Category Archives: JOAO MOREIRA

WHAT TWO HORSE RACE?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Hong Kong pls… the boy is 4/4 and can't get a handshake #poor #PoonTrain 🚂🚂🚂🚂 @Punters pic.twitter.com/IBXSeZjnaN — Mark Haywood (@hayw0od) September 13, 2017 Something quite remarkable happened on Happy Wednesday. Actually it’s been happening since … Continue reading

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THE JOAO SHOW CONTINUES…

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Attendance for today's season opening was 66,170 with record turnover for an opener at HK$1.294 billion. #HappyWednesdayHK opens this week! pic.twitter.com/0PApKAJLoM — HKJC Racing (@HKJC_Racing) September 3, 2017 By the time I woke up, the person … Continue reading

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WHERE TO NEXT, KEMO SABAY?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk While watching whatever that was between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor happening in Vegas, someone in our group in Colombo started talking about sports and athletes, and, looking in my direction, asked if it’s the “duty” … Continue reading

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THE VODACOM DURBAN JULY

By Robyn Louw Starting with Bartie Leisher, Hong Kong has had a long and fruitful association with South African jockeys, trainers and horses. Bartie Leisher was champion jockey in 97/98, Basil Marcus topped the log 7 times between the 1991/92 … Continue reading

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AND WHAT ABOUT A STYLISH SUNDAY AT SHA TIN?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk The recent bout of booing and “diuuuuing” by the usual group of hardcore local “racing uncles” stupidly aimed at Joao Moreira when the enigmatic Pakistan Star dug his hooves in and decided that Sunday wasn’t the … Continue reading

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NIKE AND HORSE RACING: ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTE

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Some have said to just let it slide. Others have jumped up and down, done a little dance, and believed that this line of t-shirts to be the real deal and that Nike has, in some … Continue reading

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WHY ONLINE LAWS WILL BAR HORSE RACING’S CYBER BULLIES

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Andy Warhol predicted that in the future, everyone will have their fifteen minutes of fame. Turns out the Future is now. Not that Katy Perry and Taylor Swift want more fame, but there they were earlier … Continue reading

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THE FAREWELL TO ABLE FRIEND: THAT WAS IT?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk @Georgejmoore8 Don't know what I was expecting, but thought Able Friend deserved a better farewell. At least to me, it was flat @HKJC_Racing — RacingB*tch (@Racingb_tch) May 29, 2017 Silent Witness or Able Friend? What about … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING SUCCESS AND KNOWING THE ART OF RESTRAINT

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Australian sporting fans are probably the most patriotic and rabid in the world. Sometimes, there’s a tendency to go a tad overboard where even when their team has lost, especially at cricket, they’ve “won” because the … Continue reading

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CALLAN MURRAY AND HIS HAPPY SOCKS HAVE ARRIVED IN HONG KONG

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk News has broken this morning that @callan_murray has been granted a license to ride in @HKJC_Racing Good luck pic.twitter.com/KgFyFBcmSx — Racing Guru (@RacingGuru) May 12, 2017 Likability takes one a long way in any industry. And … Continue reading

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