Tag Archives: David Raphael

MOREIRA VERSUS PURTON AND HONG KONG’S ABLE FRIEND

It’s not always the journey, it’s the destination, and Royal Ascot, with the mouth-watering prospect of possibly racing against the exciting Solow, is the big destination that awaits Able Friend on June 16 in the Queen Anne Stakes. The world’s … Continue reading

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THE BLOW TORCH ISSUE

TURNING THE BLOW TORCH ON SYDNEY RACING Respected Sydney racing journalist Ken Callander, below turned the blow torch on Sydney racing in his Monday weekly column in the Telegraph with a piece titled “Racing for a solution in Sydney”. The … Continue reading

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CALLAN ANSWERS THE QUESTION, “WHO’S THE BOSS?”

If those who saw the television promo spot for the Audemars Piguet QE 11 Cup shuddered and thought it was somewhat gloomy and slightly spooky, then the racing on Sunday at Shatin continued with the weirdness and surrrealism of it … Continue reading

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WHO’S WHO IN THE RACING WORLD

Jo McKinnon (Source: Twitter) We call her JoJo just as we call Gai Waterhouse Lady GaiGai and no one seems to mind. Of course, JoJo is extremely well-known to racing fans in Oz where she was with Sky Sports and … Continue reading

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THE NEW YEAR MUSICAL ISSUE

This the time for giving and we’d like to give some more than others. But as we walk through life’s uneasy path with a song in our hearts and often shit for brains, here are songs for those in racing … Continue reading

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