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TIPS, HEART AND SHANE-O’S CREEPY PRE-OCCUPATION WITH DOUGIE WHYTE

THE BIG CHADWICK FAIL Waiting till Saturday to be told if Matty Chadwick would be fit to ride and, if not, who the replacement riders might be had us shaking our heads at The Ministry Of Silly Walks and wondering … Continue reading

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TIPS, THE INFORMATION HIGHWAY AND THE VARIETY CLUB SYNDROME

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) When it rains, it pours and all the news from Hong Kong racing’s Information Highway over the past few days- it almost seemed like making up for lost time- nearly made us get stuff in Hendrix’s Crosstown … Continue reading

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THE JOCKEY CHALLENGE: A MARKETING WET DREAM

It might have been a rain-sodden Sunday at Shatin where there were winners and losers and a brilliant four-timer by jockey Tye Angland, who beat odds-on favorite Joao Moreira to take out The Jockey Challenge. Away from the obvious, however, … Continue reading

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COS RACING MUST NOT BE AS BORING AS A JAMES BLUNT SONG

——————————- THE HKJC AND THE UNITED COLORS OF BENETTON. Often, the grass seems greener on the other side until you decide to move to the other side and discover that it’s all barren land with someone wailing, Where Have All … Continue reading

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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS CARMEN SANTIAGO- AND COLM O’DONOGHUE

We were mildly shocked when we saw the fields and riders for the races tomorrow and there was no Colm Donoghue. Suspended? Nah, he “bettered his record” of having one ride last Wednesday- and in the last race- to being … Continue reading

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SIZING UP AKEED AND THE WEEK THAT WILL STOP THE RACING WORLD

Though many in Oz were up in arms over trots and greyhound races taking place at their scheduled times which meant the races from Shatin being shown as delayed broadcasts, on home turf- Hong Kong- there was no getting away … 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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HOCUS POCUS AT HAPPY VALLEY TONIGHT

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) Let’s get rid of the obvious first: Joao Moreira has a full book of rides. Is it a quality book? Not really, but the rider is not called The Magic Man for nothing and might be able … Continue reading

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THE FAST TRACK GUIDE TO SHATIN TODAY

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH Let’s be frank: There are many in Hong Kong’s often petty racing world who would love to see Douglas Whyte knocked off his pedestal. And the jockey knows who they are despite … Continue reading

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TEETAN, ANGLAND AND ALL THE BEST FROM EUROPE PLUS MOREIRA

The horses might not have been much, but on Happy Wednesday at Happy Valley, those 23,800 in attendance saw some brilliant rides with Karis Teetan and Tye Angland in starring roles and some strong cameos from Zac Purton and, er, … Continue reading

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