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PAN SUTONG, THE LONG MARCH AND NEW AGENDAS

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) THE LONG MARCH AND BEING WARY OF STRANGERS BEARING GIFTS. For the past six months, we’ve been hearing about how many from the racing industry in Oz think being in Hong Kong is “where it’s at.” Well, … Continue reading

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THE HKJC AND UNIVERSAL MUSIC MAKE SWEET MUSIC

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) When one party holds a race meeting- like it did at Shatin yesterday- and where turnover was HK$1.45 billion with an attendance of over 60,000 for Sa Sa Ladies Day- and the other party is the world’s … Continue reading

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DO WAH DODDY DODDY AND A HAPPY WEDNESDAY

We were with Robert Dodds, Executive of xixentertainment at the races at Happy Valley, xix being the entertainment company that manages the careers of Beckhams, Lewis Hamilton, Andy Murray, Annie Lennox and owns the Rights to the “Idol” franchise. Dodd … Continue reading

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MAKING IT AN EVEN HAPPIER HAPPY WEDNESDAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Call us biased, but the coolest thing in horse racing today is the HKJC’s Happy Wednesday brand. (Source: Racing Future) Looking at what else is around to give racing something edgy, taking in a Happy Wednesday night … Continue reading

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IBU: TABLE FOR EIGHT? THIS WAY, PLEASE.

(Source: HKJC) Think of it as a board game- a really BIG inter-active board game with a touch screen and where you need a Smart Card to play- along with your set of smarts. (Source: Walls) Some of you might … Continue reading

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PERTH RACING: MARKETING? WHAT MARKETING?

(Source: Shout Out Studio) How do I say this politely? How about this: Perth, you really do a crappy job of marketing and promoting your product- which is one of the best cities in the world- that so few even … Continue reading

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HOW USEFUL ARE RACING CONFERENCES? AND USEFUL TO WHO?

By Hans Ebert Seriously, the similarities between the music, advertising and racing industries are so eerily similar, there might even come the day long after many of us are gone when they “commingle” and become one all-conquering entertainment industry with … Continue reading

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THE GURU LOOKS FORWARD TO SHATIN ON JANUARY 1, 2013

The race meeting last Friday at Happy Valley is a tough act to follow. but follow we must as we enter 2013 and with all eyes on the battle royale between those wild and crazy Fingerers- Dougie Whyte and Zac … Continue reading

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THE “NO HOLDING BACK” ISSUE

Here’s here we think the real problem lies: Music companies underrate and have no clue about horse racing and, in turn, racing clubs have no clue nor care about explaining how a partnership with them can be a win-win situation … Continue reading

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