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By popular request, we revisit…

PETER MIERS AND HIS TRAIL BLAZING ROLE IN HK RACING It was a very different time when Peter Miers landed in Hong Kong in the early Seventies and horse racing, caught between staying an amateur sport and turning professional, could … 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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THE CLOCKWORK ORANGE ISSUE

By Keyser Soze IS SINGAPORE RACING IN A GOOD PLACE? Reading between the lines and from what is being chatted about, racing in Singapore is in a very strange place. Literally. Then again, for those of us who have had … Continue reading

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TAKING THE MARK SHEAN OFF VIVA PATACA AND THE MJC WHILE THE FAST TRACKER RIDES ON

VIVA BECOMES ALL ABOUT PATACAS. The front page story last Sunday in the SCMP by Kylie Knott concerning the bizarre turn of events that has seen Hong Kong’s most successful racehorse- Viva Pataca- the winner of over HK$83 million in … Continue reading

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THE HAPPY WINSDAY GORILLAZ WARFARE ISSUE

HORSE RACING AND GORILLAZ WARFARE There’s A Tale Of Two Cities, and, hopefully, this can be a Tale Of Two Brands (and one band) that can take horse racing, via the HKJC’s successful Happy Wednesday brand, to boldly go where … Continue reading

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PETER MIERS AND HIS TRAIL BLAZING ROLE IN HK RACING

It was a very different time when Peter Miers landed in Hong Kong in the early Seventies and horse racing, caught between staying an amateur sport and turning professional, could have zig-zagged its way around the Mercedes Bends and ended … Continue reading

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MIRROR MIRROR ON THE WALL…

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) (Source: LOL Snaps) Together with our Mothership and often it can be a real mutha of a ship that is the SS Racingb*tch, we asked racing fans to name their choices for the Top Ten Jockeys in … Continue reading

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THE “GENIUS AND KNOBS” ISSUE

As a racehorse trainer, Andre Fabre has long been regarded as one of the best in the world by anyone who knows anything about horse racing. But more of an accolade is that his peers share this view and the … Continue reading

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