Category Archives: Music Industry

WHERE ARE HORSE RACING’S DEFIANT ONES?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Whether we want to or not, social media has not only entered our lives, in some instances, it’s taken them over with seemingly no end in sight. We’re becoming, or have already become slaves to technology … Continue reading

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WHEN DID THE ONLINE WORLD TAKE OVER THE REAL WORLD

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk It’s tough to absorb it all. It’s constantly being on overload and grappling to simplify things. And even if one were to get rid of the debris cluttering up our personal lives and too close to … Continue reading

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IS HORSE RACING LOSING THE RACE TO MAKE CONTENT KING?

By Hans Ebert There’s a long train running coming towards the horse racing industry with all systems go named Content. And before this becomes a runaway train, the subject should be tackled now and not when those ARC- Asian Racing … Continue reading

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WHAT THE HORSE RACING INDUSTRY CAN LEARN FROM THE MISTAKES OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

“I am really unsure about ‘Horse Racing’ as a sport. Mostly because I know very little about it. I have obviously seen all the big events and know how big they are. Here in America after the Triple Crown winner, … Continue reading

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DON’T POKE THE BEAR (AND THE B*TCH)

Like any bad horse opera, it started with some constant droning, then a few transparently orchestrated manoeuvres in the dark, and, recently, with certain powers-that-be in the Oz racing world going up the back downstairs to try and cripple this … Continue reading

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JOCKEYCAM AND LOOKING AT HOW RACING MUST BE VIEWED

The biggest problem for any industry is when the customer becomes smarter with, especially, technology than those managing and marketing the product. It’s like the music industry where music companies are now constantly forced to play catch-up as video killed … Continue reading

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HAS A RACING CLUB AND BEN SEMMENS STUMBLED ON A NEW MUSIC BUSINESS MODEL?

It’s not a racing industry story, but at a time when many racing clubs are trying somewhat desperately to “connect” with the new or next generation- and often missing this objective by the proverbial mile- how the Hong Kong Jockey … Continue reading

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THE INTERNATIONAL FREELOADERS AND THE HK INTERNATIONAL WEEK

Why is it that year after year, Hong Kong welcomes a new lorryload of tossers from overseas for its International Week who talk until the cows come home, drop names as if a Mars Attack is taking place and then,suddenly, … Continue reading

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THE HKJC AND UNIVERSAL MUSIC MAKE SWEET MUSIC

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) When one party holds a race meeting- like it did at Shatin yesterday- and where turnover was HK$1.45 billion with an attendance of over 60,000 for Sa Sa Ladies Day- and the other party is the world’s … Continue reading

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LIKE A ROLLING RACING STONE

It’s been stuck in the mire for way too long And bogged down in the past Mr Jones don’t want no changes He’s just looking after his back He’s still stuck inside of Mobil with the Memphis Blues Again There’s … Continue reading

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