Tag Archives: Silent Witness

THE NUDGE NUDGE WINX WINX ISSUE FOR SUNDAY AT SHA TIN

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Still thinking of that absolutely devastating win by Winx in the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington yesterday? What we shouldn’t forget is just how privileged we are to have been able to see the long string of … Continue reading

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CASPAR FOWNES AND HIS TOP 20 CHAMPION HORSES OVER THE PAST TWENTY YEARS

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk It’s hard to think that he almost didn’t receive his license to train in Hong Kong.There are vague memories of those days when his father Lawrie went to bat for him along with the racing media … Continue reading

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FELIX COETZEE AND HIS TOP 20 CHAMPION HONG KONG HORSES (AND NEARLY MEETING AXL ROSE)

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk They would always say that he had a built-in clock in his head, which is why he was such a master of pace. Like his fellow South African jockeys -Jeff Lloyd, almost South African, and Basil … Continue reading

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DOUGLAS WHYTE AND HIS LIST OF HONG KONG’S TOP 20 CHAMPION HORSES

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk When Douglas Whyte rode the first winner of the day at Sha Tin yesterday, it was one of those moments in time that made my mind wander. It was a lowly Class 5 event, but it … Continue reading

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HOW IS RACING REALLY GOING TO WIN?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk “Racing To Win”, that Cecil B DeMille of a production from the HKJC starring the Kim, Kourtney and Khloe of racing, is hardly riveting viewing, but, apparently, the programme has a loyal audience. Probably around 28, … Continue reading

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THE FAREWELL TO ABLE FRIEND: THAT WAS IT?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk @Georgejmoore8 Don't know what I was expecting, but thought Able Friend deserved a better farewell. At least to me, it was flat @HKJC_Racing — RacingB*tch (@Racingb_tch) May 29, 2017 Silent Witness or Able Friend? What about … Continue reading

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LIVING LEGENDS

Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk By Kat Coetzee “When I knew we had the race won, the roar from the crowd- the energy from those thousands- was a feeling I can’t put into words.”  – Felix Coetzee I could write this article … Continue reading

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THE POSITIVE EFFECTS OF THE MOREIRA FACTOR

By Hans Ebert Not even the constant drizzle over Sha tin could rain on Joao Moreira’s parade. He couldn’t be stopped from showing the world his happiness- pumping his fist in the air, whooping it up, giving everyone his signature … Continue reading

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KAT, THE CAT AND THE TALE OF TWO COETZEES

(Courtesy of Fast Track) By Hans Ebert They couldn’t be more different. He’s soft spoken, reserved, and almost restrained. It’s all very disciplined, no doubt something ingrained in him from a very young age when an apprentice at the prestigious … Continue reading

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FELIX AND KAT: A TALE OF TWO COETZEES

Hans Ebert There’ve been a number of happy Happy Wednesday Moments, but this one goes straight to the top of the tree as it brings together two generations of a racing family- Felix Coetzee, below, the brilliant, soft spoken, South … Continue reading

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