Tag Archives: Luger

ZAC PURTON COMES OF AGE

PART OF THE FEEL GOOD STORIES When Zac Purton won his first Hong Kong Jockey Premiership last season, and, in so doing, ended the incredible thirteen-year reign of “Emperor” Douglas Whyte, Australian racing fans celebrated almost as much as the … Continue reading

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MOREIRA VERSUS PURTON AND HONG KONG’S ABLE FRIEND

It’s not always the journey, it’s the destination, and Royal Ascot, with the mouth-watering prospect of possibly racing against the exciting Solow, is the big destination that awaits Able Friend on June 16 in the Queen Anne Stakes. The world’s … Continue reading

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BRANDS AND THE BRANDING OF HORSE RACING

“I can’t believe that. That’s not Joao. Joao is not a confrontational person.” Zac Purton was standing up for his friend Joao Moreira regarding another of those racing rumours started by the usual posse of petty ankle biters who supposedly … Continue reading

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ZAC PURTON COMES OF AGE

When Zac Purton won his first Hong Kong Jockey Premiership last season, and, in so doing, ended the incredible thirteen-year reign of “Emperor” Douglas Whyte, Australian racing fans celebrated almost as much as the country’s cricket fans will if Australia … Continue reading

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WHYTE, SIZE AND ONE LESS AMIGO

THAT OLD WHYTE MAGIC… Don’t cry for me, Argentina, and no matter what it might have looked like on the surface, and before the turn of events after Sunday’s races, no one should have been feeling sorry for Douglas Whyte … Continue reading

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TWO THUMBS UP AND ANOTHER COX UP

HONG KONG ENTRIES KEEP GETTING BETTER The Moonee Valley race Club must be salivating at the quality of international entries for Hong Kong’s International Day in December. Then again it is increasingly acknowledged as world champions day, so it should … Continue reading

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WHYTE, SIZE AND THE BROWN DIRT COWBOYS

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) After the very impressive win of Luger on Sunday and the obligatory winning photo with the horse’s connections, John Size and Dougie Whyte walked away together, chatting and smiling as usual. It looked like Captain Fantastic And … Continue reading

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