Category Archives: JAMES MCDONALD

THE “ONE BIG MAC TO GO WITH EVERYTHING ON THE SIDE”

By Hans Ebert NZ jockey James McDonald is banned for 18 months after admitting having a $1,000 bet and has lost @godolphin job in Australia pic.twitter.com/2Q8232q26E — Channel 4 Racing (@Channel4Racing) December 22, 2016 Everything that needs to be known … Continue reading

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THE INSIDE TRACK ACROSS THE TWITTERVERSE WITH THE FAST TRACKER

THE INSIDE TRACK FINDING YOUR CALLING IN LIFE Some liked Casey Kasem, others liked Rick Dees until he stopped being a Deejay and brought out that horrible record called “Rubber Duckie”. And ever since video killed the radio star, Ryan … Continue reading

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RACING’S BRAVE NEW-AND NEXT- WORLD

It’s not often that opportunity and need coincide anywhere in business or sport. But these coincidences are becoming increasingly frequent, and made possible, almost exclusively, by the exciting and brave new world of technology. If the industrial revolution changed the … 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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HONG KONG WONTONS, DING DONGS, THEN SOMES AND DIM SUMS

THE ODE TO WHAT WAS AND WHAT WILL BE Last Wednesday was a train wreck where winners were hard to find They came from here, there and everywhere Very few belonged on a winning line Gun Pit became more of … Continue reading

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

WE TIPPED THIS WOULD HAPPEN IN HORSE RACING-AND IT HAS: LEGO HORSES IN BRITAIN’S CHAMPIONS DAY PROMO. In the promotion and marketing of any sport, it’s all about thinking out of the square, building new partnerships, and giving a new … Continue reading

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THE LATE ENTRY OF THE WORLD’S BEST JOCKEY AND THE FAST TRACK HK RACING ROUNDUP

http://www.fasttrack.hk SACRE BLEU, HONG KONG TO HOST IFHA’S “WORLD’S BEST JOCKEY” PRESENTATION! BUT WHO KNEW ABOUT IT? AND WHEN? Some of us only learnt last night that racing’s newest International Award – this one for the already up and running … Continue reading

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THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF THE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND HK’S $1.80 OFFER

THE CHAMPIONSHIPS: THE SUCCESSES AND UNANSWERED QUESTIONS. And so ended The Championships at Randwick yesterday- great racing and with Gai Waterhouse and Tommy Berry stealing the show along with James McDonald. The sun was shining down on Randwick and Tommy … Continue reading

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BALANCE SHEETS, MENTAL IMBALANCE AND BALANCING ACTS

RACING NSW BALANCE SHEET AVOIDS SCRUTINY – AGAIN. It took the Financial Review, a non mainstream Fairfax tabloid, to run the ruler over Racing NSW’s Annual report and report what its own sister newspaper the Sydney Morning Herald and the … Continue reading

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NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS, WHAT ABOUT THE PRIORITIES?

(Source: Revolution MP3) The last few days have been a timely wake-up call for the Australian racing industry and fraternity and let’s start with this: Forget about communicating with young jockey Brodie Loy on twitter. Or perhaps even James McDonald. … Continue reading

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