Tag Archives: PAN SUTONG

LESS TALK AND MORE ACTION, PLEASE?

By Hans Ebert Australia was all a Twitter yesterday about the very sudden, but not unexpected, split between trainer John O’Shea and his tough task masters at Godolphin that includes constantly coming up against a Plumtree. According to one report, … Continue reading

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THE AUSTRALIAN CHINESE JOCKEY CLUB: A WIN WIN SITUATION

By Hans Ebert It was a timely idea- perhaps even overdue by about five years- and one that can only help turnover and attendance in racing in Australia along with the enjoyment of ownership syndicates of horses by attracting Chinese … Continue reading

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IT WAS ONE OF THOSE DAYS AT THE RACES…

By Hans Ebert Even the Marx Brothers would have thought that last Sunday’s Day At The Races at Shatin bordered on a surreal mix of weirdness, tinged with sadness, and a patch of flatness, where it just didn’t matter who … Continue reading

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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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