Category: Special interest

The cultural side of horseracing

The cultural side of horseracing

| March 19, 2018

In Japan, in contrast to Australia, horseracing is seen as an exclusively male activity that exists primarily to give men something else to bet on. Horseracing is not a mainstream sport in Japan. Here, it is enjoyed by men and women and is not necessarily a vehicle for betting. Many people suffice with small wagers […]

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Tulloch Champion Racehorse

Tulloch Champion Racehorse

| March 13, 2018

When the subject turns to all-time great flats racers, the name of a certain unconventional thoroughbred is sure to be mentioned early in the conversation, with little room for debate as to whether or not he deserves mention. That would be Tulloch, a Kiwi product that enjoyed exceptional distinction amongst the output of a country […]

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5 Ways to write your perfect pitch

5 Ways to write your perfect pitch

| March 6, 2018

In horseracing, as much as anywhere else, composing a perfect introduction pitch is an important art that will help you win customers, yet it is surprising how challenging it is to get help writing an outstanding piece. Writers in many cases are still left feeling disappointed once they get a marked piece of writing back […]

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Here is what you should know about custom writing

Here is what you should know about custom writing

| January 30, 2018

Professional writing for your website, blog, advertising or promotional material is critically important if you want to see growth in your business. The quality of the written text is definitely one of the most important things in achieving good company image and hence the relationship with your customers. When you have a small business, it […]

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Creating a New Business is Like Betting on a Horse Race

Creating a New Business is Like Betting on a Horse Race

| December 1, 2017

When it comes to opening a new business, you’ll need to employ some creative strategies while getting advice from industry insiders to get your business off the ground. And some have likened this to betting on a horse race. Experts suggest that the mindsets and skills gamblers use could translate to managing employees and money, […]

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How Horse Racing Became an Instant Play Affair

How Horse Racing Became an Instant Play Affair

| November 19, 2017

The horse racing industry is currently in a state of change. As technology evolves and proliferates, the way in which punters are anteing up is changing. When horse racing first took off in Australia back in the 1790s, betting wasn’t far behind. According to University of Sydney history Professor Emeritus Richard Waterhouse, a man with […]

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Bet on it

Bet on it

| August 22, 2016

Australia’s champion racehorse Winx returned to racing on Saturday in the Group 2 Warwick Stakes at Randwick and her sterling performance sent shockwaves through opposition camps. Galloping on the outside of leader Rebel Dane, jockey Hugh Bowman let her go at the 200m mark and in an instant she put the race to bed. A […]

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Thoroughbred population in decline

Thoroughbred population in decline

| June 26, 2016

Is there a possible disaster looming for Australian racing? There has recently been a slow and steady decline in the thoroughbred horse population in Australia. This is potentially damaging for the Australian racing scene as thoroughbred horses have particular features that are sought after for endurance and speed. For gamblers, if racing becomes a less of a viable […]

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Village notches up 15 years of service

Village notches up 15 years of service

| October 1, 2014

On the exact day that Juan Antonio Samaranch, chairman of the International Olympic Committee, declared Sydney as the “best Olympic Games ever”, Thoroughbred Village was registered as a Business in Australia. Today, the 1st October, we celebrate our 15th birthday. Speaking as the founding member and owner of the village, it’s been an incredible experience […]

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Ten reasons why forums rule the social media landscape

Ten reasons why forums rule the social media landscape

| August 18, 2013

The phenomenal increase in the popularity of Twitter as a social media tool has led some to reassess the position of online community forums, the traditional way for users to interact online and publish their opinions to the general audience. As an avid user of both mediums, I believe that rather than overtaking traditional forms of personal blogging, […]

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