Tag Archives: GLEN BOSS

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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THE TIMING ISSUE

By Keyser Soze TIMING IS EVERYTHING – IN RACING AND IN LIFE Kate McClymont is not a name which the Australian racing community would be familiar with, let alone the racing community in her native NSW. But last Saturday’s edition … 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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BALANCE SHEETS, MENTAL IMBALANCE AND BALANCING ACTS

RACING NSW BALANCE SHEET AVOIDS SCRUTINY – AGAIN. It took the Financial Review, a non mainstream Fairfax tabloid, to run the ruler over Racing NSW’s Annual report and report what its own sister newspaper the Sydney Morning Herald and the … Continue reading

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BOOKMAKERS, BIG BUCKS AND BIG BANGS

If people don’t really care if they win or lose and are willing to play around with the punt where they would not care whether it’s Glen Boss or Hugo Boss or Chris Waller or Fats Waller and if the … 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 GURU LOOKS AT SHATIN ON SUNDAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Before looking at the racing on Sunday, let’s not forget Matty Chadwick’s quite incredible ride on Little Rainforest which he took to the front from barrier 12, kept way in front and, for a while, reminded me … 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 “LIFE IN THE FAST TRACK” ISSUE

“We have 5,500 full-time staff and over 20,000 part-time staff. We are one of the major employers of Hong Kong and have a significant commitment to the community, through that and through tax and our charities.”         … Continue reading

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THE “AUSSIE AUSSIE AUSSIE” ISSUE

BLACK CAVIAR: A ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE She is to racing what Shane Warne was to cricket, what David Beckham is to Soccer, what Roger Federer was to tennis, what “Tiger” was to golf and what John C Holmes … Continue reading

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