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ZAC PURTON: RISING TO THE OCCASION. AGAIN.

By Hans Ebert Just when you start to think that we’re caught inside of Mobil with the Déjà Vu Blues again, racing in Hong Kong has a habit of reinventing itself to stop the barbarians of boredom from crashing through … 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 BUSINESS OF BEING A WORLD CLASS JOCKEY.

By Hans Ebert It’s always interesting when either you’re on top, or someone’s on top of you, and the current standings in the Jockey Premiership in Hong Kong sees an enthralling battle of talent, wits, politics, and, most key, how … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACK INTERVIEWS: DOUGLAS WHYTE, 13-TIME CONSECUTIVE CHAMPION JOCKEY OF HONG KONG

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HONG KONG WONTONS, DING DONGS, THEN SOMES AND DIM SUMS

ZAC PURTON AND FINE-TUNING THAT ZAC ATTACK What many are wondering is what, where and when was the turning point that had Zac Purton go from being a good jockey to a global trotting superstar rider taking all before him … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACK GUIDE TO SUNDAY AT SHATIN

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH It was a real Happy Wednesday at Happy Valley Racecourse- the first for the season- where the hardcore and more “mature” punters mingled or tried to with a true United Nations of … Continue reading

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A LEARNER’S GUIDE TO HORSE RACING

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) (Source: Naij) Over the past year, what we have found- sometimes in ways that might be goofy to many- is that so many who are new to racing and wish to get far more involved in the … Continue reading

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THANK YOU, TONY CRUZ!

(Source: Apple Daily) It really was the race meeting heard around the world and even now, racing fans are talking about just what a fantastic finale it was at Happy Valley last night and the thunderous roar from everyone on … Continue reading

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YIP YIP HOORAY!

(Source: HKJC) There’s Hollywood, there’s Bollywood and how there’s Happywood. All that was needed was for Johnny Depp to pop out and be the Mad Hatter. Then again, did we need him? It was a Mad Hatters Ball to the … Continue reading

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WHAT SEASON FINALE?

So we come to another Happy Wednesday at the Happy Valley Racecourse, an early start- 6.45pm- and the finale for racing this season. No, no, the finale was NOT on Sunday as the Trainers title has still to be decided. … Continue reading

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