Tag Archives: Corey Brown

THE EVEREST MANAGES TO CREATE ITS OWN AVALANCHE…

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk There are those who sit and plot and stew. And more often than not, they end up in a pickle. It’s called karma. One can only guess whoever’s idea it was to produce and place the … Continue reading

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THE HONG KONG RACING COVERAGE ISSUE

By Hans Ebert It’s at the Emerald Hotel that many of the Melbourne racing crowd meet, and the joint has a certain, well, lived in atmosphere. It’s rustic- and a little rusty, but no one seems to mind. It’s a … Continue reading

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NEW JOCKEYS: WHO IS REALLY READY TO BOARD HONG KONG’S STARSHIP ENTERPRISE?

It’s all about putting in the hard work- and by that, it’s not just about turning up for trackwork and making one’s self available for rides. It’s about how you go out there and promote and market yourself to owners, … Continue reading

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THE MAGIC AND WEIRD JOURNEY OF THE HKJC

Like our lives, with anything, there is a need to know where something or someone has come from to understand why and where they are what they are today. It’s like Alex Hailey’s Roots or a Family Tree and for … Continue reading

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THE GOOD, THE BAD AND UGLY ISSUE

NSW MEDIA RIGHTS FIGHT DRAGS ON Kenny Callander’s Daily Telegraph column this week confirmed what many have been dreading – the stalemate or Mexican standoff in the NSW media rights negotiations between Racing NSW and TVN (read the Victorian race … Continue reading

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THE “ELLO ELLO MUSICAL” ISSUE

It sounds simple enough: The words “horse racing” and “gambling” must no longer go hand-in-hand. Why? ‘cos it’s “old school”, it’s “uncool” and without losing this albatross, the horse racing industry will always have the anti-gambling lobby up its bum. … Continue reading

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UNLUCKY OAKS RUNNER HEADING FOR HONG KONG?

When the Tim Martin-trained Sasa took its place in the Group 1 Crown Oaks at Flemington today [Thursday], there were many in Hong Kong closely watching its run after it’s great effort over the weekend. After all, the horse is … Continue reading

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