Broadcasting Racing – Turf Talk: 1 July 2019

Broadcasting Racing – Turf Talk: 1 July 2019

Broadcasting Racing – Turf Talk: 1 July 2019  Broadcasting racing into a state of broader appeal.  BROADCASTS of great quality get viewers involved, across the board. ON Wednesday last week, this publication ran a column about ITV’s coverage of Royal Ascot and...
A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far Away: 20 May 2019

A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far Away: 20 May 2019

A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far Away: 20 May 2019 THOSE opening words above the iconic Star Wars crawl became established in the 70s onwards as an evocative way of describing something other worldly in the distant past. And so it seems in the context of doing what...
An opportunity on offer to South Africans – Turf Talk: 18 June 2018

An opportunity on offer to South Africans – Turf Talk: 18 June 2018

An opportunity on offer to South Africans – Turf Talk: 18 June 2018 As the racing world gears up for the week of the Royal Meeting, the excuses start to flow. “I’ll do that after Ascot”. “Let’s talk after Ascot”. “See you at Ascot” which often means “I’ll...
The race of the Century – Turf Talk: 11 December 2017

The race of the Century – Turf Talk: 11 December 2017

The race of the Century – Turf Talk: 11 December 2017 If you Google “THAT TRY” you will find what is known as “The Greatest Try of All Time”. Gareth Edwards finished it off after Phil Bennett’s triple side step near his own posts and other immortals combined to...