Tag Archives: Longines Hong Kong International Races

IT’S HKIR WEEK…AND THEY’RE OFF TONIGHT ON THIS HAPPY WEDNESDAY!

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Golf balls might be whacked around in tournaments, the first E Prix took place here over the weekend where a good time was had by all despite the winner being disqualified, but despite most not growing … Continue reading

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THE CULTURAL DIFFERENCES BEHIND THE SUCCESS OF HONG KONG RACING

By Hans Ebert JAMES MATHERS WRITES IN ON HK RACING AND THE #HKIR Visitor James Mathers from Sydney recently shared his observations about racing in Hong Kong after attending December’s 2016 Longines Hong Kong International Races- the venues, what’s in … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO IN HONG KONG: OUR GUIDE TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF 2016 LONGINES #HKIR WEEK (PART 5)

Some like it hot, some like it hotter, and some years ago, the most popular restaurant for spicy Sichuan cuisine was the Red Pepper in Causeway Bay. It was certainly a favourite with those over for the International Races as … Continue reading

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WHERE TO GO, WHAT TO DO IN HONG KONG: THE 2016 LONGINES HKIR TRAVEL GUIDE

For those making that annual pilgrimage for Longines Hong Kong International Races week in December, a few pointers, observations and writing through first hand experience, much schlepping around, and knowledge: Hong Kong today is no longer what it was. It’s … Continue reading

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14 THINGS TO FEAR IN HORSE RACING (PART ONE)

*A fifteen minute standup comedy routine by Ryan Moore at the annual gala dinner during Longines Hong Kong International Races. *Danny Nikolic popping up as The Bachelor. *RNSW booking a Milli Vanilli tribute band to attract millennials to the races. … Continue reading

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KARIS TEETAN: THE CONTINUING ADVENTURES OF THE MAURITIAN MAGICIAN

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk When I think of Karis Teetan, the quality that springs most clearly to mind is his clear-eyed ability to live gratefully. That may sound simple, but is exceptionally difficult to achieve – particularly in the high … Continue reading

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LONGINES, STYLE AND GROUP 1 HORSE RACING

Every brand, especially many watch brands, need a sport with what they can align themselves and which makes the subject of sports marketing both interesting- and, being ex-ad people and still marketers- at times, also confusing. Take a sneaker brand … Continue reading

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“THE MOVING FORWARD” ISSUE

                       Having worked in advertising and marketing and also having worked on the client and supplier/slave side, keeping the customer satisfied is a 24/7 job. Rest on your laurels and those laurels can grow thorns and bite you on your … Continue reading

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