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  1. A two-horse race

    Posted Dec 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fancy dress king Philip Booth gallops in the Boxing Day Race around Mount Cameron. Yesterday was the first time Booth didn't have a unique costume, as Anthony Somerset also came as a horse and jockey. Mr Booth, however, won the equestrian matchup, finishing 70th in 20 minutes, 21 seconds, to Mr Somerset's 31:14, good for 264th. Matthew Jones, dressed as a runner, won ...

  2. Government issues horse race betting licence to Jockey Club

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 7.13pm: The government has issued a licence on horse race betting to the Hong Kong Jockey Club, Secretary for Home Affairs Patrick Ho Chi-ping said on Monday. Dr Ho said he was glad to issue the licence as this was the first time the government had rationalised the regulatory regime of horse race betting.?The licence provides a number of mandatory ...

  3. Size stays ahead in two-horse race

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The battle lines are drawn in the Hong Kong trainers' premiership. It's the proverbial two-horse race and once again yesterday the arch rivals went blow for blow, ... Not were the punters, as his near 29-1 starting price indicated. 'He drew barrier 14 and the track was favouring horses racing on the speed, so we didn't have a lot of choice,' Size ...

  4. 'I think a lot of my horses belong in a mental asylum'

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Yeung Ming-lun landed a race-to-race double with Notus and Dragon Victory, who both have issues with being cluttered up. 'I think a lot of my horses belong in a mental asylum- they need to be out and have plenty of room or they don't race their best,' Lee commented. 'Both of these horses are like that.' Notus therefore appreciated a three-wide journey ...

  5. Mainland racing still far from an appealing wager

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to horse racing the song seems so much sweeter and irresistible. Yet is China any closer to having a thoroughbred racing industry, even a recognisable, modern thoroughbred racing sport, this week than it was last month? What caught the eyes of the world last week was a breathless announcement that Irish breeding and racing behemoth Coolmore would be involved in the 'Meydan Horse ...

  6. Rest from course 'is horse sense'

    Posted Jul 18th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma The suggestion of summer racing has been met with mumblings of dissent by the horse-racing industry. Trainers and jockeys alike said they would have no choice but to toe ... track needs a rest. The personnel working the industry need a break and, more importantly, the horses need a break.' But Mr Hayes said that if necessary, evening races held out of the sun ...

  7. New job requires horse sense only

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... Flora Wu If you know horse racing and have the gift of the gab, then don't hide your talent. CitySeen has learned the Hong Kong Jockey Club, ATV and Commercial Radio are seeking people to host racing programmes in the coming season, which kicks off on September 5. 'Horse racing information is getting more diversified. There's a need to recruit more hosts ...

  8. Australian horse flu threatens headaches for HK

    Posted Sep 26th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... stock representing 40 per cent of the horse population, the required numbers to maintain full fields across 18 races per week for 78 meetings a season may be well down in the second half ... The Jockey Club has struggled to maintain capacity fields this season and the precise reason why is something that new executive director of racing Bill Nader must quickly come to grips with. ...

  9. $14m prize to draw top global horses

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... the course of these years, the Jockey Club realised its vision to provide first-class racing and betting entertainment. Strategies were developed to attract the top international horses and nurture local horses to world standard. The club knew that prize money would be the key- for international races and local fixtures- so as an incentive to owners, it raised the purse by 40-50 per cent. ...

  10. Top horses and tax changes point to a great new season

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... have grown steadily in stature to a position of high international respect. The SAR now boasts several horses listed in the world's best 50 thoroughbreds, including the undisputed world ... for other major jurisdictions like Britain and Singapore and the Jockey Club is bullish about its prospects. 'We may have the changes through in January which will allow us to reposition racing ...




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