Category Archives: Hong Kong Jockey Club

THE HARD YELL AND HEART SELL OF THE HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk It’s needed a little time to absorb it all. From a business point of view, the Hong Kong International races on Sunday at Sha Tin was a massive success- turnover of over HK$1.6 billion, combined attendance … Continue reading

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TODAY #HKIR HAS ARRIVED. AND KEEPING IT REAL LIKE CHRISTINE BOWMAN

Sure, the focus is first and foremost on the racing and seeing and finding the winners. But after that last race has been run and many will gather at the Champagne Bar for the annual post-mortem about who did what … Continue reading

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THE BUSINESS OF HORSE RACING AND GOING AFTER THE SAME CONSUMER DOLLAR

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk We’re coming to the end of 2017, and the next year doesn’t offer much hope for many industries that have coasted on their respective gravy trains without reading the tea leaves and seeing what the future … Continue reading

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IT’S HKIR WEEK…AND THEY’RE OFF TONIGHT ON THIS HAPPY WEDNESDAY!

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Golf balls might be whacked around in tournaments, the first E Prix took place here over the weekend where a good time was had by all despite the winner being disqualified, but despite most not growing … Continue reading

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THE BEST OF THE BEST: PART OF THE HKIR MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk BEST DIM SUM Ding Dim 1968 (Shop No.A, 14D Elgin Street, Soho, Central) Why: Authentic, creative and incredible variety Being Dim Sum City, what qualifies for the “best” is extremely subjective. Longtime Hong Kong Belongers won’t … Continue reading

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THE ODE TO HKIR WEEK

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Everyone is getting ready for another HKIR week Where the new Stars Of The Turf will be crowned The racing world will meet in Hong Kong Where some will get lost and others found… There’ll be … Continue reading

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THE HKIR CURTAIN RAISER ISSUE

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Sunday at Sha Tin was the big curtain raiser To Hong Kong International Week in December And though these are still early days There was plenty of everything for everyone to remember The Gnasher left many … Continue reading

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HONG KONG RACING AND ITS SEASON OF CHANGE

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk “Right now, he’s doing a good job of getting suspended.” That line is probably heading the leaderboard as Hong Kong racing’s Quote of the Season and attributed to Zac Purton when asked if he felt he … Continue reading

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GOOD JOSS AT SHA TIN THIS AFTERNOON

This afternoon at Sha Tin looks like being the platform for the Joao Moreira and Karis Teetan Show with us backing the Mauritian Magician to take out the Jockey Challenge. This season, the very popular Teetan has certainly come of … Continue reading

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WHEN HORSE RACING GETS UGLY

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk “Hans, after the last race on Friday night, a drunken punter got stuck into Dwayne Dunn telling him that he slaughtered Miss Gunpowder in the race. Dwayne went over to punter and the abuse continued. One … Continue reading

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