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    Chestnut got a reaction from weasel57 in All time favourite songs.   
    Lewis Capaldi is a legend ...  a fantastic lesson for us all to learn... just somebody walking asking someone to see him and care .. 
     
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    Chestnut got a reaction from Cubes in The only horse you need this Saturday.....   
    Go Hartnell      The rest can do what they want Rusty  
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    Chestnut reacted to Trump in The only horse you need this Saturday.....   
    I was
    only JOKING !! 
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    Chestnut reacted to Trump in The only horse you need this Saturday.....   
    Agreed! Imagine if Winx had not been around!! Awesome horse. 
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    Chestnut got a reaction from Red Rum in The only horse you need this Saturday.....   
    I love Hartnell.. whether he runs first second third or last.. you obviously don't know me very well p4p  as those that take part in my comps do.    He's my fave horse running around at the moment has been for years.
    He's run some Melbourne Cups but yes he's older now.. but he's still as far as I'm concerned a marvellous horse.
     
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    Chestnut reacted to Toblerone in Losers Get Laid 2019 (14th edition). Rules and Week 1 selection thread.   
    WEEK 1
     
    This week’s eligible races are below.
    CUT OFF TIME is 1.34pm.
    Please post picks in the following format:  MEETING, RACE, HORSE NUMBER, HORSE NAME
     
    Ellerslie
    R6 $125,000 Great Northern Hurdle (Prestige Jumping)
    R8 $125,000 Great Northern Steeplechase (Prestige Jumping)
     
    Wanganui
    R4 $50,000 The O’Leary’s Fillies Stakes (Listed)
    R8 $50,000 HS Dyke Whanganui Guineas (Listed)
     
    Randwick
    R5 A$200,000 Furious Stakes (G2)
    R6 A$160,000 Concord Stakes (G3)
    R7 A$250,000 Chelmsford Stakes (G2)
    R8 A$200,000 Tramway Stakes (G2)
     
    The Valley
    R5 A$152,000 Atlantic Jewel Stakes (Listed)
    R6 A$152,000 Bendigo Bank Stakes (Listed)
    R7 A$217,000 McEwen Stakes (G2)
    R8 A$272,000 Feehan Stakes (G2)
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    Chestnut reacted to Toblerone in Losers Get Laid 2019 (14th edition). Rules and Week 1 selection thread.   
    It’s back! After four years in purgatory, Racecafe’s most revered comp is back for another round.
    Welcome to Losers Get Laid 14, kindly sponsored by HQ and Poundforpound.
    Most will be familiar with the general rules which of course reward tipsters for picking favoured horses to get beaten.
    You can read the full and updated rules below and might I suggest it is best to re-familiarise yourself with them as there have been a few adaptions.
    Competition starts this Saturday (Great Northern Day, September 7) and finishes New Zealand Cup at Riccarton (November 16).
    That gives us a total of 11 Saturdays plus three extra dates – Melbourne Cup Day, New Zealand Trotting Cup Day and Coupland’s Mile Day.
    Importantly this year it is ONLY on Group, Listed and Prestige Jumping Races.
    It has been decreed that if you fall 250 points behind the tour leader, you will be eliminated.
    YOU MUST ENTER THIS WEEK NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED. 
    1/ The skinny. 
    Each selector will post one "lay" each Saturday. This can be on any New Zealand, Victoria or New South Wales BLACK TYPE race thoroughbred race run that day.
    I will post a selection thread each week.
    The only exception to this will be NZ Trotting Cup Day when a harness selection must be made.
     
    2/ Selection semantics. 
    Selections must be posted by the declared cut off time each day, which will be half an hour before the jump of the first eligible race.
    Those who fail to post will be allocated the favourite in the day’s richest race on either side of the Tasman.
    Scratchings can be replaced up until close-off time. If your selection is late-scratched after close-off time, you get a pass for that week.
    Note you can only post a replacement pick if your original selection is scratched.
     
    3/ Scoring. 
    To formulate how many points your selection will earn, we simply divide $100 by it’s closing tote price with the NZ TAB.
    Ie a $2 will earn 50 points. You will be strongly incentized to go for the most prestigious races of the day as below.
    Group 1 – triple points
    Group 2 – double points
    Group 3, Listed and Prestige Jumping Races – single points
    4/ Lifelines.
    Now, you get a life in this competition, but it will cost you 50 points. If and when you pick a second winner, you are goooone.
     
    5/ Prizes are as follows.
    1st - $500 Bar TAB at HQ (expires Jan 31, 2020)
    2nd - $250 Bar TAB at HQ (expires Jan 31, 2020)
    3rd – A warm fuzzy feeling and a hearty ‘well done’.
     
     
     
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    Chestnut reacted to Toblerone in Anyone fancy a Losers Get Laid comp ?   
    It's probably too late to start today. But if you want to start next week, or in a fortnight, I will volunteer to run it. I'll dig up the old rules and re-familiarise myself.
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    Chestnut reacted to scooby3051 in RESULT THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER? Memsie Stakes Day $$$ Comp : Saturday 31 August 2019   
    Well done High Sparrow on a good win...and Ivanthegreat on a tough second placing...thanks again Maria for all the help ..enjoy the wee break not too long as we will get withdrawal symptoms from not having these varying comps going...look out for losers get laid next week...thanks everyone for entering the more the merrier it makes the comps the success they are.
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    Chestnut reacted to ivanthegreat in RESULT THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER? Memsie Stakes Day $$$ Comp : Saturday 31 August 2019   
    Chesnut / Scooby3051................. Thanks for the time and effort you have put in to organise these Comp's.
    Well done High Sparrow , for a minute or three I thought I had it all sorted. 
    Cheers.
    Ivan
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    Chestnut got a reaction from mooseman in RESULT THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER? Memsie Stakes Day $$$ Comp : Saturday 31 August 2019   
    Thank you all so much for joining in the fun today - we had a good number of entrants and some new selectors who I hope we will see more of as the Spring racing continues.    I will do a final check of the results but a few quick audits over the day should hopefully mean that all is in order at this stage  
    I am away now for a bit of a Spring Break and will be hitting Sydney to enjoy some racing so I bid you cheerio for now and remind you to check back over the coming week for Toblerone's thread for the Losers Get Laid comp that should be kicking off next Saturday   
     
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    Chestnut got a reaction from mooseman in RESULT THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER? Memsie Stakes Day $$$ Comp : Saturday 31 August 2019   
    Thank you all so much for joining in the fun today - we had a good number of entrants and some new selectors who I hope we will see more of as the Spring racing continues.    I will do a final check of the results but a few quick audits over the day should hopefully mean that all is in order at this stage  
    I am away now for a bit of a Spring Break and will be hitting Sydney to enjoy some racing so I bid you cheerio for now and remind you to check back over the coming week for Toblerone's thread for the Losers Get Laid comp that should be kicking off next Saturday   
     
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    Chestnut reacted to Shad in Aalaalune   
    Wouldn't the owners understand the near impossible task she faced, they pay training fees, giving her a gut buster  in a good field like that, won't  do her any favors.Hope she pulled up ok.
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    Chestnut got a reaction from mooseman in RESULT THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER? Memsie Stakes Day $$$ Comp : Saturday 31 August 2019   
    Thank you all so much for joining in the fun today - we had a good number of entrants and some new selectors who I hope we will see more of as the Spring racing continues.    I will do a final check of the results but a few quick audits over the day should hopefully mean that all is in order at this stage  
    I am away now for a bit of a Spring Break and will be hitting Sydney to enjoy some racing so I bid you cheerio for now and remind you to check back over the coming week for Toblerone's thread for the Losers Get Laid comp that should be kicking off next Saturday   
     
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    Chestnut reacted to High Sparrow in RESULT THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER? Memsie Stakes Day $$$ Comp : Saturday 31 August 2019   
    Thanks very much for all your hard work today Maria. You're a champion in every sense of the word.  Well done to Ivanthegreat for such a terrific duel, which went right down to the wire. As for my rather unexpected victory - I guess even a blind squirrel finds an acorn sometimes.  I haven't been able to enter over recent week as I've been a bit crook, so today's comp was a welcome tonic. Thanks to all who took part and to Maria and her fellow administrators for the opportunity. Kind regards and good punting to you all. HS.
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    Chestnut got a reaction from Peter Jenkins in RESULT THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER? Memsie Stakes Day $$$ Comp : Saturday 31 August 2019   
    6.      Caulfield R5 H.D.F. MCNEIL STAKES G3 3YO $174000 1200m Starts 4.50pm
    First:  4  Super Seth   $3.40   $34.00
    Quin:  4 Super Seth / 3 King Of Hastings
    Sub:  4
    Scrs:  1
    The 3YO colt by Dundeel out of the lovely Salutations, a Redoute's Choice mare, was too classy for the other 3YOs today.   King of Hastings, the 3YO son of Ilovethiscity out of Handcut, ran a good race for second with Sebrakate, a Sebring colt filling the first three and the Zoustar 3YO Barcali completing the first 4.   Another nice run was Missile Mantra, the filly taking on the boys who finished on well down the outside first run back.
    BB quins for richie, last week's winner Stoyd, Peter Jenkins, not surprisingly as I'm sure that was an Arrowfield and possibly a PJ mating  , and Koriokaramea.
    Back to Rosehill for our last from Sydney before we return to Caulfield for the remaining 3 comp races including the Memsie.
    Competitor   Comp Dollars Next Race lynzim   ….   451   ….   7,9 CommonSensical   ….   392   ….   7,9 scooby3051   ….   389   ….   2,7 Jenlove   ….   324   ….   7,11 richie   ….   300   ….   9,10 1PRESIDENTGARY   ….   282   ….   5,9 Peter Jenkins   ….   260   ….   3,5 High Sparrow   ….   240   ….   7,9 ivanthegreat   ….   228   ….   4,5 Trump   ….   225   ….   5,10 L.J.Shannon   ….   211   ….   7,9 Southland   ….   208   ….   5,11 Red Rum   ….   206   ….   3,9 Sayer   ….   206   ….   2,5 bb Pegasus 9   ….   206   ….   5,9 Stoyd   ….   191   ….   5,7 paigezim   ….   186   ….   7,10 Thepaw   ….   173   ….   5,10 jack   ….   172   ….   9,10 Seddon   ….   167   ….   4,9 Koriokaramea   ….   167   ….   5,7 Pottsie   ….   165   ….   6,7 Right first time   ….   164   ….   3,5 Swoopa   ….   160   ….   7,10 Basil brush   ….   155   ….   7,9 jayar   ….   153   ….   5,6 Hall   ….   150   ….   5,9 moz1047   ….   150   ….   7,9 Ohokaman   ….   150   ….   7,9 bb Peter R S   ….   139   ….   3,9 Rusty   ….   135   ….   5,10 talk   ….   130   ….   5,10 Beecee   ….   122   ….   5,6 Taaxi   ….   119   ….   2,9 Plovdiv   ….   117   ….   4,6 orphanpete   ….   115   ….   7,9 Archer   ….   115   ….   5,9 bb RacingJimmy   ….   114   ….   2,10 TARANTULA   ….   109   ….   5,10 bb flockofewes2   ….   100   ….   2,9 Memphis2   ….   97   ….   9,11 Chestnut   ….   89   ….   3,10 Sir Castleton   ….   87   ….   3,5 Nearco   ….   80   ….   5,7 Kloppite   ….   74   ….   5,7 mooseman   ….   71   ….   10,12 Charlie Bukowski   ….   71   ….   5,10 Camacho   ….   70   ….   2,9 Houlahan's Dream   ….   63   ….   7,9 Ponderosa8   ….   59   ….   2,10 mrzim   ….   56   ….   3,4 Thecaptain   ….   56   ….   3,6 Wrinkles   ….   56   ….   5,10 bazza54   ….   46   ….   5,7 Gruff   ….   37   ….   1,9 Cabbage   ….   37   ….   9,10 arjay   ….   26   ….   5,7 Floyd Pink   ….   26   ….   7,12 Black Kirrama   ….   26   ….   2,3 Warren   ….   0   ….   3,7 Punter Pete   ….   0   ….   2,5 Cubes   ….   0   ….   3,8           Comp R7 : Rosehill R6 IRON JACK PREMIER'S CUP (G3) $174000 1900m Starts 5:10pm
    1 Shraaoh Scratched
    2 1X041 Carzoff (3) Chris Waller Brenton Avdulla 58 
    3 X6112 Grey Lion (7) Matthew Smith Kathy O'Hara 58 
    4 3215X Sweet Thomas (2) Matthew Smith Jason Collett 56.5 
    5 21111 Come Play With Me (8) Chris Waller James McDonald 56 
    6 Girl Tuesday Scratched
    7 21123 So You Win (5) Chris Waller Glen Boss 53 
    8 X0517 Mawaany Machine (9) Chris Waller Jay Ford 53 
    9 X2111 Wolfe (4) Waterhouse/Bott Tim Clark 53 
    10 12116 Wu Gok (1) Chris Waller Tommy Berry 53 
    11 85225 Savacool (6) Chris Waller Blaike McDougall 53 
    12 59520 Dagny (10) Chris Waller Jessica Taylor 53
     
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    Chestnut got a reaction from meomy in Walk the Ellerslie steeplechase course   
    It sure is.   Reminds me of the trail that the boys took for Baggy      
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    Chestnut reacted to Peter R S in ENTRY THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER ? MEMSIE STAKES DAY $$$ COMP : SATURDAY 31 AUGUST 2019 : ALL WELCOME !   
    A couple of scratching to replace please
    6. Caulfield R5 now 2,3
    7. Rosehill R6 now 3,9
    thanks
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    Chestnut reacted to Red Rum in ENTRY THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER ? MEMSIE STAKES DAY $$$ COMP : SATURDAY 31 AUGUST 2019 : ALL WELCOME !   
    Updated selections due to scratchings
    Comp race 2 =5 -7
    Comp race 3 = 2-11
    Thank You
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    Chestnut reacted to Cubes in ENTRY THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER ? MEMSIE STAKES DAY $$$ COMP : SATURDAY 31 AUGUST 2019 : ALL WELCOME !   
    Cubes' mate Socialist Pete won the meat raffle last night @ the RSA so we feel it is Cubemeister's turn....
    Race 1...#1 , #8
    Race 2...#8 , #10
    Race 3...#1 , #3
    Race 4...#7 , #10
    Race 5...#6 , #13
    Race 6...#2 , #6...BB
    Race 7...#3 , #8
    Race 8...#2 , #3...BB
    Race 9...#10 , #13
    Race 10...#2 , #8
    Thanks as always to scorers , sponsors and organisers
    Good Luck to all competitors
    Cubes and Out
     
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    Chestnut reacted to Wrinkles in ENTRY THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER ? MEMSIE STAKES DAY $$$ COMP : SATURDAY 31 AUGUST 2019 : ALL WELCOME !   
    Wrinkles
      R1 - 1,4  R2 - 2,10 R3 - 3,10 R4 - 8,11      Best Bet  R5 - 5,11 R6 - 3,7                     Best Bet R7 - 510 R8 - 1,3 R9 - 8,13 R10 - 10,11        Chestnut , Wishing you plenty  of fun , happy memories , joy and peace on your Sydney Town Holiday.   Thank you all.
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    Chestnut got a reaction from Wrinkles in ENTRY THREAD : SO YOU THINK you're a WEEKEND HUSSLER ? MEMSIE STAKES DAY $$$ COMP : SATURDAY 31 AUGUST 2019 : ALL WELCOME !   
    Pleased to be of service..note that it's not GMT