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    d.burrow got a reaction from Black Kirrama in "Do Your Chips" comp - Sat 18 June - entry thread   
    Te Rapa.    Race 6.  3, 5
    Te Rapa.     Race 7.  4, 8, 15
    Te Rapa.     Race 8.   6, 8
    Flemington Race 5.   5, 6
    Rosehill.      Race 7.   4, 6
    Ipswich       Race 7.   7, 9, 11
    Ipswich.      Race 8.   7, 14
    Ipswich.      Race 9.   6, 9, 11
    Good Luck and Thank You
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Black Kirrama in "Bingo" comp - Sat 11 June - entry thread   
    1. Ruakaka R1             2, 4
    2. Ruakaka R2             2, 5
    3. Ruakaka R5             7, 10
    4. Eagle Farm R1        5. 6
    5. Ruakaka R7             4, 7
    6. Randwick R4           4, 6
    7. Ruakaka R10           1, 5
    8. Eagle Farm R6        1, 9
    9. Eagle Farm R7        4, 10
    10. Eagle Farm R8       3, 9
    11. Randwick R10        7, 15
    12. Eagle Farm R9       3, 10
    Free Slot:                        11
    Thanks John and Scooby for another competition with an amazing twist.
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    d.burrow reacted to Right first time in One Day KO/Survival comp - entry thread - Sat 28 May   
    Pukekohe R2               3-5
    Pukekohe R4               1-4
    Pukekohe R5               4-7
    Pukekohe R6               1-4
    Pukekohe R7               1-4
    Eagle Farm R4             1-10
    Caulfield R4                  9-13
    Eagle Farm R6             4-16 
    Eagle Farm R7             3-16
    Eagle Farm R8             2-12
    Eagle Farm R9             FP
    Eagle Farm R10           FP

    Many thanks, John.👏
    These comps you run are great, and I'm sure very much appreciated by all participants.
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Black Kirrama in Where are they now, "Person of Interest"??   
    Talking of the Royal Oak do you remember those fantastic parties in Derek Freear's suite on the top floor held every Trentham Sales/Wellington Cup Carnival?
    I recall quite a few of the revellers who attended, many of whom read Race Cafe today.
    Who else remembers those days or has a tell to tell?
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Black Kirrama in Emily Upjohn   
    Haven't either of you two been to Newmarket?
     
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Tauhei Notts in Emily Upjohn   
    Haven't either of you two been to Newmarket?
     
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    d.burrow reacted to poundforpound in Emily Upjohn   
    Good point, …..dementia clearly kicking in 
    You do get decent horses running there ( July Cup ) but I still think that bloody big dip needs attention 
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    d.burrow got a reaction from JJ Flash in Emily Upjohn   
    Haven't either of you two been to Newmarket?
     
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    d.burrow got a reaction from say no more in 4 Week Comp - Week 2 entry thread - Sat 7 May   
    Te Rapa R2      3, 4
    Te Rapa R4      2, 6
    Te Rapa R5      1, 5
    Riccarton R4   9, 12
    Riccarton R5   1, 9
    Riccarton R7   3, 9
    Morphettville R4  4, 5
    Morphettville R5  1, 5
    Morphettville R6  2, 4 BB
    Morphettville R7  7, 13
    Morphettville R8  11, 13 BB
    Gosford R8           7, 14 Good luck everyone.
    Thanks Say No More for fantastic scoring and Scooby for sponsoring.
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    d.burrow got a reaction from scooby3051 in One Day Knockout/Survival comp - entry thread - Sat 16 April   
    Te Rapa R4       6, 8
    Randwick R3    F P 
    Randwick R4    2, 5
    Hastings R6     6, 8
    Te Rapa R7      4, 7 
    Randwick R5   2, 4  
    Hastings R7     4, 7
    Riverton R8      3, 7
    Randwick R6    3, 7
    Randwick R7    F P
    Randwick R8   5, 11
    Caulfield R8     9, 12
    Thank you to the "concepts man", "scorer" & "sponsor" - you are all very much appreciated.
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    d.burrow reacted to scooby3051 in One Day Knockout/Survival comp - entry thread - Sat 16 April   
    John and Pondy come up with most of the concepts and I really appreciate their input and the members feedback...cheers.
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Black Kirrama in Lay Of The Day - 8 Week Comp - Week 3 entry thread - Sat 9 April   
    Randwick Race 4, No 3 Paris Dior
    Randwick Race 5, No 1 In The Congo   -  Joker
    Thanks team
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    d.burrow got a reaction from say no more in Lay Of The Day - 8 Week Comp - Week 1 entry thread - Sat 26 March   
    Riccarton Race 8 No 4 Beneficial
    Rosehill Race 7 No 3 The Chosen One
    We love this competition.
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Insider in Say No More (John’s) Charity – Sisters of Compassion Wellington Soup Kitchen.   
    Whilst $1130 is a nice total, it is only from eleven people!
    Come on everyone else especially those who enjoy participating in the free competitions scored by John (Say No More). 
    It’s a great cause. 
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    d.burrow reacted to scooby3051 in Say No More (John’s) Charity – Sisters of Compassion Wellington Soup Kitchen.   
    Yes it would be good to see more donate as we have close to a hundred on many weeks entering the comps...surely a spare coin or two would not be missed for many...you never know when you could need services like this and its not nice to fall on hard times and have nothing.
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Ponderosa8 in Say No More (John’s) Charity – Sisters of Compassion Wellington Soup Kitchen.   
    Whilst $1130 is a nice total, it is only from eleven people!
    Come on everyone else especially those who enjoy participating in the free competitions scored by John (Say No More). 
    It’s a great cause. 
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    d.burrow got a reaction from scooby3051 in Say No More (John’s) Charity – Sisters of Compassion Wellington Soup Kitchen.   
    Whilst $1130 is a nice total, it is only from eleven people!
    Come on everyone else especially those who enjoy participating in the free competitions scored by John (Say No More). 
    It’s a great cause. 
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Black Kirrama in Two Weekend Comp - Day 2 entry thread - Saturday 5 March   
    Ellerslie - Race 4            2, 3, 8
    Ellerslie - Race 6            2, 3, 4
    Ellerslie - Race 8            5, 6, 7
    Ellerslie - Race 9            2, 3, 7
    Randwick - Race 2        1, 2, 8
    Randwick - Race 3        1, 2, 3
    Randwick - Race 5        1, 2, 6
    Randwick - Race 7        2, 3, 5
    Randwick - Race 8        1, 3, 12 BB
    Flemington - Race 4     1, 5, 10
    Flemington - Race 6     1, 5, 6
    Flemington - Race 7     2, 11, 15 BB
    Thank you all.
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Black Kirrama in Two weekend comp - Day 1 entry thread - Saturday 26 February   
    Matamata - Race 7  2, 3
    Otaki - Race7            3, 5
    Randwick - Race 3   2, 4
    Randwick - Race 4   5, 7 BB
    Randwick - Race 6   3, 4
    Randwick - Race 7   1, 8
    Randwick - Race 8   3, 6
    Caulfield - Race 3    2, 14
    Caulfield - Race 4    4, 6
    Caulfield - Race 5    2, 4
    Caulfield - Race 6    4, 7
    Caulfield - Race 7    11, 12
    Caulfield - Race 8    5, 6 BB
    Thank you guys
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    d.burrow reacted to Insider in We are in the shit   
    True, but so long as our stakes are poor, and the big dollars to sell to HK are on offer, or your horse is competitive in Australia for their fantastic stakes then sadly it’s an impossible hurdle to overcome, especially with the idiot management that we have had running the TAB and NZTR for the last 15+ years. 
    Liz
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    d.burrow got a reaction from meomy in This will get moved but you should all know about this as it will affect you all   
    Thanks Berri for posting it. 
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    d.burrow reacted to Littletramp in This will get moved but you should all know about this as it will affect you all   
    Another perspective from a height on this - my paternal grandmother was 100% maori so I guess I would qualify statistically as one of those dumb and ignorant "maori" we hear about every day, but I was brought up as just a Kiwi and knew no real distinction between our family and every other person in NZ, other than recognising that some worked hard or some took risks and therefore progressed or fell behind, in what we considered a free world.
    Those were the days. We grew up thinking tomorrow would be the same as yesterday, but now and quite suddenly it seems, tomorrow is no longer the same as yesterday in so many ways probably due to the internet, social media and the unfolding exposure and consequent distrust of our "top down" authoritative (we speak- you listen) institutions inner workings. "They" (our leaders worldwide) are losing or have lost their grip over the unwashed masses, but have not lost the arrogance to think they still know better & the young are now looking for change. It's ironic that the change they may reap will be even more dictatorial but that is how history repeats.
    A little sidetrack - but why do you think we have the Covid FUBAR in the world (F##ked Up Beyond All Recognition) ? IMHO, could it simply be because the global and national health industry is now governed by career building, agenda driven, corrupt bureaucrats, rather than by senior and experienced doctors concerned about patient health as in the past?
    To be a devils advocate on this He Puapua theme, there is another perspective that I do not agree with but I'm quite are aware of it. The article posted above simply states facts and is a good commentary of what is unfolding, but from the activists perspective they rightly or wrongly do feel they have a claim to what they are pursuing and they have felt that for a long time.
    They have taken the approach that after many years of being screwed by the British system they would use the Bruce Lee martial arts tactics of using the strengths of the opponent against them.
    I have family that have been passionate and quite active in this for the past 30 years, and the considered and patient approach they have taken is to educate their young to become lawyers, then worked to place them into positions of decision and power in local and central government, judicial, media & other pivotal roles throughout the country. They now consequently have many influencers & levers of power and they are exercising that muscle to take back what they feel has been lost.
    Here is my point. Regardless of the rights and wrongs of who rightfully owns NZ, Treaty of Waitangi issues, democracy, fairness, etc, etc this is how the system works. They know their goal, they have a well thought out strategy and they are playing the long game to win using well trained players. 
    The Adams article seems to be discussing whether this tactic has been seen before and about Ardern's future prospects as all this plays out - who cares about one player, there is a bigger game being played out here that is not about her? One question that could probably rightfully be asked is, where is a meaningful opposition force going to come from? Don't be surprised if there is enough "maori" immersion in the National Party camp to suppress any real opposition from there - this is politics after all.
    We are being outplayed middle NZ and tomorrow will most certainly be unlike yesterday - the hard part for an old fella like me is getting used to it. 
     
     
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Cubes in Superstars of the Spring Comp - Entry thread for the last round (Round 12), Saturday 6th November.   
    Te Rapa Race 5:          6, 15
    Riccarton Race 6:        2, 3
    Riccarton Race 8:        3, 5 BB
    Riccarton Race 10       4, 6
    Rosehill Race 8:           1, 9
    Flemington Race 2:     4, 5
    Flemington Race 4:     2, 17
    Flemington Race 5:     2, 5
    Flemington Race 6:     1, 7
    Flemington Race 7:     3, 8
    Flemington Race 8:     4, 9 BB
    Thank you sponsor, thank you scorer, for a fantastic competition.
     
     
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Alf Riston in Superstars of the Spring Comp - Entry thread for the last round (Round 12), Saturday 6th November.   
    Te Rapa Race 5:          6, 15
    Riccarton Race 6:        2, 3
    Riccarton Race 8:        3, 5 BB
    Riccarton Race 10       4, 6
    Rosehill Race 8:           1, 9
    Flemington Race 2:     4, 5
    Flemington Race 4:     2, 17
    Flemington Race 5:     2, 5
    Flemington Race 6:     1, 7
    Flemington Race 7:     3, 8
    Flemington Race 8:     4, 9 BB
    Thank you sponsor, thank you scorer, for a fantastic competition.
     
     
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    d.burrow got a reaction from Black Kirrama in Superstars of the Spring Comp - Round 3, PART 1, Friday 24th September Moonee Valley   
    Moonee Valley
    Race 3:  3, 4 BB
    Race 4:  6, 8 
    Race 6:  1, 3 BB
    Race 7:  8, 11
    Race 8:  8, 9