Racing and Sports Tips – 07/03/16

Real Warrior (Race 4, No.3) was close-up at Scone when resuming and will strip fitter today. Steps back multiple grades for this one. Was in a BM90 3 starts back at Caulfield and we now find her in a BM55 at Cessnock on a Monday. She has clearly been brought here in search of a…

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Foran Not The Answer For The Eels Say Supporters

Expert observers are urging a cautious approach for expectations regarding the Parramatta Eels’ new number 7, Kieran Foran. The logic behind this cautious approach seems to lie in the fact that the Eels and their supporters have been longing for a clone of Peter Sterling to return Parra to its glory days, even though those…

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Possible Schedule Switch Racing Victoria Re MacKinnon Stakes

It would appear that Racing Victoria is more than a little enthusiastic regarding switching the Mackinnon Stakes from the first to the last day of the Flemington spring carnival. To accommodate the switch, the Emirates Stakes would be moved from day four to day one. The decision is still pending, and will rely heavily on…

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Captain Kieran Foran Has Fresh Start For New Eels

Kieran Foran thinks that there is nowhere to go but up when he returns to Pirtek Stadium this time around. He is captain of the Eels this time for the contest against the Brisbane Broncos for the season opening Round 1 game. In last year’s first round as a member of the Sea Eagles, Foran…

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Punters Slip Into Eels For Premiership

Confidence is high that the Eels will back-up their strong pre-season and be NRL premiership contenders. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has the Broncos as $5.00 favourites for the title. The Brisbane outfit is the best backed, but the Eels, despite being down the list at $15, are the second best backed side overall – attracting more…

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Bookies Back Tate To Coast To Mayor Victory

Tom Tate’s reign as Gold Coast Mayor looks set to continue at the next council elections according to sportsbet.com.au. The bookie has Tate as the odds on $1.50 favourite to be re-elected. Candidates Jim Wilson ($4.00) and Penny Toland ($7.00) are the only other challengers under double digit odds. Andrew Middleton ($21), Brett Lambert ($21)…

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Online Wagering Good Or Bad – Players Deliberately Losing

Fuel for the debate on whether online wagering is good or bad for sports was made available to the anti-wagering side when it was revealed by the Tennis Integrity Unit that suspect betting incidents on professional tennis’ lowest rung, the Futures circuit, went from 14 in 2012 to 246 in 2015. The increases coincide with…

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AFL Clubs Risking Injury During Hard Competitive Training

AFL clubs walk a fine line between getting competitive training and risking injuries to key players in training and warm-up play. Collingwood will be without the services on Jamie Elliott at forward for at least a month, which in all probability will cause him to sit out the club’s Round 1 game against Sydney. The…

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Denver Quarterback Peyton Manning Facing Criticism Re Behaviour In 90’s

As if he were not already suspect for his profession of liking Budweiser after winning the Super Bowl, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning is now dealing with allegations that he was naughty back in the 1990s while a student at the University of Tennessee. Six former female students of the college have filed a lawsuit for…

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Winx Favourite To Make It Four Major Wins In Chipping Norton Stakes

Winx will again be in the red when she attempts to claim her fourth Group 1 win in Saturday’s Chipping Norton Stakes. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has opened the super mare as a $1.40 favourite for the Randwick race. Winx is tackling a strong field, which includes Hartnell ($6.00), Boban and Hauraki, who are both $7.00….

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