Tag Archives: Frankie Dettori

HORSE RACING NEEDS A SHARP NEW SUIT

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk And so, I’m writing this standing on the edge of a feather expecting to fly, and looking down from a precipice of self truths. They’re just words, but maybe they reach someone. Maybe there are some … Continue reading

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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS RACING.COM GALLOPING TO AND WITH WHO BY ITS SIDE?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk We’re not quite getting it. Then again, it’s been a long time since we understood how exactly racing in Victoria works. Or continues to unravel with no signs of a knight in shiny armour to put … Continue reading

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DEPRESSION AND WHY THE HORSE RACING INDUSTRY SHOULD BE FIGHTING IT

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Sadly, many- too many- who are leaders of the horse racing industry are hardly great role models. Some have allowed their self-serving agendas to create a divisive and dysfunctional industry with the future looking hardly bright … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING SUCCESS AND KNOWING THE ART OF RESTRAINT

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Australian sporting fans are probably the most patriotic and rabid in the world. Sometimes, there’s a tendency to go a tad overboard where even when their team has lost, especially at cricket, they’ve “won” because the … Continue reading

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GIRL POWER TAKES OVER SPRING

BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) It could not have happened at a better time for Spring Carnival racing after the prolonged trials and tribulations that Australian racing is still plodding through. Saturday’s feature racing in Melbourne and Sydney … Continue reading

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THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE FUGLY ISSUE

By Keyser Soze IS RACING IN AUSTRALIA CAPABLE OF REINVENTING ITSELF? Simply NO. The evidence in the “form guide’ suggests the odds of reinventing itself to expectations of a very much more demanding and unforgiving demographic in today’s socio-economic jungle … Continue reading

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WHEN HORSE RACING GIVES BACK: THE HKJC CHARITIES TRUST‏

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) By Jenny Bridle The social event for the international horse racing crowd on Friday night was the Longines Hong Kong International Races Gala Dinner held at the new Hong Kong Convention Centre in Wanchai. Here, Frankie Dettori, … Continue reading

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NOT EVEN “THE MESSIAH” CAN MASK CHALLENGES FACING AUSTRALIAN RACING‏

Racing Australia Chairman John “the messiah” Messara’s keynote address at last week’s 49th International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) conference in Paris painted a very rosy picture of the state of Australian racing. In the art world it would have … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING: CUSTOMER-CENTRIC OR CONSUMER FRIENDLY?‏

by Hans Ebert It might sound silly, but for horse racing to be more than it is today, and much more than it should be tomorrow, it must be more than only about horse racing. It must be more than … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING FAST TRACK’S 2015-16 HANDSOME JOCKEYS CLUB

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) When American talk show host Jimmy Kimmel introduced the newest inductees to The Handsome Men’s Club a few years ago, there were some heated debates about the choices. Sting making the list? Really? And no Bradley Cooper? … Continue reading

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