Andrew Hawkins Columnist

Andrew Hawkins

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http://www.andrewhawkinsracing.com.au

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About

Very keen racing fan and Olympics enthusiast, now working for the South China Morning Post's horse racing desk in Hong Kong. Lucky to have attended some of the biggest racing events worldwide - but the Melbourne Cup is still my favourite event of all!

Member Since:
July 2012
Based In:
Hong Kong, China
Favourite Sports:
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Melbourne Cup 2015: Most complete preview and guide, plus tips

Melbourne Cup 2015: Most complete preview and guide, plus tips

2 Nov 2015

It’s here – the most comprehensive free Melbourne Cup preview on the internet, a tome that is longer than War And Peace, all devoted to a race that is over in 200 seconds or so.

A guide to the Aussie contingent taking on Hong Kong’s best racing

A guide to the Aussie contingent taking on Hong Kong's best racing

14 Dec 2014

The Australian flag may be flying high at Sha Tin today, but it is highly unlikely it will be thanks to an Australian-trained winner of one of the four Hong Kong international features.

Melbourne Cup 2014 predictions: Signoff to win

Melbourne Cup 2014 predictions: Signoff to win

4 Nov 2014

A decade ago, Darren Weir left Flemington disconsolate, despondent and dejected.

Melbourne Cup: Runner-by-runner guide and tips

Melbourne Cup: Runner-by-runner guide and tips

4 Nov 2014

November is here, which means only one thing – the Melbourne Cup, the race that stops the nation for three minutes on the first Tuesday in November every year, is back once again.

Five of the most exciting Melbourne Cup finishes

Five of the most exciting Melbourne Cup finishes

2 Nov 2014

For many people, the Melbourne Cup conjures up memories of Makybe Diva’s three Cups, of Damien Oliver’s heroic victory aboard Media Puzzle and even of his win last year for Gai Waterhouse on Fiorente.

2013 Melbourne Cup: 10 Melbourne Cups to watch before the race

2013 Melbourne Cup: 10 Melbourne Cups to watch before the race

5 Nov 2013

It’s easy to chat about how and why the Melbourne Cup is such a great race, but it’s even more exciting to see some of the great Cups to understand that inexplicable allure.

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