Welcome to Racing Girl. My name is Tai Ryan, I've grown up in the racing industry but there's still so much more I want to learn. Come along for the ride as we explore racing together! Read my full intro here.
As we round out July, the 2018/19 racing season is coming to a close and the anticipation for Spring is just around the corner. When I reflect on the past season, many highlights come to mind. Our industry and the general public alike have embraced the amazing Winx and witnessed her win an unprecedented four Cox Plates. A raft of new races and initiatives were launched including the public-voted All Star Mile, an Odds & Evens bet type, NSW’s $7.5 million Golden Eagle, not to
As part of their Equine Welfare Strategic Plan, Racing Victoria (RV) created the Off The Track program to drive demand for thoroughbreds into secondary roles following their racing careers. Since its inception, the program has sponsored over 700 events in which more than 15,000 retired racehorses have competed. Earlier this week, RV announced the introduction of a new annual award to recognise and reward the achievements of the equine experts who prepare these retired racehor
For the past few months, I’ve had the opportunity to work with Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria on the content and execution of their social media and marketing campaigns. It’s been a great experience, and I have learnt so much about the breeding industry. As I briefly mentioned in my last post, with the introduction of TBV’s new Grassroots segment I’ve also been able to meet and interview some wonderful and inspiring people - the industry's quiet achievers who have great stori