Tag Archives: Horse racing

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA IS STUNTING THE GROWTH OF HORSE RACING

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Recently, more and more people following the world of horse racing are taking sabbaticals from social media, mainly Twitter. Some never come back, Why? In order to return to the real world. Even with all its … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING; WHO AND WHAT’S NEXT ON THE HORIZON? ANYTHING MIND BLOWING?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk No one can always win though there are always the Walter Mitty characters in horse racing who claim they do and then, at least these days, take to Facebook to show them #winning with lots of … Continue reading

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WHEN IS HORSE RACING GOING TO REALLY GO GLOBAL (AND LEARN FROM THE CLUTTER HAPPENING AROUND THE WORLD)?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk When lost, one takes a scattergun approach hoping for the best. We’re buried today in hashtags, clutter, transparent hypocrisy, and sanctimonious bollocks which is bought without questioning. Here and now “righteous” indignation has become a trend … Continue reading

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GOODBYE RACINGB*TCH, HELLO, RB

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk It seemed like a good idea at the time: If the UK had a newsletter for the music industry called Popbitch, why not a gonzo newsletter about horse racing called Racingbitch? After all, this was probably … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING AND THE DEEP IMPACT OF A PARADIGM SHIFT IN THE AIR

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk “Princes on steeples and all the pretty people laughing and thinking that they’ve got it made.” Bob Dylan wrote that line in “Like A Rolling Stone.” Talking about this track the other night with a few … Continue reading

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THE BUSINESS OF HORSE RACING AND GOING AFTER THE SAME CONSUMER DOLLAR

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk We’re coming to the end of 2017, and the next year doesn’t offer much hope for many industries that have coasted on their respective gravy trains without reading the tea leaves and seeing what the future … Continue reading

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JAMES MATHERS ASKS: NEW SOUTH WALES COUNTRY RACING- IS IT AT THE CROSSROADS?

I find myself pausing a little these days. Today I ask the question as to what is the horse racing business in Australia? What is it? Is it just the Melbourne Cup Spring Carnival, The Everest, the Championships, the Golden … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING AND ITS FIDDLERS ON THE ROOF

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk The night earlier I had watched a blistering monologue from the razor sharp mind of George Carlin on big business in America- how the rich get richer and everyone in their path either get steamrolled or … Continue reading

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THE MELBOURNE SPRING CARNIVAL: DID IT LOSE ITS FOOTING?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Sure, Speak Softly And Carry A Big Stick. But when there’s a Big Stick to shake, and instead of it being shaken and stirred, it’s waived in a feeble manner, it leaves one scratching their head … Continue reading

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GOOD JOSS AT SHA TIN THIS AFTERNOON

This afternoon at Sha Tin looks like being the platform for the Joao Moreira and Karis Teetan Show with us backing the Mauritian Magician to take out the Jockey Challenge. This season, the very popular Teetan has certainly come of … Continue reading

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