Tag Archives: Giddy Up

COS HORSE RACING SHOULDN’T BE AS MISERABLE AS STEPTOE

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas and what happens with those connected with Hong Kong racing ends up being talked about in Macau and its “famous” Irish Bar with the latest “mail de jour” being a horse having been … Continue reading

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COS RACING SHOULD BE AS ENTERTAINING AS TONIGHT’S LONGINES INTERNATIONAL JOCKEY COMPETITION‏

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) SUGGESTIONS FOR TONIGHT AT HAPPY VALLEY FROM THE FAST TRACKER * Have a nap during all the speeches. * Dance like a horse possessed when the Ben Semmens Band performs Giddy Up at the Beer Garden. * … Continue reading

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THE HONG KONG JOCKEY CLUB AND THE EVOLUTION AND REVOLUTION OF HORSE RACING

I was wondering if this would be a horse racing story or a music story before deciding that horse racing really is part of entertainment and it’s only the hardcore racing media and having the sport pigeon-holed by those within … Continue reading

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THE HKJC AND UNIVERSAL MUSIC MAKE SWEET MUSIC

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) When one party holds a race meeting- like it did at Shatin yesterday- and where turnover was HK$1.45 billion with an attendance of over 60,000 for Sa Sa Ladies Day- and the other party is the world’s … Continue reading

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DO WAH DODDY DODDY AND A HAPPY WEDNESDAY

We were with Robert Dodds, Executive of xixentertainment at the races at Happy Valley, xix being the entertainment company that manages the careers of Beckhams, Lewis Hamilton, Andy Murray, Annie Lennox and owns the Rights to the “Idol” franchise. Dodd … Continue reading

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