Tag Archives: RICHARD GIBSON

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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KARISMATIC TEETAN: THE MAURITIAN WILD CARD

By Hans Ebert When he rode the first winner on the first day of the 2012-13 season with his very first ride in Hong Kong aboard the David Ferraris-trained Amazing Always, Karis Teetan signalled his arrival in the most competitive … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACKER IS HOPING FOR A SIESTA SUNDAY, SEÑOR

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) It might have started out being How Green Is My Valley for Douglas Whyte when he won the first race of the evening on Wednesday aboard Idyllic Wind with the arrogant confidence we have come to expect … Continue reading

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THE NEW HK RACING SEASON (AND THE CHALLENGES AHEAD)

The boys are back in town, and the well-known jockeying for rides have begun in earnest with the leading riders trying to get a jump start on everyone else, an exercise that can make it crowded at the top. Trackwork … Continue reading

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NEW JOCKEYS: WHO IS REALLY READY TO BOARD HONG KONG’S STARSHIP ENTERPRISE?

It’s all about putting in the hard work- and by that, it’s not just about turning up for trackwork and making one’s self available for rides. It’s about how you go out there and promote and market yourself to owners, … Continue reading

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THE FEEL GOOD STORIES

Douglas Whyte: Champion It’s been said time and time again, even by some of his fiercest detractors, that when it comes to being the consummate professional and a great ambassador for Hong Kong racing, jockey Douglas Whyte is in a … Continue reading

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TAKING THE INSIDE TRACK WITH THE FAST TRACKER

THE INSIDE TRACK CASPAR DOES VEGAS? We’re unsure if Caspar Fownes will be at Shatin this afternoon. After training four winners at Happy Valley on Wednesday- three of them on the trot- Cas flew over to his other happy stomping … Continue reading

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CALLAN ANSWERS THE QUESTION, “WHO’S THE BOSS?”

If those who saw the television promo spot for the Audemars Piguet QE 11 Cup shuddered and thought it was somewhat gloomy and slightly spooky, then the racing on Sunday at Shatin continued with the weirdness and surrrealism of it … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACKER BECOMES DEEP AND KINDA FROU FROU

(Courtesy http://www.fasttrack.hk) There’s something happening in racing these days- a vibe- that’s hard to put one’s finger on. Are, for example, we starting to tire of all the “Magic Man” talk? Perhaps even Joao Moreira wants a break from having … Continue reading

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THE MAGICAL INSIDE TRACK THAT LEADS TO THE BMW HK DERBY

THE INSIDE TRACK‏ THE HKJC AND THEIR MICE THAT ROAR… It’s all about checks and balances, and The Big Three lead stars aside- Moreira, who’s in a zone all his own, Purton and Whyte- let’s not lose sight of the … Continue reading

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