Tag Archives: BEN SO

PARTICIPATION AND BEING PART OF THE WINNING TABLE

By Hans Ebert Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk Think about making music. It usually takes days and months to write and record 4-5 songs. And then what? Where and how is it going to be heard? Sure, there are so many delivery … Continue reading

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WINX: SIMPLY THE BEST. HOW MANY RACING CLUBS CAN SAY THAT?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Something magical happened at Moonee Valley yesterday. Winx won the Cox Plate- for the second time- and by so doing, transformed the face of racing. How many understand this? That’s debatable. Winx, Hughie Bowman, Chris Waller … Continue reading

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KARISMATIC TEETAN: THE MAURITIAN WILD CARD

By Hans Ebert When he rode the first winner on the first day of the 2012-13 season with his very first ride in Hong Kong aboard the David Ferraris-trained Amazing Always, Karis Teetan signalled his arrival in the most competitive … Continue reading

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HONG KONG WONTONS, DING DONGS, THEN SOMES AND DIM SUMS

THE INSIDE TRACK CASPAR FOWNES: PROUD OF NEW BALLS. We were somewhat taken aback to hear recently from a rather excited Alix Fownes, wife of The Casibah, telling us how happy she was with her husband’s “new balls”. We took … Continue reading

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TEETAN, ANGLAND AND ALL THE BEST FROM EUROPE PLUS MOREIRA

The horses might not have been much, but on Happy Wednesday at Happy Valley, those 23,800 in attendance saw some brilliant rides with Karis Teetan and Tye Angland in starring roles and some strong cameos from Zac Purton and, er, … Continue reading

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THE “WHO CARES?” ISSUE

“You must understand that racing club only care about the big punters. Entertainment is a distraction to them”. Someone we were having dinner with was pummeling our ears with this “news”. “It’s all and ONLY about turnover” and, talking about … Continue reading

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