dock leaf

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  1. Big difference in stake money as well, between Timaru last weekend and Riccarton this Saturday
  2. Is it possible to download Race video from the nzracing site? If so, how? Thanks
  3. The two northern meetings received a one hour preview on Trackside TV on Saturday morning. First I heard of Ascot Park was three minutes before the first race? Unfair comparison?
  4. I was one of many Southlanders at the NZTR roadshow in Invercargill last week. Bernard and Jackson spoke about a few things, one being, that punters want the consistency the synthetic track will bring. Kelvin Tyler, Steve Blair-Edie, Jo Gordon and Ellis Winsloe all spoke clearly and strongly against the synthetic track at Riccarton, citing the damage it would do to South Island racing, race programming ie they need Oamaru and Timaru to stay, and funding the on-going maintenance costs of the synthetic etc etc. Everybody else who spoke was against it too (except maybe one, and I don't know what
  5. I'm also sick of hearing Dean and Winnie blaming our failing on corona.
  6. If the closure of each of 15 tracks on tomorrows list doesn't provide a significant economic efficiency then the decision makers are fked. If they do not keep the best racing surfaces that also have the best track sizes - that would increase off-course betting then they are totally fked. Because on-course betting is obviously not a priority either. Plan B? After the over 60's and their flip phones stop betting, and betting continues to decline - it will probably be time to sell another dozen tracks?
  8. Could we put a synthetic on Ihumatao? Seriously though, surely the 40k for the sacred paddock is coming out of the maori 90k?
  9. Like the three codes working together, which might lend weight to keeping the best dual code venues, and even the tri-code gem in Invercargill...... What is the future for Forbury?
  11. and got called a rich prick for his trouble
  12. I'm no trainer, so a race fit horse that got turned out into a paddock a month ago, needs how many months training to be ready to race again?
  13. This may have already been posted NZTR Submission on Racing Industry Bill.pdf
  14. Gidday Huey. I see this site no longer exists, does anyone know if there is another way to download the race videos? Merry Christmas