Tag Archives: AMBITIOUS DRAGON
DOUGLAS WHYTE AND HIS LIST OF HONG KONG’S TOP 20 CHAMPION HORSES
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk When Douglas Whyte rode the first winner of the day at Sha Tin yesterday, it was one of those moments in time that made my mind wander. It was a lowly Class 5 event, but it … Continue reading
ALL ONE EVER NEEDS IS AN ABLE FRIEND
Of course, we knew he would win, and, yes, some of us might have even stifled a yawn thinking about that, But seeing the way Able Friend toyed with its opposition that included Gold Fun, Glorious Days and Ambitious Dragon … Continue reading
FAST TRACK TAKES ON SHATIN, FLEMINGTON, SINGAPORE AND HIGHWAY KNOBBERY
(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) It’s been a bad week for racing fans with news of the career-threatening injury to Ambitious Dragon and the fall of our old mate Frankie Dettori which will see him outta action for almost a year, but … Continue reading
RICHARD GIBSON AND HIS POLLY WANTS A CRACKER
It’s not been that great a week for racing news- injuries to Ambitious Dragon and the great Frankie- but, at least trainer Richard Gibson has given us something to squawk about: His pet parrot- or, to be more precise, having … Continue reading
DID YOU HEAR THE ONE ABOUT THE MAGIC MAN, THE DURBAN DEMON AND THE ZAC ATTACK
http://www.fasttrack.hk Well, now we know that The Magic Man of Swingaborean racing- the brilliant Brazilian jockey Joao Moreira- will be riding in Hong Kong from around October, we are also realizing that Dougie Whyte might have a formidable foe in … Continue reading
BERRY GOOD FOR RAING
(Source: Herald Sun) We often talk about the lack of role models in sports, music, fashion and other forms of entertainment. Sorry, Beliebers, but a kid wearing his pants hanging below his arse and now getting into fights becoming a … Continue reading
BMW HK DERBY DAY BEST EVER: UNVEILS HONG KONG’S FUTURE STARS.
(Source: HKJC) Well, after weeks and even months of assessing the BMW HKNDerby, re-assessing it, getting dizzy keeping touch with the jockey merry-go-round, trainers doing their best to get their owners expensive purchases a start, some rubbishing the Derby as … Continue reading
ALL ABOARD THE MOORE-I-GO-ROUND?
(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) (Source: SCMP) Glancing at the fields for Sunday at Shatin one thing which stood out like dogs balls is that Tim “The Hobbit” Clark is not on any of John Moore’s horses- not even on Thanksgiving which … Continue reading
YIPPIE YAY KAI YEY MUTHAF*CKERS!
Every jockey I know is trying to get in the good books of trainer Dennis Yip. And why not? Right now, he is fourth in the Trainers Premiership ladder, his horsepower is firing on all cylinders and the influential Chinese … Continue reading
STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH 5
(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Quote of the week comes from trainer Tony Millard after he had to withdraw his Ambitious Dragon from the Gold Cup due to an injury sustained after its last run: “The stewards grilled my jockey, Zac Purton, … Continue reading