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  1. HK firm in clear over blaze-hit ultra-race

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... part of the course, critically injuring two runners. Racing The Planet chief executive Mary Gadams was among those taken to hospital with second-degree burns on her hands, arms and legs. ... fires suddenly changed direction. They sustained burns to 80 per cent of their bodies and Racing The Planet was criticised for letting the race go ahead. Sanderson claimed the right ...

  2. Spaniard wins mayhem-filled race

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Juncadella made the most of the fortune that smiled on him in the form of the safety car, which came out midway through the 15-lap race. Marco Wittmann had a 2.7-second lead at that stage. ... to follow in the footsteps of his illustrious countrymen, Michael and Ralf Schumacher, by winning the Macau race. In the end, he had to settle for third place while Brazilian Felipe Nasr finished ...

  3. Two-horse race as trainers set for battle of four-year-olds

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... rising strongly through the grades, never looked to have what Glorious Days has got. He may be untested beyond 1,400m, and won't be until the Classic Mile, but if the race was run tomorrow ... championship wins- and this season's title already has the look of number seven for the Australian trainer- Size has endured a drought at the top end of racing in recent years. Sight Winner's ...

  4. Star-studded line-up for international races

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The Jockey Club unveiled a star-studded list of selections last night for a Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Race meeting in keeping with its billing ... invited horses boast formlines through many of the world's greatest races as they compete for HK$68 million in prize money across the four invitation-only events. 'The wide-reaching ...

  5. Leung would win backing from Ho supporters in a race with Tang: poll

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung and Tanna Chong Leung Chun-ying would win more backing from supporters of Democratic Party chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan in the event of a two-horse race between the former ... who favoured Tang. Among the 25 per cent who stated no preference in a three-horse race, 15 per cent of them said they would switch to Leung if they had to choose between him and Tang, ...

  6. Street race sensation

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... For sports fans and the glitterati, the Formula 1 Grand Prix is unmissable, twisting breathtakingly beneath downtown skyscrapers and historic landmarks. This year, all 82,500 tickets for each day of the night races were sold out. Many tourists arrived from overseas to attend the 10-day 'Grand Prix Season', which also included parties, race-themed events, concerts ...

  7. It's a race against time for marathon

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... be better if the race began later in the day, instead of at about 5am. 'It's not great for runners to have to get up so early in the morning and compete because that's not when ... the event's maximum capacity, but he said the amount of planning needed increased every year. The 16th race will take place on February 5. The quota for the marathon, half-marathon and 10-kilometre ...

  8. A race to show they care

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Whoever wins the race for the city's next chief executive on March 25, it is certain he will adopt a more interventionist approach on issues affecting livelihood and economic development. Despite policy differences, both Henry Tang Ying-yen and Leung Chun-ying also would be expected to devote more resources to help the underprivileged. Both men ...

  9. Pan-democrats win enough seats to join race

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee and Stuart Lau The pan-democrats are set to win a place in the race for chief executive after the camp and its allies collected 205 seats on the Election Committee. ... as they want a pan-democratic candidate to bring the voice of pan-democrats and the public into the chief executive race.' Ho's rival in the primary next month, Association for Democracy ...

  10. Cruz refuses to push his luck with race tactics

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a big race,' the trainer said. 'He is already very fit, probably at his peak now and, after Sunday, I just have to keep him there for the international race in three weeks.' John Moore looks to supply most of Cruz's dangers, with Mighty High back from Australia; Jacobee in his acid class test but fit and in form; and Irian, last year's winner of this race ...




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