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SAM CLIPPERTON: CERTAINLY NOT “TOO YOUNG” TO RIDE WINNERS IN HONG KONG

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk He’s certainly proving his doubters wrong. An all-too-familiar mantra, especially emanating from certain quarters in the land down under whenever a young Australian rider is granted a license to ride in Hong Kong is that they’re … Continue reading

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THE COMMON SENSE ISSUE

By Keyser Soze OUTBREAK OF COMMON SENSE OVER WHIPS RULES! It’s not often when the tail wagging the dog is welcomed, but in this instance, the refreshing and bold admissions coming out of the National Stewards Conference earlier this week … Continue reading

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A DIFFERENT LOOK AT THE 2016 BMW HK DERBY AND A TALE OF TWO CITIES CALLED HONG KONG

By Hans Ebert Let’s face it, if you were born after The Handover in 1997, there’s not a helluva lot to do in Hong Kong other that being dragged kicking and screaming by the girlfriend to shop till you drop, … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING FAST TRACK’S 2015-16 HANDSOME JOCKEYS CLUB

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) When American talk show host Jimmy Kimmel introduced the newest inductees to The Handsome Men’s Club a few years ago, there were some heated debates about the choices. Sting making the list? Really? And no Bradley Cooper? … 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 EINSTEIN ISSUE

COBALT CLOUDS HOVER OVER NSW Not even the heart-stopping four-way finish to the Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill last Saturday or Lankan Rupee’s walloping of Deep Field in the Lightning in Melbourne could detract from the topic du jour of possible … Continue reading

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THE HAPPY WINSDAY GORILLAZ WARFARE ISSUE

HORSE RACING AND GORILLAZ WARFARE There’s A Tale Of Two Cities, and, hopefully, this can be a Tale Of Two Brands (and one band) that can take horse racing, via the HKJC’s successful Happy Wednesday brand, to boldly go where … Continue reading

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

THE INSIDE TRACK CASPAR FOWNES: PROUD OF NEW BALLS. We were somewhat taken aback to hear recently from a rather excited Alix Fownes, wife of The Casibah, telling us how happy she was with her husband’s “new balls”. We took … Continue reading

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GET SHORTY AND HONG KONG’S WANG DANG DIM SUM DOODLES

NO PUN INTENDED, BUT DO WE HAVE A SHORTAGE OF JOCKEYS? Not that long ago, no one turned their back on riding or training in Hong Kong, or pulled up stumps and left- especially, when going well- but in recent … Continue reading

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TIPS, HEART AND SHANE-O’S CREEPY PRE-OCCUPATION WITH DOUGIE WHYTE

THE BIG CHADWICK FAIL Waiting till Saturday to be told if Matty Chadwick would be fit to ride and, if not, who the replacement riders might be had us shaking our heads at The Ministry Of Silly Walks and wondering … Continue reading

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