2007’s Equine Flu was a body blow to our ‘betting on horses’ industry. Simply put, lots of punters just didn’t return to racing when it was over late 2007, having discovering staying at home.
I fear this “closed door” racing occasioned by government regulations in response to this Corona virus will have a similar effect in long term https://www.rahs.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Flu-Pandemic-proclamation-timeline-.pdf to racecourse betting. Continue reading “Corona Virus and racing Or “Love in the time Corona” with apologies to Marquez”
One of the last living links to Phar Lap has been moved to rate wonder mare Winx as a better racehorse than the legend of Australian racing.
Bill Waterhouse, once the world’s biggest bookmaker, is 97 but his memory of Phar Lap hasn’t faded with the passing of time. Continue reading “Dad’s thoughts on Winx”