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  1. Stars do battle in race of the year Majestic cast stars in race of the year

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... races on turf in 2007 and put them together over 2,000 metres at Sha Tin while they're in peak form and what have you got, if not the race of the year? Take the winners of the last three ... those sets of circumstances in the one race would be unthinkable. Or at least it would have been until the selections for next Sunday's HK$14million Audemars Piguet Queen ElizabethII Cup ...

  2. Racing tips-for-cash conspirator jailed after harming club's image

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A man who offered rewards to Australian jockey Christopher Munce for horse-racing tips was jailed for 21 months yesterday by Deputy District Court Judge Bina Chainrai. ... Jockey Club and horse racing. She added that horse racing was very much part of Hong Kong life and the Jockey Club as a charitable organisation had contributed much to the community. The Jockey ...

  3. Racing probe after Ferrari death crash

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... yesterday morning. Police are investigating the accident, in which Chan Kin-wo, 50, was killed, to see if it is connected with illegal car racing activity. Hours before the accident, police set up road blocks on the San Tin Highway, which has a speed limit of 100km/h, after receiving complaints from residents about noise caused by illegal car racing. However, no arrests were made ...

  4. Luxury brands race for retail space to cash in on expected spending spree

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu With the world's leading luxury brands beating a path to Beijing to capture an expected flood of spending during next year's Olympic Games, demand for retail space is red hot. The Beijing Tourism Administration expects the games will ...

  5. Schiergen hopes to continue that winning feeling

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... who has been training for 10 years but has already landed Germany's most prestigious race, the Grosser Preis von Baden, three times. 'He did a very nice piece of work the other morning [1,200m in 1:14.9, last 400m in 22.1 seconds] and came through it really well. He's a very fit horse and I'm sure he's going to run his proper race.' Schiergen ...

  6. The well-heeled younger set are off and racing

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... for the Jockey Club running its new The Racing Club. It's aims to draw a younger crowd to the races and the club officially kicked off on Wednesday at the racing season opener at the Happy Valley track. 'We aim to educate new racegoers,' Richards explained at The Racing Club, which includes a Soho-style bar, restaurant and sushi lounge. 'You have to think about younger ...

  7. Race car driver loves life in the fast lane

    Posted Nov 06th 2007, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Donna Page Meanwhile, in the other SAR... Andre Couto's dream of becoming a professional race car driver started on Macau's go-kart track when he was only 12 years old. ... in a government sports event and go-karting was one of the activities. Before the final, he asked his father whether he would buy a go-kart for him if he won the race. After drawing second last ...

  8. A two-horse race

    Posted Dec 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fancy dress king Philip Booth gallops in the Boxing Day Race around Mount Cameron. Yesterday was the first time Booth didn't have a unique costume, as Anthony Somerset also came ... the men's race in 14:50, a minute clear of Wong Tin-yau. Pauline Cheung won the women's race in 18:12, while veteran runner Gillian Castka- dressed as the master of the hounds in a scarlet ...

  9. Senna shrugs off fun-race flop to retain his focus

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Macau Bruno Senna had to do it the hard way yesterday- on foot. His pedi-cab refused to move despite his brave attempts to pedal during a light-hearted 'race ... favourite in the Formula Three race hopes he won't have to hot-foot it on Sunday too as he bids to write the famous Senna name once more into the record books of the showpiece event which ...

  10. They're off and racing in the mean streets of Sicily

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Lorenzo Tondo

    ... Horses are hapless victims of the mafia's brutal gambling empire. Lorenzo Tondo reports It's dawn in Sicily and the next illegal horse race is about to begin. The street ... of clandestine horse racing in Sicily has doubled in the past several months. Illegal horse races have always existed in Sicily, tolerated by citizens because they were viewed as an expression ...




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