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  • Author:
    John Elliott
  • ISBN:
    0733319610
  • ISBN13:
    978-0733319617
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    ABC Books (2007)
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Journalist John Ellicott spends a year traveling to far-flung corners of Australia attending various 'iconic' country horse racing meetings

Journalist John Ellicott spends a year traveling to far-flung corners of Australia attending various 'iconic' country horse racing meetings. From far north Queensland to rural Tasmania, and the dusty outback of Western Australia, he meets local characters, tries his luck on the punt and worries about whether he might be lost. I found this an entertaining read, having been to a few of the places myself, and having wanted to visit most of the others. Horse racing, in all Australian states is undergoing severe rationalisation

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The Australian and New Zealand punting glossary explains some of the terms, jargon and slang which are commonly used and heard on Australian and New Zealand racecourses, in TABs, on radio, and in the horse racing media

The Australian and New Zealand punting glossary explains some of the terms, jargon and slang which are commonly used and heard on Australian and New Zealand racecourses, in TABs, on radio, and in the horse racing media. Some terms are peculiar to Australia, such as references to bookmakers, but most are used in both countries. The emphasis in this list is on gambling terms, rather than the breeding or veterinary side of horse racing. 750s: Binoculars with magnification of 7x50 mm.

punter meaning, definition, what is punter . But it's a good bet that this punter will be back on the course next year. nary punter, To many ordinary punters, he's simply the most irritating man in po.

Angry punters demonstrated on the course after the first race, while negotiations went on between track officials and the Tote workers. Gold Cup punter found dead after drinking spree. In fact, there's so much bonding on stage that it would make the average punter slightly sick.

Please get all books you've taken out back by the end of term, earlier if poss. I was actually very impressed with the whole event; the organisation was first-class, with medical volunteers (13) on duty/on standby throughout, and drinks (14) stops/stations every few kilometres of the route. So now the charity of my choice is £150 the richer, and as for me, I'm well and truly bitten by the running bug. I go running with my friends regularly now, and I'm actually starting to (15) catch up with/get near to them!