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Flindell Signing An A+ For Sydney
The signing of Darren Flindell as Sydney's new race-caller cannot be over-estimated, given he will be Sydney's voice to the world of the Autumn Carnival, including The Championships. While Australia is blessed with an astonishing depth of calling talent, the many years Flindell has spent honing his craft in Hong Kong have produced a commentator who is acknowledged globally for his unflappable presentation. Those already exposed to Flindell's dulcet tones abroad will know that, not only is he astute at calling the colours, he is also a master at reading a race and picking up on minor details during the running. Flindell has acknowledged to racenet.com.au the stress involved in the logistical challenges of a virtual overnight move back to Australia, and the need to be up to speed for tomorrow's major Sydney meeting. Here's his call of last Sunday's fourth Gr1 win by Hong Kong's highest rated horse Able Friend.