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You might also be a stubby short of a six pack too.
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Originally posted by Baghdad Bob Baghdad Bob wrote:

If you had three failed marriages and nine ( ? ) children to support over the years I suspect you might be also a bit short of “ready”.


And have only yourself to blame Ouch
Prospective trainers need a substantial amount in their bank account in order to apply, why should Robbie or other trainers be treated any differently?
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Originally posted by Baghdad Bob Baghdad Bob wrote:

If you had three failed marriages and nine ( ? ) children to support over the years I suspect you might be also a bit short of “ready”.


Is that right ? Shocked Re Robbie ?  Good grief, no wonder the pockets are a bit empty !Ouch
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This is no surprise to anyone as he has owed everyone for years and doesn’t care. I have heard a few stories, one he owed his farrier quite a substantial amount so the farrier held a sign saying as much outside the private school, yes private school his girls attended.

He also owed a small float driver over 7 grand and when he pleaded with him to pay, he laughed at him and said good luck getting it off me mate.

So all this raving on that he should be entitle to 1/2 of his $90,000 prizemoney. I’m tipping $45k won’t get him out of the hole. He does have 3 daughters with her to support and I am sure he isn’t paying maintenance. 
Now I read that someone is going to set up a go fund me page!!
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Sounds like the typical “poor me” sob stories you get from all deadbeats who inflict these types of problems on themselves. If the stories of him not paying people is correct then it’s a nice bit of karma coming back to him.
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Originally posted by monty1 monty1 wrote:

This is no surprise to anyone as he has owed everyone for years and doesn’t care. I have heard a few stories, one he owed his farrier quite a substantial amount so the farrier held a sign saying as much outside the private school, yes private school his girls attended.

He also owed a small float driver over 7 grand and when he pleaded with him to pay, he laughed at him and said good luck getting it off me mate.

So all this raving on that he should be entitle to 1/2 of his $90,000 prizemoney. I’m tipping $45k won’t get him out of the hole. He does have 3 daughters with her to support and I am sure he isn’t paying maintenance. 
Now I read that someone is going to set up a go fund me page!!


Not Dennis Calendar or Peter Brazil Float Drivers/owners I hope
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Only the best people.
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Is this what it's designed for?....the bloody audacity of the man, give it away for 12 months, roll your sleeves up and go bush , work on a gas rig or minesite like I did , there's more than just one type of rose in the garden!
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Racing Victoria has clarified the reasons why the Jack Laing-trained pair of Pissaro and Zoumanor were scratched from Friday night's Cranbourne meeting by order of the stewards.

The pair joined the 23-year-old trainer earlier this week after Racing Victoria moved to reject his nominations from from his father, veteran trainer Robbie Laing, due to unpaid rent on his Cranbourne stables.

Racing Victoria released the following statement on Friday night:

"Zoumanor and Pissaro were withdrawn this afternoon by order of Racing Victoria Stewards from tonight’s race meeting at Cranbourne," the statement said.

"Both horses were previously under the care of Robbie Laing, with online stable returns submitted on Wednesday, 27 November 2019 requesting the transfer to his son Jack Laing.

"Following a stable inspection by Stewards today, it was determined that Zoumanor and Pissaro had not been relocated from Robbie Laing’s stables to Jack Laing’s stables and as such they were withdrawn.

"The Stewards will not permit an acceptance from Zoumanor or Pissaro until such time as they are satisfied that the horses are under the care of Jack Laing.

"Further, as a result of today’s stable inspection, the Stewards discovered that Jack Laing had not informed them of a recent change to his stable location.

"As such, Jack Laing has also been ordered to scratch all of his horses accepted to run this weekend and submit an update to his trainer’s licence with his new stable address before the Stewards will accept any future nominations."
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What an absolute joke. These fools will donate to this idiot and he will piss it up the wall again. Are they going to pay the sale companies!!
Only a year ago he put a picture up on Facebook of him in a new 3 piece suit standing in front of his new Mercedes Benz.
He does not pay his suppliers end of story and laughs at them.
They just announced on Racing.com that the horses that were transferred to his son, hadn’t moved stables so they were scratched, he is a mockery to decent trainers.
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Originally posted by Bonjour Bonjour wrote:

Originally posted by monty1 monty1 wrote:

This is no surprise to anyone as he has owed everyone for years and doesn’t care. I have heard a few stories, one he owed his farrier quite a substantial amount so the farrier held a sign saying as much outside the private school, yes private school his girls attended.

He also owed a small float driver over 7 grand and when he pleaded with him to pay, he laughed at him and said good luck getting it off me mate.

So all this raving on that he should be entitle to 1/2 of his $90,000 prizemoney. I’m tipping $45k won’t get him out of the hole. He does have 3 daughters with her to support and I am sure he isn’t paying maintenance. 
Now I read that someone is going to set up a go fund me page!!


Not Dennis Calendar or Peter Brazil Float Drivers/owners I hope
No, wasn’t them.
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That’s plain embarrassing
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I have a question.

If he did not and has never paid his suppliers, and vets, then why did they continue to supply and do work for him?

If I am a vet, and a person does not pay once, or twice after the third time I severe all ties and commence legal proceedings, unless of course they are going through a drought or similar circumstances.

If half the stories are true then he deserves all that comes his way.
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My mother always told me if you don’t have anything nice to say, then don’t say anything at all.

So I’m not saying anything
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Originally posted by VOYAGER VOYAGER wrote:

I have a question.

If he did not and has never paid his suppliers, and vets, then why did they continue to supply and do work for him?

If I am a vet, and a person does not pay once, or twice after the third time I severe all ties and commence legal proceedings, unless of course they are going through a drought or similar circumstances.

If half the stories are true then he deserves all that comes his way.
I am not sure, maybe he moves on to the next farrier or float company. But he is known in the industry for not paying, of that I know.
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If thats right, more fool those who donate to him. They could be donating to the deserving, like the bushfire people, not some idiot like this.
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Originally posted by acacia alba acacia alba wrote:

If thats right, more fool those who donate to him. They could be donating to the deserving, like the bushfire people, not some idiot like this.

There were a few articles in the press truly misrepresenting the situation, making RV out to be the bad guy. Laing has been given too many chances, he’s bankrupt and a notorious non payer and his gofundme should be shut down, and I don’t see how his son could be allowed to take over his horses
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Check out the Facebook page of bloke who set the gofundme page up. Me thinks he thinks he’s a bigger player than he actually is. Oh, but he did donate a whopping $100.
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Honestly tho, if his ex wife is receiving all the funds of winnings from those horses, shouldnt she be responsible for paying her share of the bills to the farrier who is doing those horse,s feet, and the bloke who is providing the feed, and the driver getting HER horses to the races, etc etc etc ? 
I dont think she should be sitting back , being smug about getting one up on him by collecting all the winnings, if she isnt prepared to pay for the care and treatment, feeding and transport of horses that are winning money for her.
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Originally posted by acacia alba acacia alba wrote:

If thats right, more fool those who donate to him. They could be donating to the deserving, like the bushfire people, not some idiot like this.

Could not agree more. Robbie is reaping what he sowed. The was a story about an earlier ex, how he jumped on her car roof with an axe and wrecked it. Bet she doesn’t donate 😂😂
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Stewards slowly approving Laing transfers
Yesterday at 5:51pm by AAP
Jack Laing will need a bigger property if he is to train the majority of horses formerly in the care of his father Robbie.

The Racing Victoria Board last week did not approve Robbie Laing's trainers' licence because of financial difficulties he is currently facing, forcing him to transfer horses into his son's name.

RV stewards ordered the scratching of horses accepted at the Cranbourne, Moonee Valley, Traralgon and Warrnambool meetings over the weekend as they were still at Robbie Laing's Cranbourne stable.

Stewards were also unaware Jack had moved location and needed to inspect those stables before approving any transfers.

Chief steward Robert Cram said that inspection took place on Monday with Jack Laing only being able to accommodate six horses.

"A number of Robbie's horses are still at his old address and being looked after, but not being worked," Cram said.

"Jack's got room for six where the stewards were today."

Cram said stewards had approved transfers to different Cranbourne trainers from Laing's stables, including last week's Sandown placegetter Thorondor to Mick Kent.

Thorondor is an acceptor at Wednesday's Sandown twilight meeting.

Alexander Rae and Kent have also nominated horses formerly trained by Laing at Pakenham on Saturday.

"It might be a bit of a drawn-out process," Cram said.

A multiple Group One-winning trainer, 60-year-old Robbie Laing has blamed a loss of owners and cash flow issues for falling behind in rent payments on his stables, resulting in RV officials taking action.

His financial troubles surfaced over the Double RL Racing business he ran with his estranged wife Rachael.

He said all prize money was being directed to his former wife, leaving the trainer little to pay feed, farriers, staff and rent
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Hopefully Mick Kent gets Frankel My Dear

FRANKEL MY DEAR

5yo Bay Horse
D.O.B: 01-Oct-2014
by FRANKEL (GB)  from BUENOS AIRES (IRE)
5x Pedigree Report 

StatusActive
Owner’s Details Mr R H Montague, Mrs S M Montague, Mr P Athanasakos, Mrs A J Athanasakos, Mr P Schoormans, Mr M A Lester, Mrs K B Lester, Archer Racing, Mr F J Stockdale, Mr S D Bryan, Mr T M Montague, Mr S R Montague
Stewards EmbargoesCurrent - 29-Mar-2019, Suspension (Stood Flat Footed)
Last Gear Change*None on record.
TrainerMr Robbie Laing (Cranbourne (1))
Racing ColoursBlack, Red Apple, Red And White Hooped Sleeves, Quartered Cap
CareerSummary: 16-2:1:0    Prizemoney: $41,300     
Min/Max-Dist-Win: 1200/1200     1st Up: 3:1-0-0    2nd Up: 3:1-0-0     
Firm: 0:0-0-0     Good: 14:1-1-0     Soft: 2:1-0-0     Heavy: 0:0-0-0    Synthetic: 0:0-0-0

 
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Originally posted by acacia alba acacia alba wrote:

Honestly tho, if his ex wife is receiving all the funds of winnings from those horses, shouldnt she be responsible for paying her share of the bills to the farrier who is doing those horse,s feet, and the bloke who is providing the feed, and the driver getting HER horses to the races, etc etc etc ? 
I dont think she should be sitting back , being smug about getting one up on him by collecting all the winnings, if she isnt prepared to pay for the care and treatment, feeding and transport of horses that are winning money for her.
 
This is an interesting point, especially in relation to the very important aspect of ANIMAL WELFARE, RVL need to position themselves on the front foot in relation to animal welfare at ALL times now, and one of the biggest issue is owners and/or trainers not paying trainers, vets, suppliers etc... despite the RVL sending out prizemoney in a timely manner, which in turn ultimately effects the horses welfare. 


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wonder why the ex wife is getting all the income 
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It’s probably to do with the family court.
I’m guessing She looks after the kids so he probably has to pay child support
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I dont think prize money should be paid out if it can be proven that people like farriers, float drivers,  vets, feed suppliers , etc, are not being paid.  Whats owing to those people should be taken out first, if they can present unpaid bills to RV. or any racing body, anywhere, on any horses , not just these ones.
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