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  1. Ffree Fire wins San Fernando Race

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Ffree Fire won the South China Morning Post trophy after being the first boat to cross the finishing line in the San Fernando Race, but skipper Sam Chan was left ruing ... boats could change. We expect the last boat which is expected to be Koon Woon, to finish the race by mid-day on Monday,' said Lyons. A total of 25 boats began the 480-nautical-mile race ...

  2. Focused Power races into second round

    Posted Dec 01st 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... But last night, there were no such problems for the Montreal native as he raced through his first-round match to score one for the 'older' brigade of players. 'I think ...

  3. Directors defend film's hip portrayal of road racing

    Posted Jun 21st 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... A highly anticipated local film on road racing has raised concerns its hip portrayal of a dangerous activity could be a bad influence on youngsters. Initial D, which opens on Thursday, ... was worried that such a film featuring young idols participating in road racing was 'asking for trouble'. He said that while the original comic had been in circulation for more than ...

  4. Race against time to rescue 21 miners trapped in Tangshan

    Posted Dec 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu and Chan Siu-sin Time is running out for 21 miners still down a shaft in an exploded coal mine in Tangshan, Hebei, as the death toll in the disaster rose to 87 yesterday. Rescuers said hopes of survival were slim as the miners have been trapped ...

  5. Hut Bay's rebuilders race to beatthe monsoon

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... and makeshift shelters which have become home for most of the 21,000 inhabitants of Hut Bay since the town was inundated on December 26. 'Sure, it's a race against time,' says K. ...

  6. Glitterati get early jump on Sunday's racing festivities

    Posted Dec 10th 2005, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford For the world's horse-racing enthusiasts, the Hong Kong International Races Gala Party at Murray House in Stanley has no peer. While other racing events may have ... of racing- and the odd ex-prime minister and business supremo- caught up over an enviable spread of food and wine at the curtain-raiser to Sunday's big day. Entertainers transformed ...

  7. Thrills, spills and confusion galore in Macau's craziest race

    Posted Nov 21st 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Confusion reigned in the Honghe Asian Formula Renault Challenge when stewards decided to finish the incident-packed race after six laps having allowed an extra lap after the race was re-started following a red flag. The Asian Formula Renault race has always been the meeting's craziest race and there were was no shortage of drama yesterday as Japan drivers ...

  8. Race Day Guide

    Posted Dec 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Scarlet Ma

    ... These betting facilities are also available at the off-course betting branches. There are 111 branches around Hong Kong, and most have live TV coverage of the races. You need a betting account to use ... horses that finish first, second and third in any order. Win: Selecting the horse that wins the race. Place: The selected horse must finish first, second or third. Quinella: Selecting two horses, ...

  9. Aussies set to bet on HK races

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Hong Kong racing is soon to become a regular part of Australia's wagering diet but regulatory difficulties will prevent the Jockey Club from realising its ideal of co-mingled pools. Five races at Sunday's Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup meeting are due to be shown live and offered for wagering in Australia, which has been a regular occurrence ...

  10. Horse racing returns to Shanghai- for charity

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

    ... Lillian Yang Horse racing, once considered a symbol of capitalist excess, will return to Shanghai next year for the first time since 1949, recalling the city's glory days. But this time, the race will be for charity. The government-backed Shanghai Charity Foundation would hold the race in March or April, said spokeswoman Jin Zhongyu. Tickets will be sold for the race ...




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