Garry’s Corner: News

24 February 2022

The Corner with Garry Chittick

I often ponder how close the effects of cynicism and paranoia are. My cynicism stems from years of observing the behaviour of all those that affect my ability to function. The beauty of cynicism is …

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6 February 2022

The corner with Garry Chittick

We are hard at it, well someone is, with yearling preparation in full swing. This vital component in the racing industry cycle has never before been confronted with so much uncertainty. Sure, the thoroughbred market …

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26 January 2022

The Corner with Garry Chittick

Well, we are, as owners, to be rewarded with increased stakes. Well it is a start. In fairness to our leaders, marginal increases are probably all we can expect in these difficult times. Not all …

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21 January 2022

The Corner with Garry Chittick

Well, the yearling sales are underway. We sent four across to the Magic Millions, averaging $460k. Amazing! How do they do it with a clearance rate of 94 per cent? This is a staggering endorsement …

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14 January 2022

The Corner with Garry Chittick

You will be surprised at Mary’s and my hospitality on New Year’s Eve. We were certainly surprised when at 9pm we wandered home to these unwanted guests. As darkness crept in towards midnight, this group …

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23 December 2021

The corner with Garry Chittick

Hi you five! What do you know, it’s Christmas. Does that make a great deal of difference to you? Of course it does, it is a yardstick for the year, a time that confirms we …

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16 December 2021

The corner with Garry Chittick

Where to from here? We now have Omnicron to deal with. There are, as always, many theories as to the where, how, potency and virility of this new strain. All I know is somehow we …

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2 December 2021

This week on Garry’s Corner

Hi Denise, I have added you to my list of followers! It is a big responsibility now having five confirmed readers, but I am privileged to have your support. I can only continue to marvel …

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25 November 2021

This week on Garry’s Corner

Well, I’ve been there and done that. It is an amazing country in which we live, the Southern Sounds should be visited by the four of you to appreciate the forces of nature that created …

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18 November 2021

This week on Garry’s Corner

Hi you four. Mary and I are having a change of pace, we are in Queenstown on our way to the eighth wonder of the world, Milford Sound. The wander around Queenstown was a stark …

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12 November 2021

The corner with Garry Chittick

It should not be difficult to fill a couple of paragraphs for the four of you this week. Not often do the best laid plans of man and mouse collude with the dream outcome. Last …

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4 November 2021

The corner with Garry Chittick

What a week. We have a lot going on – He Puapua, Three Waters, COVID lockdown, then to brighten our life, the annual Melbourne Cup. It’s worthwhile trying to put these events into perspective. I …

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