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  1. Bob always took the direct positive action. As he did yesterday.Bless him. At Cambridge JC committee meetings ,Bob would pound the Meeting Table so hard, that ( Secretary ) Gail Barkla's type writer would fall off the table. Bob was influential in getting Alan L Jones elected as the first ( ?) Licenced Trainer on a Racing Club Committee. Trainers were previously barred. Retaining the Cambridge JC and developing rentable Barns for our future Trainers has been seen to profit 20 years on. Bob was for ever denounching the increasing Race Day ground rentals , paid by our CJC for Te Rapa ( Herbie Dyke) .. As an owner Trainer, Bob Morris never put front plates on his young gallopers. This unnerved Gary Edge . Thank you Bob for being part of our family for 60 years. Rev
  2. Today RANIER won Race 9 at Rosehill. Trained by J Cummings Post race young James Cummings said " Rania is one of the very few horses that I train that I put a tongue tie on on race day ". Does this mean that the Godolphin breeding program actually weeds out foals/ yearlings with long tongues ? Or may be His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum couldn't afford the expence of recycling used silk stockings or panty hose . How prevalant are tongue ties in NZ Racing.Thoroughbreds.Are they used in Standard bred racing ? Some one will know the Tongue tie stats for our amazing Trainers with 30 or more individual winners per year. Marsh, Ritchie, Baker/Forsman , Autridge, Richards, Williams ,Kelso, Tiley ,R James etc Opinions ?
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    Bet from last weeks comp

    Sparrow Cheers to you . Your bet did well. KIWI IDA . She was Beaten by a fair mare looking for Black Type...The ex Tony Pike ( Morweka bred by his mum and dad ). Go well.
  4. 1. Ruakaka R5 Starts 2:19pm 7 - 10 2. Rosehill R2 Starts 2:45pm 9 - 12 3. Rosehill R3 Starts 3:20pm 5 - 7 4. Rosehill R4 Starts 3:55pm 2 - 4 5. Hastings R9 Starts 4:20pm 1 - 12BB 6. Caulfield R5 Starts 4.50pm 5 - 9 7. Rosehill R6 Starts 5:10pm 2 - 3 8. Caulfield R6 Starts 5.30pm 1 - 3 9. Caulfield R7 Starts 6.10pm 1 - 9 10. Caulfield R8 Starts 6.50pm 5 - 9 BB Thank you. Great Racing.
  5. Comp R1 : New Plymouth R4 2:14pm - 2 - 6 Comp R2 : Randwick R2 2:40pm - 2 - 5 Comp R3 : Randwick R3 3:15pm - 3 - 8 Comp R4 : Moonee Valley R4 4:05pm - 6 - 9 Comp R5 : Randwick R5 4:25pm - 1 - 5 Comp R6 : Randwick R6 5:05pm - 6 - 12 Comp R7 : Randwick R7 5:45pm - 1 - 10 BB Comp R8 : Moonee Valley R7 6:05pm- 7 - 9 Comp R9 : Randwick R8 6:25pm - 2 - 5 Comp R10 : Moonee Valley R8 6:45pm - 8 - 9 BB
  6. NZ racing needs to promote The Foxbridge Plate race to a Group One. Drop one of the other silly events with group One status and 7 horse fields before the international committee swat them . Interesting comparisons between Endless Drama and the 2015 winner Addictive Habit and 2012 winner Fleur de Lune. The Trophy yesterday from Valaci Downs was an amazing work of art. The owners get to keep it. Fully inscribed with all previous winners since 1950 ( Mainbrace). Addictive Habit before winning the FB Plate last raced 04 July 2015 at the Sunshine Coast.He was poorly ridden Luke Dittman 3rd ? No trials but serious hit outs.Then he won the Lisa Chittick Fox Bridge Plate. Endless Drama trialed very well after running 3rd to Trekking 8th June 19. Ratings in those two events 15 August 2015 Foxbridge Plate 1st Addictive Habit R 102 2nd Tomorrow Land R93 3rd Whos Your Master R104 next Kawi R 111 Sorriana R102 Av Ratng 102 18 August 2012 Foxbridge Plate 1st Fleur de Lune R 104 2nd Fritzy Boy R102 3rd Xanadu R 104 Average R 103 Pre race thoughts were no Drama for Endless Drama. 17 August 2019 Foxbridge Plate 1st Endless Drama R105 2nd Te Akaua Shark R101 3rd Comeback R 093 4th Melody Belle R 113 Average 103 Rating
  7. RUSTY;;; did you take the Qunella ? Great selections....
  8. Comp R1 : Te Rapa R3 1:50pm 3 - 5 Comp R2 : Randwick R2 2:35pm 1 - 2 Comp R3 : Otaki R5 3:19pm 1 - 5 Comp R4 : Te Rapa R6 3:35pm 8 - 12 Comp R5 : Caulfield R4 4:00pm 2 - 6 Comp R6 : Randwick R5 4:20pm 1 - 5 Comp R7 : Randwick R6 5:00pm 7 - 13 Comp R8 : Caulfield R6 5:20pm 1 - 2 Comp R9 : Randwick R7 5:40pm 4 - 6 BB Comp R10 : Randwick R8 6:20pm 1 - 8 Comp R11 : Caulfield R8 6:40pm 1 - 11 BB Comp R12 : Morphettville R7 6:51pm 1 - 2
  9. ENTRY THREAD : WINTER RACING ULTIMATE TRIO TEAMS CHALLENGE SATURDAY 10 AUGUST : ALL WELCOME ! We will be trio-ripping through Pukekohe Park, Riccarton Park, Flemington, Rosehill, Doomben and Belmont As you post your selections I will add you to a trio and your team of three will compete against others on Saturday .. Please read the rules and note that the comp closes at 1.15pm on Saturday and scratching replacements can be posted up until 1.30pm. After that only late scratchings will revert to the TAB sub Please read the Rules: 1. Post two selections for each race on the Schedule. You can post the number and the name but I will only take note of the number. If the number of the horse and name of the horse are different, I will go with the number. 2. You will be awarded 5 points for each winning selection. There are no points for finishing second or third. 3. You will be awarded an additional 10 points if your two selections in the race finish first and second (ie. get the Quinella). 4. You have two Best Bets to use. You can use a Best Bet on any race but you cannot use your two BBs on the same race. If you use a Best Bet, any points earned will be doubled. For example if you win and use a BB you get 10 points or if you win and get the Quinella, you can earn 30 points. If any races are postponed then any BB used on that race will move to the next race where no BB has been used. 5. You can post selections up until 1.15pm, 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of the first comp race. 6. NOTE: You can post scratching replacements up until 1.30pm. I will also allow other members of that trio to post scratching replacements for another trio member between 1.15pm and 1.30pm. The trio member's replacements once posted, will stand. If no-one posts replacements then the selections stand as they are. After 1.30pm no scratching replacements are allowed and only late scratchings will revert to the TAB sub. 7. The winning team will be the trio with the most combined points at the end of the schedule of races. If there is a draw on points at the end of the day, it will be a countback on winners of all three in the team, then quinellas, then BB winners, then BB quinellas. If still the same then you share the accolades 8. A spare set of selections will be posted at 1.00pm should they be needed to make up a threesome. 9. Have fun PRIZES $50 W/P bet for each of the winning team members. Schedule of Races: Comp R1 : Riccarton Park R5 BRACKENFIELD HUNT PREMIER Rating 72 Benchmark $25000 1600m Starts 1:45pm Comp R2 : Flemington R2 VRC MEMBER HELEN SAFFIN HANDICAP RATING 70 $147000 1400m Starts 2:10pm Comp R3 : Pukekohe Park R6 ARNET LAW 1400 MAIDEN MDN $10000 1400m Starts 2:39pm Comp R4 : Riccarton Park R7 IN MEMORY OF "DOODS" PREMIER OPEN OPN HCP $40000 1400m Starts 2:57pm Comp R5 : Rosehill R4 SMITHFIELD RSL MISSILE STAKES $217000 1200m Starts 3:40pm Comp R6 : Flemington R5 VRC MEMBER JEFFERY OVERINGTON HANDICAP RATING 78 $147000 2000m Starts 3:55pm Comp R7 : Flemington R6 VRC MEMBER BRENDA NUGENT HANDICAP RATING 90 $136000 1000m Starts 4:35pm Comp R8 : Doomben R7 MUNCE RACING HANDICAP RATING 70 $54300 1630m Starts 5:07pm Comp R9 : Rosehill R7 BANKSTOWN SPORTS CLUB HANDICAP RATING 78 $136000 2000m Starts 5:35pm Comp R10 : Flemington R8 AURIE'S STAR HANDICAP $174000 1200m Starts 5:55pm Comp R11 : Rosehill R8 CABRA BOWLS HANDICAP RATING 78 $136000 1200m Starts 6:15pm Comp R12 : Flemington R9 VRC MEMBER ANGELA KENNEDY HANDICAP RATING 84 $136000 1720m Starts 6:35pm Comp R13 : Belmont R6 JOHN MARTINO 90TH BIRTHDAY HANDICAP RTG70+ $76100 2000m Starts 7:03pm You can post using the grid below or you can post your two selections in race order, I don't mind either way, just remember to read the rules above, to note your two BB races and that only late scratchings will go on the TAB sub, so if you post early you might want to check back before 1.30pm, or a team member may replace scratchings for you between 1.15pm - 1.30pm Comp R1 : Riccarton Park R5 1:45pm 12 - 19 Comp R2 : Flemington R2 2:10pm 1 - 2 BB Comp R3 : Pukekohe Park R6 2:39pm 8 - 12 Comp R4 : Riccarton Park R7 2:57pm 5 - 7 Comp R5 : Rosehill R4 3:40pm 1 - 4 Comp R6 : Flemington R5 3:55pm 9 - 12 Comp R7 : Flemington R6 4:35pm 1 - 10 BB Comp R8 : Doomben R7 5:07pm 3 - 11 Comp R9 : Rosehill R7 5:35pm 5 - 11 Comp R10 : Flemington R8 5:55pm 3 - 6 Comp R11 : Rosehill R8 6:15pm 2 - 3 Comp R12 : Flemington R9 6:35pm 1 - 11 Comp R13 : Belmont R6 7:03pm 11 - 13 Thank you
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    Anyone remember 'Styx' ?

    Was a great ride by Pete to get her up for our dad who was in his late 80's at that time !!Thanks Jim.
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    Anyone remember 'Styx' ?

    Thanks to Thee, Sir Gub: for keeping a full set of NZ Racing Registers. Eric Davies was such a great man for racing. As a committee man at Waikato . In his later years he was in charge of the Winning Owners hospitality room.Right by the Weigh In Stalls. Winning owners loved Eric's boisterous congratulations , knowledge of their horse and excitement for their win. He would stop the free drinks then announce "" Your complimentary Video of your win today is about to be played.Courtesy of Revel Somervell. The Sponsor of your race to day was ( say ) The Waikato Times and Peter Henson ". Eric had a mare by Decies called " PRETTY PRECIOUS.'' . She won at Tauranga for our Dad and Eric with Sir Peter Tims steering.My brother trained her.
  12. Comp R1 : Te Rapa R4 1.52pm 1,2 Comp R2 : The Valley R2 2.35pm 1, 2 Comp R3 : Riccarton R8 3.20pm 2,4 Comp R4 : The Valley R4 3.45pm 5, 6 Comp R5 : Doomben R5 4.17pm 3, 8 Comp R6 : The Valley R6 5.05pm 4, 6 BB Comp R7 : Randwick R7 5.25pm 2, 5 Comp R8 : Randwick R8 6.05pm 1,10 Comp R9 : The Valley R8 6.25pm 9, 11 BB Comp R10 : Randwick R9 6.45pm 1, 2. Good luck to my drawn partner.
  13. Comp R1 : Otaki R5 : 4 - 6 Comp R2 : Rotorua R7: 7 - 10 Comp R3 : Caulfield R4: 1& 9 Comp R4 : Caulfield R5: 2&3 BB Comp R5 : Rosehill R6: 5 - 8 Comp R6 : Rosehill R7: 5 & 11 Comp R7 : Caulfield R7: 2 - 9 BB Comp R8 : Rosehill R8: 4 & 11 Comp R9 : Caulfield R8: 6 - 7 Comp R10 : Caulfield R9: 2 - 3 Thank You .
  14. April 18 th 1979. Read this and remember the Magic of Alan Lesley JONES. Post your memories here . When I read them I will print them off and show him next week . He does not have internet or i phone.( Linda told me ) Add your memories of Alan and Linda's contribution to your llfe. ( Linda Rocket Ballyntyne, , Shirley Hunter , Richie Fallon. James McDonald, Catherine Tremayne... ) https://weekendking.com.au/2015/12/12/shady-deal-cunning-kiwi-lands-massive-plunge-on-debutant-in-oz/ I understand the Bookie Bruce McHugh didn't field again for 18 months. On the day of the race, a group of informed Melbourne punters flew to Sydney, set to plunder the big interstate bookmakers fielding at Randwick. Local bookmakers thought little of Torbek’s chance of winning the maiden, and opened him as long as 25/1 ($26). A string of big bets were struck in Sydney at odds of 16/1 ($17) Full story here about Alan's plan. 18 thApril 1979. https://weekendking.com.au/2015/12/12/shady-deal-cunning-kiwi-lands-massive-plunge-on-debutant-in-oz/