Chris Wood

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Chris Wood last won the day on March 31

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  • Birthday 08/04/1961

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  1. Just check on that Chevy, I heard he is living in Australia.
  2. Jeff Simpson owned that one, Snabben. Gary Barkla trained him, won lots of races. Peter Simpson trained Sirstaci for his father in law at the time, Bruce Madden.
  3. What you are born as, should hold sway in what gender you compete in…. Geez, did you cop the armpits?
  4. He came and stayed at TeRapa , Doug Holden accompanied him on that trip,, took my Grandma down to see him, he was her favourite.
  5. Hard gig guys, nice to see lots of young fellows coming through, you have to start somewhere! Armchair critics are always right…..
  6. They will still be conducted on the Course proper and chase track. The new track is inside the main grass, looks like a great circumference.
  7. I don’t really see that Berri to be honest, I think the field sizes are adequate, be interesting to see how many Riccarton can accomodate. To me, more of a concern is where the horse numbers will be coming from, I hear so many small breeders not sending their mares to stud, foal crop will once again be down on the previous year, it will hit home eventually!
  8. Can’t say I have followed this closely, my horse Funtonic didn’t have a problem. Look at the judicial reports for the meetings on Saturday and see how many horses that ran and the riders blamed the track conditions, and TeRapa is one of the better surfaces, just saying!
  9. The track is superb, horses win from anywhere in the running, horses that have never been on it before win on it, great addition to NZ Racing.
  10. Stake rises announced, go to the NZTR site.
  11. It was an announcement from NZTR, today!
  12. So this is delaying our programming for the new season, hopefully it is worth the wait!
  13. Sad news this morning here in Cambridge, former Racing Scribe Alf Kneebone passed away peacefully overnight, aged 98. An absolute gentleman, he was heavily involved back in the day, when we actually had racing scribes, not uncommon to have 10 or 12 up in the designated Press Box, and the papers were full of Racing Information, form, trackwork and a breakdown of the field His legacy continues with Son Bernard doing the trackwork here at Cambridge and Tony is heavily involved in the Victorian scene. RIP Alf.
  14. I dont think a lot of you have any idea what Leo does or has done in the past for charity. I for one, have witnessed some of his good will being dished out. Yes, Leo is Leo, flamboyant, out there, not afraid to speak up, and he doesn’t hide behind anyone or an alias! Proud to call him a friend! Keep up the good work!
  15. Really, I can’t quite work this one out, too hard last week, swapped days with CAMBRIDGE, transferred from Tuesday to Thursday because of predicted rain, then a hole in the track, or slippery surface? At what cost to connections? Floats, they don’t take a backward step, discounted rate, not likely. Feel for the club, but any dithering should raise a white flag in my mind! We seem to have one bumble after the other, things in NZ racing are not oozing with confidence sadly! And then there is Australia..... Messara pulls out another trump card today......