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  1. Sport - Racing

    Whyte strikes in second race of season

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 11:15pm by STAFF

    ... the mark in the second race of the season. Whyte positioned Just Mistere- who was none from 19 going into yesterday- perfectly in a one-off, midfield spot from gate eight, and after the leaders ... to California Rock and Sparkling Sword as he crossed to lead on Massive in race two. Fortunately, Leung was able to pull something out of the wreck with a long odds victory in the last on Trump ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    No Rupee but plenty of dollars on first day of new racing season at Sha Tin

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:40am by Alan Aitken

    ... Rupee will not compete in the Longines Hong Kong sprint, producing a cloud ahead of the new racing season- but Jockey Club officials expect the sun to be out again on Sunday at Sha Tin when opening day threatens to produce new records. Booming attendance and betting figures on racing's opening day have been nothing unusual in recent years. The Jockey Club is optimistic again ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chinese culture fails to make the grade for today's mixed-race children

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:46am by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... Lijia Zhang Lijia Zhang recounts her struggle to instil pride and love of all things Chinese in her daughters Chinese culture fails to make the grade for today's mixed-race children ... usually have a tiger mother at home, enforcing extra Chinese lessons. I don't really worry about my children's identity. Research contradicts the earlier belief that mixed-race children ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Champions Mile winner 'highly doubtful' for December tilt at international races

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 12:27pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... to launch a new international syndicate, revealed Champions Mile winner Variety Club was unlikely to race again this year and may instead head to stud. "Sadly, I think the Hong Kong Mile is very doubtful for Variety Club," De Kock said, also ruling out other planned races in the Prix de la Foret in France and the Breeders' Cup Mile in the United States. We've had ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - MOTORCYCLING

    Valentino Rossi hopes to strengthen second place at Sepang

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... runner-up behind re-crowned world champion Marc Marquez for this year's MotoGP campaign with victory at Sunday's Australian race. I love Sepang, it's one of my favourite tracks, but the race is always very difficult, also physically because it is a little too hot for a MotoGP race Valentino Rossi The Italian legend, at 35 the oldest rider in MotoGP, has won six premier class ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    10 horses to follow in the new racing season

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 11:42pm by Alan Aitken

    ... On Rome and Able Friend, leading the way as they rose to the very top, but ably-assisted by Pleasure Gains, Khaya, Berlinski, Super Lifeline and Luger. All in all, eight of the 10 won races ... status. ARPINATI (S274) Trainer John Moore. Rating 83. In the recent past, Moore has won Group races with the likes of Sunny Sing, Jacobee, Zaidan, Able Friend and Designs On Rome who had brief ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Contenders will be jockeying for ideal position in trainers' race

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 11:57pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Hangovers likely for Caspar Fownes and John Size, as rivals will be in the hunt this season Hangover for Fownes, Size in trainers' race Not winning a trainers' championship for two seasons hardly constitutes a title drought, unless your name is John Size, who must now deal with the repercussions of his ultimately unsuccessful push for the 2013-14 ...

  8. Magazines - Style - DIVERSIONS

    Luxury brands lend their support to yacht races

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 09:31pm by Winnie Chung

    ... launch into a race around the British Virgin Islands. We watch as the majestic boats crisscross in front of us, with crew members running from port to starboard as they try to manoeuvre to faster ... Regatta and Rendezvous brings some of the world's most spectacular boats to the Caribbean. Among those at this year's races are the 57.5m Twizzle- valued at US$70.5 million- the 34m ...

  9. News - China

    'China Jockey Club' apparently launched in Beijing last month exposed as hoax

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 02:59pm

    ... reported on its overseas edition that the so-called China Jockey Club had been officially launched in Beijing last month and preparations for a horse racing lottery were underway. Money raised from the lottery was earmarked for government coffers, charities and the horse racing industry, the report said.  The British press reported that Peter Phillips, Queen Elizabeth’s eldest grandson, had been ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Parents must stop treating education as an arms race

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:28am by Kelly Yang

    ... as an arms race: more is not better For those parents experiencing severe stress about the start of a new school year (30 per cent of parents, according to one recent study), I want to let you ... their children's academic abilities, something's not quite right. Tutoring is not supposed to be a never-ending arms race to book more classes and buy more lessons. Tutoring is optional, ...




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