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Re: The trots at Globe Derby

Post by The Emperor on Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:01 pm

How long for a 1385m race - 1.5 mins??
295m dog race is about 19 seconds
900m horse race would be 50seconds

I think Scrappy is onto something

More of these races.
Better for turnover, races over quicker so your cash isnt invested in a boring long 3 minute race...so the all clear will be quicker
Better sky channel coverage. More races covered for more meetings.
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Re: The trots at Globe Derby

Post by bayman on Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:10 pm

not a fan of the 1385 metre races myself  & wont be having a bet tomorrow night, i'll just socialize  & chat with all the guys etc.....if they had two 1385 metre races one week & a final the next then i'd think that'd be ideal (they do a similar thing to this in Victoria)....i know for a fact when this was mooted a few months ago a couple of the professionals said they'll be having a night off if it happens........

now what about this article on this young 8 year old girl Jorja Glynn...she must be an exceptional young lady......

http://www.harness.org.au/media-room/news-article/?news_id=35699

Jorja's Christmas Gift
08 December 2017 | Paul Courts


AT A time of the year when most kids her age are wondering what presents they will receive in the coming weeks, Jorja Glynn is focused on what she can give.

Having heard about a certain program for cancer patients, the remarkable South Australia youngster has decided to make a donation.

What makes Glynn’s effort even more amazing is the eight-year-old will be cutting off her beautiful golden tresses.

Glynn will then donate her hair to Angel Wigs, which specialises in wigs for those suffering hair loss as a result of their treatment.

“I’m not 100 per cent sure what prompted her, whether she saw it in the paper or it was something talked about here at home, but she decided she wants to do it,” proud mum Jodie said.

“She has always been a caring little girl and wants to cut her hair to give to a child who has lost their hair because of cancer.

“Jorja never met her grandmother, Helen, who died of cancer, but knows all about it and her.

“Our property is called Samara Stables, with the Samara moniker used in our horses as the last horse Helen owned was Samara Boy.”

Helen is the mother of Jorja’s father, Mount Schank-based reinsman, Jason.

Glynn will be ‘clipped’ during tonight’s Mount Gambier meeting, with the club also donating money to the cause.

Hoping to raise $500 as part of her contribution, Jorja’s tally is edging closer to $1000!

“She has already passed her target of $500, which is quite a lot for a little girl, and is closing in on $1000,” Jodie said.

“I’m such a proud mum, and being close to Jason’s heart, he is very proud of his daughter.”
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Post by The Emperor on Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:12 pm

What waa the turnover like for the Hotshots night??
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Post by bayman on Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:00 pm

The Emperor wrote:What waa the turnover like for the Hotshots night??

Don’t know, I’ll check it out tomorrow after work, I have a feeling it might be ok as Scrappy was backing winner after winner

This week the first race is at 5.27 pm....while I know this is a sky channel directive for every meeting, a similar starting time every week would help most people, one of the girls that work on Saturday nights also works a full time job including Saturdays & she can’t be in two places at once
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Post by bayman on Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:53 pm

Sorry I forgot to look up the turnover, will do later.......tomorrows meeting has been transferred to a night meeting because of the heat, one official told me last night “if changed it’ll be Tuesday night” today at the trials they said “tomorrow night”. So all I’ll say it’s now a night meeting
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Post by bayman on Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:35 pm

we went to the Victor Harbor trots today (don't tell the boss) & the on course bookies had a place market on the 4 horse race, when i queried one of the bookies, he told me that the rules have been changed & they are allowed to bet place on 4 horse/dog races, it used to be 5 in a race you could, but 4 or less & it was a win only market allowed

another twilight meeting on Monday January 1st at Victor Harbor
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Re: The trots at Globe Derby

Post by The Emperor on Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:12 pm

there is potentially going to be a
7 horse field for the Cup
6 horse field for the trot

not really what the Club would be looking for on the biggest night of racing and given its $15 admission
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Re: The trots at Globe Derby

Post by The Emperor on Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:18 pm

Whats happenin at Weigall oval?
Whats the impact it will have on trainers?

Im hearing the council are trying to boot them out
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Post by bayman on Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:00 pm

The Emperor wrote:Whats happenin at Weigall oval?
Whats the impact it will have on trainers?

Im hearing the council are trying to boot them out

Again ? ......they got a “stay of proceedings” for 2 or 3 years so that time went fast

I know of a horse from the Laird stable (can’t think of its name at the moment) that was savaged by an American Pit Bull while getting hosed down, the dog was on a leash but the young girl couldn’t hold it, photos of the aftermath were taken & the horse was at near death but did recover not 100% but did recover......Weigall oval has had horses being trained on it for at least 60 years so why can’t they leave it as is, baseball, soccer & so forth......about 100 years ago it was a greyhound coursing “arena” & on the old Glenelg train line it was one of the stops
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Post by The Emperor on Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:40 pm

My info is tbat the trotting people pay a lease to use Weigall.
But the other sports dont pay.
With the renno that will happen there will be no undercover stable facilities.
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Re: The trots at Globe Derby

Post by firstblood on Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:21 am

The Emperor wrote:there is potentially going to be a
7 horse field for the Cup
6 horse field for the trot

not really what the Club would be looking for on the biggest night of racing and given its $15 admission

I went last night as i have been going for the last 6 years, gotta say, the crowds are dropping off every year, overheard a few complaining about the $15 admission fee. No atmosphere what so ever, even the band was AWOL unless they came on after the main feature race which i left straight after. It used to be a great family night out, it's not anymore so i think i'l give it a miss next year.
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Re: The trots at Globe Derby

Post by firstblood on Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:42 am

Also, check your betting ticket if you bet through the bookie there, i had a $10 bet, $5 each way on a roughy which ended up being scratched just before the race, i later went to get my money back only to realize he only printed out $5 for a place, i would have spewed if the horse ran and won. I did however after a lengthy chat get my money back, but doubt i would have if the horse had run and won at about 20/1.
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Re: The trots at Globe Derby

Post by fatty on Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:57 pm

trots here are a joke, the cup has been the same prizemoney 100k since about 1985, fremantle cup friday night was worth 300k, and the wa pacing cup this friday worth 450k, bloody embarrassing Crying or Very sad
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