By Matthew Benns
Dapper horse coach Les Samba was once in Melbourne for the yearly yearling revenues whilst he grew to become down an Italian meal with racing contacts announcing: "I ought to meet a bloke." simply hours later he used to be laying lifeless, in the midst of the line with blood pouring from 5 bullet wounds to his head and body.
Racing in Australia has a dismal and hazardous underbelly. robust humans play for top stakes in an worthy $14 billion a 12 months. and so they do not play nicely.
Yearling revenues are rigged, horses doped, races mounted and taxes dodged via excessive rolling punters. each day large sums of cash are made through bookies who don't desire to place any of it again into the undefined. in the meantime jockeys starve and sweat themselves to the purpose of delirium - many death or agony everlasting harm whereas racing for as low as $130 a race. younger girl jockeys are raped, usually by way of the running shoes they paintings for.
This is the genuine tale each racing fan must learn. It is going earlier the fantastic snapshot of the Melbourne Cup winner retaining his hand aloft to bare what rather is going on in the dead of night and murky corridors of Australian racing. It tells you in regards to the bent jockeys, dishonest running shoes, crooked vendors and grasping bookies. all people wishes an attitude in racing, this booklet tells you simply how usually that implies the race is Fixed.
Read Online or Download Fixed: Cheating, Doping, Rape and Murder – The Inside Track on Australia’s Racing Industry PDF
Similar other_1 books
Rudi Webster, a physician who has performed pioneering paintings within the box of activities psychology, attracts up a fail-safe recipe for on-the-ground functionality optimization during this outstanding ebook. He ropes in a few of the global s most interesting sportsmen to give an explanation for their very own good fortune concepts: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Rahul Dravid, V.
Michael Marciano keeps his look for fact the place he left off in "Row The Boat Ashore. " This new non-fiction publication, The Orchid Awakening, information he and a friend's trip via schizophrenia, rehab and awakenings to politics, faith, conspiracies or even UFOs.
Freedom songs for all of these within the fight and the indigenous peoples of Turtle Island.
För den tredje generationen av den finlandssvenska familj vars öden skildras i denna bok, är fortsättningskriget (1941-44) en del av Finlands födslovåndor. Bröderna Johan och Ernst går igenom sin militära utbildning below början av kriget. Johan ingår därefter i en fjärrpatrull som ofta sänds långt in i Sovjetunionen.
- Isaac's Eyes
- Iemand vir 'n scoop? (Afrikaans Edition)
- English Language Word Builder: Second Edition
- The Parent's Guide to In-Home ABA Programs: Frequently Asked Questions about Applied Behavior Analysis for your Child with Autism
Extra resources for Fixed: Cheating, Doping, Rape and Murder – The Inside Track on Australia’s Racing Industry
Fixed: Cheating, Doping, Rape and Murder – The Inside Track on Australia’s Racing Industry by Matthew Benns