Racing in Australia will be very different in 2050 than it is now.
It is my fear that racing-2050 will be far inferior to robust industry what we currently know and love. I actually think the changes will come in a much shorter time frame, sadly.
My Cassandra-type view is in sharp with contrast with accepted wisdom. Continue reading “Racing in Australia – 2050”
Capitalist’s decisive win in the Golden Slipper is a wonderful boost for a young star of racing, Henry Field and his Newgate Farm.
Audaciously, Field and partners bought the stallion as a yearling for $165,000,hoping he might go on to do exactly what he has done – win the Slipper. Continue reading “More to come from Henry Field after Capitalist’s Golden Slipper win”
My darling wife Gai was beside herself with joy after John Singleton’s colt Kiss And Make Up won last weekend’s Todman Slipper Trial.
Apart from proving himself to be a strong Golden Slipper chance, it is wonderful closure for racing’s most public spat – a proper bookend. Continue reading “Kiss And Make Up brings fitting closure to Gai Waterhouse-John Singleton spat”
Randwick course curator Nevesh Ramdani must have been delighted with Saturday’s track. It was excellent. This is a big concession coming from me, as I have been, over the years, a constant critic of the course. But the only criticism I can make is that it should have been described as “track fast”. Continue reading “Randwick track is finally getting up to standard”