Category Archives: CRAIG WILLIAMS

JOCKEYCAM AND LOOKING AT HOW RACING MUST BE VIEWED

The biggest problem for any industry is when the customer becomes smarter with, especially, technology than those managing and marketing the product. It’s like the music industry where music companies are now constantly forced to play catch-up as video killed … 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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Audemars Piguet QE Cup 11 Day: Tres Magnifique!

Around 6am, we were listening to a podcast where our mates David Shortte and Wes Cameron from Perth’s Big Breakfast Show interviewed jockey Craig Williams- and how refreshing to hear the ways these two co-hosts go about their work compared … Continue reading

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THE DING DONG ON HONG KONG’S WANG DANG DOODLES (EPISODE 7)‏

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) AND NOW WHAT? It sneaked up on us and then baffled us a bit, but all is now as clear as a Johnny Nash song about NOWTV’s new 668 subscription-based racing channel that made its debut on … Continue reading

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MIRROR MIRROR ON THE WALL…

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) (Source: LOL Snaps) Together with our Mothership and often it can be a real mutha of a ship that is the SS Racingb*tch, we asked racing fans to name their choices for the Top Ten Jockeys in … Continue reading

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RACING’S COOL FACTOR

Let’s face it, horse racing doesn’t exactly have The Cool Factor attached to the sport. While even “boring old cricket” attracts much of UK’s Rock royalty to matches like the current Test series between England and Australia, celebrities at a … Continue reading

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BMW HK DERBY DAY BEST EVER: UNVEILS HONG KONG’S FUTURE STARS.

(Source: HKJC) Well, after weeks and even months of assessing the BMW HKNDerby, re-assessing it, getting dizzy keeping touch with the jockey merry-go-round, trainers doing their best to get their owners expensive purchases a start, some rubbishing the Derby as … Continue reading

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JOCKEYS: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

(Source: Shim Weasel) By Hans Ebert Jockeys are today’s gunslingers- well, some of them though most have done no favours to the profession by being what some call “ankle biters” and I dismiss as Willie Wonka’s Oompah Loompahs. But those … Continue reading

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THE GURU LOOKS AT SHATIN ON SUNDAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Before looking at the racing on Sunday, let’s not forget Matty Chadwick’s quite incredible ride on Little Rainforest which he took to the front from barrier 12, kept way in front and, for a while, reminded me … Continue reading

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THE STINGING ISSUE

FORGIVE US …… WE KNOW NOT WHAT TO DO! In a nutshell, it sums up Racing Victoria’s limp and unprofessional handling of the media storm which erupted on Melbourne Cup day when it was claimed that Damian Oliver had fessed … Continue reading

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