Tag Archives: WILLIAM PIKE

IS PERTH READY FOR A NEW MOVEMENT?

By Hans Ebert They were almost all there in Perth- the leading concert promoters in the region, the usual coterie of music executives who always find a way to attend one of these conferences, mainly for the free ride, and … Continue reading

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THE HONG KONG RACING COVERAGE ISSUE

By Hans Ebert It’s at the Emerald Hotel that many of the Melbourne racing crowd meet, and the joint has a certain, well, lived in atmosphere. It’s rustic- and a little rusty, but no one seems to mind. It’s a … Continue reading

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THE BITCHES AND PIECES CHRISTMAS STOCKING ISSUE

WHERE IS THE MONEY, BILL? The Bill Vlahos soap opera continues to roll on. The Melbourne News Limited flagship tabloid – the Herald Sun- in a front page exclusive on Monday, again focussed on the monumental task facing investigators in … Continue reading

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DOES PERTH RACING WANT TO HELP ITSELF BE MORE THAN WHAT IT IS?

“It’s always been like that, mate, and it will never change.” A friend who’s one of the most “connected” people in Australian racing circles was explaining about Perth and his and many others’ image and interest in horse racing over … Continue reading

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THE “NEW ISSUES” ISSUE

Racing clubs might bicker amongst themselves, might have their heads buried in the sand despite wearing blinkers, they might become insular, they might become ignorant and arrogant all at once and whilst doing all this there is another group wheeling … Continue reading

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THE “EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE” ISSUE [THE REAL ONE]

What’s left of the so-called music industry heads to pilgrimages all around the world to attend music conferences. Why? Probably to take comfort in the pontificating of like-minded people who refuse to see the forest for the trees even when … Continue reading

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