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donald bradshaw

8th Jul 2020

Celtic Sea Unchanged On 126

Mgram asked a legitimate simple valid question in good faith and makes it clear that he is not an expert and is seeking guidance from person / s who have a better understanding of handicapping of which you , Jay , are one.

Jay , you then posed Mgram a conundrum on a hypothetical situation to which you can hardly expect an answer to from Mgram and Mgram is still no nearer to an answer or opinion on his original question ?

May I then ask you for your time to answer his question or give your opinion as I would also be very interested in your answer / opinion and possibly to that of your conundrum

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Jay August

8th Jul 2020

July Weights Published

Martin (le Roux), I wonder how differently Soqrat would have been campaigned had he not been in the same stable as Hawwaam and whether that difference may have given him more respect?

He has been a consistently good performer from two to four with an ability to produce at least two standout performances each season. Had he been born in any other year than 2015, he may well have been accorded more respect, and achieved more.

Of the three-year-old's it seems that most are ignoring the claim of Shango. He is a complicated horse who needs a decent pace and a clever jockey and if he gets those he may well be the best value bet in the 2020

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WILLIAM MILKOVITCH

8th Jul 2020

July Weights Published

I'd love it if the top four places in The July could be filled by our world class jockeys of colour = T Gumede, Jubu Jacobs, Jospin Solomons & Mr. K

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Jay August

8th Jul 2020

Celtic Sea Unchanged On 126

Mgram, if you think my response was sarcastic then the assumption is all yours. If you had taken the time to think about my question I may have guided you to an answer, but as you cannot see its merits I have not much more to

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Rouvaun Smit

8th Jul 2020

Happy Birthday Rodney

Dear Rodney, here's to wishing you a very happy and fun-filled Birthday.
You have been always been true leader, a man of integrity and an inspiration to many. May today and all your days be amazing!!
Gods riches blessing on your

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WILLIAM MILKOVITCH

8th Jul 2020

Katak The Banker Today?

Good morning Mr. Essack, as at today who's your fancy for the July, Sir ?

I receiving my money today from last Wednesday's PA payout at Greyville ... I lost the Pick 6 in the last leg by leaving out

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M(artin)Gram(atica)

8th Jul 2020

Celtic Sea Unchanged On 126

Jay August I ask a question to be answered by people with more knowledge than I have. Its a straight forward question and I would like to hear opinions on it. You respond to my question with what could be viewed as a sarcastic response, and when I ask for an explanation, I get the attitude. Let me state for the record that I took the time to ask a question in the hope of receiving an answer. I am most definitely not an expert on handicapping.

Can anyone else assist? I dont have the time for nonsense other "experts" seem to have to

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Martin le Roux

8th Jul 2020

July Weights Published

To all those non believers Soqrat will show you just how far Hawwaam would have won had he stayed in SA. My money with

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Garrick Bergh

8th Jul 2020

Betting Pools Up – But Stakes?

WRT to stakes - dream on! The industry has massive backlogs to clear before revised stakes are likely to even figure in their calculations. As long as owners are prepared (no matter how reluctantly) to carry on paying keep and accepting the paltry returns the issue of stakes will remain close to the back of the 'to do' queue no matter who is running the operation.
The only effective way for a an owner to deal with the financial side of this problem is by leaving the owner ranks and returning if and when matters

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donald bradshaw

8th Jul 2020

Betting Pools Up – But Stakes?

Hi Rod , I know your question was not directed at myself but may I venture an answer ?

The so called leadership in the industry have lost touch with and do not know their customers who are treated as a necessary nuisance instead of as the blood that keeps the sport alive , growing and paying their nice salaries !

That is " lost ground " that I see no attempt in recovering by said leadership !

Please do not ask me to quantify my comment as the editor of S.P. will I not permit me to write a book on this platform

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Gavin bechan

8th Jul 2020

Goodbye Hawwaam – Hello Katak!

A smashing horse.. To be fair that was a shocking ride.. Katak did it by himself.. No assistance from that jock.. And he still wants to keep the ride..

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Jay August

8th Jul 2020

Celtic Sea Unchanged On 126

Was I obligated to answer that question. Was it asked of me

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Leon Smuts

8th Jul 2020

Betting Pools Up – But Stakes?

Hi Rod. In my estimate the operators have bled to the point of sadly shedding many jobs and mostly ordinary workers who don't earn mega packages. Once cash flow turns positive and becomes stable and reliable stakes could probably be adjusted but not whilst running at a loss. This is not ideal for owners admittedly but surely peoples livelihoods must take preference at this time. My bigger concern is the longer term route and how to address the funding model for real inflation beating annual benefits for

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M(artin)Gram(atica)

8th Jul 2020

Celtic Sea Unchanged On 126

Jay August I am not sure why you do not answer my question but reply with another

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Editor

8th Jul 2020

Goodbye Hawwaam – Hello Katak!

Will he run in 3rd leg?
Seems like pushing it a bit at this

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Brian Fredericks

8th Jul 2020

Goodbye Hawwaam – Hello Katak!

Nice horse think we have a next July winner the way the horses won lets wait for the 27 th the 3rd

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Jay August

8th Jul 2020

Celtic Sea Unchanged On 126

I have a question for Mgram and the experts on SP.

Assume three horses finish within two short heads of each other at wfa and repeat the exact order of finish in two subsequent and consecutive races, under different underfoot conditions and varying pace each time, and at two different centres and courses; if the third horse starts the sequence 15 points lower than the first two, what rating does the third horse have relative to the other two at the end of the three races and

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Editor

7th Jul 2020

Goodbye Hawwaam – Hello Katak!

Will have a look, Tim
Plse post your

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Tim

7th Jul 2020

Goodbye Hawwaam – Hello Katak!

Ed could a vid of his win please be

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Tim

7th Jul 2020

Goodbye Hawwaam – Hello Katak!

This horse looks more like a 4 year old. Something

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