No big finish but beaut racehorse inquiry

Singo, Waterhouse charged but Johns, Hayson, Robinson evidence comes to nought

Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be lawyers

Make ’em be trainers and bookies and such

Chris Murphy


RACEHORSE owner John Singleton copped a guilty plea but Gai Waterhouse is protesting her innocence.
As I predicted in earlier posts, Waterhouse and Singleton were both charged at the NSW Racing inquiry into the failure of millionaire mare More Joyous.
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Courting again

Murphy, Robinson add spice to Waterhouse/Singleton stoush
ACERBIC lawyer Chris Murphy highlighted today’s racing stewards inquiry as a defamation-free zone where trainer Gai Waterhouse described his client Alan Robinson as “trumped up little jockey”.  Robinson and football legend Andrew Johns will appear at today’s inquiry to say whether they told owner John Singleton his mare was “off” and could not win the All Aged Stakes at Randwick.
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Respect is the word

Gai Waterhouse erupts in extraordinary outburst against John Singleton in defence of her son Tom
We are family


AT the Sydney racing inquiry trainer Gai Waterhouse berated owner John Singleton for intemperate language to threaten her career and that of her bookmaker son, Tom. She proceeded to strafe and possibly down her career with ill-chosen words.
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Entertaining racing inquiry wins

Singo Waterhouses slug it out and they should let us watch on TV
It’s a phar lap to the end of this tail
OWNER John Singleton was drunk. Racehorse More Joyous was “off” and unfit to run. Trainer Gai Waterhouse forgot the required paper-work. Someone at a television station helped rugby league Immortal Andrew Johns with his homework.
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Always Gai and often chatty but Mum’s the word now

Gai Waterhouse clams up though the boys John Singleton Tom Waterhouse and Andrew Johns have their say
Gai Waterhouse was an actor but she was not in this film.
Angelica Huston and John Cusack played Mother and Son 
in this one. 
The young woman on the right was not one of John Singleton’s six wives.
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Speak hastily and regret leisurely


Andrew Johns Tom Waterhouse John Singleton Gai Waterhouse:
The stars shine not too bright
Andrew Johns: “Matey, have I said too much?”

The Great Gatsby is the latest film from Aussie director Baz Luhrmann. He could follow up with The Great Gai, an epic saga of the horseracing feud of the Waterhouses and owner John Singleton.
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Establishment bursts doors to take Civil War outside

Tom and Gai Waterhouse slug it out in Sydney  with John Singleton

Australian actor Gai Smith (now Waterhouse) was Presta in the Dr Who serial The Invasion of Time (1978)

Melbourne, observers say, is the Australian state capital most like London, a city of couth citizens. Paradoxically Melbourne’s establishment has aired its dirty linen in public more than its perennial foe, the brasher Sydney establishment.
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Horsey tales underpin the Don key

Adman John Singleton races to war with trainer Gai Waterhouse and son Tom
Don Singote

CONVERSATION around water-coolers today is not about television talent show The Voice; it is about a racehorse owner spitting the dummy over his millionaire mare More Joyousfinishing unplaced.

The poor performance has turned disappointment into embittered keyhole accusations of collusion befitting Mafia Dons.
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That is why they call him a bookie


That is why they call him a bookie
BOOKMAKER Tom Waterhouse is at again.
The son of leading Australian racehorse trainer Gai Waterhouse is fresh from betting on the Sotheby auction of the Edvard Munch pastel The Scream.
Aussie author Miles Franklin

He follows up with a market on the prestigious and time-honoured Australian literary award the Miles Franklin which carries a winner-take-all purse of $50,000.
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