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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 - 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Horse owners talk about how they choose mounts' names

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... that will run in the HK$72 million Longines Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin next Sunday. Local owners go to great lengths to make sure the names of their horses will bring them luck or bear ... International Races some owners' names will also stand out. Britain's Queen Elizabeth has a runner named Carlton House in the Hong Kong Cup and actor Omar Sharif has one in the Mile called Don ...

  4. Sport - Racing - Hong Kong International Races

    Queen to add royal touch to Hong Kong's big race meeting

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... million Longines Hong Kong International Races. Trained by Michael Stoute, Carlton House was the beaten favourite in last year's Epsom Derby in the Queen's famous colours, and he ... of a place in the past three years in Europe, and is the highest-rated horse on the planet since Frankel's retirement. "The Longines Hong Kong International Races continue to attract elite ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Hong Kong first hurdle for Super Easy's stud ambitions

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Australian stayer Alcopop will be entered in the Longines Hong Kong Cup. Trainer Jake Stephens said Craig Williams would ride the eight-year-old, who won the Group One Mackinnon Stakes 12 days ago. ... Sunday's Jockey Club Sprint shapes as a test of Super Easy's international credentials, with Singapore's star sprinter having outgrown his home territory and his trainer, ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Stephens dreaming of big things with Alcopop

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Stephens dreaming ofbig things with Alcopop There is the usual line-up of billionaires, international breeders and captains of industry at this weekend's Longines Hong Kong International Races - and there is also the Jake Stephens-trained Alcopop proving there's still a place in racing for the dreamer. There are runners owned by oil-rich sheikhs, the Aga ...

  7. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Australian interest in Hong Kong Sprint gives it desired flavour

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... The confirmation that Sea Siren will be here for the Longines Hong Kong Sprint is good news, as Australia is the most serious reference point regarding the quality of the race, and Sea Siren is a serious ... next week's announcement of the invited runners. Singapore's Super Easy adds some extra interest, but Hong Kong fans will be doubtless looking for a better effort from Little Bridge ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Sea Siren to give home team big fright in Hong Kong Sprint

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... in the Longines Hong Kong Sprint - and that was before the hulking mare backed up her handler's testimony with a terrific workout at Sha Tin. The home team may have won nine of the past 10 Hong Kong ... no illusions as to the enormity of the task - but we've come here with a horse that is set for the race and we will be competitive," O'Shea said. "The strength of the Hong Kong ...

  9. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    All-weather debacle reminds us why grass is always greener

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... international week, being perched on a stool at Al's Diner in Lan Kwai Fong and assuring all the racing folk within hearing that rain in Hong Kong during December- any rain- would be a unique ... for it is that it allows us a fresh track for the annual Longines HKIR showpiece on Sunday. But please- with just 770 races a year, Hong Kong cannot be all things to all groups of horse racing, so the plea ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Sprint star Lucky Nine heading to Melbourne later this year

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... in the Patinack Farm Classic, he would then be chasing a US$1 million bonus in the international day sprint for winning challenge races in three different countries. Meanwhile, Hong Kong Jockey Club ... Longines Hong Kong Sprint, rather than return to Japan for the early season foray he has favoured for the last two years. Having won Group Ones at home and abroad, Fownes says everything Lucky Nine ...




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