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  1. There is going to be changes in the RIU and JCA in the new year according to Harness Trainers association, if there is a shifting of staff that might help sort things out in the Stipes, Starters, and staff area, we can only hope. I would say this is where it has to happen as it is quite obvious that most of the clubs have put this issue in the to hard basket, and as long as he is under the RIU wing nothing will change.
  2. Do HRNZ really believe that we are all that stupid, hell if they didn't know about it and publish that, the board should turn out the lights after they finish packing up, jeez what a bunch of clowns.
  3. Blossom Lady you are a complete tosser, this is a health and safety issue, there should be full camera coverage of all races. It also assists the punter they can have a good look at the replay, but once again the TAB is quite happy to let us down again. I wonder how they would react if Jockeys and Trainers decided to boycott meetings for health and safety reasons
  4. Good grief what as small world you live in. Who gives a stuff
  5. Maybe it was a stepping stone to greater things.Kenny and Greg O what a team.
  6. Yes it was very good series of races all the drivers preformed well. The sad thing about it was the presentation after the races, it came up on trackside for a few seconds with all the competitors, Greg O'Connor and spicer then, Trackside switch to the greyhounds so we can watch a person hosing and sweeping the starting boxes and the divies for the next race; this went on for almost 5 mins with a fucking presenter talking about the upcoming greyhound race These young drivers deserved better than that, they need their day in the sun.I dont know why but trackside seem to go out of the way to
  7. Yeah 1.5 days a week fly him down from North Island probably stays in a 5 star Hotel , I understand the law says HRNZ has to have a CEO and he will be Spicers pick. I cannot believe there was no person local that could have stepped in until the new CEO is appointed.
  8. Shane Renault, Nick Ydgren, Rick Quirk, couldnt find any others.
  9. Well done Dave, I think you will find Kevin Hickman also has a few letters behind his name they are both self made men and deserve it.
  10. So sad to read this all the best Mr Cubes
  11. I believe that Ultimate Sniper is an absolute top horse, but Lazarus was a champion he was in another zone or a different planet from the other horses that he raced against and there was some very top horses among them and he destroyed them. I remember talking to Mark at Rangiora one day he said words couldn't express what it was like training and driving him, and if Mark felt that way you know that Lazarus was a complete champion. He was the best of the best.
  12. Flash you are correct she did drop her hands, I dont know why the RIU didnt get involved maybe, with the way things are going for them at the present time they are taking a back seat. Look at harness racing, Mark P fined only 300 for not driving a horse out at the finish then is caught again maybe involved in team driving in the ID heats nothing has come out about that at this stage. I think that the decision on race 2 at Auckland is another cock up the RIU and the JCA seem to be hellbent on trying to be nice people but they are letting down the owners, punters and race goers and it needs to b
  13. Mickey settle down, you are losing it, take another couple of pills and book yourself in again, you will come right in a week or two, have a nice day .
  14. badger


    I agree shad one for the little guys, good on Timaru they are a good club and tend to give everybody a fair go
  15. No contest Tim Amateurs by a street . Keep the Monty races as a non tote until we have more horses and more experienced riders, Friday night was a bit of a circus, not a good look for harness racing.