Tag Archives: Gai Waterhouse

THE AUSTRALIAN CHINESE JOCKEY CLUB: A WIN WIN SITUATION

By Hans Ebert It was a timely idea- perhaps even overdue by about five years- and one that can only help turnover and attendance in racing in Australia along with the enjoyment of ownership syndicates of horses by attracting Chinese … 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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14 THINGS TO FEAR IN HORSE RACING (PART ONE)

*A fifteen minute standup comedy routine by Ryan Moore at the annual gala dinner during Longines Hong Kong International Races. *Danny Nikolic popping up as The Bachelor. *RNSW booking a Milli Vanilli tribute band to attract millennials to the races. … Continue reading

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THE HOUSE THAT GAI BUILT ISSUE

The news that Tulloch Lodge has been sold to Hong Kong interests, and first reported here last week, has surprisingly met with a roaring silence in the land of Oz with some racing writers and unnecessarily nervous Nellie owners contacting … 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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GaiTV: A Perfect Celebration of Horse Racing‏

By Jenny Bridle Three things come to mind when thinking of the Gai Waterhouse brand: The First Lady of Australian Racing; women who reach for and achieve the heights of success in male-dominated arenas; and, absolute passion for the sport … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING TIPSTERS: WHO NEEDS THEM?‏ (PART 1)

When in the music industry, us music executives would fly halfway around the world to attend Worldwide Music Conferences where the Big Poohbah would make us sit around the campfire and chant the mantra that went, Give them what they … Continue reading

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HAPPY WEDNESDAY, YOUTUBE, AND THE HKJC’S GOOGLE BALL OF STRING

Back in the day, there was networking, there’s always been that utter waste of time and space that’s “nutworking”, and in today’s social media-driven world, there is online networking where nothing is real and there’s everything to get hung up … Continue reading

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THE GIVE PEACE A CHANCE ISSUE

THE WAR IS OVER: NOW FOR THE REBUILD Now that the war over vision rights, so bitterly fought out between Racing Victoria and the Tabcorp/Sky Channel duopoly is finally over, the Victorians have a unique opportunity to exploit their bold … Continue reading

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THE ROLE OF JOCKEYS IN THE MARKETING OF HORSE RACING

Watching Joao Moreira, Zac Purton, Douglas Whyte and others inter-acting with racing fans lined up along the rails at Happy Valley Racecourse as they jog their horses back to the winner’s circle, brings home the point that these jockeys- and … Continue reading

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