Tag Archives: BREEDERS CUP

THE GAUCH: ONWARDS AND UPWARDS

By Hans Ebert Call them part of the Old School of horse racing, but, like in music, and every art and sport, there’s no substitute for experience, and still so much that can be learned from them- racing heroes and … Continue reading

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THE WELFARE OF OUR STATE

By Robyn Louw Many years ago, we were away on a family holiday along with my aunt and younger cousins. The baby of the family was at that exploratory stage where they were still finding out about their body and … Continue reading

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WHEN HORSE RACING GIVES BACK: THE HKJC CHARITIES TRUST‏

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) By Jenny Bridle The social event for the international horse racing crowd on Friday night was the Longines Hong Kong International Races Gala Dinner held at the new Hong Kong Convention Centre in Wanchai. Here, Frankie Dettori, … Continue reading

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A MONGOL WITHOUT A HORSE IS LIKE A BIRD WITHOUT WINGS

By Jenny Bridle While Triple Crown winner American Pharoah with jockey Victor Espinoza won the Breeders Cup Classic on Halloween day at Keeneland Racecourse in Kentucky, a big story had unfolded earlier in the day with some interestingly dressed men … Continue reading

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HAPPENING NOW: MONGOLIAN INFLUENCE ON HORSE RACING WORLDWIDE‏

By Jenny Bridle (Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) The recent Caulfield Cup win of New Zealand bred Mongolian Khan brought his owner, Mr Lang Lin into the public’s eye as someone to watch. This impressive victory was preceeded by a solid win … Continue reading

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MESSARA, A MESS AND DON’T POKE THE BEAR

WILL SYDNEY’S SHOT AT A WORLD CLASS CARNIVAL WORK? It’s the elephant in the room. Amidst all the hoopla and unlimited spin, there is absolutely no guarantee that the $18m million prize money extravaganza announced by Racing NSW Chairman John … Continue reading

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THE WATCH THIS SPACE ISSUE

WILLIAM HILL BOSS CHALLENGES TABCORP (Source: Women) In Australia to finalize the consummation of the takeover of Tom Waterhouse’s bookmaking business, UK and global betting giant William Hill’s Chief Executive Ralph Topping, below, used some well chosen words to challenge … Continue reading

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