RACING IN VICTORIA: #TIMESUP

By Hans Ebert
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When under attack, the best form of defence is to attack. This seems lost on Racing Victoria’s Dad’s Army that limps along licking its wounds even when the ship has sunk and Humpty Dumpty has become an omelette.

With someone having now made the time to produce a video lampooning the Aquanita scandal and which has gone “viral” by horse racing standards, the strategy seems to be about turning the udder cheek.

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JACKPOTS GALORE AT SHA TIN TODAY! BUT WILL THEY PAY TUPPENCE

By Hans Ebert
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There are two very big jackpots up for grabs at Sha Tin today, one in the Six Up and around HK$46-50 million in the Triple Trio. The problem is that at least according to the odds and the various teams of tipsters who talk to the animals, there are so many short priced favourites in the races that make up these exotic bets that if they were to be in the top three in the Triple Trio races, the payout will pay tuppence. Or a farthing.

For example, according to the overnight odds, Eighty Eighty (1) must be amongst the placings in race four, the first leg of the Triple Trio with bankers for the next two races also being two short priced favourites- Lucky Time (2) and Raging Storm (4).

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