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  1. International stars focus on ticket to Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 21st 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... an intriguing showdown with Arc runner-up, Westerner. Trainer David Hayes is talking Hong Kong with Confectioner, a rival for Makybe Diva in the Cox along with other Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) ... in the biggest upset in the race for over 30 years. And the winner, runner-up French mare Pride and Sheik Hamdan al-Maktoum's third-placed Maraahel are all headed for a rematch in the Hong Kong Cup, ...

  2. Hong Kong International Piano Competition Finals

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong City Hall Concert Hall Today to September 17 By the time you read this, the Hong Kong International Piano Competition will have reached boiling point, with only six contestants left vying for the top three places over the next couple of days. Organised for the first time by the Chopin Society of Hong Kong, this triennial event has brought to the city some ...

  3. Putting the squeeze on griffin races erodes hong kong traditions

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... number again. In 1998, the opening Griffin race was decided one week after the Hong Kong International Races in December, but that was the end of an era for pre-Christmas Griffins. In 2000, ... Murray Bell The drive to maintain betting turnover, against the seven-year outgoing tide, seems to be claiming a silent victim. Griffin racing, so much a traditional part of the Hong Kong ...

  4. Hong Kong and Japan join forces to create mile series

    Posted Mar 20th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The Hong Kong Jockey Club and Japan Racing Association yesterday announced the creation of the Asian Mile Series, a joint venture designed to bring international focus on two of the clubs' premier 1,600-metre races. Hong Kong's Group One Champion's Mile on May 14 now becomes an international Group One race, with prize money boosted from $4.5 million to $8 million ...

  5. Hong Kong's Cheung to ride in Shanghai GP

    Posted Apr 08th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... at the highest level. It's something I have waited for, for so long and now my dreams of racing in this event will become a reality.' Without doubt the best Hong Kong rider for the past eight ... Unus Alladin 'I have waited for so long and now my dreams will become a reality' Home-grown Cheung Wai-on will make history next month when he becomes Hong Kong's first ...

  6. Highly-rated Ross boost for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The Hong Kong Jockey Club will undertake more analysis of race programming and handicapping with respect to turnover next season after 'head-hunting' highly rated ... international racing I believe he will really strengthen our existing team,' said Jockey Club executive director of racing Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges yesterday. ...

  7. Zulu on his way after sub-standard Hong Kong stint

    Posted Apr 08th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... popular visiting jockeys on the frequent hit-and-run trips to Hong Kong that have brought him an International Jockeys Championship and three Hong Kong International Race wins. Another leading ... Alan Aitken Derby disappointment Grand Zulu has come to the end of his career in Hong Kong and will return to Australia to race. After some poor form including a lacklustre Derby run under ...

  8. An attitude of pure elegance

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the second year running. 'And that is not even including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan,' Mr Von Kanel said. A strong marketing campaign with actress Carina Lau as the brand's ambassador ... Being traditional does not mean being exorbitant or out of touch with modern designs OFFERING A SENSE of luxury without the price tag to match, Longines has successfully positioned itself ...

  9. An Olympic challenge for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... C. K. Lau For the second year in a row, the organisers of the Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races are having trouble finding sponsorship. With just over two weeks to go before ... and the Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races became a major item on the tourist calendar. Meanwhile, the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Association developed the event into a proper competitive sport, ...

  10. Victoria Adler, 16, Hong Kong International School

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wei Hao Kiow Mobile Brand/Model: Sony Ericsson K750i How much? $3,900 Ringtone: 'Disco Inferno by G-Unit.' Special functions: 'I can create my own music videos. It has a built-in MP3 player, internet services, FM radio and camera. The camer ...




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