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WHEN WILL HORSE RACING RE-BRAND ITSELF

Every product undergoes various re-branding processes- Coca-Cola, Pepsi, McDonald’s, Adidas, Disneyland, Playboy, McDonald’s again when that clown Ronald was eased out ‘cos he came across as a creepy pedophile etc. Hell, even artists like Madonna, Gaga, Rihanna, Beyoncé etc are … Continue reading

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THE NO BRAINER AND S*** FOR BRAINS ISSUE

BREEDERS LEVY AND THE FUNDING ‘NO BRAINER’. Buried conveniently underneath the carefully staged campaign conducted by Racing NSW and its official propaganda unit – Rupe’s Daily “Smellygraph”- ranting and railing like hyenas in heat against the State Government for a … Continue reading

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REN NINGNING, BREEDING JOCKEYS AND DING DONG HORSE RACING

Perhaps it was reading that Mainland Chinese multi-millionaire Ren Ningning wants to “breed the best jockeys in the world” as part of his China Dream, but something’s not right, and I just can’t put my finger on what it is- … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING AND SOCIAL MEDIA AND WILL IT WORK?

Some of us closed our Facebook accounts for many reasons; grandparents started to have their own pages, others read the small print and found out that all personal content belonged to Team Zuckerberg, accounts were hacked, trolls started to follow … Continue reading

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HOW SIMON FULLER CAN SAVE THE HORSE RACING INDUSTRY

Let’s first get this straight: There is Simon Cowell, the entertainment mogul who gave the world- good grief- the Teletubbies- before making a name for himself playing Judge Nasty on “American Idol” which, with his pukka over-the-top English accent, he … Continue reading

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GET SHORTY AND HONG KONG’S WANG DANG DIM SUM DOODLES

NO PUN INTENDED, BUT DO WE HAVE A SHORTAGE OF JOCKEYS? Not that long ago, no one turned their back on riding or training in Hong Kong, or pulled up stumps and left- especially, when going well- but in recent … Continue reading

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TIPS, THE RACING TWITTERVERSE AND MILLIONS- OFF COURSE AT THE VALLEY!

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) RACING NEWS FROM THE TWITTERVERSE ————————————– THE HKJC, HORSE RACING AND BOTTLEMANIA With creativity in short supply in Hong Kong except for the Delay No More work of g.o.d.- too cutting edge for many- we’re just happy … Continue reading

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RACING CLUBS: LOOKING FOR ANSWERS WITH ALL THE WRONG PEOPLE

What many in racing are trying so desperately to do- connect with the next generation of race-goers-and others so transparently trying to jump on some bandwagon that doesn’t even exist and jockeying to be seen as visionaries is both laughable … Continue reading

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THE CHANGING FACE OF HORSE RACING

We were listening earlier this week to the tributes pour in for legendary Aussie trainer Bob Hoysted and heard all those who worked with him over the years praise someone they all described as a very special human being. In … Continue reading

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The Asian Racing Conference, The Logie and feeding The Dream

The 35th Asian Racing Conference starts in Hong Kong on Monday- a three-day event which will tackle a number of the usual subjects relevant to the industry along with various Speakers- all male- in a sport where the female consumer … Continue reading

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