Category Archives: JO JO MCKINNON

THE GIVE PEACE A CHANCE ISSUE

THE WAR IS OVER: NOW FOR THE REBUILD Now that the war over vision rights, so bitterly fought out between Racing Victoria and the Tabcorp/Sky Channel duopoly is finally over, the Victorians have a unique opportunity to exploit their bold … Continue reading

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THE BLOW TORCH ISSUE

TURNING THE BLOW TORCH ON SYDNEY RACING Respected Sydney racing journalist Ken Callander, below turned the blow torch on Sydney racing in his Monday weekly column in the Telegraph with a piece titled “Racing for a solution in Sydney”. The … Continue reading

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THE ENTIRE COUNTRY ISSUE

WHY NSW RACING NEEDS TO GO UP THE COUNTRY (LIKE CANNED HEAT) Never in their delirious states of optimistic delusion could The Boffins of Druitt Street (good name for a reality TV series), have ever imagined the traction and success … Continue reading

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OUR PREDICTIONS FOR THE NEW HK RACING SEASON

 * This uniquely named gentleman will join JoJo McKinnon for all simultaneous broadcasts of races. * The HKJC introduces another unique way for newbies to understand horses and horse racing. *Zac Purton decides The Ice Bucket Challenge has run its … Continue reading

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LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE LADIES IN RACING

Finally, someone has realized that females are race-goers, too, and we applaud those who have produced this magazine with Australia’s First Lady Of Racing on the cover. Sure, Gai Waterhouse has her critics, but nothing speaks louder than success and … Continue reading

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COS HORSE RACING SHOULDN’T BE AS MISERABLE AS STEPTOE

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas and what happens with those connected with Hong Kong racing ends up being talked about in Macau and its “famous” Irish Bar with the latest “mail de jour” being a horse having been … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACK GUIDE TO SHATIN TONIGHT

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH It’s been quite a draining week- not just ‘cos of the weather- and a number of questions are whirling around our heads faster than that of Linda Blair’s when the devil got … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM A SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST

Frankly, we’ve been thinking of the words “simultaneous broadcast” and wondering how many people know what the hell it is and which egghead came up with this brain teaser? It’s like many of us not knowing a simulator from a … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING, SPONSORS AND THE PRANCING HORSE

Whenever we see Ferrari’s “prancing horse” logo, we can’t help wondering why horsepower can’t meet racing’s horsepower and combine to rev up the image of both products. (Source: Logos Collection) For Ferrari, Hong Kong is its biggest market with many … 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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