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  1. Macau punters place their first bets on HK races

    Posted Jan 31st 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... of the day's $900 million betting turnover, and a lukewarm start for the idea after much larger figures had been bandied around. In April last year, casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun had predicted ... Alan Aitken The first day of betting in Macau- on horse races in Hong Kong- proved to be a yawn, despite speculation last year that punters' response would be enormous. ...

  2. Deal imminent to allow interport betting

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... it will be as soon as possible.' In April last year, Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun estimated that as much as $100 million a meeting could be bet through Macau outlets into Hong Kong pools ...

  3. 'Viva Pataca will be a hot horse'

    Posted Jan 16th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... for John Moore on the programme and added another winner for David Oughton to follow up his five-timer last week in great style. Soumillon was drawing comparisons between Viva Pataca, owned by Macau gambling tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun, and Moore's top line middle distance stayer Best Gift at the same stage. 'I rode Best Gift when I was here last year, when he was quite ...

  4. Thrills, spills and close shaves for ladies day

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... only the Chinese New Year fixture for attendance, with more than 76,000 people going racing yesterday on course and at Happy Valley. Casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun brought an entourage ... of jockey. Viva Macau's regular jockey, Beadman, was bucked off during the pre-race parade for an earlier race, his mount Johnson hurling him to the ground and leaving him hospitalised last ...

  5. Doleuze enthuses about Yellow Diamond despite slow start

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... metres), but Olivier Doleuze was never concerned as the gelding confirmed his rising-star status. Backed into odds-on at $16 after winning his Class Four event last start by over seven lengths ... because it is not easy to follow up a win like he had last time. On that day, he had a perfect trip, everything went right, he was getting weight from the others. 'Today he was up ...

  6. Redwood Falls enjoys perfect ride

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... of the Domeland racing entity which made headlines last year in uncomfirmed reports it had put down hundreds of horses in Beijing. The horses were reported to have been culled as they were no longer ... but today he handled it.' Cheong gave high praise to Nunes, last season's runaway jockeys' championship winner, for a perfect ride and said he was confident Redwood Falls could ...

  7. Aga Khan's Shamdala boosts vase

    Posted Nov 30th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Christophe Soumillon. But the only Aga Khan horse to have come to Hong Kong for the international meeting was the stayer Daliapour, who was purchased by property tycoon Robert Ng Chee Siong ... that saw her win four of her only seven starts under trainer Alain de Royer-Dupre, scoring from 2,400m to 3,000m and winning at Group level. At her last run, the filly finished third to Alcazar ...

  8. Rules that make a mockery of results

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... When Hong Kong punters booed and threw tickets after the infamous De Integro protest decision in March last year, they probably thought the demotion was the height of injustice in the name ... Zimb, suffered interference from last-placed Acropolis as they battled at the rear for the wooden spoon but eventually prevailed over him. That was not the end of it, though, as it would have ...

  9. Pataca to focus on QE II as Ho vetoes Dubai bid

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun has vetoed a tilt at the Dubai Sheema Classic (2,400m) next month with his outstanding stayer Viva Pataca. The responsibility as Hong ... Moore. The trainer said he still retained some hope that Viva Pataca will once again campaign on the foreign stage. 'Realistically, this is probably the last of Viva Pataca's really ...

  10. Lightning Star to brighten up Taipa

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken HK gallopers to show their class in interport showdown John Moore will be out to give casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun a 'home town' win with Lightning Star at Taipa ... with Crown's Gift taking the result at Sha Tin and Taipa for Macau in 2004, but Helene Pillaging took both last year for Hong Kong to even the score. Lightning Star (Christophe Soumillon) has been ...




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