Tag Archives: Hong Kong Jockey Club

THE CULTURAL DIFFERENCES BEHIND THE SUCCESS OF HONG KONG RACING

By Hans Ebert JAMES MATHERS WRITES IN ON HK RACING AND THE #HKIR Visitor James Mathers from Sydney recently shared his observations about racing in Hong Kong after attending December’s 2016 Longines Hong Kong International Races- the venues, what’s in … Continue reading

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JAMES MATHERS WRITES IN ON HK RACING AND THE #HKIR

Hans, It was great to finally meet up last Wednesday at Happy Valley. I had a fabulous time in Hong Kong and I greatly appreciate all that you did in introducing me to the Hong Kong International Race meetings. It … Continue reading

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LONGINES #HKIR: THE WEEK THAT WAKES UP A CITY

By Hans Ebert Melbourne has The Race That Stops A Nation, and Hong Kong has The International Races That Wakes Up A City. With now Longines as its partner and sponsor, the journey for the Hong Kong International Races has … 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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WORTH REVISITING AS #HKIR NEARS: LONGINES #HKIR: MADE IN HONG KONG AND PRIDE IN OWNERSHIP

By Hans Ebert It’s been part of Hong Kong since what were humble beginnings starting with the annual Invitational Races between Singapore and Hong Kong and when the Lion City’s Colonial Chief, trained by the legend that was Ivan Allan … Continue reading

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LONGINES HKIR: MADE IN HONG KONG AND PRIDE IN OWNERSHIP

By Hans Ebert It’s been part of Hong Kong since what were humble beginnings starting with the annual Invitational Races between Singapore and Hong Kong and when the Lion City’s Colonial Chief, trained by the legend that was Ivan Allan … Continue reading

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THE HONG KONG JOCKEY CLUB CREATES A NEW TYPE OF RECORD

In an age where the success of anything is based largely on Views and Likes, reach, awareness, and the immediacy of the message through social media plus how creatively one uses every online delivery platform available to maximum effect, the … Continue reading

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THE GREAT ESCAPE ISSUE

BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) ———————————————————- By Keyser Soze RACING.COM’S GREAT ESCAPE Even the great magician and illusionist Harry Houdini would have shuddered at the unnecessarily and inexplicably risky high stakes misadventure played out by racing.com in its … Continue reading

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TEN QUESTIONS WITH BRENT “THE BABE” THOMSON

Following Michael Felgate’s excellent interview today on RSN with our great friend Brent Thomson, we thought we’d publish this post on “The Babe” again for those who might have missed it the first time around. Enjoy! The first time I … Continue reading

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THE HKJC: BRINGING MORE MAGIC TO THE WORLD OF HORSE RACING

By Hans Ebert Action really speaks louder than words, especially when it comes to sports, and even more so when that sport is horse racing. We can write, tweet, blog and talk about this and that jockey, and how they’re … Continue reading

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