Tag Archives: Shane Dye

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 GLITCH ISSUE

By our correspondents in Australia GUNSHOTS REVERBERATE OUTSIDE RACING The brazen and cowardly attempt to intimidate, silence and hurt Victorian Chief Steward Terry Bailey must rightly be seen outside the confines of the racing industry, a view correctly articulated in … 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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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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SO YOU’RE COMING FOR THE HKIR AND WONDERING IF THERE’S LIFE AFTER THE CARBINE CLUB LUNCHEON…

It was Shane “Billy Idol” Dye who, around twelve years ago, started the trend of having many of those attending Hong Kong International Race Week meeting up at Al’s Diner in Lan Kwai Fong. Being a confirmed teetotaller, “Dysey” was … Continue reading

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SIZE MATTERS AND SEEING THE BIG PICTURE

Saturday was a very strange day for racing fans starting with a series of flops at Flemington including the miserable performance of Hong Kong’s Lucky Nine down the straight 1200 metres in the VRC Sprint Classic. Not to be smart … Continue reading

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THE TECHNOCRATIC AND LEMMINGS ISSUE

The lemmings seem to be in super-charged mode these days and it’s quite interesting to see how many are staying true to form and with the blind leading the blind. Right now, the investment de jour for those in the … Continue reading

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