Indian Charlie suspects Barry Irwin as author of parody

Could it be that Team Valor’s Barry Irwin is the architect of the infamous Indian Charlie parody that debuted at Keeneland? Indian Charlie, aka Eddie Musselman,  seems to think so. See the Sept. 18 issue of the newsletter, right-hand column, mid-page caricature of Barry “White Shoes” Irwin, in Chuck’s words. In the Friday, Sept. 25 issue of the newsletter, … Continue reading Indian Charlie suspects Barry Irwin as author of parody

Darryl Sherer editorial: Sydney racing is in a sorry state

Darryl Sherer, former editor of Pacemaker, comments about the state of racing in Sydney versus Melbourne in the 9/30/2009 edition of ANZ Bloodstock News. He wrote today: Instead of enjoying its moment in the sun, the Sydney Spring Carnival is very much playing second fiddle to Melbourne. The answer is both obvious and simple. Money. … Continue reading Darryl Sherer editorial: Sydney racing is in a sorry state

Time magazine piece on Ramzan Kadyrov is stale, sloppy

The Paulick Report has a link to a Time magazine online article on the controversy surrounding the Australian entries of Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov’s  Mourilyan and Bankable. Titled “Will Australia Let Chechnya’s President Race His Horses,” the article is slightly stale off the press and somewhat inaccurate with facts. First off, Australian racing officials have … Continue reading Time magazine piece on Ramzan Kadyrov is stale, sloppy