Tag Archives: Ray Setches

HAPPY VALLEY AND HORSES FOR COURSES

By Hans Ebert If anyone needs to understand what makes horse racing at Happy Valley so special, they really should have been at the races last night. Yes, most know and have seen the unique venue where there exists a … Continue reading

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CHINESE JOCKEYS: YESTERDAY, TODAY, AND TOMORROW‏

By Hans Ebert There’s something about the term “local rider” that’s almost derogatory, or, perhaps, dismissive, and one would have thought that, by now in this age of technology and, as Doors once sang about breaking through to the other … Continue reading

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THE HAPPY WINSDAY GORILLAZ WARFARE ISSUE

HORSE RACING AND GORILLAZ WARFARE There’s A Tale Of Two Cities, and, hopefully, this can be a Tale Of Two Brands (and one band) that can take horse racing, via the HKJC’s successful Happy Wednesday brand, to boldly go where … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACK GUIDE TO SHATIN, SEPTEMBER 8, 2013

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH Perhaps I’m getting ahead of myself, but I’m wondering if everyone amongst the current batch of trainers will still be standing here at the end of the season. (Source: Real Life Travels) … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING, PERCEPTION AND SARONG PARTY GIRLS

(Source: GR Assets) What pisses off many Asians are foreigners who land in the region on expat terms and packages- usually, those who would be too expensive to fire and so Head Office sends them this way where they and … Continue reading

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A HONG KONG HORSE OPERA

If one were to ever produce a documentary about horse racing in Hong Kong when the sport was pretty much part of the Wild East or close to the taming of the West, the cast would feature the obvious names. … Continue reading

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