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  1. gubellini

    Name for my horse please.

    Swiss Secret
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    What’s the go with Riverton

    Newmarket RC look up the NZRB site and you will see a list of 107 people at their top table. Assume an average salary of $150,000 and you get a total of $16 million annually. For a real hoot look at some of the grandiose job titles some of this mob have bestowed on themselves!
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    What’s the go with Riverton

    Shad at the corresponding meetings in 1969 Ellerslie on course betting was $374,742 and Riverton $136,877. Is this progress?!
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    True Story...almost.

    Baz spot on. This thread reminds me of how many people claim they were the underbidder on Bonecrusher or Lavender with Veandercross in utero! Makes a good story but pure fiction!
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    Vale RJ (Dick) Bothwell

    After working for Charlie Casey Dick worked for Matamata trainer Norm Crawford for a number of years. Norm was a great mentor to young people in the racing industry. Dick would have learnt plenty from Norm for sure.
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    The Informant Chutneyed

    Ted I am confident that The Informant can be revived. It has always been a must read publication..
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    Update April. John Allen

    Yesterday at Pukekohe we had R65 horses running around for $10,000 and R72 horses racing for $11,000. Sobering to realise that John Allen is paid this amount every week regardless of performance. If he was a horse his form summary would read- Racing well below par and hard to see a form reversal here.
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    Vale Trevor McKee.....

    Correction Ian Medcalfe rode Prince Hiwai.
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    Vale Trevor McKee.....

    Trevor’s first winner as a jockey was Dupion at Te Rapa on the 15/11/52 trained by Bill Winder. Second was Prince Hiwai ridden by Ian Medcale who sadly died last month. Trevor’s first winner as a trainer was Sunora in a Dargaville Highweight on the 27/11/59 ridden by Bill Barlow.
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    Vale Trevor McKee.....

    Memphis2 Astral Blue won 9 races but was never trained by Trevor. He had five trainers in his career- TJ Ingram, AE Donaldson, Mick Brindle, Norm Schubert and Luke Wilson.
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    The Informant Chutneyed

    Still publishing stories online today. Stephen Richardson analysis of Timaru today available.
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    jnj'shorty' healey

    Chris yes Holy Smoke 2 was by Palestine the sire of the hugely successful Pakistan 2. Kazakstaan was one of the best bred sires ever imported. By the English Derby and St Leger winner Never Say Die out of the English Oaks winner and Champion European Filly in 1959 and 1960 Petite Etoile. Problem was he was very small and never raced and finished up at Balcarres Stud in Matamata.
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    jnj'shorty' healey

    Chris Wood yes Holy Toledo was a grey by Holy Smoke 2 and Northfleet a grey by Kazakstaan.
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    jnj'shorty' healey

    John Paddy Busuttin trained Northfleet for those 28 starts. He won two races with him. The Woodville Cup on the 15/11/80 ridden by K. Nightingale and the Topsy Stakes at Otaki on the 13/12/80 ridden by K. Robinson with Shivaree and Bill Skelton second and Schenley and David Walsh third.
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    jnj'shorty' healey

    vS yes LINDA JONES won the 1979 Wellington Derby on Holy Toledo for Levin Owner-Trainer Barbara Madsen. Barbara previously owned Rose Mellay who won the 1974 Auckland Cup trained by Errol Skelton and ridden by Bob Skelton.