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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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WHY THE NEXT GENERATION OF CHINESE JOCKEYS WON’T BE FROM HONG KONG

The upcoming Hong Kong racing season sees the first female jockey since Sherie Kong hung up her saddle in 1998 to mix it with the big boys. And though it’s always good to introduce change into something- unless it’s change for … 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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PLANETS, HALLS, LANES, AND RAMMING WITH THE FAST TRACKER

————————————- THE INSIDE TRACK HONG KONG AND A CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH PLANET RACING? By having a “United Nations of Racing” competing every race day- riders from South Africa, Italy, France, Belgium, Mauritius, Australia, Ireland, and Hong Kong- the Hong Kong … Continue reading

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