Tag Archives: Beer Garden

THIS YEAR’S INTERNATIONAL JOCKEYS COMPETITION ON A HAPPY WEDNESDAY: WHY IT’S SET TO GET PULSES RACING.

By Hans Ebert It’s easy enough to say: Happy Wednesday. Add to that Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong. But how the HKJC created this experience for customers- and just what an entertaining experience it is- would be short-changed if … Continue reading

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THE HAPPY WEDNESDAY BRAND: THE HKJC GETS THE HEARTS OF MILLENNIALS RACING

By Hans Ebert It’s easy enough to say: Happy Wednesday. Add to that Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong. But how the HKJC created this experience for customers- and just what an entertaining experience it is- would be short-changed if … Continue reading

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HAPPY VALLEY AND HORSES FOR COURSES

By Hans Ebert If anyone needs to understand what makes horse racing at Happy Valley so special, they really should have been at the races last night. Yes, most know and have seen the unique venue where there exists a … Continue reading

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RACING IN AUSTRALIA AND THE LONG MARCH

By Hans Ebert It’s been a somewhat late Eureka moment, but, as the saying goes, better late than never, and the efforts by racing clubs and others to market the racing product in all its many manifestations to Australia’s burgeoning … Continue reading

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RACING TO WIN AND WHINE AND VIVA THE ALFONSO

By Hans Ebert Life is already confusing enough when Presidential more-than-hopeful Donald Trump starts defending his small hands and assuring American voters that everything else about him is huge. There are then the serial rants on Twitter from Kanye West … Continue reading

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THE 2015 RACINGB*TCH AWARDS‏

*The #Hashtag Award: This goes to the HKJC’s Executive Manager of Racing Communications Pat Cummings, and all his hashtags during #HKIR Week twittered by twelve relatively young, #enthusiastic and Bambi-like “influencers” from #America. It was a very good initiative, and … Continue reading

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A HAPPY WEDNESDAY, A HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AND AN ADRENALINE RUSH‏

By Jenny Bridle (Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) After watching the races from the public enclosure of Shatin Racecourse, I had my second Hong Kong horse racing experience at “Happy Wednesday” this week. Entrepreneurs and business people will tell you that the … Continue reading

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MARK READING THE TEA LEAVES ON AN OKTOBERFEST HAPPY WEDNESDAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Perhaps it’s the stifling heat and too many mad dogs and Englishmen out in the midday sun, but we’re still easing ourselves into the new racing season. While the HKJC continues to pour cold water on all … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACKER GOES LOOKING FOR MAGIC IN THE VALLEY ON HAPPY WEDNESDAY

Only advice- NOT tips- news, views and some weird stuff. Visit http://www.fasttrack.hk For weeks, a group of us have studied this photo of The Three Amigos- and for weeks have asked what on the earth Kim, Khloe and Kourtney could … Continue reading

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HAPPY WEDNESDAYS AND HAPPY ENDINGS

“Riding at Happy Valley is like having a disco full of thousands of people in your living room! I love it!” Jockey Neil Callan When, after Wednesday night’s racing, Nash Rawiller tweeted how great the atmosphere at the Beer Garden … Continue reading

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