Category Archives: SINGAPORE TURF CLUB

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

Posted in Australian horse racing industry, Horse Racing, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

THE NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN MOODY BLUES ISSUE

By Keyser Soze PETER MOODY RIDES HIS SEESAW If Australian racing’s underclass had its way they’d declare a national day of mourning to commemorate Pater Moody’s decision to take his bat and ball and leave the oval. The reason for … Continue reading

Posted in Australian horse racing industry, Horse Racing, HORSE RACING AND SOCIAL MEDIA, MOONEE VALLEY, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WINNING IN SINGAPORE AND THE TOMMY BERRY X FACTOR

It was great to see Hong Kong’s Lucky Nine win in Singapore last night with jockey Brett Prebble- overcome with emotion- talking about this gallant galloper that trainer Caspar Fownes treats like one of his kids. Just when you think … Continue reading

Posted in brett prebble, casper fownes, Hong Kong Jockey Club, Hong Kong Racing, Horse Racing, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB, Tommy Berry | 1 Comment

RACING CLUBS AND WINNING AND LOSING

There’s a scene in The Godfather 2 where the character of Michael Corleone, who wants to get away from the pressures of being The Don and keeping the mafia Family together though knowing it’s a role he’s inherited, screams out, … Continue reading

Posted in DOUGLAS WHYTE, HAPPY WEDNESDAY, Hong Kong Jockey Club, Hong Kong Racing, Horse Racing, HORSE RACING AND SOCIAL MEDIA, JOAO MOREIRA, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB, The horse racing industry, Tommy Berry | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

SINGAPORE LA LA LAND

(Source: Watiah-Nadia) In today’s Hong Kong’s Morning Post, there is a very interesting piece on Singapore and the marketing of racing in the city by Alan Aitken. (Source: Get Your Guide) Well, marketing might not be the right word as, … Continue reading

Posted in Horse Racing, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

THE ROLE OF RACING IN THE MARKETING OF HONG KONG

It’s disappointing that the significance of Hong Kong’s wins over the weekend Singapore’s biggest International Races have not been realized outside of the city’s racing world. (Source: SIA Cup) Then again, even international racing pundits gave these wins scant mention … Continue reading

Posted in casper fownes, HAPPY WEDNESDAY, Hong Kong Jockey Club, Hong Kong Racing, Horse Racing, JOHN MOORE, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB, www.fasttrack.hk, zac purton | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

HORSE RACING, PERCEPTION AND SARONG PARTY GIRLS

(Source: GR Assets) What pisses off many Asians are foreigners who land in the region on expat terms and packages- usually, those who would be too expensive to fire and so Head Office sends them this way where they and … Continue reading

Posted in Australian horse racing industry, Horse Racing, HORSE RACING AND SOCIAL MEDIA, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HOLD YOUR HORSES

By Hans Ebert Now, now, before we all start doing the Watusi and entering The Land Of A 1000 Dances about the granting for the commingling of bets by the Hong Kong Government to the HKJC, there is still a … Continue reading

Posted in Hong Kong Jockey Club, Hong Kong Racing, Horse Racing, Macau Jockey Club, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

WE GET MAIL AND WE GET MAIL.

Mitch says: Nice one brainiac. No doubt you’re repeating what your great great great grandfather said to his slaves! (THE SINGAPORE LA LA EMAIL OF THE DAY) ——————————- Raymond Alexander says: Shades of Macau, where I was instructed by Stanley … Continue reading

Posted in Hong Kong Racing, Horse Racing, Macau Jockey Club, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE SINGAPORE TURF CLUB

The terse one liner about the sudden withdrawal of jockey Stephen Baster’s riding license has the twittersphere in a tizz. And as no reason has been given for this decision, it really does no good for anyone. It only helps … Continue reading

Posted in Horse Racing, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB, STEPHEN BASTER | Tagged , | 1 Comment