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Greg Miles – Don’t forget your binoculars

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Legendary Race Caller, Greg Miles has packed a lot of adventure into his 40-year career in broadcasting. Melbourne-born Greg called a record 36 Melbourne Cups, two more than the revered Bill Collins and three ahead of his mate and mentor Joe Brown. He also cal... More »

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More winners for the man who wasn’t there

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A COUPLE OF familiar faces were nowhere to be seen at the Warrnambool races but that didn’t worry anyone, says chief writer RON REED: IT TOOK until the 29th of 30 races for the ghost of Darren Weir to be formally identified at Warrnambool’s three-day May racin... More »

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How good was she? Who knows?

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WINX’S amazing career has ended without one big question ever being answered, says Chief Writer RON REED: OF ALL the astonishing elements of the Winx story, jockey Hugh Bowman might have selected the one that stands out most when he said after her final triump... More »

Darren Weir was a one-man show for Channel 7 presenter Jason Richardson at Caulfield.
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Three winners for the stairway phantom

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DISGRACED trainer Darren Weir was conspicuous by his absence at Caulfield on Saturday as his four-year-suspension came into sharp focus but his horses were still winning, says chief writer RON REED. More »

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Saluting old heroes – Bill backs a win-winner

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AN UNUSUAL new event on the Victorian flat racing calendar has proven to be a big success for a bush club that knows how to sell a good idea, writes RON REED: BILL Gibbins had only two bets at the Warrnambool races last Sunday – and backed two winners. One was... More »

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Blinkx and you’ll miss it

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NEVER IN doubt? Not exactly, but it was all in the timing again for Australia’s greatest racehorse, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »