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HOW SOCIAL MEDIA IS STUNTING THE GROWTH OF HORSE RACING

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Recently, more and more people following the world of horse racing are taking sabbaticals from social media, mainly Twitter. Some never come back, Why? In order to return to the real world. Even with all its … Continue reading

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THE BUSINESS OF HORSE RACING AND GOING AFTER THE SAME CONSUMER DOLLAR

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk We’re coming to the end of 2017, and the next year doesn’t offer much hope for many industries that have coasted on their respective gravy trains without reading the tea leaves and seeing what the future … Continue reading

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THE ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN HORSE RACING

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Just think about this: If one is to believe all the various numbers bandied around in what is an increasingly numbers-driven world where the popularity of anything and anyone is gauged by the number of “likes” … Continue reading

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WHERE ARE HORSE RACING’S DEFIANT ONES?

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Whether we want to or not, social media has not only entered our lives, in some instances, it’s taken them over with seemingly no end in sight. We’re becoming, or have already become slaves to technology … Continue reading

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WHY ONLINE LAWS WILL BAR HORSE RACING’S CYBER BULLIES

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Andy Warhol predicted that in the future, everyone will have their fifteen minutes of fame. Turns out the Future is now. Not that Katy Perry and Taylor Swift want more fame, but there they were earlier … Continue reading

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MAKING HORSE RACING REALLY REALLY SOCIABLE

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Listening the other day to a discussion on TABradio, Darren McAullay, the excellent race caller in Western Australia, and not one to mince words, was straight to the point: As far as he’s concerned, he’s not … Continue reading

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James Mathers on the leadership issues affecting racing in Australia

Dear Hans Thank you for your very good article on leadership in the racing industry published last Friday. An outstanding article. In recent days, I have been pilloried on Twitter because of my criticism of the lack of leadership in … Continue reading

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LESS TALK AND MORE ACTION, PLEASE?

By Hans Ebert Australia was all a Twitter yesterday about the very sudden, but not unexpected, split between trainer John O’Shea and his tough task masters at Godolphin that includes constantly coming up against a Plumtree. According to one report, … Continue reading

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WHAT HORSE RACING CAN LEARN FROM THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN…AND LEADERSHIP

By Hans Ebert It’s been one helluva week. In his first nine days as the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump has not only turned his own country upside down, but the rest of the world along with … Continue reading

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HORSE RACING: IT’S TIME TO LISTEN TO NIKE AND JUST DO IT!

By Hans Ebert For those who don’t follow horse racing, it was something most wouldn’t have even read about: Rapper Dragon winning the Group 1 Hong Kong Classic Mile at Shatin racecourse on Sunday. To racing fans, however, here was … Continue reading

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