Tag Archives: PAN SUTONG

THE EVOLUTION OF RACINGB*TCH

By Hans Ebert There’s a scene in the brilliant suspense thriller “The Marathon Man” where Lawrence Olivier as Dr Christian Szell has Dustin Hoffman, playing Thomas “Babe” Levy, pinned to the dentist chair, and with drill in hand and aimed … Continue reading

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THE GAI WATERHOUSE AND GAME OF THRONES ISSUE

By Hans Ebert GAI WATERHOUSE STABLES TO BE SOLD TO HONG KONG CONNECTIONS? WELL, KUNG HEI FAT CHOY, DIM SUMS!‏ That’s the word, and we believe it. After almost a year of negotiations involving Lady GaiGai- and Lord Rob, of … 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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THE ROB MONTGOMERY WHIPPERSNAPPER ISSUE

By Keyser Soze WHO IS ROB MONTGOMERY? We’ve never heard of him, and it’s doubtful if others have, but apparently Rob Montgomery is a senior member of the Victorian stewards panel. Perhaps he doesn’t know that himself, if his comments … Continue reading

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THE LIAR LIAR ISSUE

LIES, LIES AND MORE DAMNED LIES Australian racing’s thick skin- as thick as a rhinoceros hide, and, often, as thick as a brick- has become part of its DNA and culture over recent years with scandal after scandal threatening without … Continue reading

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THE FIFAGATE ISSUE

“FIFAGATE” PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON ALL SPORTS Perhaps the only surprise surrounding the “Fifagate” scandal and the arrests of some of the most prominent names in world soccer administration, was that those who were arrested at their five star Zurich hotel … Continue reading

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ZAC PURTON COMES OF AGE

PART OF THE FEEL GOOD STORIES When Zac Purton won his first Hong Kong Jockey Premiership last season, and, in so doing, ended the incredible thirteen-year reign of “Emperor” Douglas Whyte, Australian racing fans celebrated almost as much as the … Continue reading

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE ASKING AND SAYING…

Will race caller Mark Shean, below, ever make it to Hong Kong -and, if so, for how long? Or will he stay in Sydney and be back calling the winners for his legion of fans? Yes, he wants to get … Continue reading

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ZAC PURTON COMES OF AGE

When Zac Purton won his first Hong Kong Jockey Premiership last season, and, in so doing, ended the incredible thirteen-year reign of “Emperor” Douglas Whyte, Australian racing fans celebrated almost as much as the country’s cricket fans will if Australia … Continue reading

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THE MAGICAL INSIDE TRACK THAT LEADS TO THE BMW HK DERBY

THE INSIDE TRACK‏ THE HKJC AND THEIR MICE THAT ROAR… It’s all about checks and balances, and The Big Three lead stars aside- Moreira, who’s in a zone all his own, Purton and Whyte- let’s not lose sight of the … Continue reading

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