Category Archives: HORSE RACING AND SOCIAL MEDIA
We’re still trying to shake off the effects of the shambolic simulcast last night from Turffontein in South Africa of the first race shown in Hong Kong which was a surreal comedy of errors- wobblyscope camerawork, losing the video halfway … Continue reading →
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk No one can always win though there are always the Walter Mitty characters in horse racing who claim they do and then, at least these days, take to Facebook to show them #winning with lots of … Continue reading →
WHEN IS HORSE RACING GOING TO REALLY GO GLOBAL (AND LEARN FROM THE CLUTTER HAPPENING AROUND THE WORLD)?
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk When lost, one takes a scattergun approach hoping for the best. We’re buried today in hashtags, clutter, transparent hypocrisy, and sanctimonious bollocks which is bought without questioning. Here and now “righteous” indignation has become a trend … Continue reading →
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk There’s a roaring silence amongst the racing media in the land Down Under surrounding the “temporary” suspension of exporting horses from Australia to Hong Kong- and vice versa- and what this really means and where it … Continue reading →
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk WIN A LIMITED EDITION 2017 LONGINES HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL JOCKEYS’ CHAMPIONSHIP AUTOGRAPHED POSTER BY ALL JOCKEYS WHO PARTICIPATED Simply tell us who won this season’s HKIJC at Happy Valley Racecourse in December 2017.
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk It seemed like a good idea at the time: If the UK had a newsletter for the music industry called Popbitch, why not a gonzo newsletter about horse racing called Racingbitch? After all, this was probably … Continue reading →
It opens with a montage of graphics that recall such great television moments as “Thunderbirds Are Go” and “Knight Rider” over what sounds like a James Last version of “Band On The Run” before host Andrew Le Jeune, below. appears … Continue reading →
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 →
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk The night earlier I had watched a blistering monologue from the razor sharp mind of George Carlin on big business in America- how the rich get richer and everyone in their path either get steamrolled or … Continue reading →
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk There are those who sit and plot and stew. And more often than not, they end up in a pickle. It’s called karma. One can only guess whoever’s idea it was to produce and place the … Continue reading →