Category Archives: Horse Racing

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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THANK YOU, GREG MILES. WHAT A RIDE IT’S BEEN…

By Hans Ebert Sadaqa wins the Bravo Greg Miles for Chris Caserta & Mick Cerchi, Greg Miles' last ever race call. Thank you Greg! pic.twitter.com/ZSbedkbApI — Racing.com (@Racing) April 15, 2017 Greg Miles was a narrator. That was what made … Continue reading

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THE “LET’S DROP THE MOTHER OF A BOMB TODAY ” ISSUE

By Hans Ebert (@hanseberthk / @racingb_tch) It’s all about timing. And Racingbitch aka RB was launched during the very early days of the digital age- and the very early hours of a long night out at the legendary Champagne Bar … 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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PARTICIPATION AND BEING PART OF THE WINNING TABLE

By Hans Ebert Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk Think about making music. It usually takes days and months to write and record 4-5 songs. And then what? Where and how is it going to be heard? Sure, there are so many delivery … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACKER MAKES A GUEST APPEARANCE AT SHATIN

(Courtesy of Fast Track) There’s no Winx at Shatin- and what a stunning seventeenth consecutive win it was at Randwick yesterday by the Queen Of The Turf. She deserves to be a Dame, your Majesty. What a boost for the … Continue reading

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BEING WEIRD – THE RIO DE JANEIRO STORY

By Robyn Louw, reproduced with kind permission of the Sporting Post Thanks to my grandmother I learnt to love reading at an early age. She was a wonderful lady in many ways, but perhaps her greatest wisdom was to turn … Continue reading

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THE CUSTOMER-DRIVEN ISSUE

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Saturday was the first day of The Championships in Sydney. The highlight for everyone? The incredible win of Chautauqua, the whoops of genuine joy from jockey Tommy Berry, and the great training efforts of Team Hawkes. … Continue reading

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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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