Tag Archives: John Size

KARIS TEETAN: THE CONTINUING ADVENTURES OF THE MAURITIAN MAGICIAN

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk When I think of Karis Teetan, the quality that springs most clearly to mind is his clear-eyed ability to live gratefully. That may sound simple, but is exceptionally difficult to achieve – particularly in the high … Continue reading

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ABOUT THAT OLD WHYTE MAGIC…

By Hans Ebert He’s looking happier, he’s riding winners with the deceiving ease that’s been his trademark, and there’s that steely determination expected of the jockey everyone agrees is the consummate professional. Some say, Douglas Whyte is back, to which … Continue reading

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THE THREE AMIGOS TAKE OVER THE TIPPING DUTIES WITH A SONG IN THEIR HEARTS AND A SHA TIN ON THEIR MINDS

“Whew” is all we can say for turning down an invitation to attend the Caulfield Cup meeting yesterday. Instead, we decided to stay put and study the form for our debut as The Three Amigos of Tipping for today’s races … Continue reading

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THE CULT OF JOAO MOREIRA AND HIS MAGNIFICENT SIX

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) By Hans Ebert We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: The world is not just Joao Moreira’s oyster, it’s his Filet Mignon, Dom Perignon, abalone, and after his phenomenal six win haul at Sapporo Racecourse … Continue reading

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IS PERTH READY FOR A NEW MOVEMENT?

By Hans Ebert They were almost all there in Perth- the leading concert promoters in the region, the usual coterie of music executives who always find a way to attend one of these conferences, mainly for the free ride, and … Continue reading

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THE HKJC RAISES THE BAR AGAIN, THANKS TO TWO INTERNATIONAL MEGASTARS

By Hans Ebert Some of the natives were getting restless on Sunday. The usual May Day protests- this time against parallel goods traders- were about to get into full swing until it was aborted at the last minute. These days, … Continue reading

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CO-MINGLING: WHAT’S IN A WORD?

By Hans Ebert Gawd knows, it’s been written about enough- sometimes as “commingling”, other times as “co-mingling”- but, other than the really hardcore punter, or Ye Olde School mainstream racing writer, what does this actually mean? Has this strange word, … 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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THE CLOCKWORK ORANGE ISSUE

By Keyser Soze IS SINGAPORE RACING IN A GOOD PLACE? Reading between the lines and from what is being chatted about, racing in Singapore is in a very strange place. Literally. Then again, for those of us who have had … Continue reading

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THE HOUSE THAT GAI BUILT ISSUE

The news that Tulloch Lodge has been sold to Hong Kong interests, and first reported here last week, has surprisingly met with a roaring silence in the land of Oz with some racing writers and unnecessarily nervous Nellie owners contacting … Continue reading

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