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The Opera House fiasco says just as much about Labor as the Liberals

The Opera House fiasco says just as much about Labor as the Liberals

Crikey readers respond to NSW government's handling of the Opera House horse race advertising stoush.

How Alan Jones embarrassed the industry he was advocating for

How Alan Jones embarrassed the industry he was advocating for

Alan Jones' Opera House meltdown has shone a light on the systemic power of the horse abuse industry in NSW, which commands an array of influential people to deliver its agenda.

Will Ten’s $100m Melbourne Cup gamble pay off?

Will Ten’s $100m Melbourne Cup gamble pay off?

Ten has put a lot on the line to reclaim Melbourne Cup broadcast rights. But with a steadily sliding audience, it's going to be a hard race.

Anti-Cup protesters not horsing around when it comes to animal cruelty

Anti-Cup protesters not horsing around when it comes to animal cruelty

An anti-horse racing group is circumventing traditional advertisers to get its message out to the public, freelance journalist Denham Sadler.

Racing Victoria hobbles photographers, puts bullet in freelance careers

Racing Victoria hobbles photographers, puts bullet in freelance careers

Racing Victoria has pulled the accreditation of freelance photographers, putting many people out of work.

‘Extremely improbable that girls will ever be allowed to ride’

‘Extremely improbable that girls will ever be allowed to ride’

Almost 100 years ago another woman was making history at Flemington.

Armchair diplomacy is no help to anyone

Armchair diplomacy is no help to anyone

Crikey readers have their say on our relationship with China, horse racing and other issues of the day.

The plot thickens surrounding Tinkler’s mysterious buyers

The plot thickens surrounding Tinkler’s mysterious buyers

Cibola Capital, a so-called UAE private investment group, has supposedly bought Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm. But freelance writer Kiwa Fisher finds that if you scratch the surface, the tale -- and the sale -- might not hold up to much scrutiny.

‘Granting’ freedom of speech

‘Granting’ freedom of speech

Crikey readers talk sustainability, Joe Hockey and Bernard Keane's right to an opinion.

The inequity of Abbott’s parental leave

The inequity of Abbott’s parental leave

Crikey readers vent their spleens on parental leave, Malaysia's elections and the racing industry.