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  1. Vet voices heat fear for Olympic horses

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a top veterinarian involved in the events said yesterday. Christopher Riggs, veterinary services manager of the Hong Kong Equestrian Company, said that horses in the pre-Games events might ... said. He said the courses could also be shortened to adjust to the summer weather. John Ridley, the Jockey Club's head of racing operations, said the first indoor air-conditioned Olympic ...

  2. Lee in limbo as Aussie horse flu hits home

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Olympic hopeful stuck without mount Hong Kong Olympic hopeful Jennifer Lee Ming-hua has become a victim of the equine influenza outbreak in Australia with her horse 'stuck' in Sydney because of strict quarantine measures. 'I have an Olympic-calibre horse, Mr Burns, who I purchased in February. He has been to the World Equestrian Games and is of top ...

  3. Racing chance for Langer

    Posted Nov 21st 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... with Robby Nimmo Bernhard Langer was once the king of his sport, but it was the sport of kings that took his breath away on Wednesday night. The 1991 Hong Kong Open champ and his 18-year-old son Stefan (pictured), who is caddying for him this week, got their first taste of horse racing at Happy Valley. 'I had never been to the races anywhere in my life before. Happy ...

  4. It's time to review the allowance for competitors both home and away

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The early tinkering with the rating allowance for Macau horses in the interport trophy races has, arguably, been successful in a general sense but, assuming there is a serious ... the Macau horses and treat it as a Hong Kong-only race- regardless of any strangely sourced plunges on horses with little chance such as the one we saw on Bingo Star. But it isn't why the races ...

  5. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... planning, 1986-96 SCMP, February 24 I have another way of looking at it. The English author H.G. Wells, in his science fiction classic, The Time Machine, postulated a race far in the future of subhumans, the Morlocks, who lived underground in the dark to serve their master race, the Eloi. Except, of course, that they also ate the Eloi. We haven't got quite that far yet in relations ...

  6. Best City and Green Zone make their case

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the smart Space Race in sixth. ...

  7. Koreans thrash Hong Kong to earn second spot

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay It is official. South Korea are the second best side in Asia. They proved that by defeating Hong Kong 50-24 at King's Park to claim the runners-up slot behind Japan in the inaugural HSBC Asian Five Nations. Hong Kong were blown away in t ...

  8. Race for Form Six a sign of deeper crisis for HK

    Posted Aug 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... consumption ('Leadership should take a gamble for economic balance', August 7) in which he suggested that China should open up gambling, horse racing, yachting and golf to increase ...

  9. Majestic Falcon lands at right time

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Witness in the race and this horse relishes the speed on. 'He isn't an easy ride- as he showed today- but at least we've been able to keep the money in Hong Kong this time. ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The errant John Moore-trained five-year-old, Majestic Falcon, will attempt to become the third horse to do the interport double later this season, after ...

  10. Smith rides luck and his first double in HK

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Win, who started at $110 in scoring a minor upset in the fifth race where Fantastic Star- owned by the same interests- started a warm favourite at $26. 'Dennis gave the horse some chance ... a luck-filled afternoon, he wasn't even called to give evidence after his mount Healthy Fruits caused major interference in the eighth race. Smith's double on Major Bee for Peter Ng Bik-kuen ...




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