Tag Archives: RACING VICTORIA

BRING ON HONG KONG’S STAR WARS: THE 2017 BMW HONG KONG DERBY

By Hans Ebert It’s Star Wars this afternoon starring the best four year old gallopers to make the grade in Hong Kong. After months of wondering who’ll make the cut, weeks of reading about the runners’ chances from their trainers, … Continue reading

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THE LOSING BIG AND THE CORPORATES AFFAIR ISSUE

By Keyser Soze TELEVISION NETWORKS SET TO LOSE BIG ON WAGERING REGULATION… To apply a racing analogy, the contraction of the corporate wagering operators market is a “Certainty”, as we have predicted in recent editions. The shrinking of the market … Continue reading

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THE ALL SHOOK UP ISSUE

By Keyser Soze THE DAVID MOODIE BLUES? Victoria’s now infamous and tedious cobalt saga continues on its destructive path embroiling more prominent names in the Victorian governing body along the way. The past two weeks have seen more of these … Continue reading

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THE PROBLEMS WITH THE BUSINESS OF HORSE RACING

By Hans Ebert “This is another fine mess you’ve got us into”. It was a running gag in nearly every Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy movie. But the genius of comedy and the crux of much of its appeal is … Continue reading

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RACING VICTORIA: ALL-A-TWITTER. BUT ABOUT WHAT?

By Hans Ebert When it comes to the 24/7 online world, instead of looking at more pressing matters like money going out and money coming in, not to mention winning the confidence of its customers, there are those in charge … Continue reading

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THE RACING VICTORIA ISSUE

BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) ———————————————————- When Lucian Grainge recently had his contract as Worldwide Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Universal Music renewed for another five years, he immediately went into overdrive. With Vivendi being the parent … Continue reading

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CO-MINGLING: WHAT’S IN A WORD?

By Hans Ebert Gawd knows, it’s been written about enough- sometimes as “commingling”, other times as “co-mingling”- but, other than the really hardcore punter, or Ye Olde School mainstream racing writer, what does this actually mean? Has this strange word, … Continue reading

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THE NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN MOODY BLUES ISSUE

By Keyser Soze PETER MOODY RIDES HIS SEESAW If Australian racing’s underclass had its way they’d declare a national day of mourning to commemorate Pater Moody’s decision to take his bat and ball and leave the oval. The reason for … Continue reading

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THE NOBODY’S RIGHT WHEN EVERYBODY IS WRONG ISSUE

By Keyser Soze MOODY DODGES A MISSILE, BUT NOT A BULLET For anyone following the cobalt case involving Peter Moody with an open mind, and, more importantly, making an assessment or judgment on the outcome based on fact and fact … Continue reading

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THE CLOCKWORK ORANGE ISSUE

By Keyser Soze IS SINGAPORE RACING IN A GOOD PLACE? Reading between the lines and from what is being chatted about, racing in Singapore is in a very strange place. Literally. Then again, for those of us who have had … Continue reading

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