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I wonder if El Paso strikes the trifecta 100 times again this year.

First four my aim this year, 200 times.
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It gets me why states have public holidays for horse races (ie SA & Vic) - surely they could just have these type of races on weekends. :arrow:

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Mr Red wrote:It gets me why states have public holidays for horse races (ie SA & Vic) - surely they could just have these type of races on weekends. :arrow:
Would you prefer to work 365 days a year? Public holidays on religious grounds is even more silly if you think about it.
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[quote="Bomber"][quote="Mr Red"] Public holidays on religious grounds is even more silly if you think about it.
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And no I don't want to work 365 days a year we have weekends you know :)

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[quote="Mr Red"][quote="Bomber"][quote="Mr Red"] Public holidays on religious grounds is even more silly if you think about it.
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And no I don't want to work 365 days a year we have weekends you know :) and annual leave help also.

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Bomber wrote:I wonder if El Paso strikes the trifecta 100 times again this year.
First four my aim this year, 200 times.
Why is this in the other sports forum?

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Bomber wrote:I wonder if El Paso strikes the trifecta 100 times again this year.
shiraz yesssss!

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Bomber wrote:
Mr Red wrote:It gets me why states have public holidays for horse races (ie SA & Vic) - surely they could just have these type of races on weekends. :arrow:
Would you prefer to work 365 days a year? Public holidays on religious grounds is even more silly if you think about it.
Great day, just enjoy it. :)

Says the guy who doesn't believe in religion yet still has a day off........
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Wayne Kerr wrote:
Bomber wrote:
Mr Red wrote:It gets me why states have public holidays for horse races (ie SA & Vic) - surely they could just have these type of races on weekends. :arrow:
Would you prefer to work 365 days a year? Public holidays on religious grounds is even more silly if you think about it.
Great day, just enjoy it. :)

Says the guy who doesn't believe in religion yet still has a day off........
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I don't see any shame in taking advantage of the brainwashed initiatives. We're already going to hell, they are destined for heaven, so everyone's a winner.

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I don't believe in the concept of a royal family but I do make the most of my day off for the trollop''s birthday.

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So why do we have a public holiday called - March public holiday - just to celebrate the month of March :?:

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A day off for a horse race is pretty silly.

On the other side of the argument though, get rid of the Adelaide Cup holiday and give us Melbourne Cup off instead. Yesterday afternoon was a write off and can't see me achieving much today either.
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Wayne Kerr wrote:
Bomber wrote:
Mr Red wrote:It gets me why states have public holidays for horse races (ie SA & Vic) - surely they could just have these type of races on weekends. :arrow:
Would you prefer to work 365 days a year? Public holidays on religious grounds is even more silly if you think about it.
Great day, just enjoy it. :)

Says the guy who doesn't believe in religion yet still has a day off........
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I enjoy any day off as I work hard for my keep. I really don't care who or what its in aid of and last I checked, Australia's economy hasn't crashed as a result of a handful of public holidays.
The ones who seem to whinge most about public holidays are the mega rich big business owners and people who are just generally whingers about anything.
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God is an Englishman wrote:A day off for a horse race is pretty silly.

On the other side of the argument though, get rid of the Adelaide Cup holiday and give us Melbourne Cup off instead. Yesterday afternoon was a write off and can't see me achieving much today either.
no longer referred to as adl cup weekend, even officially it is listed as March long weekend.

I agree, melb cup national holiday. australias biggest sick day of the year.
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Hey Sunny V, any chance we can have your trifecta before the race this year? PM if you want to keep it hush hush (I won't spread it) :wink:
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My horse didnt finish but its finished now for good :(
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God is an Englishman wrote:A day off for a horse race is pretty silly.

On the other side of the argument though, get rid of the Adelaide Cup holiday and give us Melbourne Cup off instead. Yesterday afternoon was a write off and can't see me achieving much today either.
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Boxed the trifecta 8)

Not as big a payout as previous years, but a handy win nonetheless

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Sunny Vanilla wrote:Boxed the trifecta 8)

Not as big a payout as previous years, but a handy win nonetheless

Is that all? I thought by now you would have advanced to First four's - pays much better more often than not.

Now its just whether a new car, new Harley or another Euro holiday. Hmmmm..........
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Was it an English horse that won the cup yesterday?

And what about the guy that put on $50K and won $500K - was that you GIAE? :)

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Mr Red wrote:Was it an English horse that won the cup yesterday?

And what about the guy that put on $50K and won $500K - was that you GIAE? :)
I'm surprised GIAE hasn't gone on about the fact that pom horses trifecta'd the race!

Lucky they are invited, bred and trained for longer distances - still took a SA rider to do the job. :wink:
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Bomber wrote:
Mr Red wrote:Was it an English horse that won the cup yesterday?

And what about the guy that put on $50K and won $500K - was that you GIAE? :)
I'm surprised GIAE hasn't gone on about the fact that pom horses trifecta'd the race!

Lucky they are invited, bred and trained for longer distances - still took a SA rider to do the job. :wink:

Didn't realise we got the trifecta.I put a bet on my son, picked the wrong English horse.

Put a bet on for myself, picked the wrong Godolfin horse.

Made it back with 'The Getting Ball' finally someone thing good came from that.
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God is an Englishman wrote:
Bomber wrote:
Mr Red wrote:Was it an English horse that won the cup yesterday?

And what about the guy that put on $50K and won $500K - was that you GIAE? :)
I'm surprised GIAE hasn't gone on about the fact that pom horses trifecta'd the race!

Lucky they are invited, bred and trained for longer distances - still took a SA rider to do the job. :wink:

Didn't realise we got the trifecta.I put a bet on my son, picked the wrong English horse.

Put a bet on for myself, picked the wrong Godolfin horse.

Made it back with 'The Getting Ball' finally someone thing good came from that.
Good to see you embracing a part of Aussie tradition and culture.
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Yes beers and gambling is solely an aussie tradition.
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God is an Englishman wrote:Yes beers and gambling is solely an aussie tradition.
You do this every Tuesday afternoon then?
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Bomber wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:Yes beers and gambling is solely an aussie tradition.
You do this every Tuesday afternoon then?
Unfortunately, it's hard to get the time off every tuesday.
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Aaah the yobo Aussie in fine form...........
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Wonder how many protesters will gather around the outskirts of Flemington this year.

Maybe the bookies might give me some early odds.

I'm going for 50-100.
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