Category Archives: Peter V’landys

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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A NOD IS AS GOOD AS A WINX ISSUE

TWEET OF THE DAY Michael Freedman granted a trainer's license for next season in HK? Smart move, especially with the future in mind👍 pic.twitter.com/KdLkDxvvmS — RacingB*tch (@Racingb_tch) February 17, 2017 IS RACING ITS OWN WORST ENEMY? It is stating the … Continue reading

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THE BACK WITH A VENGEANCE ISSUE

By Hans Ebert BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) CAN RACING SURVIVE THE CHALLENGE OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER? It’s just little over a month since we farewelled 2016, and yet it seems so long ago. Perhaps when historians … Continue reading

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JAMES MATHERS WRITES IN ON HK RACING AND THE #HKIR

Hans, It was great to finally meet up last Wednesday at Happy Valley. I had a fabulous time in Hong Kong and I greatly appreciate all that you did in introducing me to the Hong Kong International Race meetings. It … Continue reading

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THE QUESTIONS QUESTIONS QUESTIONS AND NO ANSWERS ISSUE

By Keyser Soze TIME FOR RACING TO CONFRONT THE ANIMAL ACTIVISTS Imagine if you were a dog, a cat, a chicken, a cow, and even a horse. Would you entrust your welfare to a group like PETA (People for the … Continue reading

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THE LOSING BIG AND THE CORPORATES AFFAIR ISSUE

By Keyser Soze TELEVISION NETWORKS SET TO LOSE BIG ON WAGERING REGULATION… To apply a racing analogy, the contraction of the corporate wagering operators market is a “Certainty”, as we have predicted in recent editions. The shrinking of the market … Continue reading

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DOES RACING TRULY UNDERSTAND THAT CONTENT MUST BE KING, QUEEN AND SERF?

By Hans Ebert Racing.com recently launched a campaign to attract advertisers. Apart from its wagering partner sponsors, Crownbet and Luxbet, and a handful of Race Clubs does it have any? The strategy is that the site and television channel will … Continue reading

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THE DON’T TAKE ANYTHING FOR TROY GRANTED ISSUE

By Keyser Soze TIME FOR ACTION, TROY! Thanks to its cantankerous neighbours down south in bleak city, NSW racing has enjoyed an unwanted and unnecessarily extended honeymoon period escaping the blow torch which MUST be applied to its expanding belly. … Continue reading

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THE “GOING TO THE DOGS” ISSUE

By Keyser Soze BAITED BY THE ANIMAL ACTIVISTS Politicians and Racing Administrators- and how many on both sides of the fence ever got their jobs other than through a raffle draw is open to debate- have much in common. Their … Continue reading

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THE TIMING ISSUE

By Keyser Soze TIMING IS EVERYTHING – IN RACING AND IN LIFE Kate McClymont is not a name which the Australian racing community would be familiar with, let alone the racing community in her native NSW. But last Saturday’s edition … Continue reading

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