Tag Archives: Karis Teetan

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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RACING IN KOREA: A GANGNAM STYLE INTERNATIONAL SURPRISE

By Hans Ebert After the facile win of Hong Kong’s eight-year-old dirt specialist Super Jockey last weekend in the inaugural running of the US $700,000 Group 1 Korean Sprint, one cannot help but think that this could be the the … 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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JOAO MOREIRA AND THE $20 MILLION DOLLAR QUESTION

By Hans Ebert It’s a terrific programme put together for the last race meeting of 2015 with all eyes on the very expensive import Consort, purchased by bloodstock agent George Moore, and the former Sir Michael Stoute-trained galloper with outstanding … Continue reading

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KARIS TEETAN — WHOLE HEART‏

By Robin Louw There’s an old piece of riding advice that reads, ‘Throw your heart over a fence and your horse will follow’. Another advises that if you don’t give your whole heart, you don’t get the whole horse. Because … Continue reading

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THE UNITED NATIONS OF RACING #HKIR ISSUE

By Keyser Soze in Australia THE CHALLENGE OF THE HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL JOCKEYS CHALLENGE It’s the best Jockey Challenge in world racing.The defining feature of next Wednesday night’s Hong Kong International Jockey Competition is the outstanding five-star roster of the … 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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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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INTRODUCING FAST TRACK’S 2015-16 HANDSOME JOCKEYS CLUB

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) When American talk show host Jimmy Kimmel introduced the newest inductees to The Handsome Men’s Club a few years ago, there were some heated debates about the choices. Sting making the list? Really? And no Bradley Cooper? … Continue reading

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WOODS, TRUMPETS, MAGIC MEN AND THE FAST TRACKER

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) WHAT WAS SAID HERE ON SUNDAY “As for today’s card, there’s an ordinary look and vibe to it with Joao Moreira having what could be termed a lacklustre book of rides- on the surface. But $1.85 for … Continue reading

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