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  1. Rat Race a welcome break from rat race

    Posted Oct 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang Central was a hive of activity yesterday as hundreds of people donned creative costumes to compete in the city's first 'rat race', raising more than HK$2 million for charity. The Central Rat Race 2006, based on similar annual events in New York and Toronto, was organised by Hongkong Land to promote the city and Central as Asia's leading ...

  2. Runners out to cash in on great race

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay 'We have been able to attract elite runners for the Greatest Race on Earth' If 'Seeing is Believing' is the mantra of the charity that reaps benefits from ... of US$100 notes were displayed to the overseas runners taking part in the Greatest Race on Earth series of which the Hong Kong marathon tomorrow is the last leg. The winner will receive US$100,000. ...

  3. HK's Chan moves to fourth with race win

    Posted Jan 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's Chan Wai-man clinched her first victory in the Oceanic Championships in Melbourne yesterday and moved from sixth to fourth place overall after six races. Racing on the new Olympic-standard Neil Pryde RS:X boards, the youngster came first in race five and was fourth in the following race on day three of the regatta, which also serves as the first ...

  4. Reserve's closure forces bird-spotting race to move

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the bird-flu scare. Twelve teams are taking part in the Big Bird Race, one fewer than last year. A team from the Baptist Wing Lung Secondary School withdrew on the advice of the Education and Manpower Bureau, which has urged schools to avoid activities that place students in contact with birds or poultry. Race organisers and other teams said they were not worried that bird-watchers would catch ...

  5. Race law to put tough curbs on expat deals

    Posted Jan 11th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of race. Addressing a seminar on ethnic minorities last night, Mr Fisher said the bill would be presented to the Legislative Council in the next two months. It will make it illegal for the private sector to discriminate among employees on the grounds of race, colour, descent or national or ethnic origin. A 'grandfather clause' will cover existing staff. 'Those already ...

  6. Visionary helps take world by storm

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... in most major racing countries. But the highly decorated trainer would be the first to pay tribute to Kiyota for what he has achieved, especially on the international scene. Kiyota, 38, has always had an interest in horse racing, but in particular, the racing world that existed behind the boundaries of his homeland. 'I went to university in America and have worked overseas ...

  7. Online race to embrace Valentine's Day date

    Posted Feb 13th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Singles are rushing to post lonely hearts advertisements on the internet or are taking the plunge in face-to-face meetings in a bid to secure a last-minute date for Valentine's Day. But search engine Yahoo, the city's largest online Chinese-lang ...


    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Four races, 32 jockeys, 49 horses, HK$62m in stakes- and seven top tipsters to guide punters to even greater riches. It all adds up to the biggest day on the calendar LOOKING GOOD Hello Pretty owner Kwok Siu-ming has set his sights on Hong Kong Cup glory and is banking on trainer Tony Cruz and jockey Brett Prebble to deliver the goods. ...

  9. Cruz backs Witness to continue racing after second place

    Posted Dec 11th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Silent Witness will race on into 2007 after his brave second, even though he had no answer to the dazzling finish of Absolute Champion, trainer Tony Cruz said. Cruz admitted ... with HK$62.5 million. 'But there is one person who knows Silent Witness better than anyone else and that's his trainer- me,' Cruz said. 'Silent Witness is still enjoying his racing ...

  10. Unsung heroesracing/ tracks racing operations av services betting racecourse cathay pacific catering

    Posted Dec 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Allan Nam

    ... Meet the folk you won't see on the big day- because they're too busy behind the scenes making sure everything's trotting along nicely. Allan Nam stops to chat RACING/ TRACKS 'There are four Group One races at the International Races and we are involved in selecting the most suitable overseas horses for each race and the local horses which are best able to compete ...




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