Category Archives: JOHN SIZE

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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SRI LANKA: THE NEW LOCATION FOR THE WORLD’S RICHEST HORSE RACE AND GREATEST RIDE IN THE WORLD?

By Frank Lee Trillington It has been in the works for three years, but now with the soon-to-be opening in Colombo, Sri Lanka of the Sapphire Sri Lanka Gemstone Racing Club (SSLGRC) it’s all systems go with such ambitious plans … Continue reading

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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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KARIS TEETAN: THE CONTINUING ADVENTURES OF THE MAURITIAN MAGICIAN

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk When I think of Karis Teetan, the quality that springs most clearly to mind is his clear-eyed ability to live gratefully. That may sound simple, but is exceptionally difficult to achieve – particularly in the high … Continue reading

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ABOUT THAT OLD WHYTE MAGIC…

By Hans Ebert He’s looking happier, he’s riding winners with the deceiving ease that’s been his trademark, and there’s that steely determination expected of the jockey everyone agrees is the consummate professional. Some say, Douglas Whyte is back, to which … Continue reading

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THE THREE AMIGOS TAKE OVER THE TIPPING DUTIES WITH A SONG IN THEIR HEARTS AND A SHA TIN ON THEIR MINDS

“Whew” is all we can say for turning down an invitation to attend the Caulfield Cup meeting yesterday. Instead, we decided to stay put and study the form for our debut as The Three Amigos of Tipping for today’s races … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING THE FAST TRACK HONG KONG AND LONGINES HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES TRIVIA CHALLENGE!

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Great prizes to be won! Join the Fast Track Hong Kong and Longines Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) Trivia Challenge and enjoy the races in style. The first four readers picked via a Lucky Draw who answer all … Continue reading

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AND THEY’RE OFF! HONG KONG RACING TAKES THE HIGH ROAD INTO THE FUTURE

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) By Hans Ebert It seems like it’s been a very short break between the end of last season and the start today in Sha Tin of the new Hong Kong racing season. Why is the new season … Continue reading

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THE CULT OF JOAO MOREIRA AND HIS MAGNIFICENT SIX

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) By Hans Ebert We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: The world is not just Joao Moreira’s oyster, it’s his Filet Mignon, Dom Perignon, abalone, and after his phenomenal six win haul at Sapporo Racecourse … 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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