Category Archives: FELIX COETZEE

FELIX COETZEE AND HIS TOP 20 CHAMPION HONG KONG HORSES (AND NEARLY MEETING AXL ROSE)

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk They would always say that he had a built-in clock in his head, which is why he was such a master of pace. Like his fellow South African jockeys -Jeff Lloyd, almost South African, and Basil … Continue reading

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OLD FRIENDS ARE THE BEST FRIENDS – FELIX COETZEE VISITS SILENT WITNESS

By Robyn Louw – reproduced with kind permission of the Sporting Post Sometimes one needs a bit of a break from the harsh reality of life and it’s always good to have a few feel-good stories handy in a pinch. … Continue reading

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LIVING LEGENDS

Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk By Kat Coetzee “When I knew we had the race won, the roar from the crowd- the energy from those thousands- was a feeling I can’t put into words.”  – Felix Coetzee I could write this article … Continue reading

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KAT, THE CAT AND THE TALE OF TWO COETZEES

(Courtesy of Fast Track) By Hans Ebert They couldn’t be more different. He’s soft spoken, reserved, and almost restrained. It’s all very disciplined, no doubt something ingrained in him from a very young age when an apprentice at the prestigious … Continue reading

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BOB DYLAN’S 2015-2016 HONG KONG RACING SEASON REVISITED

By Hans Ebert A Magic man and Hong Kong racing’s pinup girl They turned the season around Joao Moreira had new records to break And Kei Chiong didn’t let all her new fans down Joao created more new magic tricks … Continue reading

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THE “WHIPPING INTO NON ACTION” ISSUE

By Keyser Soze BREEDERS LEVY: THE GREAT ESCAPE Australia’s premier annual yearling sale – the William Inglis Easter sale- kicks off in Sydney next Tuesday. The three day sale showcases le crème de la crème of Australia’s thoroughbred yearlings and, … Continue reading

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CHINESE JOCKEYS: YESTERDAY, TODAY, AND TOMORROW‏

By Hans Ebert There’s something about the term “local rider” that’s almost derogatory, or, perhaps, dismissive, and one would have thought that, by now in this age of technology and, as Doors once sang about breaking through to the other … Continue reading

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MARK READING THE TEA LEAVES ON AN OKTOBERFEST HAPPY WEDNESDAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Perhaps it’s the stifling heat and too many mad dogs and Englishmen out in the midday sun, but we’re still easing ourselves into the new racing season. While the HKJC continues to pour cold water on all … Continue reading

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WHY THE NEXT GENERATION OF CHINESE JOCKEYS WON’T BE FROM HONG KONG

The upcoming Hong Kong racing season sees the first female jockey since Sherie Kong hung up her saddle in 1998 to mix it with the big boys. And though it’s always good to introduce change into something- unless it’s change for … Continue reading

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