Tag Archives: SEAN WOODS

MARK READING THE TEA LEAVES ON AN OKTOBERFEST HAPPY WEDNESDAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Perhaps it’s the stifling heat and too many mad dogs and Englishmen out in the midday sun, but we’re still easing ourselves into the new racing season. While the HKJC continues to pour cold water on all … Continue reading

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WOODS, TRUMPETS, MAGIC MEN AND THE FAST TRACKER

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) WHAT WAS SAID HERE ON SUNDAY “As for today’s card, there’s an ordinary look and vibe to it with Joao Moreira having what could be termed a lacklustre book of rides- on the surface. But $1.85 for … 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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WHAT COULD THE NEW HK RACING SEASON HOLD?

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) After a two month sabbatical and siesta, the gates fly open on Sunday at Shatin Racecourse and we gallop into the 2015-2016 racing season. For many, these two months have been a long and arduous wait- and … Continue reading

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HONG KONG WONTONS, DING DONGS, THEN SOMES AND DIM SUMS

NEIL CALLAN IS NO DONKEY He’s a bit like a combination of The Scarlet Pimpernel and Zorro, but the emergence of Neil Callan to be one of the top riders in Hong Kong has surprised many- but, one doubts, it … Continue reading

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LET’S ALL PLAY, “NAME THAT TRAINER”!

In his weekly column, On The Rail in the South China Morning Post, Alan “Hats” Aitken tackled- head-on- the rumors that John O’Shea from Oz aka The Knuckle Dragger to close mates and Charles LoPresti from, er, America, both pictured … Continue reading

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DERREN BROWN, READING MINDS AND A HAPPY WEDNESDAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) IMAGINE DERREN BROWN, MIND READER AT THE HKIR WEEK! Over the years, many have tried different “systems” to find winners and over the years, we have seen many computer syndicates crash and burn, and ponzie schemes been … Continue reading

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GAI, FASHION, SA SA, SO SO AND HAPPY WEDNESDAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) GAI, FASHION, SA SA, SO SO AND HAPPY WEDNESDAY OLIVER ASKS, PLEASE SIR, CAN I HAVE MORE? Fairy tales DO come true and what a comeback for Damien Oliver- plus his third Cup win- and a dream … 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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