Shad

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    Shad got a reaction from john legend in new racing manager for metro.   
    Be like the market gardener, on a good celery.
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    Shad got a reaction from JJ Flash in new racing manager for metro.   
    Be like the market gardener, on a good celery.
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    Shad got a reaction from Pam Robson in new racing manager for metro.   
    Be like the market gardener, on a good celery.
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    Shad reacted to Leggy in Stratford pulls the plug.   
    Rubbish. If they don't hold a betting licence they can set their own date and hold a race meeting under their own rules if they are not a registered club under the Racing Act can't they? What's to stop them? And if an overseas operator wants to contract with the club to take bets on those events, what's to stop that? I think you are the one dreaming.
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    Shad got a reaction from Midget in Winton Gallops   
    I guess kumara were lucky to keep racing, dodgy track that has seen many abandonments since they fiddled with it, poor grandstand and facilities, and out in the middle of nowhere, defies logic, like many of their decisions. 
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    Shad got a reaction from chelseacol in Not from an episode of Faulty Towers   
    At riccarton you go to the owners bar for your drink while you watch the horses in the parade ring, bar closes when the horses leave, quite a good concept I thought 
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    Shad got a reaction from THE TORCH in Not from an episode of Faulty Towers   
    At riccarton you go to the owners bar for your drink while you watch the horses in the parade ring, bar closes when the horses leave, quite a good concept I thought 
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    Shad reacted to lamour in Trots coverage has done to the dogs   
    Frankly I would rather watch grass grow than a warriors match.   
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    Shad got a reaction from lamour in Trots coverage has done to the dogs   
    Gave up on the warriors, to Jekyll and hyde for me, the endless drivel on the TV about each year will be their year.
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    Shad got a reaction from fermoy in Silver Fox: I'm not ready to give up just yet   
    Its called biting the hand that feeds you, been very good at it for so long.
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    Shad got a reaction from Cubes in R.I.P. Mrs Cubes   
    Condolences to your family Cubes, will not forget the day we had the pleasure to meet you both, the kindness and generosity shown to host us on cup day,
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    Shad reacted to arjay in Todd Muller / Nikki Kaye   
    No, I believe he will be appointed fast food Minister one day
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    Shad reacted to Stables in Your Solution for Racing   
    Why should Sport get a representitive on the Board. Thoroughbred and Harness Racing set up the TAB
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    Shad got a reaction from Baz (NZ) in 212,800 Congratulations Race cafers !   
    What a tough horse he was, must have won quite a few races, someone told me his owner has a pie shop now, miles better pies.
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    Shad reacted to Nerula in Can you believe this ***** ??   
    Winston is a "floater." Unflushable he keeps coming up.
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    Shad reacted to Kingshill in John Allen Really? FFS!   
    I can't believe how John Allen could gain another high profile executive job in the same country......Let alone the same City
    Makes my blood boil that he can Bullshit his way into a $700K job at NZRB - do F all but talk more Bullshit....Waste $50 Million plus and just move on like nothing has happened.
    These Gravy trains for executives have to stop......No one should be paid more than the Prime Minister......unless you own the business and earned the money yourself.
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    Shad reacted to THE TORCH in Davey Mac.   
    I rate Dave MacDonald in out top 5 commentators ever. He has worked his heart out in the deep South for decades. Often the "forgotten region" by the fat cats, "show ponies", and 2 minute-wonders of our industry, the area has been blessed with his passion and skill across all 3 codes. Id say only Reon Murtha has called more races. I don't know the guy but I sense he is a personable, kind, and highly professional commentator and an industrious worker in our game. For me, his call in the 2015 White Robe Lodge will always be my favourite moment in NZ racing, let alone the best commentary of a race. 
    I only hope that some sort of acknowledgement is being planned to match what Dave has given to the sport. No one deserves one more than him.
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    Shad reacted to Insider in Newspaper fields and weekly RaceForm to get chop   
    Well don’t tell me that I am dreaming Tom. 
    I am sick of fake news and comments. 
    Liz 
    P.S. Bloody shame I called your bluff and bravado, otherwise I would be $500 richer in July. My mistake was that my bet was too high otherwise I may have  got you. LOL
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    Shad reacted to mikenz in Davey Mac.   
    In many ways the way Davey mac has been treated is very poor,surely they could have offered a new deal with a pay cut and give him the option ,gee after all those years he should have been left to go on his own terms but with the new media setup you may have only heard him call the races and then bang off to greyhounds in Austria or something,I know southland will miss him,but a better send off than this would be more fitting.
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    Shad got a reaction from Baz (NZ) in zero confidence in nz racing   
    And thats just rugby, eye opener for sure.
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    Shad reacted to mikenz in zero confidence in nz racing   
    Have you noticed the large numbers of staff that follow around rugby teams these days so many positions that were once not required.
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    Shad got a reaction from Huey in zero confidence in nz racing   
    Long gone are the days where everything in racing was run voluntarily, these days everyone is paid, from the very over the top, to the attendant on the birdcage gate. 
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    Shad got a reaction from CT"s in Australia’s biggest punting club set to launch at The Bool.......   
    Raise the flags to the fore,
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    Shad got a reaction from Baz (NZ) in Australia’s biggest punting club set to launch at The Bool.......   
    Good luck to the ex kiwi horses today,be worth a look to see how they preform. 
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    Shad got a reaction from CT"s in Australia’s biggest punting club set to launch at The Bool.......   
    Good luck to the ex kiwi horses today,be worth a look to see how they preform.