Garry’s Corner: News

28 January 2023

THE CORNER WITH GARRY CHITTICK

We are this week heading towards our annual life blood, the NZB Yearling Sales. As breederswe at Waikato Stud offer for sale annually 80+ yearlings. Our domestic sale is of greatimportance, here we display the …

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17 January 2023

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Clearly the Corner this week must acknowledge the success and career of Patrick Hogan. Iwill not delve into the results of Cambridge Stud under Patrick’s ownership, they have beencovered in the past week, however one …

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20 December 2022

THE CORNER WITH GARRY CHITTICK

This will be the last Corner for the calendar year 2022. A year like so many full ofsurprises both good and bad. Those of us fortunate enough to live in countries wherenot only the rule …

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8 December 2022

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Last week’s Corner was penned prior to the encouraging news our primary source ofincome has managed to minimise the reduction in the payout to the codes to only$15m. What an achievement. Now I know we …

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2 December 2022

The Corner With Garry Chittick

Well, it’s finally happened, Covid has caught up with me and Mary, where from, who knows. It would appear the virus is far from over. Once you are infected your interest is intensified, every minuscule …

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23 November 2022

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Unlike a number of the seven of you, I like Winston Peters. I didn’t say I like his politics, how could I? As our most prolific fence jumper, one can’t defend him as next week …

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16 November 2022

The Corner with Garry Chittick

A cynic I have often been labelled, but on searching my Google know it all. I have determined that a cynic I am not. I say that with the confidence that I know me better …

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10 November 2022

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It’s official, my audited readership has increased by 40%. Yes, while walking into Matamataraces I was approached by an unknown couple who informed me they were readers. As youknow I can only identify a couple …

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29 September 2022

The Corner with Garry Chittick

As you can imagine, making sense of a subject weekly to satisfy you, my five readers and harsh critics, is not that easy. Most racing news has been well covered by professional journos and is …

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22 September 2022

The Corner with Garry Chittick

We were of course disappointed not to make the Rupert Clarke field. When your horse is three-dollar favourite then the punters, who are not always right, inflate your expectations. Clearly, he didn’t quite have the …

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15 September 2022

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The Racing Awards are over for yet another year and we at Waikato are proud to once again to have played a major part in the seasons results. Probabeel’s return to the podium is a …

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8 September 2022

The Corner with Garry Chittick

success only to spoiled by the prospect it may have been his last. But, hope springs eternal, the prospect of having him around longer with the administration of a non-subsidised treatment motivated his mates to …

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