tasman man 11

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tasman man 11 last won the day on October 21 2014

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    TAB Customer Service....needs improving...

    It does make you smile alright ! Been travelling around a bit lately. First visit to TAB in Hamilton.....the seller was messing around with getting fixed odds for himself and having a sizable bet ,cos I could see it on the little screen . It was a Sunday so I guess he was bored ! I missed my bet cos of it ! Then in Tauranga I missed again twice in a row as the seller was out back behind a screen talking to a friend on the phone ! Came around too late even though I called out a loud Hello ! Said the race has closed ,with the phone still stuck to his ear ! Then I visited Matamata ,quite a depressing place then returned later in day when terminal had moved thru to bar next door......with the sellers serving drinks in a back area ,I didn't get a look in for my bet . All the TAB's were a first time ,and I must say ...never again !
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    Police Raids

    Tuesdays publicity over the race-fixing got me thinking ! Firstly , the level of regulation in recent years means Harness racing has probably never been 'cleaner' or ' fairer'. Cameras everywhere, regular drug testing , more rules, heavy fines ,advertising for tip offs, more stipes ,trials/workouts etc etc....though it could be argued that the rating/handicapping system actually encourages horses to be given 'quiet' runs to drop points to become competitive ! I note the race -fixing charges now seem filtered away from the party pill issues which IMO clouded and sensationalised things from day 1. My guess is that some , at least , will be proven not guilty ,despite many saying on here that the evidence is 'mind-blowing' etc. This investigation has taken over 17 months , and some of the accused face just ONE charge.....maybe the charge is a race course certainty. Ive heard many rumours from friends of friends ,their neighbours and motherinlaws ,including many who claim to be in the know including inside the TAB ...one race which comes up is the Derby....rumours about team driving ,injecting horses on day of race , conspiring to have the favourite run out of first 4,quiet lead up runs etc. For mine ,this was the most competitive race of the season and it was a Group 1. If the authorities are hanging their hopes on this race ,after 17 months of hiding in bushes and wire-tapping I'd say good luck !
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    2017/18 Harness Awards Results

    Well us 'youngies' stayed for an extra two hours dancing to Michael Jackson , Abba and Elton John. Similar length of night to the one previous which was a game of rugby ,which as you may realise has 27 minutes of action. A night at the trots also is similar....10 races @ 3 minutes each ! Most things are too long these days.....therein is the challenge ! The HNZR awards are only once a year , so not as if they are regular plus there was attendance from all corners of NZ...the Southland lass [E.Barron] was very impressive as was the Coaster who accepted Destiny Jones's award. Overall the night was more fun than most trotting meetings , more fun than visiting a TAB and much more fun than posting on Racecafe !
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    2017/18 Harness Awards Results

    Nothing wrong with once a year getting the hair done ,polishing the shoes etc and folk from all over NZ getting together to celebrate excellence in the Harness Industry. Plus recognising numerous achievements such as the Award to Ann and Steve Phillips. Most industries ,sports and businesses have Awards nights and for many it may be their only chance to sit in same room and chat to the 'bosses' ,leaders and high achievers. The judges ,I believe ,are several media folk and others very close to the action. In the past they have often announced the voting in the media ,from memory some 20 x votes.
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    Police Raids

    Maybe technology lets them down ,an emergency crops up , one partner thought the other one was doing it. I read so often on here that some don't know what day of the week it is ,while others are in LaLa land ...on another planet !
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