Tag Archives: Jeff Lloyd

FELIX COETZEE AND HIS TOP 20 CHAMPION HONG KONG HORSES (AND NEARLY MEETING AXL ROSE)

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk They would always say that he had a built-in clock in his head, which is why he was such a master of pace. Like his fellow South African jockeys -Jeff Lloyd, almost South African, and Basil … Continue reading

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South African Influence on Hong Kong Racing: The Journey Continues

By Hans Ebert When Richard Fourie, Douglas Whyte and Karis Teetan rode their winners at Shatin on Sunday- four in all with Fourie taking out the feature event- the Sa Sa Ladies Purse on Top Act- they were carrying on … 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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REMEMBERING DESIREE GILL AND LOOKING AHEAD

It really was a Black Saturday which had nothing to do with favorites biting the dust at Flemington and Randwick, dodgy getaways at Shatin and losses on the punt. It had to do with a much bigger loss- the loss … Continue reading

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RACING AND KUNG FU PANDA FUNG SHUI!

(Source: Ken Lai) Everyone has superstitions before going to the races. In fung shui-riddled Hong Kong, going to the races is very serious business as is running a stable and ensuring that good fung shui is alive and throbbing. (Source: … Continue reading

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THE GURU PONTIFICATES ON THE RACES AT SHATIN ON SUNDAY (07/05/12)

On Sunday at Shatin, we see Felix Coetzee who has just signed to ride in Singapore on a six-month contract, back in Hong Kong for the day and also see Jeff “Steptoe” Lloyd ride here for the last time before … Continue reading

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THE “ISSUES” ISSUE

FLIGHT IN AND OUTTA MACAU!!! As our helicopter bounced around and circled above for what seemed like hours, we remained quiet as thoughts of “Apocalypse Now” and Charlie “The Warlock” Sheen and Robert Duval screaming how he loves “the smell … Continue reading

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THE “HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES” ISSUE

After last weekend’s racing of “progressive greyhounds” and where if one was not somewhere near the lead, there wasn’t a hope in hell of winning, it’s also where we saw some interesting “bits” of racing and some rather “fragile” rides … Continue reading

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THE TECHNOCRATIC AND LEMMINGS ISSUE

The lemmings seem to be in super-charged mode these days and it’s quite interesting to see how many are staying true to form and with the blind leading the blind. Right now, the investment de jour for those in the … Continue reading

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