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Michael Higgs

22nd January 2019

Sun Met Pick 6 To Hit R10 Million!

Willie nice wright up you have to include general franco.In terms of met agree with rainbow bridge doublemint and do it again.Disagree with o susanna and under cover agent. If you say one world wont stay 1600m at this point how can undervover agent stay 2000m. Replace it with head honcho. O sussana will be in the

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PL.NEL

21st January 2019

Stipes Asking The Right Questions

Yup, owners and punters have been separated by stakes and the regulators. Stakes are not attractive, in fact stats are shocking. Regulators have to make this bad economics race fair,, lol, in your dreams. Owners and small to medium trainers are at a massive disadvantage because stakes do not cover 92% of horses sold, and winning status only covers that much enthusiasm. They also do not have proper support of stipes when jockeys ride poorly or do not follow instructions. The trainer whilst planning a program for a horse is overridden by jockeys doing as they please, no wonder consistency for the handicapper is mucked. We need stronger

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WILLIAM MILKOVITCH

21st January 2019

Sun Met Pick 6 To Hit R10 Million!

Kindly note that in Race 3, General Franco (17) now gets a run.(This article was written on Sunday, midday), General Franco is a must inclusion in for the Place Accumulator.

Moreover, I'll will shorten my selection to just

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Jay August

21st January 2019

Met Panel Discussion – Cringeworthy

Thank goodness I remembered it from my slumber at about 2130 and then decided to give it a miss. Actually no I knew it would be useless and never bothered! If you watch Tellytrack with the sound on you seriously need some

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Realist

21st January 2019

Information – Should Be A Priority

Unfortunately racing is tarnished, until the rand strengthens on a global scale, the racing industry will continue to face, what's seems to be trivial issues between racing figures of old and merit ratings, which have being proven to be inaccurate continously, and corrupt and inept people, and I transgress, where there is massive amounts of money in SA there is corruption, need we remind all and sundry the money spin off of Grambling of horses, even with

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Barry Washington

21st January 2019

Judge’s Decision Is Not Final!

It was my horse that ended up 3rd - correctly so but the process was very wrong. If judge can be overruled that quick , maybe stipes should always give go ahead before announcing placings

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Art

21st January 2019

Information – Should Be A Priority

And all of a sudden because Vee Moodley says jump everybody will jump.Wsiting with bated

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Deon

21st January 2019

Farewell Aunty Jean

Good times, a lasting memory.. Rest Softly

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Gary Worth

21st January 2019

Top Stipe Team To Govern Sun Met Meeting

Will their findings be published for all to

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karel

21st January 2019

Handicapping in South Africa

Don't leave us in suspense, Graham.
Which were the placed horses who received HUGE merit rating increases without winning?
And how many are

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Ignatius Kadare

21st January 2019

Sun Met Tote Betting Opens Today

Reducing the number of races from 13 to 12 means we lose the 2nd pick 6 and there's no 2nd bipot

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WILLIAM MILKOVITCH

21st January 2019

Top Stipe Team To Govern Sun Met Meeting

If Race 10 is run at a crawl, of which I fairly certain, will our highly decorated Stipes have the moxie to act

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Editor

21st January 2019

Met Panel Discussion – Cringeworthy

Have asked Rob Scott ,

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Graham Martin

21st January 2019

Handicapping in South Africa

Good, then punters will return to horse racing again! How many horses that ran a PLACE in the Queens plate received HUGE merit rating increases without actually WINNING a race. How many of these horses are now doomed! The future will

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hilton witz

21st January 2019

Met Panel Discussion – Cringeworthy

Any chance they can put it on under shows on tellytrack.com or give the link out to s.post so we can watch

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Ronny

21st January 2019

New Faces At The Races

Welcome Kevin and all the best for to you during your stint in

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Peter Caine

21st January 2019

Information – Should Be A Priority

The easy "way out", and most fruitless comment pre race is, "We are hoping for a good run". Really!!!!
Surely all owners and trainers are hoping for a good

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Niran

21st January 2019

Stipes Asking The Right Questions

The stipes conclude that rabia the rebel ran above her rating in assesment plates ,why then wasnt her ratings adjusted accordingly ? After all the assesment plate is a race formulated to decipeher a horses true ability

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Editor

21st January 2019

Met Panel Discussion – Cringeworthy

There was one last evening Kevin - will be on the loop - Robert Bloomberg, Brett Crawford, Aldo Domeyer and Justin Snaith
Was quite informative as it represented a diverse spectrum of runners on the

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Niran

21st January 2019

Information – Should Be A Priority

I share Mr Howells sentiments,the way barrier trials are implemented currently is confusing and inconclusive to say the least ,a classic example is third race at scotsville yesterday ,the drier trained horse was beaten 5,5 lengths in a barrier trail and wins beating his barrier trial conqueror convincingly, obviously a horse comes on with work and gallops ,but is it enough to turn around ,5 lengths in a space of 2 weeks ??, trainers will never be transparent ,horseracing is a betting game these days and in most instances trainers want to make sure their "connections" get the best price available ,there is alot of indiscretions in racing ,especially once bookmakers started getting involved with race and trainer sponsoships

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