Tag Archives: Hong Kong Racing
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
ZAC PURTON COMES OF AGE
PART OF THE FEEL GOOD STORIES When Zac Purton won his first Hong Kong Jockey Premiership last season, and, in so doing, ended the incredible thirteen-year reign of “Emperor” Douglas Whyte, Australian racing fans celebrated almost as much as the … Continue reading
LOOKING BEYOND JOAO MOREIRA’S SIX OF THE BEST
PART OF THE FEEL GOOD STORIES The Brazilian Magic Man might have equalled the record of riding six winners at one race meeting. But his sextet at Shatin on Sunday further underlined the fact that this brilliant Brazilian jockey is … Continue reading
TIMING: THE MAGIC OF MOREIRA AND LOOKING AHEAD WITH THE HKJC
PART OF THE FEEL GOOD STORIES Let’s not beat around the bush, and be coy, Roy: Joao Moreira has changed the face of horse racing forever. Some might still argue that Christophe Soumillon and/or Ryan Moore are “the best jockeys … Continue reading
THE BROADCASTING OF ITS RACES: ANOTHER CHANCE FOR THE HKJC TO BE A GAME CHANGER
PART OF THE FEEL GOOD STORIES While racing fans in Australia have been caught off-guard with the sport itself caught between a rock and a hard place with the TVN/Sky horse opera that has ended in tears for TVN, the … Continue reading
THE GREATEST SHOW ON TURF RETURNS!
When Brett Prebble drove the Derek Cruz-trained Double Dragon to the front and won the first race of the new racing season, the sun shone, birds chirped and Hong Kong got its priorities right: The dark clouds of protest movements … Continue reading
THE EYE OPENING ISSUE
SO WHAT MAKES HONG KONG RACING THE BEST IN THE WORLD? Is Hong Kong racing poised to take world leadership role? – TRC It is one of the best interviews conducted in the world of racing. Paul Haigh’s interview with … Continue reading →