Monthly Archives: April 2012


On the left the Governor of South Australia LT General Sir Edric Montague Bastyon KCMG,KCVO,KBE,CB, and on the right Harvey Combe. Harvey Combe One of my first memories is being at the Victoria Park races in South Australia when I was three-years-old. In a lifetime spent at the track I have...
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The Colourful Bookmaker

Arthur stood up bookmaking on the rails in Sydney till ill health forced him to retire when he was 89. As his name suggests Arthur was of Chinese descent. During World War 2 he was a warden in Bondi. His job was to make sure that there were no lights...
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