Category Archives: HORSE RACING AND SOCIAL MEDIA

THE THREE AMIGOS GO TO SHATIN AND ALL OVER THE PLACE

Have you missed us, muchachos? The Three Amigos have been holidaying with our favourite señoritas in our luxurious hacienda in Sri Lanka where we went upcountry to Nuwara Elya and watched the local gauchos ride at the recently opened Sri … Continue reading

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A NOD IS AS GOOD AS A WINX ISSUE

TWEET OF THE DAY Michael Freedman granted a trainer's license for next season in HK? Smart move, especially with the future in mind👍 pic.twitter.com/KdLkDxvvmS — RacingB*tch (@Racingb_tch) February 17, 2017 IS RACING ITS OWN WORST ENEMY? It is stating the … Continue reading

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THE BACK WITH A VENGEANCE ISSUE

By Hans Ebert BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) CAN RACING SURVIVE THE CHALLENGE OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER? It’s just little over a month since we farewelled 2016, and yet it seems so long ago. Perhaps when historians … Continue reading

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THE GAUCH: ONWARDS AND UPWARDS

By Hans Ebert Call them part of the Old School of horse racing, but, like in music, and every art and sport, there’s no substitute for experience, and still so much that can be learned from them- racing heroes and … Continue reading

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SCALING DOWN THE EVEREST

By Hans Ebert Call us masochists, but despite listening to adverts where Louise calls Nanna in her new retirement home, and more otherworldly weirdness like suggesting that Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Mel Gibson and others have reached retirement age and … Continue reading

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THE WELFARE OF OUR STATE

By Robyn Louw Many years ago, we were away on a family holiday along with my aunt and younger cousins. The baby of the family was at that exploratory stage where they were still finding out about their body and … Continue reading

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WHAT HORSE RACING CAN LEARN FROM THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN…AND LEADERSHIP

By Hans Ebert It’s been one helluva week. In his first nine days as the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump has not only turned his own country upside down, but the rest of the world along with … Continue reading

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THE “ONE BIG MAC TO GO WITH EVERYTHING ON THE SIDE”

By Hans Ebert NZ jockey James McDonald is banned for 18 months after admitting having a $1,000 bet and has lost @godolphin job in Australia pic.twitter.com/2Q8232q26E — Channel 4 Racing (@Channel4Racing) December 22, 2016 Everything that needs to be known … Continue reading

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JOCKEY BASHERS ANONYMOUS: ENOUGH ALREADY

By Hans Ebert A late Friday night out and sleeping in the most of the next day after the night before meant missing the Aussie racing twitterverse going into overdrive recently about Douglas Whyte’s ride on Scales Of Justice in … Continue reading

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WORTH REVISITING AS #HKIR NEARS: THE #HKIR DIARIES

Regrets, there’ve been a few when it comes to “The Sport Of Kings”, but what remains the highlight- at least to date- was when a group of us chipped in HK$500 each, and won the Triple Trio for the first … Continue reading

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