Slipper Hopefuls


Wonder if the Slipper horses have been able to get onto the track due to the weather.

Bet the Walking Machines have been getting a good workout.

Be interesting to see who swims young horses.

Comments from the leading trainers would be of interest to hear.also be interested to hear from anyone who may have swum or witnessed trainers swimming young horses.

Very curious to know.

I remember there was reports years ago of a horse trained by Tommy Smith that got lose at La Perouse and swam to Kurnell.

He was a pretty smart customer too.

Regal Rhythm was his name(5 y.o.at the time I think)

More likely he was trying to get away from Tommy.





Be interested to hear from anyone who has seen or heard funny or interesting happenings on the Racecourse.I think some of you would have some really stories.

I was in the Flat at Randwick years ago and someone dropped a ten bob note.I watched as just about everyone   In the Flat said it was theirs.It was hilarious to watch and I bet they are still fighting over it.



We will start off with an easy one.

Can someone name the two full brothers that ran 1st and 2nd in the Melbourne Cup.

The next year the 2nd horse did what ........

He was taken to England and won a couple of races.

Name the trainer and jockey who took him......


Last Trivia For Month


Can someone name the horse that won the Q.T.C.Queensland  Cup then came to Sydney and won a major race at Randwick.This fellow was sired by Archie.Please name the horse year and race.

Then 14 years later a horse won the same race.This horse was sired by Majestic.Prior to winning this race he won V.R.C.Grand National Hurdle,Caulfield National Hurdle.He also won V.R.C.Australian Cup.Please name the race horse and year.




Well done Dhaulagiri.

Can someone name the horse who won the S.A.Derby,The V.R.C.Oaks,The Melbourne Cup and ran third in the V.R.C.Derby.

She accomplished this as a 3 year old filly.

Vrc Derby


 Bit Of Trivia.

Can anyone name the only horse to win the VRC Derby twice.

suspicious betting Darwin??


Just watched the race 1 in Darwin where the favourite and a 10/1 pop were raced by the the same trainer. Kalmar, had been beaten by 19 and 20 l at its last wo starts and Sportbet had it around 10/1. In the final few moments it was backed into 4.4. it led and won easily.

The Fav, Kowloon Kid had won its past two. It hovered around 3.5 fav and in the last few minutes blew to 4.4/.  It missed the start and never figured in the race.   Makes me wonder. I would hope the stewards look into this .

2021 Ruffies &/or Best Bets


I guess it's worth continuing this thread

While I am gonna try to post my ruffies later on race day, I am busy tomorrow so here goes

Best Bets - I have a few

BR9 Let's Part Marty

SR2 Water Dove

SR7 Sausedge

SR8 Order Again

MR4 Stars Of Carrum

AR5 Toff Love


SR10 Our Candidate

MR2 Monsters Inc

MR8 Bell's Innocent - best ruffie

For a bit of fun, I will tip my no 1 selection followed by a ruffie

R1 Derulo - Real Fine Wine

R2 Miss In Charge - Illiciate Affairs

R3 Rambeau - Jackson On Time/Mishani Scandal

R4 Ramtastic - Dreamtime Magic

R5 Kiss My Swiss - Invicible Al - note Al will be steaming home off of what may be a ridiculous early pace - big query if there is more rain

R6 Redoute's Image (best bet) - Set Me Up

R7 Rich Devil - Thunder Mania

R8 Wapiti - Kukeracha

R9 Awesome Pluck - Akage/Spectroscope


good punting



TRY THIS.......My best bet was Icebath...ok thats life....my next best was Prophets Thumb and I backed Damian Lane to win the jockeys challenge at $13. Coming into the last i only needed PT to place to win the jockey challenge and I backed  Prophets Thumb to win lots....you guessed it....Prophets Tumb late scratching....another way to lose .....yes i am dsullionshed with this stupid caper. ..not sure why i wil bother with this bullshit anymore....

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