A great credit to the late Graeme Sampieri that his two eulogists were former VRC Chairman Rod Fitzroy and Bookmaking doyen Mark Read.
This is what Mark Read told the congregation:
“It is my privilege to speak of my close friend Graeme Sampieri’s bookmaking
career at this celebration of his extraordinary life.
Continue reading “Graeme Sampieri”
Canterbury was a credit to the curator. It played so well. Notwithstanding there was a headwind in the straight, a couple of leaders won. I wondered if the fence was a shade worse, but, toward the end of day two won near the fence (Gauguin and Junglized). Well done! Continue reading “Canterbury 29 August 2018”
The ATC course curators had to be disappointed with the deterioration of the Rosehill track on Saturday. There was 4mm of rain that fell on Rosehill for the week. Continue reading “Rosehill 25 August 2018”