Tag Archives: RACING VICTORIA

James Mathers on the leadership issues affecting racing in Australia

Dear Hans Thank you for your very good article on leadership in the racing industry published last Friday. An outstanding article. In recent days, I have been pilloried on Twitter because of my criticism of the lack of leadership in … Continue reading

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TIME FOR SOME EXECUTIVE ACTION, RACING CLUBS…

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk There’s a wonderful recording by the late Billy Preston, the only musician to be credited on a Beatles recording- he played keyboards on “Get Back”- called “That’s The Way God Planned It” and which is on … Continue reading

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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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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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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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