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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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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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THE HKJC: BRINGING MORE MAGIC TO THE WORLD OF HORSE RACING

By Hans Ebert Action really speaks louder than words, especially when it comes to sports, and even more so when that sport is horse racing. We can write, tweet, blog and talk about this and that jockey, and how they’re … Continue reading

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HONG KONG RACING: ARE WE IN FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR?

By Hans Ebert If the HKJC needed a belated Christmas present, it arrived with a bow, and some bells and whistles at Friday’s New Year’s Day meeting- a turnover of over $1.5 billion, up 2% from the same meeting last … 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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LOOKING BEYOND JOAO MOREIRA’S SIX OF THE BEST

PART OF THE FEEL GOOD STORIES The Brazilian Magic Man might have equalled the record of riding six winners at one race meeting. But his sextet at Shatin on Sunday further underlined the fact that this brilliant Brazilian jockey is … Continue reading

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THE MAGICAL INSIDE TRACK THAT LEADS TO THE BMW HK DERBY

THE INSIDE TRACK‏ THE HKJC AND THEIR MICE THAT ROAR… It’s all about checks and balances, and The Big Three lead stars aside- Moreira, who’s in a zone all his own, Purton and Whyte- let’s not lose sight of the … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACKER ON HAPPY WEDNESDAY, HAPPY ROCKY, AND THE MERCURIAL MIRCO

Advice- NOT tips- news, views and weirdness like the one below where Amigo Brett “Lucky” Davis, refusing to exhale, tries to get even more lucky. Race 1 You REALLY want to bet on this race when you could be at … 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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CRUZ CONTROL AND THE GOOD AMBASSADORS OF HK RACING

When Peniaphobia won the 1200 metres Jockey Club Sprint on Sunday, that cheering squad in one’s heart and head let out an almighty roar. Firstly, it was a Katy Perry roar, a fist pump and two thumbs up to see … Continue reading

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