Tag Archives: JENNY CHAPMAN

THE HKIR ISSUE – PART 2

By Hans Ebert Mott 32 (Chinese) The food is brilliant. The interior design is spectacular. Basement, Standard Chartered Bank Building, 4-4A Des Voeux Road Central, Central Nicholini’s (Italian)

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MICHELLE PAYNE AND THE HKIR ISSUE – PART 1

By Hans Ebert It’s time… Of course, everyone has ideas to make anything better, and that’s a good thing. It shows interest to try and bring something extra to the table. Quite a number of people, for example, feel that … 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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THE UNSUNG CONTRIBUTORS TO HORSE RACING: HONG KONG’S JENNY “FROM THE PADDOCK” CHAPMAN‏

By Jenny Bridle (Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Whether you have direct experience with horse racing in Hong Kong, it goes without saying that the venues and the turnover are spectacular compared to anywhere else in the world. Only in Hong Kong … Continue reading

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WHERE TO NOW, AMIGOS, AND HONG KONG RACING’S BIG GONG THEORY

To those in Hong Kong thinking they can still watch The New Three Amigos and their “Racing To Win” extravagonzola, plus those Happy Wednesday night’s “Trackside” programme, and the ‘live’ weekend racing on the financially bereft terrestrial television station ATV … Continue reading

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HAPPY WEDNESDAYS AND HAPPY ENDINGS

“Riding at Happy Valley is like having a disco full of thousands of people in your living room! I love it!” Jockey Neil Callan When, after Wednesday night’s racing, Nash Rawiller tweeted how great the atmosphere at the Beer Garden … Continue reading

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COS HORSE RACING SHOULDN’T BE AS MISERABLE AS STEPTOE

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas and what happens with those connected with Hong Kong racing ends up being talked about in Macau and its “famous” Irish Bar with the latest “mail de jour” being a horse having been … Continue reading

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COS RACING SHOULD BE AS ENTERTAINING AS TONIGHT’S LONGINES INTERNATIONAL JOCKEY COMPETITION‏

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) SUGGESTIONS FOR TONIGHT AT HAPPY VALLEY FROM THE FAST TRACKER * Have a nap during all the speeches. * Dance like a horse possessed when the Ben Semmens Band performs Giddy Up at the Beer Garden. * … Continue reading

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MS CRYSTAL BALLS AND HER PREDICTIONS FOR THE 2013-2014 RACING SEASON

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) (Source: Kryztoff) * In an unusual move to unnerve Dougie Whyte, Zac Purton will adopt a very proper British accent and use words like chaps, cherrio, tally ho, scones, m’arm etc. When he passes Whyte in a … Continue reading

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MORE UNSUNG HEROES OF HK RACING

The racing season might be over, but the awards keep on-coming. We mentioned all those patient and hard-working people who man-and woman- the phones as part of the HKJC’s telebet services along with everyone at the off-course betting centres as … Continue reading

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