Jun 10



I have recovered from the below par experience in Hong Kong yesterday and ready to take up the challenge again.


A horse that put me out many times was the top weight though on 2nd line or out they performed in some races,

will look further into how the top weights look in the yard and handicapper say best horse.


I have had bigger hurdles to jump than this!

I will win!



Jun 10



Frankuus makes it 4 from 5 for Frankel


Frankel's foals are kicking goals Frankel's foals are kicking goals Image: Getty

Champion racehorse Frankel continues to make his mark as a stallion with Frankuus giving him his fourth winner from five starters.

The Mark Johnston-trained colt was unruly in the mounting yard but much more tractable in the seven-furlong (1400m) race at Haydock.

Frankuus follows in the footsteps of Queen Kindly, Fair Eva and Cunco, who could run at Royal Ascot next week in the Chesham Stakes, by making a winning debut for his sire.

"With every Frankel winner that had gone in the pressure was ramped up a little more and in the paddock beforehand he was the horse people wanted a photo of," the trainer's assistant Charlie Johnston told Racing UK.

"It was a really pleasing performance. There are lots of things he can step forward on mentally as well.

Jun 10



Feedback from Honk Kong.


From: john Sent: Friday, June 10, 2016 9:46 AM
To: James Conway
Subject: Watch Racing.Com


Hi Jim,

Thanks for the free run yesterday and I watch it on racing.com even Hong Kong and got good divies for w/p.


Jun 10
Jun 10




Hong Kong Race 9th June 2016


I looked forward to a new challenge to take on the mounting yards rating winners in Happy Valley with great confidence;

and score the same great results in Australia would follow through-out 28.8’s move into Asia.

Mmmm, just a bit wrong for the moment at least.

I was looking for repeating patterns.


Happy Valley is extremely well organized for punters, big crowds and horses in the parade yards in plenty of time

to rate in fitness. The jockeys are fair dinkum having a go each race.

It was obvious about 6 races down that there was a hit and miss policy in my fitness ratings results because:


·        It is helter skelter once the gates are open for about 500 metres, a bit of a back off midrace and swoopers

  e   everywhere over the line, nearly every race.


·        It was not uncommon for 4-5-6 horses across the line, most races with ¾ length separating them.


·        As for my ratings of 7 horses per race in fitness order, about 3-4 got there and other half disappearing into the sunset.


·        Stronger horses with more strength factor failed,, leaner horses won, then leaner horses folded up and horses with great

strength factors ran over the top, it sure left yours truly scratching his head.


Even the on course commentators said they had a tuff night; or was it just a low grade meeting we all struck?



Are Hong Kong trainers better than Australia: No


Their horses are not rock hard fit, I believe this is because they all share the same flat training facilities producing mirror like fitness levels.

In Australia, we have access to great beach work, we have massive hills to gallop up like at Ballarat and undulating acres and acres of land to gallop on.


Each trainer is an individual and train in the own style and many times are passed on horse that respond better to new training programs.

Hong Kong trainers lack that bit of polish in their horses in the parade yards and I am sure that the 20 top ranked Aussie trainers would take control over in Asian.


How many Asian trainers come to Australia and succeed?

How many Australian trainers return after success in Asian and fail?

No, I believe that Australian trainers are some of the best in the world and we very lucky.



The Punt.

Punters in Australia are in aura about the 20 million dollar pools and 5-6-7 million in Quinella and how other exotics

fail into insignificance compare to Quinella pools.  Now I know why the Quinella pools are so high.


Asian punters are not dumb, believe me, they are very smart; they know that speed maps form does not stand up, trials and expert form analyst

does not stand up, tipsters are not that hot, even fitness percentages are so far inconsistent because of racing patterns.

So the Quinella are the most popular bet by a country mile because no form information stands up, too hard to find a third

horse in trifectas and taking Quinellas, a small outlay gives you a big percentage of any dividends.


Yes an interesting night to say the least and I will have another go.


Thanks for all the emails.




Mr James Conway CEO 28.8

28.8 Has that fitness edge not in form guides.

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Jun 9






Jun 9



We are racing on Saturday, two states and ALSO MONDAY ON THE PUBLIC HOLIDAY, two states also.


Join today...Jim

Jun 9



last race going with top line

97%  2-1-5-6

96 7-4-8


Maybe it just this meeting but ordinary horses and ordinary fitness levels, will keep at it.




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