not sure what the arrangement was for Showcasing in that regard. The only problem that I see long term with horses owner 50/50 is that horses can’t continue to serve the big books that they are expected to do year after year in each hemisphere or something has to give. Obviously though Iffrajj has managed to do it, but his numbers are capped somewhat compared to others. He though is owned in the north and the terms and conditions set by them. I wonder if Iffrajj’s success of, “a high percentage of good horses to foals” has anything to do with serving smaller books north and south? Gee whiz, now I have opened up a can of worms!
  2. The QE2 field rated ( brutally ).

    I thought that Mick Guerin was a relative of yours. Maybe through marriage, so I guess that won’t count! You are both from the Coast so when someone told me that you were related I believed them. Surely my confident isn’t wrong. Even my dear friend Helen Clark said that you were all related through interbreeding, or maybe I have that wrong too. She called you all feral anyway. What a difference being born in Buller makes. LOL
  3. The QE2 field rated ( brutally ).

    Racing NSW site under Results or Trackside 2 at 11.00am on Thoroughbred Weekly
  4. How many entries? A new record for the season?
  5. John Allen's latest "conversations"....

    Of course it does, and it bloody well need too.
  6. Do you think that posters could be more helpful by posting: The track The race number The number of the horse [and] The horses name? It would make everything easier for everyone to follow, especially Yir Tiz who will be trying to score.
  7. Hawkes Bay Race 1 - No 9 LUBAYA Randwick Race 6 - No 4 SAVVY COUP Randwick Race 8 - No 8 AUVRAY Thank you so much Sue [Yir Tiz], you are so generous, and have nerves of stee,l given that the site was down during a very crucial period for you.
  8. New Best Bets Layout

    N1MUE, I guess we will just have to disagree, but there again that is not unusual given your stance on most things! Nimue was bloody good for a wee while, but not for long, not even past three years of age and even worse as a broodmare, sadly as I too thought that she was something extra special, but I was wrong! Possibly you are too. LOL
  9. Yes you do. You meant it for Sue (Yir Tiz) because she deserves it.
  10. New Best Bets Layout

    Sadly, I am in total disagreement. The Owners are important, very important.
  11. Fun and Games

    Best news possible.
  12. WINX staying in OZ

    Millimeters or degrees?
  13. WINX staying in OZ

    Poundforpound, you going to Randwick on Saturday reminds me of the day I went to Randwick to watch Octagonal in the QE 11 in what was to be his last start. He was a raging hot favourite, most of Sydney was there to see him bow out on a winning note. Cerise caps and flags everywhere, videos of all his wins on sale, and what a let down it was. I have a feeling Saturday could be the same if the track stays firm but I hope not. Go your mare though.
  14. WINX staying in OZ

    Well for Black Caviar didn’t you Aussies in-fact alter the barrier draw for her by leaving a space beside her one time? If it’s good enough for Black Caviar, why not Winx? I see that a foreign bookmakkng site in Belarus has opened odds on whether they water or not! $1.03 to say they will. $10.90 to say they won’t. What idiot would take the $10.90 Pogo?
  15. John Allen's latest "conversations"....

    No way...... going going gone is the word in the street. I cant wait, given her contribution to date. Come on National supporters, tell me why I am wrong.
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