Tag Archives: Douglas Whyte

THE GAUCH: ONWARDS AND UPWARDS

By Hans Ebert Call them part of the Old School of horse racing, but, like in music, and every art and sport, there’s no substitute for experience, and still so much that can be learned from them- racing heroes and … Continue reading

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THE WELFARE OF OUR STATE

By Robyn Louw Many years ago, we were away on a family holiday along with my aunt and younger cousins. The baby of the family was at that exploratory stage where they were still finding out about their body and … Continue reading

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THE MANY QUESTIONS FACING THE WORLD OF HORSE RACING…

By Hans Ebert There’s a new movie out called “Urban Myths” which flips things on its head- “true-ish” stories based on urban legends about a road trip featuring Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor with Joseph Fiennes playing Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan … Continue reading

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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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JOCKEY BASHERS ANONYMOUS: ENOUGH ALREADY

By Hans Ebert A late Friday night out and sleeping in the most of the next day after the night before meant missing the Aussie racing twitterverse going into overdrive recently about Douglas Whyte’s ride on Scales Of Justice in … Continue reading

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THE MAN THAT IS WINFRIED ENGELBRECHT-BRESGES

By Hans Ebert Meet Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges- not the Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges everyone can read about on the Hong Kong Jockey Club website, Google, or through Wikipedia, but more about the man behind the man who has the very challenging role of … Continue reading

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WILL CASPAR FOWNES PROVE TO BE THE KING MAKER ON DECEMBER 7 AT HAPPY VALLEY #HKIR

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk While being crowned King Of The Valley on December 7 at Happy Valley at the end of the Hong Kong International Jockeys’ Competition looks skewed towards the home team comprising Joao Moreira and Zac Purton, who … Continue reading

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DOUGLAS WHYTE: FULL STEAM AHEAD IN THE GROUP 1 RAILWAY STAKES IN PERTH

By Hans Ebert The big news for Hong Kong racing fans so far this week was Douglas Whyte leading all the way to land the Group 1 Railway Stakes in Perth yesterday- the second time he’s won a Group 1 … Continue reading

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THIS YEAR’S INTERNATIONAL JOCKEYS COMPETITION ON A HAPPY WEDNESDAY: WHY IT’S SET TO GET PULSES RACING.

By Hans Ebert It’s easy enough to say: Happy Wednesday. Add to that Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong. But how the HKJC created this experience for customers- and just what an entertaining experience it is- would be short-changed if … Continue reading

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THE QUIRKS AND SUPERSTITIONS OF RACING IN HONG HONG

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Let’s face it, jockeys sending out different signals to their backers as to when to put the money on has been going on since the days of the chariot race in “Ben Hur”…and to varying degrees … Continue reading

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