Category Archives: Macau Jockey Club

RINGING IN THOSE CH-CH-CH-CH-CHANGES

By Hans Ebert When even we get bored of banging on and on about the same thing, which, in a nutshell is that racing in Australia has various leadership problems, with no one on the horizon to help pull things … Continue reading

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REVISED: RACINGB*TCH TALKS TO ONE-TIME CHAMPION JOCKEY OF MACAU AND TOP BLOKE- JOHN DIDHAM

He was the Douglas Whyte of Macau in that he totally dominated racing in what was then still a Portuguese enclave. The Vegas boys hadn’t moved in with their lock, slots and smoking barrels, and it was a time when … Continue reading

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DOES PERTH RACING WANT TO HELP ITSELF BE MORE THAN WHAT IT IS?

“It’s always been like that, mate, and it will never change.” A friend who’s one of the most “connected” people in Australian racing circles was explaining about Perth and his and many others’ image and interest in horse racing over … Continue reading

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MACAU RACING AND THE DIDHAM YEARS

Sammy Hyland sending me the photo below of Johnny Didham had Mary Hopkin singing “Those Were The Days” over and over in my head. It had me thinking about a time when the Macau Jockey Club looked like finding its … Continue reading

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IS SYDNEY READY FOR GARYWORLD?

The news that Gary Moore will be leaving his headquarters in Macau where he has been a mainstay of the MJC for well over a decade and setting up shop in Sydney has been greeted with shock by some and … Continue reading

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THE DING DONGS ON HONG KONG’S WANG DANG DOODLES‏ (EPISODE 5)

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) DING DONG TIPSTERS ON FIRE AGAIN! On a night where Music Rocked The Valley and singer Ben Semmens, below, appeared outta the crowd at the Beer Garden in- POOF- true David Copperfield style- but not as creepy- … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE MACAU HANGOVER

(Source: Fan Pop) It might be hard for some to believe, but racing in Macau once had legs- of course nothing like Hong Kong- but still legs, perhaps on the skinny side, but good enough to make the trek over … Continue reading

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MEMORIES OF RACING IN MACAU (AND OTHER STUFF)

With Macau coming to Hong Kong for the first leg of the annual Hong Kong-Macau Interport, our minds were jogged to some of the weird and wonderful things which we saw and were even part of when most of Hong … Continue reading

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MACAU IS COMING! MACAU IS COMING!

When racing in Macau first started- and even a number of years after that- it attracted a number of well-known Hong Kong owners and racing personalities to what was then a Portuguese enclave. In those early days, the trainers and … Continue reading

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STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH 9

THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON’T THEY? (Source: Movie Poster) The Macau Jockey Club is said to be having its usual problems: financially bereft horse owners. So what is the controversy plagued club meant to do? Well, the last time this problem … Continue reading

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