Tag Archives: David Hayes

CALLAN MURRAY AND HIS HAPPY SOCKS HAVE ARRIVED IN HONG KONG

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk News has broken this morning that @callan_murray has been granted a license to ride in @HKJC_Racing Good luck pic.twitter.com/KgFyFBcmSx — Racing Guru (@RacingGuru) May 12, 2017 Likability takes one a long way in any industry. And … Continue reading

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THE AUSTRALIAN CHINESE JOCKEY CLUB: A WIN WIN SITUATION

By Hans Ebert It was a timely idea- perhaps even overdue by about five years- and one that can only help turnover and attendance in racing in Australia along with the enjoyment of ownership syndicates of horses by attracting Chinese … Continue reading

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OUR BOOMING DELIGHT FOR SAM CLIPPERTON.. AT ROSEHILL

(Courtesy of Fast Track) By Hans Ebert There must have been a helluva loud whoop of delight from his muchos supporters in Oz and Hong Kong when Sam Clipperton won the second race at Rosehill yesterday on the Snowden-trained Artistry, … Continue reading

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THE THOUGHTLESS ISSUE

By Keyser Soze CAULFIELD CUP CHANGE: A NOT WELL THOUGHT OUT BUBBLE… It is easy to see the commonality between the “Everest” concept and Melbourne Racing Club’s proposed change to make its signature race – the 2400 metres Caulfield Cup- … Continue reading

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IT WAS ONE OF THOSE DAYS AT THE RACES…

By Hans Ebert Even the Marx Brothers would have thought that last Sunday’s Day At The Races at Shatin bordered on a surreal mix of weirdness, tinged with sadness, and a patch of flatness, where it just didn’t matter who … Continue reading

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THE BACK WITH A VENGEANCE ISSUE

By Hans Ebert BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) CAN RACING SURVIVE THE CHALLENGE OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER? It’s just little over a month since we farewelled 2016, and yet it seems so long ago. Perhaps when historians … Continue reading

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THE LET’S GET SERIOUS AND LET’S GET REAL ISSUE

By Keyser Soze BEING OPEN MAKES A DIFFERENCE What a refreshing change listening to two down to earth trainers – David Vandyke, below, and Michael Costa, interviewed this week by Michael Felgate on RSN. David Vandyke’s long and troubled journey, … Continue reading

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THE HONG KONG RACING COVERAGE ISSUE

By Hans Ebert It’s at the Emerald Hotel that many of the Melbourne racing crowd meet, and the joint has a certain, well, lived in atmosphere. It’s rustic- and a little rusty, but no one seems to mind. It’s a … Continue reading

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South African Influence on Hong Kong Racing: The Journey Continues

By Hans Ebert When Richard Fourie, Douglas Whyte and Karis Teetan rode their winners at Shatin on Sunday- four in all with Fourie taking out the feature event- the Sa Sa Ladies Purse on Top Act- they were carrying on … Continue reading

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THE CATCH 22 ISSUE

ARE THE RULE MAKERS GETTING IT RIGHT? It has become a common practice these days in the Australian racing landscape for new or amended rules of racing to be introduced either nationally, or at a local level, virtually each month. … Continue reading

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