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  • PUNTERS HAVE GOOD BRAINS... BUT SOMETIMES...

    PUNTERS HAVE GOOD BRAINS... BUT SOMETIMES...I wonder how long you'll spend on assessing the Run to the Rose at the Rosehill track Saturday afternoon. Speaking for myself, I took somewhere between five ...

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  • EARLY BIRDS AND WORMS

    EARLY BIRDS AND WORMS.There's nothing wrong with a few early bets on the Cups and the Plate - provided you keep a sense of perspective.If you feel that something is over the odds (i.e. you're being ...

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  • OMENS.

    OMENSA day or so back a horse called Doctor Doom won in Sydney.So?Well, a few pages before I got to the races in my paper, the financial section had a heading with "Doctor Doom says..."I ...

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  • BABIES GALORE!

    BABIES GALORE!New season, new names.BUT what do we know about them?In one word, nothing.Well of course we know what most of them cost.Trouble is, the pricey ones sometimes aren't what they're cracked ...

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  • IF THEY RUN

    RAIN, RAIN and MORE RAIN.Sydney's had the worst July week of rain in years and years. It means, for the punter, one word.It means DON'T.Two words?DON'T BET!!!IF they race, and personally I couldn't ...

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  • SOME EQUINE EVIDENCE.

    SOME EQUINE EVIDENCE.On Saturday at Rosehill, BRAYROAN was backed as if unbeatable. All Friday and half of Saturday. He eased a little on track as the smart operators offered temptations.Looked ...

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  • WHAT YOU KNOW... AND WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW...

    WHAT YOU KNOW... AND WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW...It's too easy to let the papers do your work for you.So simple. You read about a horse you've never heard of, starting at an unfamliar venue, and with a ...

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  • THE BEST IN THREE PLEASE.

    THE BEST IN THREE PLEASE.I stress that these are MY three and that they will vary according to whom you ask. Anyway here we go: one, two and threeONEThe horse. Simple as that, really. There are horses ...

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  • DO YOU REALLY HAVE TO???

    DO YOU REALLY HAVE TO?As the snippet says, it's so hard NOT to bet on a big race.This weekend in Brisbane there's a humdinger, but apart from the favourite it's wide open.The strong likelihood is that ...

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  • GONE FISHING.

    GONE FISHINGThere are days, even weeks, when anyone on his own - unless he's a pro- is hopelessly out of his depth.Some punters don't realise this, but it IS so.We do our best by offering the ...

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