Tag Archives: Horse racing

JAMES MATHERS ASKS: NEW SOUTH WALES COUNTRY RACING- IS IT AT THE CROSSROADS?

I find myself pausing a little these days. Today I ask the question as to what is the horse racing business in Australia? What is it? Is it just the Melbourne Cup Spring Carnival, The Everest, the Championships, the Golden … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING AND ITS FIDDLERS ON THE ROOF

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk The night earlier I had watched a blistering monologue from the razor sharp mind of George Carlin on big business in America- how the rich get richer and everyone in their path either get steamrolled or … Continue reading

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THE MELBOURNE SPRING CARNIVAL: DID IT LOSE ITS FOOTING?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Sure, Speak Softly And Carry A Big Stick. But when there’s a Big Stick to shake, and instead of it being shaken and stirred, it’s waived in a feeble manner, it leaves one scratching their head … Continue reading

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GOOD JOSS AT SHA TIN THIS AFTERNOON

This afternoon at Sha Tin looks like being the platform for the Joao Moreira and Karis Teetan Show with us backing the Mauritian Magician to take out the Jockey Challenge. This season, the very popular Teetan has certainly come of … Continue reading

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WHERE EGOS DARE TO FLY

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Inside The Everest! A documentary looking at the key players and pivotal moments behind the inaugural $10m event. 8:30pm Thursday on Ch528 pic.twitter.com/A1gxHE3ThZ — Sky Racing (@SkyRacingAU) October 31, 2017 Some just can’t help themselves. It’s … Continue reading

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WHEN HORSE RACING GETS UGLY

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk “Hans, after the last race on Friday night, a drunken punter got stuck into Dwayne Dunn telling him that he slaughtered Miss Gunpowder in the race. Dwayne went over to punter and the abuse continued. One … Continue reading

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THE MAGIC MAN RUNS OUTTA RABBITS AT CAULFIELD

Yesterday’s Caulfield Cup Day was a huge big day out for the team of Adrian Bott and the always upbeat even when she should be downbeat Gai Waterhouse, who trained three WONDERFUL winners, Darren Weir who trained a quartet and … Continue reading

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CONQUERING HORSE RACING’S GREAT DIVIDE

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk It’s been asked here before and it will keep being asked as time is running out: Why can’t horse racing, meaning racing clubs, attract good creative talent- creative in all its many ways where management and … Continue reading

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ENOUGH. IT’S TIME FOR THE WORLD’S FIRST ONLINE HORSE RACING LIFESTYLE CHANNEL

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk “Racing is in a quandary, Empty racecourses except for those employed to be there and a couple of die-hard old diggers who miss the glory days of Phar Lap, Tulloch and the like. Short sighted racing … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING: WHY CAN’T IT BE MORE LIKE DAVID BOWIE?

By Hans Ebert & Jenny Bridle The news on Monday that David Bowie had passed away had the twitterverse explode. After all, this was Bowie, the most innovative musician ever, who refused to stand still. Describing the artist as “iconic” … Continue reading

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