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ZAC PURTON: MASTER BLASTER AND THE SEASON AHEAD

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk In cricket, scoring a century- a hundred runs- is also known as making a ton.The word is weighty because scoring a ton requires concentration, discipline, a thick skin to take the now obligatory sledging, especially when … Continue reading

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HONG KONG RACING AND LOOKING AT THE BIG PICTURE

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk While Derek Leung with 23 winners on board at the moment continues to focus on winning the annual Tony Cruz Award that is given to the season’s most successful local rider, racing at Sha Tin on … Continue reading

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BEING IN HORSE RACING IS TO WIN, RIGHT?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk There’s a new kid in town in Hong Kong- and to horse racing- and she’s shaking things up without even knowing it. Or does she know exactly what she’s doing? It’s too early to tell, but … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACKER MAKES A GUEST APPEARANCE AT SHATIN

(Courtesy of Fast Track) There’s no Winx at Shatin- and what a stunning seventeenth consecutive win it was at Randwick yesterday by the Queen Of The Turf. She deserves to be a Dame, your Majesty. What a boost for the … Continue reading

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MATTHEW POON, HORSE RACING AND LIFE LESSONS

By Hans Ebert Everything in moderation. We’ve been taught that from a very early age. It’s advice that has served us well while growing up- if we are living our lives keeping to this belief. Going off the rails is … 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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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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NUDGE NUDGE WINX WINX AND MAGIC FROM THEWIZARDOFOZ

By Hans Ebert With memories of the extraordinary win of Winx in the Cox Plate yesterday, and underlining the sheer brilliance of Hugh Bowman, surely one of the top three riders in the world, if not the best, but still … Continue reading

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THE CONTINUING ADVENTURES OF DOUGLAS WHYTE

It takes a lot to laugh, it takes a train to cry, and, way too often, we forget that yesterday’s heroes, like yesterday’s news, are still relevant. In the racing game- and often it’s a circus made up of sycophants … Continue reading

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THE NEW HK RACING SEASON (AND THE CHALLENGES AHEAD)

The boys are back in town, and the well-known jockeying for rides have begun in earnest with the leading riders trying to get a jump start on everyone else, an exercise that can make it crowded at the top. Trackwork … Continue reading

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