Red Rum

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    John Allen

    Sadly I really think you've hit the nail squarely on head . Now people know stakes not going up the sales could be a bath for vendors too especially lower end , even some syndicators might start to feel like they are pushing shit uphill.
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    Rodmar - Reece Cole at Rotorua

    Norway ahead game , the rest following re no whip . Walter Buick, William Buick's father was on Racing TV a month back. He has extensive experience riding the Scandinavian circuit . They only gave him a minute which was part of talking point segment but he would be the man for NZTR to contact as he went through the whole process of whip rules modifications as it changed over the years . He guards against total ban as in his opinion it changes things quite dramatically . He said every race full bore there now as drop a lot horses out its tough to light them up later in race as no whip to even show them .Sweden and Denmark allowed three cracks . The Kick On Maiden Chase on Pakaranga Hunt Club day is what needs sorting , both jocks employed plenty whip , plenty on run in and felt need to crack three in row bang bang bang machine gun style a few times on both horses . No mention in stipes but I'd suggest the racing authorities do not use that film as publicity to entice youngsters to game .Straight out of 1970s , would be better viewed on black and white TV for retro effect .Most places both be gone for month.
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    Rodmar - Reece Cole at Rotorua

    132 (6) (G) (H) covers it in OZ . If he's not had much strife before about the whip iam with others why not warn or educate the rider . He wasn't 20 lengths clear. If he was neck a neck inside the 100 he could have belted crap out the horse unlimited , but couple to keep him going in mud 500 bucks , I assume he's a young bloke , that's rough .
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    Jericho

    I see Yogi has an entry in Cup, last time he was at Riccarton he went past the field last to first like the others were in quicksand , an amazing performance , shame he failed the dope test later .The other OZ entrant Wall of Fire handy at times.
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    The Cups 2019 (aus)

    Red hot for guineas next year , they won National Stakes with Quorta last year , he was 3 from 3 had Anthony Van Dyck behind but he's been laid off a year now , Hope this one stays ok because he's seriously good . Was a decent field too.
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    The Cups 2019 (aus)

    Cosy win by Ispolini in German St Leger this morning OM , Doyle flew in from Woodbine after winning on Old Persian in Grp 1 Northern Dancer Stakes . Settled inside eased out straight and hands heels home no trouble . Appleby had top weekend as well as wins in Canada and Germany Pinatubo absolutely pissed home in National Stakes at Curragh . Loved Kew Gardens run in Irish Leger , been off but hit line real hard . If you get a chance have look Prix Neil ,almost a big balls up , 5 runners and Scottsass ran right up his pacemakers arse on rails , eventually got a gap then boom . He will give Dettori and Gosden a few nightmares prior to Arc Day .
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    Ruakaka finish line

    Send team Plod up there to sort it , thefts aplenty, stolen post, stolen cone , what next the great Kaharau's new set of blinkers . How tough is that horse by way , thought he was gone last year but trainer has done a top job on that warrior .
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    Rodmar - Reece Cole at Rotorua

    Thanks for upload Baz as not working on NZTR site . I think the authorities need to clamp down a bit on the whip and do not agree at all with unlimited from 100 mark . Unlimited thrashings not a great sounding rule . However imho you are bang on money here , this jocks been harshly treated .I reckon he's just kept that horse up to work , couple cracks and hands and heels , I suppose the couple after long look round has done him. If he don't look round iam not sure he would have been done . The windmill action by Guy Fox rider looked way worse . Cole should appeal, but I suppose cost will out weigh fine so catch 22. Didn't watch any racing yesterday but the ground look gluggy so assuming they were stopping pretty quickly Whip will be gone inside a decade anyway .
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    Rodmar - Reece Cole at Rotorua

    NZ signed a IFHA agreement on whip use with number of points , use on horse clearly winning or has achieved maximum placing one of the points .Not sure if rule came in after that . Some opt out examples are USA , they didnt want to ban use of whip above shoulder height , it looks bloody awful there at times, some real disgusting beltings . Ryan Moore got pinged by same rule a few weeks back at York when lengths clear and got a ban.Tough one though as cannot expect jock to watch big screen , start looking round and get caught on line they are in shit . I suppose the clearly part is reason not many get done for it .
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    Ruakaka finish line

    Was bit of a fan of night at dog's in the old country . love the term dishlickers though , must be OZ and NZ term. Scurlough Champ and Ballyregan Bob brought thousands to tracks . On subject of posts , Sandown UK and Longchamp have two so they might have spares , it's a pain in arse as if your horse leading it always seems to be the second post , its flying at the death it's bloody always the first post .
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    Ruakaka finish line

    To be fair to the club , they could sort out a winning post , pay for it then whoever needed that old traffic cone turns up at the gate and hands it back and money on post wasted when the old traffic cone could have been back to rightful position.
  12. That Desert Skyline sort horse I don't like running a line through , he's an up and down character , thumped one week and run a bottler the next, could make another look a champ or chump, Kings Advice who beat Caliburn at Newmarket was out back in Ebor but he's had a tough season .I liked Harrison run at the Valley but done me dough on him . I thought Caliburn ran a real cracker though . Some run by Mr Quickie today , keeps going like that the northern horses might have some trouble with him and iam chomping on humble pie .Consensus carried her big burden well too , she's a cracker horse to be fair . Loads of Cup horses going at Leopardstown and Curragh this weekend , and English, Irish and French Oaks winners battle it out on ARC trials day .
  13. Humbolt Current Rosehill J Mac hopefully gets him nice and settled , running consistently dont look much of a race and Harrison at Flemington ran nice race on seasonal debut , horse has a bit of quality on his day . Bit ew both to recycle some money .
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    Ruakaka finish line

    Haven't watched anything yet BH and wont till later so let me guess . The most sensible thing would if traffic cone required elsewhere it has been replaced by a good old fashion boring old but has served the test of tiime winning post just like the type used at Snake Gulley or similar .
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    The Cups 2019 (aus)

    Those three races before Arc were small fields but class , Beaten by Brundtland in an Arc trial but Bruntdtland was talked of being the star stayer for Godolphin this year but had fatal injury at Meydan start season unfortunately. Split Kew Gardens and Dee Ex Bee in another of the three races, Dee Ex Bee is now second best stayer in UK and KG toppy in Cup and Neufbosc finished in front of Ispolini in the other of the three races so form all there . I reckon judge him when he hits 2000 plus . Donny Cup tonight will be cracker Stradivarius v Dee Ex Bee again , dare I say it but Sneaky Getaway I will follow with added interest in it .6 year old , debut this year in arse end of winter bumper at Thurles were good old Vintage Crop kicked off his jumps career in a bumper on debut .Vintage Crop won but Sneaky Getaway somehow unseated on the flat there , won next couple at Clonmel and Cork so he's handy and Mullins connection too.. Now mixing it with best stayers. Gets 5lbs from Stradivarius. I can see him finishing in front of Max Dynamite .
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    The Cups 2019 (aus)

    Some of that bumper form from Warwick and Down Royal might get tested in Melbourne . True Self by Oscar a good jumps stallion into quarantine. Low down order of entry so Willie Mullins might give him a few outings . Pretty handy horse.Couldn't win at Warwick but the Mullins magic has worked on him after the transfer across Irish Sea and got him winning in a bumper North and South of Irish border .
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    Take a Bow NZ Breeding

    Got to be careful messing with tags , iam sure you are aware of the amount of NZ blood in the last kiwi bred Melb Cup winner Prince of Penzance , zero.
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    The Cups 2019 (aus)

    Looks a dodgy horse in a battle and questions asked up North but clearly highly talented. Surprise Baby could be the one to beat out the imports and internationals , looked good Saturday . Maybe get a win in Bart Cummings trainer gets a month to do what he wants before big one . As for WFA , imho it's goes that way at moment it's over. The bonus Stradivarius won last two years has gone as he made it look easy , which its not so best would target Cup without regard to weights for the big money .
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    The Cups 2019 (aus)

    Why would making it WFA be detrimental to Northern Hemisphere horses . Last three cups 3 × 12 in money , out of the 36 places , Who Shot the Barman , Pentathlon, Youngster and Sir Charles Road were the only four NZ or OZ who picked up any money . Closest 5th WSTB . In 2017 1 to 12 NH bred . Last two MC trifectas Irish and British trained. This year top 43 in weights , only 5 NZ or Oz bred . Stradivarius or similar level horse could head out at WFA.Knock out their 3 year olds with weight , more of their older horses might head out because they also won't have to go against a handicap snip . The more the hole is plugged it will leak somewhere else till a volume of quality stayers are bred and prepared here. Te Akau now buying Pontefract winners for Cup , that's indicates there where they believe the best chance of success in big one lies. Southern France been brought by Aussies, it's a mountain of cash heading north.
  20. Be huge effort for CC to win but not discounting him . He's been good this year .
  21. Why is he running the race twice on Saturday
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    The Cups 2019 (aus)

    As sober as a priest tonight . . I said the bottom weight of 24 NZ or Oz bred stayers I doubt would win a decent bumper . Be that a bumper race at likes of Aintree , Leopardstown, Cheltenham or Punchestown Festivals . High Bridge couldn't win a decent bumper , was trucked along to Huntingdon a decent track to visit but not A grade , he has won couple in Sydney now , plus placings in Saturday features and 4th 1.5 lengths off Patrick Erin receiving half kilo in last year's Metrop. Colliers Hill , won a bumper at Catterick Bridge , now most men only go to Catterick Town to get arse kicking from an army pti in recruit training , it's a gaff track. He went on to win a Hong Kong Vase at international meeting about 10 years back plus other success on flat . Ulundi headed off to little old Newton Abbot after beaten in Market Rasen bumper . Won at Newton Abbot , in 2002 he was 4th beaten about a neck in Arlington Million , the German globetrotter Paolini was behind him .Paolini was only 4 lengths off Savabeel in a Cox Plate . Wicklow Brave , couldn't win his first few bumpers , won next three run of mill bumpers , he is a dead set iron horse who has done it all . He was 10th in Rekindlings Cup. No OZ or NZ bred was in front of him , the only OZ NZ bred who gave him weight that day was Humidor. Envoi Allen was last year's champion bumper horse ,a monster of a horse worth probably seven figures now , put him in this new OZ NZ race , can anyone seriously say he wouldn't have half a show .
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    The Cups 2019 (aus)

    Problem is OZ generally have best turf sprinters in World so Everest big money race for the best , a restricted bred race for stayers would generally have horses a long way from best , not quite a bumper but the bottom weight in full field of 2 milers bred NZ and OZ I doubt would win a decent bumper .
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    Take a Bow NZ Breeding

    A half sister to Bounding by Street Cry called Achieved went round last October at a Non Tab meeting at Gulargambone in 3k to winner maiden . Then went up to UK and went through ring at Tatts . In view of fact the prices this family now going for and that she is half sister to Anthony Van Dyck who even then was a champion two year old in Ireland and winter Derby Fav , prior to going on and winning this year's Epsom Derby it was a roll of the financial dice to pick up 3k. How much would winning that woeful race have put on her value ? I know they are there to race but cannot see the financial sense in racing her there .
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    Take a Bow NZ Breeding

    A lot of the main racing countries could claim some connection to this purchase , the real true triumph for this horse is for the US breeding industry .