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  1. Sport - Racing

    Longines raises stakes in Hong Kong's International Jockeys' Championship

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... international races sponsor Longines gave the series a much-needed prize-money boost. Three new faces will contest the annual showpiece on December 5- Hong Kong championship leader Zac Purton, ... executive director of racing Bill Nader said. "This event is one of the most exciting in the Hong Kong racing calendar and an important event on the international stage." ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Ato, Red Jazz pull out of Hong Kong International Races

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... for the Longines Hong Kong International Races have arrived, with the bulk of them scheduled to flood in this weekend, but Ato and Red Jazz will not be among them. The original Singapore entry for the Hong ... Singapore champion Rocket Man. The Hong Kong Mile is down to 13 runners as well, with the club having no plans to replace Charlie Hills-trained Red Jazz, withdrawn yesterday after an unsatisfactory ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Visitors step up their preparations for Hong Kong International Races

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 12:22pm by Michael Cox and Andrew Hawkins

    ... Michael Cox and Andrew Hawkins Luca Cumani-trained stayer Mount Athos completed what might be his final piece of trackwork ahead of the Group One Longines Hong Kong Vase (2,400m) ... much, recording a final last 400m of 30.8 seconds, while Marco Botti's Dandino was similarly under a hold over his last 400m, coming home in 27.7 seconds. Group One Longines Hong Kong Cup ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    All hail Hong Kong racing's off-season, unmatched around the world

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 07:16pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... the Longines Hong Kong International Races. Now, there are only 81 meetings until the next off-season… ... Long live Hong Kong horse racing, and long live the off-season! There are many benefits to Hong Kong racing but the government-mandated break from mid-July to mid-September has to rank right up ...

  5. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Jockey Club can up the international ante by boosting support card

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 09:17pm by Alan Aitken

    ... considerable time and effort, perceptions don't change easily, but everyone who brings a horse to Hong Kong's international meeting these days knows this- they will be well looked-after, ... 'Hong Kong' than going all Breeders' Cup on it and introducing new and different events for sub-groups which do not have a normal place in our racing. With 770-odd races a season, Hong ...

  6. Sport

    Females in line to dominate Hong Kong International Races

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 08:49pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Three years since the last female winner at the $72 million Longines Hong Kong International Races extravaganza, it will be the superstar girls who hold ... billing with the female sensations Moonlight Cloud, Sky Lantern and The Fugue. "The outstanding quality of this year's overseas selections for the Longines Hong Kong International Races ...

  7. Sport - RACING

    Moonlight Cloud shines in line-up for Hong Kong International Races

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 10:25pm by Alan Aitken

    ... across four majors at the Longines Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) on December 8. The names of 241 first-stage entries from 19 countries were released on Monday by the Jockey Club, down from ... in his preferred distance in the Hong Kong Cup. A trip to the HKIR is not certain either for Cirrus des Aigles, runner-up in the Champion Stakes in Britain, but trainer Corine Barande-Barbe said ...

  8. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Hong Kong team will rise to the occasion on international day

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ...? The answer is yes, and let the cards fall where they may, in that unlikely event. One aspect of Hong Kong's international racing that is greatly admired and respected around the world ... Kong might not have a Silent Witness going into next month's Longines international meeting pencilled in as the winner already, but Sunday's prelude events left no doubt that local ...

  9. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Hong Kong Open cuts prize money

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Prize money for the prestigious Hong Kong Open has been cut US$750,000 to US$2 million, organisers said on Thursday, blaming the state of the world economy. It comes despite the tournament, one of the biggest in Asia, retaining sponsor UBS, the Swiss bank. This year’s Hong Kong Open is November 15-18. “It’s one of these things that have ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Gibson adjusting to life without stable star Akeed

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 01:16pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The loss of Longines Hong Kong Cup winner Akeed Mofeed from his stable has not worried Richard Gibson, who is excited about the prospects of established star Gold-Fun as well as a number of new additions. ...




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