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  1. Actor Louis Koo turns Mr Kool with cocktail for big day at races

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen If you've had your fill of beer and wine on race days, how about a cocktail for a change? One shaken by actor Louis Koo Tin-lok, perhaps? The star has created a gin-based cocktail called Mr Kool especially for the Audemars Piguet QEII Cup taking place at Sha Tin racecourse on April 29. The cocktail will be on sale throughout the race meeting. Koo showed off his ...

  2. Extended bands will kill off competitive races

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... be no thought for what extended-band races are doing to a very good general handicapping framework that is, with wide weight spreads and the competitive racing they encourage, a great foundation for good betting races. For the second time in recent weeks, an extended-band race has altered the landscape to its detriment at tonight's Happy Valley meeting, with race six seeing the spread ...

  3. Schutz in search of more staying races for galloper after latest win

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox Andreas Schutz was wishing there were more staying races for his horse's to contest after Super Strike and Eagle Spirit fought out a Class Four (2,000m). Super Strike benefitted from barrier four and being ridden closer by Tye Angland as he won his second straight race in the grade and took his record to four wins from 18 starts. 'I wish there was a different ...

  4. Julian Cheung is aiming to pick a winner as he joins racing fraternity

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai Superstar and horse owner Aaron Kwok Fu-shing seems to have passed on the racing bug to fellow entertainer and good friend Julian Cheung Chi-lam. Following Kwok's lead, ... ago,' Cheung said. 'He gave me a huge stack of horse genealogical charts and racing statistics to study as part of my 'initiation', but I have yet to touch them. I guess you could ...

  5. Heavyweights race in for charity premiere of Streep's Iron Lady

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen What are James Bond, Mission: Impossible and even Transformers movies without the adrenaline-inducing muscle cars? One of the latest films to hit local screens, which profiles one of Britain's most powerful women, highlights not only  ...

  6. Horse racing and its fans would benefit from competition among betting firms

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... It has been reported that revenues from casinos in Macau exceed those from racing in Hong Kong. Macau casinos must compete for a share of the gambler's wallet- keen competition forces up standards and gives the customer extensive choice. The standards are high and the experience an enjoyable one. Racing fans are no less demanding, but since there is only one provider ...

  7. Contest more than just a 'musical race'

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the scope of entrants and get away from it being just a 'musical race'. ...

  8. Getting a kick out of horse racing doesn't make Jennifer Tse a whiz with numbers

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Vivian Chen Jennifer Tse Ting-ting doesn't strike you as someone who'd bet on the horses, but she enjoys a flutter as much as the excitement of the race. 'Whenever there's a race, my mum always does her research by reading the newspapers, and everyone in the family gets a number to bet on,' the model-turned-actress said. 'You just can't help ...

  9. World races ahead in commingling stakes

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Australian operator Tabcorp has signed a deal to broadcast races live into betting shops in Ireland and the United Kingdom, a precursor to commingling bets between the two sides. When that begins, ... have mentioned previously the Jockey Club always regarded the Triple Trio as an important flagbearer for it overseas- in fact, when the bet went from races three, four and six to three ...

  10. Race by name, racy by nature, Wong sticks to tight clothing

    Posted Jun 07th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... showing off her mobile phone to Race Wong Yuen-pui (pictured) after the show started. Wong might have been a bit distracted viewing the show but she claimed herself to be a big fan, even though ...




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