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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Bonjour Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 Jan 2021 at 6:34pm
Originally posted by Second Chance Second Chance wrote:

But let's move on from possible syndication rorts and come back to Tony Fung (Aquis).

It appears he's shutting down his stud presence in both Victoria and NSW and moving most of his stallions (most of them 2nd graders) to Qld.  Yet he's still buying heaps of yearling colts, paying clear overs for most of them.

But what's most incredible is the fact that he's formed an alliance with Phoenix, the alleged Ponzi scheme mob which is a banned pariah in almost every racing country except of Australia.  Why would anyone form an alliance with such a discredited entity as Phoenix?

Vendors may well be counting their blessings just for the moment, but ultimately it's highly likely that little good will ultimately come of this.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Glencoe Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 Jan 2021 at 7:52pm
Sadly S.Chance this has become a funging joke
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote acacia alba Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 Jan 2021 at 9:01pm
Talking to a breeder tonight about the sales.  Big breeder been around a long time.
Says Tony Fung is crooked as a dogs hind leg.
Why would he hook up with Phoenix which is discredited everywhere else. 
Sad and sorry outcome for most of those horses.
Lets hope the owners get Ned away from Aquis soon. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote rusty nails Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 Jan 2021 at 9:48pm
Originally posted by Red Hare Red Hare wrote:

Rusty,

Per SC’s example... the laundry tips in 800, immediately receives 240 back from the vendor, then syndicates half the horse for another 500.

7.5% ‘leakage’ is better than you’ll get at TravelEx LOL. PLUS, you’re still sitting on an asset worth $500k.

Most would be happy to get a clean $800k back out of a dirty $1m that they can’t touch.

Bear in mind, the players in question are trying to wash billions. They’d be well aware that 70-80% of something is better than 100% of nothing.
No, you have tipped in 800 of “kosher” money, and got sneaky 240 that you need to launder.


It’s the reverse of money laundering.
(And in this example, the breeders well out of pocket)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Bonjour Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Jan 2021 at 11:36am
Originally posted by acacia alba acacia alba wrote:

Talking to a breeder tonight about the sales.  Big breeder been around a long time.
Says Tony Fung is crooked as a dogs hind leg.
Why would he hook up with Phoenix which is discredited everywhere else. 
Sad and sorry outcome for most of those horses.
Lets hope the owners get Ned away from Aquis soon. 

He won't hang around when he doesn't get the 2nd casino! .
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kavg Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Jan 2021 at 4:32pm
Sorry for my ignorance but who is Ned?
Prejudice is an emotional attachment to ignorance.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote acacia alba Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Jan 2021 at 4:43pm
Needs Further .
And I might be ignorant too, Cry as can never recall if he is with Aquis or Sun Studs,,,but I think Aquis.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Shawy38 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Jan 2021 at 5:09pm
Needs Further (AUS) 2007
 Life Number: AUS00945232bay stallionDate of Birth: 23/09/2007 
 Microchip Number: 9851000109229405 stakeswinners & 13 stakeswinsDNA Typed: Y 
 by Encosta De Lago (AUS) 1993Contact: Aquis Farm 
 from Crowned Glory (AUS) 1997Ph: 07 55434732  
 bred by Gooree Park Stud Pty Ltd, NSW2020 advertised service fee: $13750
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Second Chance Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Jan 2021 at 5:30pm
Was brought to the mainland on the back of Mystic Journey's success.  Don't think Aquis has equity in the stallion who will have to find yet another home later this year. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote acacia alba Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Jan 2021 at 7:41pm
I for one sure hope they dont have any claims on the stallion.    And I hope a nicer home can be found for him. Thumbs Up
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reckon he will end up back here with luck. def  don't have any equity in the stallion. the deal was only for one year so knowing Armidale they will be doing everything they can to have him back in Tassie. 
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Thats good news .
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Bonjour Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Jan 2021 at 12:09pm
There are so many forums talking about Phoenix and Fung, yet the big wigs in Druitt St and other jurisdictions are of the ''move along, nothing to see here'' mantra,.......don't you just love that? Too many lovely little agendas at stake should the allegations be proven true.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gay3 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Jan 2021 at 12:56pm
Given the attitude of the Chinese govt., powers that be here, are probably reluctant to ruffle feathers in case they cease the equine trade too Angry
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Originally posted by Gay3 Gay3 wrote:

Given the attitude of the Chinese govt., powers that be here, are probably reluctant to ruffle feathers in case they cease the equine trade too Angry

Have you hidden a mic in our joint by chance?
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Apparently Dubai are rejecting their nominations.




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So even Dubai are blocking them before us?
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