Punting

12.11.06 | The “Carnival” is Over

Yep, it's all over for another year. Unlike the media (Channel 7 especially) that has a vested interest in talking up the carnival, there have been some really disturbing signs, which will get lost in the usual hoopla and slap-on-the-back self congratulatory analysis. Without boring you...

19.10.06 | Mummify the Memory

This Saturday is Caulfield Cup day - one of the great days of the Australian turf. In this year's race I've narrowed the chances down to three horses: Sphenophyta, Our Smoking Joe, and Activation (Pop Rock the Japanese runner could also be considered, but heck how do you compare Japanese...

05.10.06 | The “Carnival” begins

The racing is hotting up, no less than 5 Group 1s (internationally categorised races of the highest quality) this Saturday - 4 in Sydney (Randwick) and 1 in Melbourne (Flemington) - so I guess I'll know what I'll be doing this week.

Again we'll be using the soon-to-be patented staking...

28.09.06 | Prix de L`Arc de Triomphe - Giddy Up

Well the Spring Racing Carnival is well and truly with us – does this mean another distraction from drawing (?) – and we've had some spectacular early success. We now have established a sizeable bank that will see us through to the conclusion of the carnival in mid-November.

While...

07.03.05 | Seven Stars

I just noticed that the titles of my last 14 entries have all started with the letter "I". Enough, cease and desist. To break the "I" sequence I am posting this irrelevant piece.

Each year I enter the Seven Stars horse racing competition - it's easy, just pick seven horses from the...

13.12.04 | Prince of Punters

It's not often that I'm able to brag about my punting exploits - so when something pops up I might as well shout about it. Yes, ladies and gentlemen you are talking to the 4th best punter in the world and numero uno in Australia. Courtesy of World Series Racing who hold an annual fantasy...