Tag Archives: Blake Shinn

THE FAST TRACKER MAKES A GUEST APPEARANCE AT SHATIN

(Courtesy of Fast Track) There’s no Winx at Shatin- and what a stunning seventeenth consecutive win it was at Randwick yesterday by the Queen Of The Turf. She deserves to be a Dame, your Majesty. What a boost for the … Continue reading

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SAM CLIPPERTON: CERTAINLY NOT “TOO YOUNG” TO RIDE WINNERS IN HONG KONG

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk He’s certainly proving his doubters wrong. An all-too-familiar mantra, especially emanating from certain quarters in the land down under whenever a young Australian rider is granted a license to ride in Hong Kong is that they’re … Continue reading

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THE COMMON SENSE ISSUE

By Keyser Soze OUTBREAK OF COMMON SENSE OVER WHIPS RULES! It’s not often when the tail wagging the dog is welcomed, but in this instance, the refreshing and bold admissions coming out of the National Stewards Conference earlier this week … Continue reading

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CO-MINGLING: WHAT’S IN A WORD?

By Hans Ebert Gawd knows, it’s been written about enough- sometimes as “commingling”, other times as “co-mingling”- but, other than the really hardcore punter, or Ye Olde School mainstream racing writer, what does this actually mean? Has this strange word, … Continue reading

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THE CO-MINGLING AND PIE IN THE SKY ISSUE

By Keyser Soze CO-MINGLING: SEIZE THE DAY! BUT DO THEY KNOW HOW TO, TONTO? It’s distressing enough to be confronted with the challenges which racing faces on all fronts. Imagine climbing Everest and Kilimanjaro with little or no respite? Racing’s … Continue reading

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THE “WHIPPING INTO NON ACTION” ISSUE

By Keyser Soze BREEDERS LEVY: THE GREAT ESCAPE Australia’s premier annual yearling sale – the William Inglis Easter sale- kicks off in Sydney next Tuesday. The three day sale showcases le crème de la crème of Australia’s thoroughbred yearlings and, … Continue reading

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NEW JOCKEYS: WHO IS REALLY READY TO BOARD HONG KONG’S STARSHIP ENTERPRISE?

It’s all about putting in the hard work- and by that, it’s not just about turning up for trackwork and making one’s self available for rides. It’s about how you go out there and promote and market yourself to owners, … Continue reading

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THE VERY HAVE A GAI DAY ISSUE

LADY GAI GAI: SHE’S SIMPLY THE BEST! The lyrics of Tina Turner’s classic hit sums it up best: She’s Simply the Best , Better than all the rest. She might even be a Private Dancer, but there just aren’t enough … Continue reading

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THE EINSTEIN ISSUE

COBALT CLOUDS HOVER OVER NSW Not even the heart-stopping four-way finish to the Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill last Saturday or Lankan Rupee’s walloping of Deep Field in the Lightning in Melbourne could detract from the topic du jour of possible … Continue reading

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THE HAPPY WINSDAY GORILLAZ WARFARE ISSUE

HORSE RACING AND GORILLAZ WARFARE There’s A Tale Of Two Cities, and, hopefully, this can be a Tale Of Two Brands (and one band) that can take horse racing, via the HKJC’s successful Happy Wednesday brand, to boldly go where … Continue reading

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