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WHERE TO NOW, AMIGOS, AND HONG KONG RACING’S BIG GONG THEORY

To those in Hong Kong thinking they can still watch The New Three Amigos and their “Racing To Win” extravagonzola, plus those Happy Wednesday night’s “Trackside” programme, and the ‘live’ weekend racing on the financially bereft terrestrial television station ATV … 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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WHAT SEASON FINALE?

So we come to another Happy Wednesday at the Happy Valley Racecourse, an early start- 6.45pm- and the finale for racing this season. No, no, the finale was NOT on Sunday as the Trainers title has still to be decided. … Continue reading

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THE ROLE OF RACING IN THE MARKETING OF HONG KONG

It’s disappointing that the significance of Hong Kong’s wins over the weekend Singapore’s biggest International Races have not been realized outside of the city’s racing world. (Source: SIA Cup) Then again, even international racing pundits gave these wins scant mention … Continue reading

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HONG KONG LAUNCHES MILITARY ATTACK IN SINGAPORE. ATV ATTACKS PATIENCE OF HK RACING FANS.

We’re still trying to understand and come to grips with the ‘live’ simulcast from Singapore where, judging by the tweets, DMs, emails, phone calls and pigeon droppings received, most Hong Kong audiences managed to watch two races- the International Cup … Continue reading

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“THE SAD SAGA OF THE HKJC, ATV AND PRODUCTION ISSUES” ISSUE

For as long as we can remember, the HKJC has given its broadcasting Rights to horse racing along with its supplementary racing programming to terrestrial station ATV. Sure, the only other terrestrial television station in Hong Kong- the powerful HKTVB- … Continue reading

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