Tag Archives: Cheng Tai-chee

HONG KONG HORSE RACING: WHAT A LONG AND STRANGE RIDE IT’S BEEN

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk My aunt and uncle were the only racing fans in the family though family friends were loyal supporters of the sport in Hong Kong. My father would always remind me that Ceylon, where we came from, … Continue reading

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HONG KONG RACING: BACK TO THE FUTURE

By Hans Ebert When, for some of us longtime Hong Kong Belongers, our parents, and those whom we respectfully called “aunties” and “uncles”, had the clout to get us 15-year-olds into places like the Craigengower Cricket Club Box (CCC) at … Continue reading

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HAPPY VALLEY AND HORSES FOR COURSES

By Hans Ebert If anyone needs to understand what makes horse racing at Happy Valley so special, they really should have been at the races last night. Yes, most know and have seen the unique venue where there exists a … Continue reading

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A DIFFERENT LOOK AT THE 2016 BMW HK DERBY AND A TALE OF TWO CITIES CALLED HONG KONG

By Hans Ebert Let’s face it, if you were born after The Handover in 1997, there’s not a helluva lot to do in Hong Kong other that being dragged kicking and screaming by the girlfriend to shop till you drop, … Continue reading

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A HONG KONG HORSE OPERA

If one were to ever produce a documentary about horse racing in Hong Kong when the sport was pretty much part of the Wild East or close to the taming of the West, the cast would feature the obvious names. … Continue reading

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