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  1. Old warrior doesn't know how to run a bad race with Lai aboard

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Veteran sprinter Lucky Red got exactly what he needed and added one more win to jockey Eddy Lai Wai-ming's great record on him in the opening event. The Gary Ng Ting-keung-trained eight-year-old has now won seven of his 49 starts, all of ...

  2. Race for HK's leader down to the wire

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporters Front runner Leung Chun-ying yesterday frantically lobbied his supporters ahead of Sunday's Election Committee vote for the city's next chief executive, possibly coming within at least a dozen ballots of avoiding an abortive resu ...

  3. Nominations on offer to propel Leung into race

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to join the chief executive race, subsector member Eric Cheung Tat-ming said. 'Twenty-three members from the legal subsector have nominated [pan-democrat] Albert Ho Chun-yan so far,' ... by members of the public and 23 environmental groups. Meanwhile, a fifth person joined the race for the top job. Former DAB member Titus Wu Sai-chuen said his policy platform would be more democratic ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. Race-goers switch from horses to take in the form of six of the elite

    Posted Jun 18th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Macauley

    ... Richard Macauley Sha Tin Racecourse was a glittering showcase for fashion and timepieces when Prince Jewellery & Watch hosted the first of its three annual race days yesterday. ... for sport. Dorian Ho (third from left) seemed over the moon with his trophy for fashion design. 'The [race] day could be renamed 'elite', as it's also about the elites ...

  6. Hong Kong's 'God of Racing' in yet another brush with law

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui and Lai Ying-kit Former Macau Grand Prix driver Jim Chong-shing, known to the public and admirers as Hong Kong's 'God of Racing', or 'Mang Hang', ... to provide identification, the 51-year-old has been at odds with authorities since he was 17. He made headlines in the 1994 for participating in a street race in which 40 cars barrelled down Lung ...

  7. Wong sets sights on a personal best in points race

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the men's 40km points race on the track next week. 'I have done the best preparation I could,' said Wong (pictured), 35, who was Hong Kong's flag bearer at last night's opening ... a berth for Hong Kong in the individual road race but gave it away to teammate Wu Kin-san, opting for the track race where he feels he has a better chance. Wu will race against some ...

  8. Racing in Style is a sure winner

    Posted May 09th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun The Racing Club hosted a cocktail party called Racing in Style at the spectacular Happy Valley racecourse Penthouse on Wednesday, April 23. Horse owner Sharon Pong Kwok Sau-wan and jockey-turned-racing commentator and manager of The Racing Club, Mark Richards, shared top tips for winning the evening's races, after a mini-show of couture dresses ...

  9. Catching the drift - Jay Chou delivers the goods as road race ace

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Liz Shackleton

    ... finally agreed to star in Tsui Hark's upcoming street-racing action drama, Initial D. The US$7 million film, which is set to start shooting mid-March, is based on a best-selling Japanese manga of the same name. The 'D' of the title stands for drifting - as in a style of motor-racing (and not, as Close-up initially assumed, the art of moving from place to place without ...

  10. Chiu looks unstoppable after racing through semi

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin cruised into the final of the Hong Kong Closed Championships by defeating Christina Mak Pui-hin in just 21 minutes at the Hong Kong Squash Centre last night. Defending champion Chiu, currently the world number 17, will now m ...




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