Tag Archives: Rosehill

BRING ON HONG KONG’S STAR WARS: THE 2017 BMW HONG KONG DERBY

By Hans Ebert It’s Star Wars this afternoon starring the best four year old gallopers to make the grade in Hong Kong. After months of wondering who’ll make the cut, weeks of reading about the runners’ chances from their trainers, … Continue reading

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OUR BOOMING DELIGHT FOR SAM CLIPPERTON.. AT ROSEHILL

(Courtesy of Fast Track) By Hans Ebert There must have been a helluva loud whoop of delight from his muchos supporters in Oz and Hong Kong when Sam Clipperton won the second race at Rosehill yesterday on the Snowden-trained Artistry, … Continue reading

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IT WAS ONE OF THOSE DAYS AT THE RACES…

By Hans Ebert Even the Marx Brothers would have thought that last Sunday’s Day At The Races at Shatin bordered on a surreal mix of weirdness, tinged with sadness, and a patch of flatness, where it just didn’t matter who … 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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THE “WHIPPING INTO NON ACTION” ISSUE

By Keyser Soze BREEDERS LEVY: THE GREAT ESCAPE Australia’s premier annual yearling sale – the William Inglis Easter sale- kicks off in Sydney next Tuesday. The three day sale showcases le crème de la crème of Australia’s thoroughbred yearlings and, … Continue reading

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THE GAI WATERHOUSE AND GAME OF THRONES ISSUE

By Hans Ebert GAI WATERHOUSE STABLES TO BE SOLD TO HONG KONG CONNECTIONS? WELL, KUNG HEI FAT CHOY, DIM SUMS!‏ That’s the word, and we believe it. After almost a year of negotiations involving Lady GaiGai- and Lord Rob, of … Continue reading

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WISE WORDS FROM SHANE DYE ON THE SKULLCAP DEBATE

The question that needs to be answered is why are there so many serious back and head injuries now that result in more deaths. The answer is VESTS. Vests have been the biggest cover-up in Australian racing. Everybody knows what … Continue reading

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THE GREAT, THE BAD AND THE FUGLIES ISSUE

BART: THE END OF ONE OF RACING’S GREATEST ERAS Could there ever be sufficient superlatives to adequately describe the extraordinary life and achievements of James Bartholomew Cummings? Twelve victories in Australia’s greatest iconic race – the Melbourne Cup- standing out … Continue reading

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THE “SEND IN THE CLOWNS” ISSUE

WHEN WILL THEY EVER LEARN? Reading and listening to all the media commentary on the show cause hearings conducted by Racing Victoria stewards into the possible suspension of the training licences of Peter Moody, Danny O’Brien, Mark Kavanagh, and the … Continue reading

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NORM SNOWDEN HAS ANOTHER RANT!

Ah, the much maligned mug punter and TAB. Can I just say, we are all mug punters in one way, shape or form. And as for the TAB, at least they have always contributed to racing and never knocked a … Continue reading

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