5 Nov 2014

The Panel with Sir Bruce Slane and David Slack (Part 1)

From The Panel, 4:07 pm on 5 November 2014

Topics - three NZ Defence Force personnel have already left for the Middle East to scope out a role for New Zealand forces to help train Iraqi forces fight ISIS, probably in conjunction with Australia. But any such training would be done "behind the wire" and would be undertaken by regular forces on a base not by the SAS, Prime Minister John Key said today. The awful ending to the Melbourne Cup... two top horses dead. Australian media immediately claiming that 2.9 horses a week in Australia die either in races or while training for races. Superhorse Admire Rakti - acute heart failure after collapsing in his stall. Araldo put down when breaking his leg after being spooked by a race-goer.