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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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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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RINGING IN THOSE CH-CH-CH-CH-CHANGES

By Hans Ebert When even we get bored of banging on and on about the same thing, which, in a nutshell is that racing in Australia has various leadership problems, with no one on the horizon to help pull things … Continue reading

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CHANGING THE FACE OF SPONSORSHIP IN HORSE RACING

By Hans Ebert Almost two decades ago, a group of us, including a few jockeys from the land Down Under then riding in Macau, were talking about sponsorship- the sponsorship of jockeys, and how this could work. The discussion didn’t … Continue reading

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GARY MOORE: UNDERRATED AND MISUNDERSTOOD

By Hans Ebert Following him training a treble at Hawkesbury today, we thought we’d publish this piece on Gary Moore again for those who might have missed it the first time around. Well done, Gazza! Zac Purton calls him “the … Continue reading

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GARY MOORE: UNDERRATED AND MISUNDERSTOOD

By Hans Ebert Zac Purton calls him “the most underrated Australian jockey ever with an amazing CV”. Zac is right. Too often, his sometimes bizarre antics on racetracks have, sadly, eclipsed his incredible feats and accomplishments in the saddle. At … Continue reading

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A DIFFERENT LOOK AT THE 2016 BMW HK DERBY AND A TALE OF TWO CITIES CALLED HONG KONG

By Hans Ebert Let’s face it, if you were born after The Handover in 1997, there’s not a helluva lot to do in Hong Kong other that being dragged kicking and screaming by the girlfriend to shop till you drop, … Continue reading

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TIME FOR SOME IN HK RACING TO GET OFF THEIR HIGH HORSES

Hypocrisy and phoniness are, of course, rampant in every aspect of life, though it has to be said that the world of horse racing does a very good job of sticking its neck out and often winning the photo finish … Continue reading

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CONTENT, WOBBLE HEADS AND RACING’S BIG GLOBAL PICTURE

Often you need to step outside that restricting box or square or lazy comfort zone to ensure that insular thinking, aided and abetted by all those lemmings and toadies buzzing around, hasn’t resulted in navel gazing. Think of it as … Continue reading

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THE UPS, DOWNS AND UPS OF HORSES AND RACING

THE FAST TRACK INTERVIEWS Paul O’Sullivan and Zac Purton (And Aerovelocity) (Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk)

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