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  1. the best racing guide is back- and better than ever

    Posted Sep 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Racing Post has had a major facelift. Now more than ever, it's THE form guide to give Hong Kong racing followers the winning advantage. Your new-season Racing Post will provide: New racing fields, incorporating horses' career records and success rates for trainers and jockeys. Extended tips panel with best bets and strategies from your favourite tipsters, plus we ...

  2. Kwan quits speed racing and eyes Le Mans

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Hong Kong's greatest driver, Charles Kwan, yesterday officially announced his retirement from speed racing and the Macau Grand Prix- but said he might return in endurance events. Kwan made the announcement after finishing third in the season-ending race at the Porsche Infineon Carrera Cup Asia series, signing off one of the most brilliant careers in Asia. ...

  3. Balloon goes up to herald international day of races

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle As the sun went down over Stanley last night, the lights went up on yet another night of festivities in the lead-up to tomorrow's Hong Kong International Races. But while ... of Phoenix Reach, said Dwyer had enjoyed an easier time of it racing in Japan recently as 'all he had to eat was fish'. Here it was a different matter, he said. 'Luckily I'm ...

  4. Race-fix claims 'raise global concerns about industry's integrity'

    Posted Sep 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken, Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael and Alan Aitken Race-fixing and corruption allegations cast a dark shadow over the horse-racing industry globally following the arrest of former champion Hong Kong jockey Kieren Fallon and 15 others in Britain, officials said yesterday. Hong Kong Jockey Club security chief Tim McNally said the police investigation into race irregularities involving some of those ...

  5. Summer racing just adds to fun, say punters

    Posted Jul 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kathleen Leung Punters placing bets last week were mostly in favour of summer racing. A Mr Chui, a 45-year-old office clerk, agreed that the club should be allowed to hold races throughout the year. 'Macau has year-round racing, so why can't Hong Kong? Extra races in summer would let people have more fun, as there is one more choice for punters,' he said. His view ...

  6. F1 dream has young Jamison's heart racing

    Posted Nov 07th 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... in the SAR as solid a prospect as 14-year-old Ross Jamison, who is aspiring to one day race in Formula 1. But before one writes off the British-born teenager as just another dreamer, consider this: ... Widderich. Two years ago, Jamison made his mark when he won the Open Grand Prix Series, racing against some very experienced drivers at the now defunct Hong Kong Karting Mall. His surprising win ...

  7. Betting on year-round racing carries a risk

    Posted Jul 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There are few places in the world which can rival Hong Kong's passion for horse-racing. The sport of kings is part of our city's heritage and identity. It is enjoyed by thousands from all walks of life. So the idea of staging race meetings all year round is worth exploring. But it will require careful consideration. Last weekend, the prospect of extending the racing ...

  8. Year-round racing may be a reality next year

    Posted Jul 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters An extended season would boost the Hong Kong Jockey Club's revenues, but trainers are against it The Hong Kong racing season could be extended from as early as summer next year if Jockey Club studies prove the value of year-round racing. Senior club officials said all aspects of the move would be scrutinised- including the health of horses and tracks as well ...


    Posted Dec 10th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... A newcomer's guide to finding the winners- and the money- on Hong Kong's greatest racing day of the year, writes Murray Bell The modern era has been very kind to the horse player. Computer and video technology have demystified racing, and shown the horses themselves to be extremely consistent and amazingly predictable athletes. Ratings- what are they? ...

  10. Jockey Club floats year-round racing

    Posted Jul 11th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Storm of protest greets idea to boost falling revenue Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman Ronald Arculli said yesterday he was considering extending race meetings through the height ... race meetings during July and August. 'We want to have races held during [the summer break]. But it is not purely about turnover. For many years, some of Hong Kong's more devoted ...




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