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  1. Magic Chariot finally gets the luck of the draw

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The Happy Valley wheel of fortune has finally turned the way of honest Magic Chariot, and the Michael Chang Chun-wai-trained gelding has his chance to get back into the winner's circle tonight in the Chinese General Chamber Of Commerce Cup (1,000m). The C+3 rail at the Valley invariably favours those drawn low, and Magic Chariot (Zac Purton) will welcome ...

  2. My other car is a winged chariot

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The Taoist festival parade through the streets of Hong Kong will feature carnival floats for the first time. Seven floats bearing gods such as the healing deity Wong Tai Sin, Tin Hau, the Goddess of Heaven, and Che Kung, who is said to bring good ...

  3. Chariot's sweet draw can fire up TT backers

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... John Bell Magic Chariot has been responsible for two outstanding efforts this season, and after finally coming up with a favourable barrier draw, he can return to his best in the final leg of tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Happy Valley. With the TT only being partially won last week, the main prize is expected to reach HK$5 million, and Magic Chariot looks an outstanding banker ...

  4. Warfare a driving force behind hi-tech advances

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... chariots in 1,500 BC, the spoked wheel was structurally sound yet lightweight. The invention gave the military an edge that would translate to the civilian future. 'Just ask [cyclist] Lance Armstrong,' Mr Stroup says. Thanks to the revolutionary innovation of mass production, chariots multiplied. Mass production fell out of use until more than a thousand years later, when the Chinese ...

  5. Indian leader set to canvass in a chariot

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in New Delhi India's deputy prime minister plans to campaign for next month's parliamentary polls by criss-crossing the country in a Hindu chariot. Not content to holler his message through a loudspeaker from a car or truck, Lal Krishna Advani is preparing to emulate a feat he last performed in 1990- the rath yatra or 'chariot odyssey', which ...

  6. Open Air overcomes hurdles to launch outdoor movies with Chariots of Fire

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... Chariots Of Fire- in honour of the Beijing Games? The series will continue nightly until October 20 with flicks such as Romeo And Juliet, The Full Monty, Moulin Rouge and Braveheart. Although ...

  7. The Chariot Makers

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb The Chariot Makers by Steve Matchett Orion $140 'Efficient, reliable and, above all, powerful brakes are absolutely vital, not just as an essential safety ... deceleration in the order of 4.5g is what separates the Formula 1 champion from the also-raced. The Chariot Makers, the third F1 book by this former Benneton mechanic and now motor-racing broadcaster, ...

  8. Wheels come off Tigers' chariot

    Posted Nov 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... The wheels came off DeA Tigers' sweet chariot yesterday. The ADICS champions were brought down to earth by Asahi Valley who won the Zurich Premiership clash 23-16. Their English player-coach Nigel Clarke was sent off and flyhalf Trent Emtage broke his arm. Trouble certainly comes in threes. DeA Tigers would have agreed with this old maxim as they struggled to find the sweeping ...

  9. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Roger Boschman

    ... A FRIEND TOLD ME the new Lotus Elise 111S was less tail-happy than previous models, but I still had to take care. It's a hot-looking little machine, and as with supercars, you enter it by sitting on a wide sill, sliding your butt over and dropping li ...

  10. Sweet chariots

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... Rugby and cars are tightly bound. William Wadsworth talks to the Hong Kong Sevens players about the cars that revved them to the roar of So Kon Po THE ROAR OF the Sevens sharpens the memories of former Valley rugby teammates. When most tournaments kick of ...




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