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OUR HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES TOP 10

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Let’s face it, throughout the world, those presentation ceremonies at every race meeting are stiff, dour affairs that are photo opportunities for the media and interesting to only those involved. The racing fans, meanwhile, have scattered … Continue reading

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FROM OUR VAULTS AND STILL RELEVANT: LOOKING BACK AND AHEAD WITH IRISH BLAZING GUN NEIL CALLAN…

NEIL CALLAN: BLAZING A TRAIL UNDER THE RADAR “Didn’t they say the same thing about Basil Marcus?” Well-known barrister, larger-than-life character and horse owner Kevin Egan, who has seen all sides of horse racing in Hong Kong over very many … Continue reading

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NEIL CALLAN: BLAZING A TRAIL UNDER THE RADAR

“Didn’t they say the same thing about Basil Marcus?” Well-known barrister, larger-than-life character and horse owner Kevin Egan, who has seen all sides of horse racing in Hong Kong over very many years- the good, the bad, the ugly and … Continue reading

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PLANETS, HALLS, LANES, AND RAMMING WITH THE FAST TRACKER

————————————- THE INSIDE TRACK HONG KONG AND A CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH PLANET RACING? By having a “United Nations of Racing” competing every race day- riders from South Africa, Italy, France, Belgium, Mauritius, Australia, Ireland, and Hong Kong- the Hong Kong … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACKER GOES LOOKING FOR MAGIC IN THE VALLEY ON HAPPY WEDNESDAY

Only advice- NOT tips- news, views and some weird stuff. Visit http://www.fasttrack.hk For weeks, a group of us have studied this photo of The Three Amigos- and for weeks have asked what on the earth Kim, Khloe and Kourtney could … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACKER GOES LOOKING FOR SOME ABLE FRIENDS AND AVOIDING SUFFERING FROM PENIAPHOBIA

Only advice- NOT tips- news, views and dim sung weirdness like below where Amigo Brett “Skitty” Davies checks to see if everything is still there. Note that there are no expenses spared on the set including a mini cupboard that … Continue reading

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HONG KONG WONTONS, DING DONGS, THEN SOMES AND DIM SUMS

AN ODD ODE TO LAST SUNDAY It was the Prelude to December 14 And the sun shone brightly last Sunday All the big guns were there to do battle It was a U2 Hum and Rattle Alex Lai won the … Continue reading

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HONG KONG WONTONS, DING DONGS, THEN SOMES AND DIM SUMS

MAGIC MOSSE, MAGIC MIRCO AND, MAGIC MOREIRA AND THE UNITED NATIONS OF HORSE RACING There was magic in the air on Sunday at Shatin when SaSa Ladies Purse Day seemed to fall under the spell of Mandrake The Magician and … Continue reading

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MIRROR MIRROR ON THE WALL, WHO’S THE KING OF THE TURF?

On Wednesday night at Happy Valley, they roll into town- the modern version of gunslingers and the fastest draws in the West and Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai in the form of the world’s riders from the storm- twelve of the worlds … Continue reading

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LONGINES HK INTERNATIONAL DAY AND WHY IT CAN’T GET MORE INTERNATIONAL

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH What punters who profess to be knowledgable should start understanding about the politics of racing and how the racing media- especially in Australia- are used with some in the pockets of the … Continue reading

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