The Minister misses the mark -- at punters.com.au
This edition of 'A punter of the week' features Victoria's Minister for Racing, Martin Pakula.
20. Serious one to finish, what does racing need to do to get more people interested in the sport?
Attracting the next generation of racegoers in a competitive environment is about a lot of things - horse welfare, admission prices, dress codes/relaxed racing, shorter gaps between races, digital platforms, and broadcasting and marketing. Of course, superstar gallopers help, as we saw on Saturday with Alligator Blood in Melbourne and Te Akau Shark in Sydney.