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CONTENT, WOBBLE HEADS AND RACING’S BIG GLOBAL PICTURE

Often you need to step outside that restricting box or square or lazy comfort zone to ensure that insular thinking, aided and abetted by all those lemmings and toadies buzzing around, hasn’t resulted in navel gazing. Think of it as … Continue reading

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TAKING THE MARK SHEAN OFF VIVA PATACA AND THE MJC WHILE THE FAST TRACKER RIDES ON

VIVA BECOMES ALL ABOUT PATACAS. The front page story last Sunday in the SCMP by Kylie Knott concerning the bizarre turn of events that has seen Hong Kong’s most successful racehorse- Viva Pataca- the winner of over HK$83 million in … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACKER IS HOPING FOR A STARRY STARRY NIGHT WITH VINCENT

(courtesy http://www.fasttrack.hk) With both Joao Moreira and Zac Purton on the sidelines serving out their suspensions, what one needs to figure out is what horses they might have been riding tonight and who’s on them. After all, they have the … Continue reading

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THE HAPPY WINSDAY GORILLAZ WARFARE ISSUE

HORSE RACING AND GORILLAZ WARFARE There’s A Tale Of Two Cities, and, hopefully, this can be a Tale Of Two Brands (and one band) that can take horse racing, via the HKJC’s successful Happy Wednesday brand, to boldly go where … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACK GUIDE TO SUNDAY AT SHATIN

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) After his brilliant ride to win aboard Moneymaker on Happy Thursday, someone remarked, “Now THAT was the old Douglas Whyte” to which we countered with, “No, that’s Douglas Whyte bringing Sexy Back”. From barrier 12, the Champion … Continue reading

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THE JOCKEY CHALLENGE: A MARKETING WET DREAM

It might have been a rain-sodden Sunday at Shatin where there were winners and losers and a brilliant four-timer by jockey Tye Angland, who beat odds-on favorite Joao Moreira to take out The Jockey Challenge. Away from the obvious, however, … Continue reading

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GAI, FASHION, SA SA, SO SO AND HAPPY WEDNESDAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) GAI, FASHION, SA SA, SO SO AND HAPPY WEDNESDAY OLIVER ASKS, PLEASE SIR, CAN I HAVE MORE? Fairy tales DO come true and what a comeback for Damien Oliver- plus his third Cup win- and a dream … Continue reading

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MAGIC, MARKETING AND CANCELING OUR SCMP SUBSCRIPTION

Joao Moreira has not only hit the ground running, he’s hit the tracks of Hong Kong flying as if on Steppenwolf’s Magic Carpet Ride. Well, he IS The Magic Man and at Shatin yesterday won his first Group race in … Continue reading

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THE MAGIC AND WEIRD JOURNEY OF THE HKJC

Like our lives, with anything, there is a need to know where something or someone has come from to understand why and where they are what they are today. It’s like Alex Hailey’s Roots or a Family Tree and for … Continue reading

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A LEARNER’S GUIDE TO HORSE RACING

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) (Source: Naij) Over the past year, what we have found- sometimes in ways that might be goofy to many- is that so many who are new to racing and wish to get far more involved in the … Continue reading

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