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  1. Sprint is fast becoming victim of HK's success

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dual Group One-winning British sprinter Borderlescott was never a significant factor in the Hong Kong Sprint, but his trainer's comment afterwards was significant. Robin Bastiman ... will stick to England and Ireland in future.' On a list of things the Jockey Club did not want to hear, that would be pretty high up. On the plus side, American sprinter California Flag ran ...

  2. Club must open up international trial races to lure foreign champs

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... aimed at the final leg of the series, the HK$12 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint, a race ultimately won in his absence by Absolute Champion. But before falling foul of the strict Hong ... anything about it until after the Olympics, when the new stabling - built for the Equestrian Games - would be taken over by its builder and financier, the Jockey Club. Well, the Olympics ...

  3. PLA personnel stay away from recreation club

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Chinese and British governments on the future use of military sites in Hong Kong, 'from July 1, 1997, the United Services Recreation Club will continue to enjoy the use of all facilities ... and their families in Hong Kong have not been using this club,' Lee said, adding that the Hong Kong government did not have the right to ask the PLA how it directed and controlled the club. 'I ...

  4. Out and about

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... caddies, with distinctive black-fringed crownless hats, remain a noted feature. Like the Hong Kong Jockey Club, the Hong Kong Golf Club chose to abandon its royal prefix- and part of its history- ... can go while remaining in the New Territories. Numerous elements of the town's past linger. The Fanling area evolved into a residential haven for Europeans in the 1920s. The Hong Kong ...

  5. HK riders want to be trailblazers

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... 29, met the Hong Kong press for the first time since she qualified her horses, Coco and Jockey Club Tresor, for the Olympic equestrian events. For many, it was the first time anyone had ... sport.' For the Hong Kong Jockey Club, Lam was an obvious choice for sponsorship. Lam fulfilled both criteria of being a talented rider and from Hong Kong and in September, the Jockey Club ...

  6. HK gamblers losing billions in Macau's VIP rooms

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough A confidential report commissioned by the Hong Kong Jockey Club to assess the impact of VIP gambling junkets to Macau has estimated that between 4,000 and 8,000 Hongkongers make ... to assess their impact on the Hong Kong community,' said a spokesman for the Jockey Club, who declined to confirm whether the document in question was the Spectrum report. 'We do ...

  7. Another Hongkonger helms UK soccer club

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Hong Kong businessman Balram Chainrai yesterday said he had no interest in owning struggling English Premier League soccer club Portsmouth and had only taken over the reins ... become the second Hong Kong businessman to control a Premier League club after Carson Yeung Ka-sing's takeover of Birmingham City, Chainrai played down his role. He said he was unhappy ...

  8. Punchline Comedy Club

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Club next week. British comic Stephen Grant says the economic crisis is rich fodder for his brand of observational repartee humour. 'I'm looking forward to coming to Hong Kong because it's a finance town,' says Grant (right), who hosts the Krater Comedy Club at Komedia in the southern English seaside town of Brighton. 'They're a ripe target.' ...

  9. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Buyout firm snaps up HMV Hong Kong for a song

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Hong Kong-based buyout firm focusing on the entertainment buys HMV's businesses in Hong Kong and Singapore Buyout firm snaps up HMV Hong Kong for a song AID Partners Capital, a Hong Kong-based buyout firm focusing on the entertainment and media industry, has bought HMV's businesses in Hong Kong and Singapore as well as operating licences ...

  10. Freebies on offer as MTR Club returns

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leung said. The series by Ho has a heavy Hong Kong flavour. It carries the message that the MTR can take passengers anywhere for eating, drinking or playing. The club has about 680,000 members. ... Carrie Lok The MTR Corporation is relaunching its MTR Club with a range of benefits, including free gifts and bonus points for the use of an Octopus card. The relaunch is the first major ...




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