Tag Archives: Jockey Challenge

WHAT KEEPS HORSE RACING ENTERTAINING (EVEN THE GOOFY STUFF)

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Happy Wednesday night was more like a celebration party after the success of HKIR week- a time to just chill and go with the flow. Many did at Adrenaline. We’d never seen anything like it before … 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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GOOD JOSS FOR SUNDAY (And get back to where you belong, Joao Joao. Please)

It’s been said here before, and it will be said again: To date, this has been a dress rehearsal for the latest Hong Kong racing season. Who also knew we’d actually say that we’re racing today in the post-Hugh Hefner … Continue reading

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WHAT TWO HORSE RACE?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Hong Kong pls… the boy is 4/4 and can't get a handshake #poor #PoonTrain 🚂🚂🚂🚂 @Punters pic.twitter.com/IBXSeZjnaN — Mark Haywood (@hayw0od) September 13, 2017 Something quite remarkable happened on Happy Wednesday. Actually it’s been happening since … Continue reading

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ZAC PURTON: RISING TO THE OCCASION. AGAIN.

By Hans Ebert Just when you start to think that we’re caught inside of Mobil with the Déjà Vu Blues again, racing in Hong Kong has a habit of reinventing itself to stop the barbarians of boredom from crashing through … Continue reading

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WINX: SIMPLY THE BEST. HOW MANY RACING CLUBS CAN SAY THAT?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Something magical happened at Moonee Valley yesterday. Winx won the Cox Plate- for the second time- and by so doing, transformed the face of racing. How many understand this? That’s debatable. Winx, Hughie Bowman, Chris Waller … Continue reading

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ALL A TWITTER. BUT WHAT’S IT GOING TO CHANGE?

BACK WITH EXTRA BITE (AND MORE RELISH) All publicity is not good publicity, especially in today’s social media-driven world. Just look at the oh-so-public fallouts between Taylor Swift and Kanye West and Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift, the merciful breakup … Continue reading

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PRODUCING A HAPPY WEDNESDAY TRACKSIDE BROADCAST? WHY NOT?

By Hans Ebert While the somewhat theatrical sounds of race caller John Blance rained on our parade with even greater ferocity than the outsiders that made last Wednesday night at Happy Valley one to forget, whiplash occurred and our minds turned … Continue reading

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HONG KONG RACING: ARE WE IN FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR?

By Hans Ebert If the HKJC needed a belated Christmas present, it arrived with a bow, and some bells and whistles at Friday’s New Year’s Day meeting- a turnover of over $1.5 billion, up 2% from the same meeting last … Continue reading

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WOODS, TRUMPETS, MAGIC MEN AND THE FAST TRACKER

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) WHAT WAS SAID HERE ON SUNDAY “As for today’s card, there’s an ordinary look and vibe to it with Joao Moreira having what could be termed a lacklustre book of rides- on the surface. But $1.85 for … Continue reading

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