Category Archives: Horse Racing

THE LACK OF LEADERSHIP ISSUE

By Keyser Soze JUST GET AN ALL WEATHER TRACK IN ALREADY! For how much longer can NSW racing tolerate the stubborn refusal of Racing NSW and its despotic hierarchy to enter the modern age and install two or three all … Continue reading

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THE POSITIVE EFFECTS OF THE MOREIRA FACTOR

By Hans Ebert Not even the constant drizzle over Sha tin could rain on Joao Moreira’s parade. He couldn’t be stopped from showing the world his happiness- pumping his fist in the air, whooping it up, giving everyone his signature … Continue reading

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BRING ON HONG KONG’S STAR WARS: THE 2017 BMW HONG KONG DERBY

By Hans Ebert It’s Star Wars this afternoon starring the best four year old gallopers to make the grade in Hong Kong. After months of wondering who’ll make the cut, weeks of reading about the runners’ chances from their trainers, … 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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THE FAKE NEWS ISSUE

By Keyser Soze “FAKE NEWS” SURFACES IN VICTORIAN RACING Imitation is not always the greatest form of flattery. And it took less than 24 hours for the Herald Sun’s own version of “fake news” to be exposed for what it … Continue reading

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OUR BOOMING DELIGHT FOR SAM CLIPPERTON.. AT ROSEHILL

(Courtesy of Fast Track) By Hans Ebert There must have been a helluva loud whoop of delight from his muchos supporters in Oz and Hong Kong when Sam Clipperton won the second race at Rosehill yesterday on the Snowden-trained Artistry, … Continue reading

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THE THOUGHTLESS ISSUE

By Keyser Soze CAULFIELD CUP CHANGE: A NOT WELL THOUGHT OUT BUBBLE… It is easy to see the commonality between the “Everest” concept and Melbourne Racing Club’s proposed change to make its signature race – the 2400 metres Caulfield Cup- … Continue reading

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HAS RACE CALLER ANTHONY MANTON GONE AND SOLD HIS SOUL?

By Hans Ebert When does a reality show become an unreality show? Guess when one of those appearing in one is popular young race caller Anthony Manton. How does a race caller become part of a reality show called “Married … Continue reading

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THE SEIZE THE DAY ISSUE

By Keyser Soze RACING’S “SEIZE THE DAY” OPPORTUNITY Call it whatever you like – a red letter day, a defining moment, an opportunity of opportunities, let your imagination run riot with descriptions, but last Saturday’s racing in both Sydney and … Continue reading

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IT WAS ONE OF THOSE DAYS AT THE RACES…

By Hans Ebert Even the Marx Brothers would have thought that last Sunday’s Day At The Races at Shatin bordered on a surreal mix of weirdness, tinged with sadness, and a patch of flatness, where it just didn’t matter who … Continue reading

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