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THE GURU LOOKS AT SHATIN ON SUNDAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Before looking at the racing on Sunday, let’s not forget Matty Chadwick’s quite incredible ride on Little Rainforest which he took to the front from barrier 12, kept way in front and, for a while, reminded me … Continue reading

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THE GURU TACKLES THE RUMOUR MONGERS!

(Source: Smart Kit) Goodness gracious me and grab my birdie num num until it chirps, but there was so much bad lamb khorma going around at Happy Valley last Wednesday. (Source: MMC Millies House) It was definitely an Unhappy Valley … Continue reading

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THE GURU LOOKS AT SHATIN ON SUNDAY‏

Twitterdom and horse racing have its good sides- an almost overload of information at your fingertips- but, alas, social media is also being plagued by one of horse racing’s greatest threats: Pettiness. It’s where the same old cliques from Singapore, … Continue reading

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THE GURU LOOKS BACK AT NEW YEAR’S DAY AT SHATIN

While the pro-CY Leung protesters were clashing with the anti-CY Leung protesting with many doth protesteth too much about Hong Kong’s new Chief Executive and his illegal structures, over 60, 000 others had got their priorities right: They were at … Continue reading

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THE GURU LOOKS BACK AT SUNDAY AT SHATIN

             Well, the surest thing of the day, the one that was so well in at the weights, it was going to be a procession. Even I joined in and waxed lyrical how it was going to pissoir in, but … Continue reading

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THE GURU ON WEDNESDAY AT THE VALLEY‏

Some of us had to laugh at Zac Purton being warned for some finger-pointing at arch rival Dougie Whyte when Ambitious Dragon breathed fire on Glorious Days. It might have been tit-for-tat stuff and The Zac Attack’s reply to The … Continue reading

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THE GURU ON THE RACES AT HAPPY VALLEY, DARREN BEADMAN, GOOD BA BA AND OMAR SHARIF.

Everyone is a genius and so, being surrounded by great minds mass debating about Wednesday night’s races at Happy Valley, I was bombarded by the question as to why the Triple Trio couldn’t have been made up of three legs … Continue reading

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THE GURU ON GOOD BA BA, VIVA PATACA AND RACING AT SHATIN ON SUNDAY

I am still reeling from the news that the 11 year old Good Ba Ba, once Hong Kong’s champion miler, has had two good trials and, according to Gary Moore who was going to train the horse in Macau, WILL … Continue reading

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THE GURU ON TONIGHT’S HAPPY VALLEY MEETING

Many are salivating thinking of the upcoming clash in the Longines Hong Kong Mile between Glorious Days, Packing Whiz and Ambitious Dragon -and which means a duel to the wire between Dougie Whyte, The lethal Zac Attack and Barney Bam … Continue reading

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