Superstakes

  • A DIAMOND MILE PREVIEW

    We’re a week away from the season’s biggest racing weekend as, sadly, the Diamond Mile has replaced the Superstakes as the year’s championship race. How was this illusion constructed? As usual, it’s all about the money as the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission has, on at least suspect authority,...
  • Rescheduling the Diamond Mile to November… Seriously!?

    It’s been a while. Since I’ve been away, the latest public obsession has been with the spectre of unchecked profligacy at some public sector agencies conveniently summarized by the word “Petroscam”. But this isn’t an isolated problem with how public sector entities are structured and operated. We have examples...