Tag Archives: John Moore

THE QUIRKS AND SUPERSTITIONS OF RACING IN HONG HONG

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Let’s face it, jockeys sending out different signals to their backers as to when to put the money on has been going on since the days of the chariot race in “Ben Hur”…and to varying degrees … Continue reading

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AND THEY’RE OFF! HONG KONG RACING TAKES THE HIGH ROAD INTO THE FUTURE

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) By Hans Ebert It seems like it’s been a very short break between the end of last season and the start today in Sha Tin of the new Hong Kong racing season. Why is the new season … Continue reading

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By popular request, we revisit…

PETER MIERS AND HIS TRAIL BLAZING ROLE IN HK RACING It was a very different time when Peter Miers landed in Hong Kong in the early Seventies and horse racing, caught between staying an amateur sport and turning professional, could … Continue reading

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GARY MOORE: UNDERRATED AND MISUNDERSTOOD

By Hans Ebert Following him training a treble at Hawkesbury today, we thought we’d publish this piece on Gary Moore again for those who might have missed it the first time around. Well done, Gazza! Zac Purton calls him “the … Continue reading

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GARY MOORE: UNDERRATED AND MISUNDERSTOOD

By Hans Ebert Zac Purton calls him “the most underrated Australian jockey ever with an amazing CV”. Zac is right. Too often, his sometimes bizarre antics on racetracks have, sadly, eclipsed his incredible feats and accomplishments in the saddle. At … 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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KARISMATIC TEETAN: THE MAURITIAN WILD CARD

By Hans Ebert When he rode the first winner on the first day of the 2012-13 season with his very first ride in Hong Kong aboard the David Ferraris-trained Amazing Always, Karis Teetan signalled his arrival in the most competitive … Continue reading

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THE CATCH 22 ISSUE

ARE THE RULE MAKERS GETTING IT RIGHT? It has become a common practice these days in the Australian racing landscape for new or amended rules of racing to be introduced either nationally, or at a local level, virtually each month. … Continue reading

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WHAT COULD THE NEW HK RACING SEASON HOLD?

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) After a two month sabbatical and siesta, the gates fly open on Sunday at Shatin Racecourse and we gallop into the 2015-2016 racing season. For many, these two months have been a long and arduous wait- and … Continue reading

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THE NEW HK RACING SEASON (AND THE CHALLENGES AHEAD)

The boys are back in town, and the well-known jockeying for rides have begun in earnest with the leading riders trying to get a jump start on everyone else, an exercise that can make it crowded at the top. Trackwork … Continue reading

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