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  • Fillies Time of Year

    It’s that time of year again when the fillies, dull and listless all summer, tend to pop up as unappreciated long shots and reward faithful punters committed to clear thinking with huge returns. Of course, public hypesters (o/c “tipsters”) do not fall into the above category as their thought...
  • Public Opinion’s birthday; your gift — speed!

    Belated happy first birthday to the new Public Opinion which celebrated its first birthday last week! Its focus on independent opinion and critical thought fills a void in local media. Regarding contributions from yours truly, comments received have been concentrated on the “Clocked-in” department. Many are curious as to...
  • Always insist on “value”

    How often have you heard the refrain from punters exiting the track with empty pockets “but mi did pick five winners today…”? These punters have lost sight of the most important factor in any enterprise, namely its objective is the pursuit of profit.  Especially in Jamaica, where the Tote...