Huey

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    Thoughts to help NZ Racing....Please help !

    They could go to Awapuni ,Te Rapa or Hastings for that matter. It hasn't helped any having them in the main city centres. Not only that but there should be some serious consideration taken to consolidating services at club level also, what do all these people in these clubs do in between race days?
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    Thoughts to help NZ Racing....Please help !

    Start by setting up racing where the horses are, enough of this favouritism and get back to grass roots, where the sport will either live or die .
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    Thoughts to help NZ Racing....Please help !

    Why haven't we heard suggestions like that from the owners federation in the past? Why does it require a crisis to get some sensible thought going? Many have been advocating this for years, the rest of your suggestions have been active in the industry for sometime. Trainers Fed, Owners Fed, NZTBA all the same as NZTR.
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    Thoughts to help NZ Racing....Please help !

    I think it might make it worse the rationalisation that is, that will really show they have no idea at all.
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    Thoughts to help NZ Racing....Please help !

    For starters free racing for the foreseeable future (should have been happening for years) to get as many horses back in work and product out as possible.
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    Thoughts to help NZ Racing....Please help !

    https://loveracing.nz/News/30072/Pitmancallsforpenaltyfreeracing.aspx?utm_content=buffer3b629&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer&fbclid=IwAR2H2DfuQMbjE66pAdAN1ZTL4V1zcCM_-FHnEpnnOUldKDH4eIRfrBWIY3w
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    What next

    Maybe it's a time for real racing people to step up as a group and direct the ship or demand some answers, not just the usual suspects either who can't see past their own front gate or realise the involvement and participation of all matters in this industry.
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    What next

    They'll need Aus racing to be completely called off to do that.
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    TAB to go tits up

    Time to remodel the industry based on those that can survive of their own accord and take it from there. I fear (in fact it's almost guaranteed the way nzracing is run) this will be yet another excuse to kick the small guys fair in the gonads but this time with haste and certainty given the dire situation the industry is in. When in reality it should be an opportunity to see which clubs ,stables, etc have the ability to rebuild without industry subsidy,let the freeloaders fall to the way side they'll find something else to do.
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    Is this happening in Petone

    When we're the good times ? It's always been a massive struggle in NZ kept alive by the commitment and love of the game of many.
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    Some Good News

    "Approachable " so are the Jehovah Witnesses , whats your point?
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    Some Good News

    If you've listen to any press conferences or any other CEO recently you've heard 99% of what he says.
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    Some Good News

    How convenient.
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    Inglis Easter Sales brought Forward

    What I mean is the fanfare surrounding these announcements appears misplaced, take the 1 month out from here and their season is effectively over i.e. most of their stable going to the paddock in next 4-6 weeks anyway, the pressure is on the stables who normally get horses ready for winter racing do they continue or pull out. Would have been interesting to hear the reaction from these stables if the lockdown was say July/Aug/Sept which would have completely finished their seasons.
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    Inglis Easter Sales brought Forward

    In one month its basically NZ winter, these stables are hardly bastions of winter racing its an obvious decision for them , the one month out effectively means their season is over. They hardly require a round of applause for it. Would have been interesting to see what they would have done if this occurred in Aug/Sept.
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    Some Good News

    BREAKING : Racing has been suspended in Victoria effective immediately following a licensed person being required to undergo testing for COVID-19. This has abandoned meetings for Sandown (today) & Kilmore / Pakenham tomorrow. Surely no hope of carrying on?
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    Wexford Stables

    Not really stables that have made a large commitment to winter racing in the past at any rate.
  18. Perhaps we might all learn to miss it again ;0
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    TAB to go tits up

    Agree , whats the point in clubs with incredible facilities, event staff etc operating as per normal. Time to reshuffle the calendar head back to the back bone of the sport - country racing !
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    RITA - RED ALERT

    They might have to , can't see them having many other places to go and work.
  21. 8 weeks no pay for jocks, I'd think they'd mind.
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    At What Point

    Not on an industry day it wouldn't, they could spend a $1000 on course each and the club wouldn't make a thing out of them.
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    Bernard's blog

    It's not different at all, its being implied his trip to SA was a junket and potentially a waste of industry resources , no different to others in the industry taking the proverbial also...well I suppose it is different they never get called out .