Tag Archives: horse racing industry
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
IS THERE A PLACE FOR POWERFUL FEMALE EXECUTIVES IN THE HORSE RACING INDUSTRY?
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk It was a simple enough question: Is there a role for women in horse racing other than being jockeys, trainers, stable hands, television presenters, owners and being part of fashions in the field? Is there a … Continue reading →
THE ARF, THE ARC AND THE PASSAGE TO INDIA?
By Hans Ebert We never undertook The Passage To India that would have taken us into the bowels of Mumbai, the home of Bollywood, and this year’s gathering of ARF- the Asian Racing Federation- for ARC, the Asian Racing Conference. … Continue reading →
WHY HORSE RACING CAN’T KEEP STANDING STILL
“Ideas are the natural born enemy of the way things are”. General Electric The good god of horse racing must be finding it tough to swim against the current, which probably explains why there are no signs as to how … Continue reading →
HORSE RACING: THE FALLS AND HOW TO RISE ABOVE IT ALL
He might not be exactly the greatest jockey in the world though, very possibly, the worst karaoke singer to ever grab hold of a microphone and make whiny helium-type sounds, but the recent fall of jockey Neil “Knackers” Paine aka … Continue reading →
HOW ATTRACTIVE IS HORSE RACING TO SPONSORS?
For decades, music companies have tried to find sponsorship for their record releases and promo tours by artists whereas promoters, who are still in this game of chance, know that without sponsors underwriting tours, their concerts will not only be … Continue reading →
THE LEADERSHIP ISSUE
WHAT ODDS AS TO WHO HAS THE TOUGHEST JOB IN RACING? The impending and surprise departure of Paul Bittar, below, from the most senior position of governance and administration in British racing – Chief Executive of the British Horseracing Board, … Continue reading →