Category Archives: The horse racing industry

THE HKIR CURTAIN RAISER ISSUE

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Sunday at Sha Tin was the big curtain raiser To Hong Kong International Week in December And though these are still early days There was plenty of everything for everyone to remember The Gnasher left many … Continue reading

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AND WHAT IS A HAPPY WEDNESDAY? ALL THIS AND MORE

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk For an eight race card on a pretty grey evening on Wednesday night, turnover of over HK$1.2m- an increase of over 10 percent from the same meeting last year- and attendance of over 20,000 might be … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING AND ITS FIDDLERS ON THE ROOF

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk The night earlier I had watched a blistering monologue from the razor sharp mind of George Carlin on big business in America- how the rich get richer and everyone in their path either get steamrolled or … Continue reading

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THE EVEREST MANAGES TO CREATE ITS OWN AVALANCHE…

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk There are those who sit and plot and stew. And more often than not, they end up in a pickle. It’s called karma. One can only guess whoever’s idea it was to produce and place the … Continue reading

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HONG KONG RACING AND ITS SEASON OF CHANGE

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk “Right now, he’s doing a good job of getting suspended.” That line is probably heading the leaderboard as Hong Kong racing’s Quote of the Season and attributed to Zac Purton when asked if he felt he … Continue reading

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THE MELBOURNE SPRING CARNIVAL: DID IT LOSE ITS FOOTING?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Sure, Speak Softly And Carry A Big Stick. But when there’s a Big Stick to shake, and instead of it being shaken and stirred, it’s waived in a feeble manner, it leaves one scratching their head … Continue reading

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GOOD JOSS AT SHA TIN THIS AFTERNOON

This afternoon at Sha Tin looks like being the platform for the Joao Moreira and Karis Teetan Show with us backing the Mauritian Magician to take out the Jockey Challenge. This season, the very popular Teetan has certainly come of … Continue reading

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WHERE EGOS DARE TO FLY

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Inside The Everest! A documentary looking at the key players and pivotal moments behind the inaugural $10m event. 8:30pm Thursday on Ch528 pic.twitter.com/A1gxHE3ThZ — Sky Racing (@SkyRacingAU) October 31, 2017 Some just can’t help themselves. It’s … Continue reading

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WHEN HORSE RACING GETS UGLY

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk “Hans, after the last race on Friday night, a drunken punter got stuck into Dwayne Dunn telling him that he slaughtered Miss Gunpowder in the race. Dwayne went over to punter and the abuse continued. One … Continue reading

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READY FOR A BIG RACE DAY OUT AT HAPPY VALLEY?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk The only day meeting of the season at Happy Valley with four senior riders sitting out suspensions- Joao Moreira, Karis Teetan, Brett Prebble and Chad Schofield- and everything pointing out to a Big Day Out for … Continue reading

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