Tag Archives: Peter V’landys

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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WHY YOU SHOULDN’T GO TO THE RACES TONIGHT

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) * The races were last night. Happy Wednesday happened one night earlier and had nothing to do with a leap year or Bonnie Tyler singing A Total Eclipse Of The Heart * Trainer David Ferraris aka Mr … Continue reading

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WISHFUL THINKING ABOUT THE NEW HK RACING SEASON

Former trainer Andy Leung joins the Racing To Win panel and gives the Three Amigos no chance to speak. (Source: Aasmyth) He also designs the team’s new wardrobe including glittering Lederhosen for everyone during Oktoberfest. Tony Cruz shaves his head. … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING AND THE TOUGH QUESTIONS

(Source: WneM) They’re questions that have been asked before and will continue to be asked until horse racing becomes a truly mainstream sport. All of us who follow horse racing might think the questions are beyond stupid, but it also … Continue reading

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HOW USEFUL ARE RACING CONFERENCES? AND USEFUL TO WHO?

By Hans Ebert Seriously, the similarities between the music, advertising and racing industries are so eerily similar, there might even come the day long after many of us are gone when they “commingle” and become one all-conquering entertainment industry with … Continue reading

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THE GOOD, THE BAD AND UGLY ISSUE

NSW MEDIA RIGHTS FIGHT DRAGS ON Kenny Callander’s Daily Telegraph column this week confirmed what many have been dreading – the stalemate or Mexican standoff in the NSW media rights negotiations between Racing NSW and TVN (read the Victorian race … Continue reading

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