Tag Archives: Stephen Baster

THE NUDGE NUDGE WINX WINX ISSUE FOR SUNDAY AT SHA TIN

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Still thinking of that absolutely devastating win by Winx in the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington yesterday? What we shouldn’t forget is just how privileged we are to have been able to see the long string of … 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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HORSE RACING: THE FALLS AND HOW TO RISE ABOVE IT ALL

He might not be exactly the greatest jockey in the world though, very possibly, the worst karaoke singer to ever grab hold of a microphone and make whiny helium-type sounds, but the recent fall of jockey Neil “Knackers” Paine aka … Continue reading

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FAST TRACK TAKES ON SHATIN, FLEMINGTON, SINGAPORE AND HIGHWAY KNOBBERY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) It’s been a bad week for racing fans with news of the career-threatening injury to Ambitious Dragon and the fall of our old mate Frankie Dettori which will see him outta action for almost a year, but … 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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HOW USEFUL ARE RACING CONFERENCES? AND USEFUL TO WHO?

By Hans Ebert Seriously, the similarities between the music, advertising and racing industries are so eerily similar, there might even come the day long after many of us are gone when they “commingle” and become one all-conquering entertainment industry with … Continue reading

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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE SINGAPORE TURF CLUB

The terse one liner about the sudden withdrawal of jockey Stephen Baster’s riding license has the twittersphere in a tizz. And as no reason has been given for this decision, it really does no good for anyone. It only helps … Continue reading

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