Tag Archives: Peter V’landys

THE RACE FOR LEADERSHIP IN RACING IN AUSTRALIA

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Racing writer Shane Anderson recently tried his hand at writing a satirical piece on Peter V’landys, the CEO of Racing New South Wales, and seen by many as the Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Willy Wonka, and … Continue reading

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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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SRI LANKA: THE NEW LOCATION FOR THE WORLD’S RICHEST HORSE RACE AND GREATEST RIDE IN THE WORLD?

By Frank Lee Trillington It has been in the works for three years, but now with the soon-to-be opening in Colombo, Sri Lanka of the Sapphire Sri Lanka Gemstone Racing Club (SSLGRC) it’s all systems go with such ambitious plans … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING, YOU HAVE A PROBLEM

By Hans Ebert It’s all been a bit quiet. It’s almost as if the sport needs some magic potion to rev up the Excitement Barometer. From speaking also to others, horse racing seems to be going through a bit of … Continue reading

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THE “LET’S DROP THE MOTHER OF A BOMB TODAY ” ISSUE

By Hans Ebert (@hanseberthk / @racingb_tch) It’s all about timing. And Racingbitch aka RB was launched during the very early days of the digital age- and the very early hours of a long night out at the legendary Champagne Bar … Continue reading

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THE EVEREST: A REVIEW OF ONE MAN’S CRUSADE TO BRING INNOVATION TO HORSE RACING

By Hans Ebert All eyes are on #TheEverest as we climb towards the richest turf race in the world! @racing_nsw pic.twitter.com/sYnmFiaEk3 — Sky Racing (@SkyRacingAU) February 17, 2017 Over the years, many have made movies about horses, and characters in … Continue reading

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JAMES MATHERS WRITES IN ON HK RACING AND THE #HKIR

Hans, It was great to finally meet up last Wednesday at Happy Valley. I had a fabulous time in Hong Kong and I greatly appreciate all that you did in introducing me to the Hong Kong International Race meetings. It … Continue reading

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THE COAL REALITY ISSUE

HUNTER BREEDERS PUSHING COAL UPHILL If there is one glaring deficiency in Australian racing, it is its abysmal lack of peripheral vision, and in a broader sense, its inability to read the writing on the wall. And again it sounds … Continue reading

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Who’s going to lead the horse racing out of the darkness?

Douglas Whyte always reminds me that one can count your friends on one hand minus a few fingers. This is a Life Lesson and nothing to do with his career as a legend of racing, though, more and more, one … Continue reading

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IS MINI ME RUNNING THE OZ RACING INDUSTRY?

FIELD SIZES: SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL? LESS IS MORE? Our old mate and well-respected Sydney racing journo Max Presnell could not have summed up the woeful state of Sydney and NSW Racing better in his “Winners and Losers” column in the … Continue reading

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