Tag Archives: Brett Prebble

DAVID FERRARIS: BACK WITH A VENGEANCE!

By Hans Ebert It’s been said enough of times: Horse racing can be an unforgiving sport and loaded from all sides with people with very short memories. One is only as good as their last win and can go from … Continue reading

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WILL CASPAR FOWNES PROVE TO BE THE KING MAKER ON DECEMBER 7 AT HAPPY VALLEY #HKIR

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk While being crowned King Of The Valley on December 7 at Happy Valley at the end of the Hong Kong International Jockeys’ Competition looks skewed towards the home team comprising Joao Moreira and Zac Purton, who … Continue reading

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OUR HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES TOP 10

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Let’s face it, throughout the world, those presentation ceremonies at every race meeting are stiff, dour affairs that are photo opportunities for the media and interesting to only those involved. The racing fans, meanwhile, have scattered … Continue reading

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THE MELBOURNE CUP, CREATIVITY, HONOURING GREG MILES AND WHY EVERYONE LOVES JOAO

By Hans Ebert Melbourne Cup jockey Joao Moreira praised for 'beautiful' gesture https://t.co/t7KXBf6L1s (Sport) #newzealand #nznews — New Zealand News (@KiwiLiveNews) November 1, 2016 Sometimes when you don’t expect much, you get it all. And yesterday’s Melbourne Cup Day had … Continue reading

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KARIS TEETAN: THE CONTINUING ADVENTURES OF THE MAURITIAN MAGICIAN

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk When I think of Karis Teetan, the quality that springs most clearly to mind is his clear-eyed ability to live gratefully. That may sound simple, but is exceptionally difficult to achieve – particularly in the high … Continue reading

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ABOUT THAT OLD WHYTE MAGIC…

By Hans Ebert He’s looking happier, he’s riding winners with the deceiving ease that’s been his trademark, and there’s that steely determination expected of the jockey everyone agrees is the consummate professional. Some say, Douglas Whyte is back, to which … Continue reading

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ALL A TWITTER. BUT WHAT’S IT GOING TO CHANGE?

BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) All publicity is not good publicity, especially in today’s social media-driven world. Just look at the oh-so-public fallouts between Taylor Swift and Kanye West and Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift, the merciful breakup … Continue reading

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FROM OUR VAULTS AND STILL RELEVANT: LOOKING BACK AND AHEAD WITH IRISH BLAZING GUN NEIL CALLAN…

NEIL CALLAN: BLAZING A TRAIL UNDER THE RADAR “Didn’t they say the same thing about Basil Marcus?” Well-known barrister, larger-than-life character and horse owner Kevin Egan, who has seen all sides of horse racing in Hong Kong over very many … 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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