Category Archives: RICHARD CALLANDER

NOW AND THE FUTURE OF HORSE RACING: WHO REALLY CARES ABOUT IT?‏

By Hans Ebert The problem with hardcore racing purists is that they want everyone else to think like them. It doesn’t work that way. What also doesn’t work are racing club executives talking about “customer engagement”, while, truth be told, … Continue reading

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RICHIE CALLANDER: HIS MOUTH RUNNETH OVER AGAIN.

It’s tough to stomach fat boy Richie Callander at the best of times. As he said recently and towards the end of the clip below, “A girl riding a girl will be a great ride.” Huh? Of course, it will … Continue reading

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THE “IT’S A WORRY” ISSUE

DO RACING’S MARKETERS REALLY KNOW WHAT THEY’RE DOING? We often write about the V’landy’s, the”E.B’s”, the Massaras, the Napthines etc, but what about those worker bees- those working for these people and to whom the marketing of racing is entrusted? … Continue reading

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THE “HAVE WE ALL GONE MAD?” ISSUE

First came the story from his “mate” Ritchie Callander about him having done “all he had set out to do in Hong Kong”- except winning a Jockeys Premiership-  and was packing it in at the end of this season and … Continue reading

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THE “RUNNING WITH THE FAIRIES” ISSUE

HAD RITCHIE CALLANDER BEEN SPEAKING TO THE FAIRIES? Perhaps it was a slow day for news? Perhaps it was the Cafe Latte? Perhaps the devil made him do it? Even his mate Brett Prebble was quoted in the South China … Continue reading

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