Tag Archives: Hay Market

SATURDAY AT SHA TIN AND LESSONS TO BE LEARNED

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk “Maybe the jockeys are tired, as are the trainers, and the rainy weather and humidity didn’t help matters. If it was a sunny day, you might feel differently.” A junior member of the HKJC team was … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING THE FAST TRACK HONG KONG AND LONGINES HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES TRIVIA CHALLENGE!

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Great prizes to be won! Join the Fast Track Hong Kong and Longines Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) Trivia Challenge and enjoy the races in style. The first four readers picked via a Lucky Draw who answer all … Continue reading

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RACING TO WIN AND WHINE AND VIVA THE ALFONSO

By Hans Ebert Life is already confusing enough when Presidential more-than-hopeful Donald Trump starts defending his small hands and assuring American voters that everything else about him is huge. There are then the serial rants on Twitter from Kanye West … Continue reading

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Looking back at HKIR Week: The Highlights and The Dimwits

By Hans Ebert * The HKIJC Post-race party at Adrenaline- an incredible melting pot of different nationalities, and personalities comprising racing fans, a bevy of stunning HKJC Racing Ambassadors, racing executives and some of the best jockeys in the world, … Continue reading

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A HARD DAY’S NIGHT DURING HKIR WEEK…

By Hans Ebert A friend from Melbourne who’s counting down the days before touching down in Hong Kong for International Races week was asking where people go to these days. This was after being painted a rather bleak picture of … Continue reading

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ZAC PURTON IS NOT A HELICOPTER AND OTHER COOL STUFF ABOUT A FRIDGE

Greg Miles might have slightly mangled his call of the Caulfield Cup- his thirty fifth call of the race- by referring to New Zealand’s Opie Bosun-ridden and Murray Baker-trained Mongolian Khan, the winner of the race, as “Magnolian Khan”, but … 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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WHEN A RACING CLUB BECOMES MORE THAN A RACING CLUB

One has to wonder how many visitors to the Hong Kong International Races last week realised they were here at one of the most important moments in the city’s history since The Handover in 1997. When on Thursday, December 11, … Continue reading

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Ever seen a venue like this on a racecourse?

Hay Market. Now starring on race days at Shatin Racecourse, Grandstand 2. The only way to enjoy racing- in style, in comfort and with good company. Hay Market. Making hay while the sun shines.

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