Tag Archives: Shatin

KARIS TEETAN: THE CONTINUING ADVENTURES OF THE MAURITIAN MAGICIAN

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk When I think of Karis Teetan, the quality that springs most clearly to mind is his clear-eyed ability to live gratefully. That may sound simple, but is exceptionally difficult to achieve – particularly in the high … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING, HONG KONG STYLE, AND THE #HKIR

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) By Hans Ebert When Occupy Central turned into the Umbrella Movement and brought most of Hong Kong to a standstill last year, it was a smart move by its organisers never to cross the line and put … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING: FOURFIVE SECONDS TO WILDIN’

By Hans Ebert It was Sunday Bloody Sunday for most racing fans last weekend when the Japan Cup didn’t prove to be a Lovely Day for favourite backers whereas at Shatin, the “unbeatable” Thewizardofoz lost its wand and looked more … Continue reading

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YOUR GUIDE TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF LONGINES HKIR WEEK

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) The first in a 12-step programme to introduce and re-introduce you to what else Hong Kong offers other than The United Nations of Racing as we countdown to LONGINES HKIR Week in December. Better now than later. … Continue reading

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HONG KONG RACING: VIVE LE DIFFERENCE!

Appropriately, it was Bastille Day, and Vive La Difference in racing was brought home very powerfully watching the end of season post race celebrations at Shatin on Sunday as the curtain came down on the most successful racing season in … Continue reading

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THE EYE OPENING ISSUE

SO WHAT MAKES HONG KONG RACING THE BEST IN THE WORLD? Is Hong Kong racing poised to take world leadership role? – TRC It is one of the best interviews conducted in the world of racing. Paul Haigh’s interview with … Continue reading

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BELLS, WHISTLES AND OCCUPYING NATIONAL DAY

(www.fasttrack.hk) HE MIGHT BE “THE WORLD’S BEST JOCKEY”? REALLY??? For an organisation that’s known as the International Federation of Horse Racing (IFHA), it remains a somewhat low key group that many might say is the Rodney Dangerfield of horse racing.

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THE JOCKEY CHALLENGE: A MARKETING WET DREAM

It might have been a rain-sodden Sunday at Shatin where there were winners and losers and a brilliant four-timer by jockey Tye Angland, who beat odds-on favorite Joao Moreira to take out The Jockey Challenge. Away from the obvious, however, … Continue reading

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COS RACING CAN DO WITHOUT CHILDISH JEALOUSY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH Though I wasn’t at the races on Wednesday night, it didn’t stop those with way too much time on their hands sending the usual brace of churlish and childish tweets and texts … Continue reading

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LONGINES AND HONG KONG THE BIG WINNERS ON A GLORIOUS DAY AT SHATIN

Like Sting lecturing us mere mortals on the benefits of Tantric Sex, the buildup to Longines and the Hong Kong Jockey Club International Races had been long and steady. After months of talking, the horses arrived, and track watchers came … Continue reading

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