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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Sedan chair race for charity

    Posted Oct 25th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh About 570 people will be running for charity on November 13 in the annual Matilda Sedan Chair Race around The Peak. Fifty-seven teams, dressed in outlandish costumes, will transport a sedan chair around the course with one passenger who must be at least 16 years old. The race will start at 10am. Teams will be competing for many prizes, including for the fastest team, ...

  7. Matilda Sedan Chair Race and Bazaar

    Posted Nov 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Matilda Sedan Chair Race and Bazaar A fun day out with teams in entertaining outfits (left) competing in the annual sedan chair race (10am), plus performances by the Island School Jazz Band (noon), Michael Cheung and friends (2pm), and the HK Academy Children's Choir (2.15pm). There are also arts-and-craft stalls, games and more. Today, 9am-4pm, Matilda International ...

  8. Racing reform

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Proposed reforms of the Jockey Club, including taxing betting profits rather than turnover and a longer season, would revitalise horse racing in Hong Kong, says the club's chairman. What do you think of the reforms? Share your views: write to us ...

  9. I'll be back vows O'Young after sealing most prestigious race of his career

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

    ... Unus Alladin Darryl O'Young won the most prestigious race of his career but it still wasn't enough to win the overall championship in the Porsche Infineon Carrera Cup series- but he will be back for more next year. O'Young drove a steady race and hardly put a foot wrong as he claimed one of the hardest and certainly the most challenging race in the Porsche ...

  10. Cyclist dies in minibus collision during race

    Posted Nov 07th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Agnes Lam and Martin Wong A cyclist was killed after being hit by a minibus in Sai Kung yesterday during one of the city's largest cycling races. Brendan Chiu Hsiu-hon, 38, was hit head-on on Hoi Ha Road during the Hong Kong qualifying rounds for the Asian Cycling Championships. The race organiser, the Hong Kong Cycling Association, suspended the race and called ...




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