Steve’s Struck A Chord On The TV Rights

The bottom line is that it would require permission from TABcorp to allow Racing.Com to show the Sydney races which would presumably only happen if Racing Victoria, via Racing.Com, allows Sky Thoroughbred Central to show the vision from Victoria. This surely makes sense – especially on the major raceday Saturdays. In the interim we can,... Read More

What a fabulous day’s racing ahead – at Randwick and Caulfield. What a bloody shame it is not properly showcased on any one of the FIVE TV stations showing racing in this country!

I’m no longer interested in all the machinations and contractual obligations; the Sky, TAB and Victorian angst; the history and the pettiness. I want someone to fix it. EVERYONE in the game, wants someone to fix it! Surely there is a compromise to be found and right now – given the state of flux in... Read More

She Will Reign Runs Fast Sectionals In Last-To-First Silver Slipper Victory

Resuming after winning her first two starts with stunning front-running efforts, She Will Reign was surprisingly slow to move and settled at the tail of the seven-horse field. After improving along the rails from the 600 metres, she went through to be third on straightening, before dashing clear to win comfortably by one and a... Read More

Limbo Soul (AUS)

O: President Bloodstock Pty Ltd (Mgr: R Kemister), C J R Racing (Mgr: C Deeb), Miss J Brooks, H Smith, C George, C Ciardi, M Kotzmanek, Ms M Lambert, M Davidson, J Mahoney, D Sutherland, A Mcnally, T Dougherty, Ms H Cho, Mrs V Kemister, Miss A Kemister, Miss B: R Kemister T: Tim Martin... Read More

Ducimus Gives Snitzel His 50th Stakes Winner

In only his second start after a first up win at Ballarat, Ducimus almost lost the race due to greenness before holding off the strong finishing Taking Aim (Choisir) to prevail by a long head. Another length and a half back in third place was the filly Sanadaat (Not A Single Doubt) whose rider lodged... Read More

Steve Talks To Nick Smith About His Quest To Lure Horses To Royal Ascot

As the competition for international runners, from racing jurisdictions around the globe, ever increases;  the ardor in pursuing competitors is similarly growing for a multitude of reasons which reflect a changing face of racing characterised by wagering on ‘away from home’ product, commingling, television rights and merchandising. It now extends beyond the novel or ’feelgood’... Read More