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Oct 2



A new service for novice punters.


I keep getting emails How Do I Bet?


During the day I will suggest how to bet one way, on this race and show a profit if they come in.


It may be Win/Place hedging, Dutching, Trifecta or Pick 4 and not forgetting the doubles and Quaddies.


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Oct 2


Small field to face Winx in Turnbull Stakes at Flemington

Winx is back in Melbourne Image: Getty
Winx is unlikely to have many rivals in Saturday's Turnbull Stakes at Flemington with the Group One only attracting 11 nominations on Monday. 

Seven of the runners nominated, Amralah, Assign and Gallante for Team Williams, Harlem and Ventura Storm of Lindsay Park, Tally for Godolphin and Magicool for Tony Romeo, all hold nominations for the Group Three Bart Cummings over 2500m. 

The Turnbull Stakes will be the first time Winx has lined-up at Flemington as she continues her build up towards a third-straight Cox Plate victory. 

Winx impressed her trainer and jockey in a gallop with stablemate Japonsime at Flemington on Monday. 

Chris Waller said the star mare found the line nicely with regular rider Hugh Bowman in the saddle, coming home in 23 seconds for the final 400m.

"She steadily built momentum into the work to ensure she knew what the long Flemington straight was all about and attacked the line well," Waller said. 

"Both Hugh and I couldn't have been any happier with the work."

"It was a good work out which she recovered quickly from."

Waller said she would have a light gallop at Flemington on Thursday morning. 

Darren Weir isn't going to be put off by the presence of Winx with last-start Makybe Diva Stakes winner Humidor.

He said Humidor has trained on nicely since defeating Hartnell at Flemington on September 16 and travelled to Coleraine in western Victoria last week for a gallop.

"He's in good order," Weir said.

"It's not ideal racing her but you can't be put off by one horse."

Winx is $1.20 in All-in markets for the Turnbull Stakes with Humidor, who was a dominant winner in the Group One Makybe Diva Stakes last start at Flemington, the only other runner in single figures at $6. 

Seppelt Turnbull Stakes (2000m) nominations

1. Abbey Marie - Michael Kent
2. Amralah - Robert Hickmott
3. Assign - Robert Hickmott
4. Gallante - Robert Hickmott
5. Harlem - David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
6. Humidor - Darren Weir
7. Magicool - Tony Romeo
8. Sir Isaac Newton - Robert Hickmott
9. Tally - James Cummings
10. Ventura Storm - David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
11. Winx - Chris Waller
Oct 2
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Racehorse training machine the KurtSystem catches the eyes of top UK trainers


It looks like a theme park ride, whizzing around a track.

But the KurtSystem is no roller coaster. There are no surprise turns or sudden changes of speed. And the horses inside the cars seem entirely unfazed by the 'ride'.

The machine is the brainchild of Turkish industrialist and racing enthusiast Mehmet Kurt, who has spent $50 million developing it over the past 20 years.

He designed the system out of frustration after seeing many promising young horses being pushed too hard, too soon.

"A lot of expensive horses, quickly break, break, break. Never training," he said.

"I think, 'I have to change the system'."


Mr Kurt has installed the machine at his property in Lambourn, about 110 kilometres west of London, which is home to some of the UK's top trainers.

It consists of five 'cars' each accommodating two horses.

Attached to an overhead monorail, the cars take horses around the track at various speeds, from a walk to a canter.

Weights are gradually added to the horses' saddles, to simulate the load of a jockey.

KurtSystems general manager Daniele Camuffo, once a trainer in Italy, said the machine prepares horses for training by introducing them to the track slowly.

"They come from the paddock. Their body is green, their muscle is not developed. The skeleton is thin and not enough to support the jockey on the back," he said.

"We think a more soft approach … is the best way to support young horses from their injuries … especially sore shins, tendon problems, ligaments."

Heart rate and respiration sensors can also be attached to the horses, to monitor their performance.

Machines can't replace human 'feel'


Several Lambourn trainers have seen a demonstration of the system.

Charlie Morlock from NJ Henderson Racing thought the device had potential.

"Gosh it's an impressive piece of kit and a fantastic piece of technology," he said.

However Mr Morlock said there were limits to how far technology could advance the sport.

"You could make it extremely scientific, in the same way as human athletes and cyclists, they all train on treadmills and turbo-trainers."

"You can measure their output and all sorts. But you still do need a certain amount of human feel."

"In some ways, the science can replace it, but not completely. You're still going to need someone who can say, 'This horse feels tired, he's done enough for today'."

Is it safe?

Mr Kurt says not a single horse has fallen while using the system.

The machine is controlled from a cabin behind the horses, and cameras monitor them from the front and back.


The system is designed to neither push nor pull the horses and can be quickly stopped if a problem arises.

"When I drive, I see everything that they're doing," Mr Camuffo said.

"We take [it] immediately out of the system, we don't continue to run if the horse is not fine."

The RSPCA said it was aware of the KurtSystem and planned to see it demonstrated soon, to ensure animal welfare standards were upheld.

Mr Kurt said his system had the welfare of horses at its core.

"I like horses more than people," he said.

Sep 30



Good morning punters, we alive today for the first 9 races from Mornington and Randwick, then footy time.


See editorials post on live about RACING.COM poor coverage, She Will Reigns brilliat win, small tracks for big horses, dumb and more


Cheers Jim

Sep 29


Plenty of great stories on live now. we are also live at the valley tonight for members, Jim


Melbourne Cup 2017: 18 horses in second shipment of international raiders

The Melbourne Cup picture is starting to become a bit clearer Image: Getty

A further 18 overseas raiders are set to join Melbourne Cup third-favourite Admire Deus on Australian soil this weekend and five more have entered quarantine in the UK and Ireland overnight.

The five-strong shipment is laced with cosmopolitan quality, with world-renowned Irish horsemen Aidan O’Brien (US Army Ranger) and Willie Mullins (Max Dynamite and Thomas Hobson) again well represented, while O’Brien’s son Joseph (Rekindling) and Scotsman Iain Jardine (Nakeeta) will be sending runners for the very first time.  

Thomas Hobson earned his shot at the $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), for which he has been allocated 52kg in weight, with a runner-up finish in the G2 Doncaster Cup Stakes earlier this month.

The eight-year-old came close to achieving a notable double at Royal Ascot in June when, having won the Ascot Stakes on the opening day of the festival, he narrowly failed to claim the Queen Alexandra Stakes four days later.

Stablemate Max Dynamite, who has been allocated 54kg in the Melbourne Cup, is returning for a second tilt at ‘the race that stops the nation’, having finished runner-up to Prince of Penzance in 2015.    

Rekindling, owned by Hall of Famer Lloyd Williams, is a progressive four-year-old with two stakes wins to his name, including the G2 International Curragh Cup in his native Ireland in July. 

Nakeeta, meanwhile, will be following the same path taken by last year’s Melbourne Cup runner-up Heartbreak City. Trained by Jardine, the first Scotsman to bring a challenger to the Spring Racing Carnival, Nakeeta will carry 53kg in his attempt to become the first horse to complete the Ebor Handicap-Melbourne Cup double.

"The prizemoney is fantastic, and the horse is in good shape,” Jardine told the UK’s Racing Post. “It’s great to have a horse who is good enough to run in these types of races, and he’d be going there with a bit of a chance.”

The quintet is due to arrive in Melbourne on Saturday, 14 October, by which time the first shipment will have completed their mandatory quarantine periods at the Werribee International Horse Centre.

Japanese stayer Admire Deus, who arrived on Tuesday, is currently the sole occupant in the Vintage Crop Stables at Werribee, but he will have company on Saturday when another 18 horses take up residence after completing their journeys from Europe.  

They include Red Cardinal, trained by German maestro Andreas Wohler who masterminded the last international victory in the Melbourne Cup when Protectionist triumphed in 2014.

Charlie Appleby

Charlie Appleby
Newmarket (GB)
has sent four Godolphin gallopers to the other side of the world in the hope of emulating the success he enjoyed in the 2016 Spring Racing Carnival, with Francis of Assisi, Folkswood, Kidmenever and Qewy set to touch down in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Approximately ten hours later, another 14 horses will land at Melbourne airport, including Johannes Vermeer and Taj Mahal from O’Brien’s all-conquering stable. 

The full list of international horses set to touch down in Melbourne this Saturday is as follows:

Red Cardinal  Andreas Wohler (Ger)
Wicklow Brave Willie Mullins (Ire)
Tiberian  Alain Couetil (Fra)
Francis of Assisi Charlie Appleby (UK)
Kaspersky  Jane Chapple-Hyam (UK)
Steel of Madrid Tony McEvoy (Aus)
Folkswood  Charlie Appleby (UK)
Johannes Vermeer Aidan O'Brien (Ire)
Marmelo  Hughie Morrison (UK)
Taj Mahal  Aidan O'Brien (Ire)
Qewy   Charlie Appleby (UK)
Wall of Fire  Hugo Palmer (UK)
Riven Light  Willie Mullins (Ire)
Kidmenever  Charlie Appleby (UK)
Mask of Time Hugo Palmer (UK)
Sixties Groove Darren Weir (Aus)
Fastnet Tempest William Haggas (UK)
Garcia   Andreas Wohler (Ger)

Sep 29



Good morning punters, today I be will LIVE about 3pm for the 1st leg of the quaddie at Benalla and other races.

Then a short break and back for the big MOONEE VALLEY MEETING.


Some great fitness stories coming through today, Jim GO THE PIES!



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