PP, start a new thread aka the Everest for all the trolls criticising the great race.
I thought about doing that mate but I copped some blowback so reluctant to visit that again
You cannot hide the fact that there are a lot of noises being made about the current format of the race aka full of international runners.
Not just the ABC, Bubba, et al.
Trainers were calling for more local qualifying races like The Bart Cummings is.
From the VRC and Racing Victoria perspective there is a lot of money making reasons to have the race internationalized.
It is a fair discussion point - but maybe on a different thread