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  1. Lion City sensation Rocket Man gets a good feel of Sha Tin

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Singapore trainer Patrick Shaw wasted no time getting star sprinter Rocket Man out of his box at Sha Tin and onto the training track yesterday. The gelding only arrived on Sunday morning and Rocket Man wasn't out to do anything spectacular, merely shake the travel dust off his feet. He strode around the all-weather track for one lap under Felix Coetzee, who ...

  2. 16 left homeless after Sha Tin village blaze

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Martin Wong

    ... Clifford Lo and Martin Wong Sixteen people were left homeless yesterday after their wooden and tin-sheet homes in a Sha Tin village were destroyed by fire. Firefighters were called to Hung Mui Kuk Tsuen off Hung Mui Kuk Road at 9.32am when a hut burst into flames. Police said about 50 villagers had fled the village before emergency crews arrived. The fire was upgraded ...

  3. Suicidal tenant causes big gas blast

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Explosion in flat blows out air con A gas explosion in an 11th-floor flat of a public housing estate in Sha Tin yesterday blew out an air conditioner and six windows, one of which flew about 40 metres and hit another building. The blast, which occurred at about 2.30am at Pok Hong Estate in Sha Kok Street, woke many residents, some of whom thought there had been ...

  4. Zero In primed for breakthrough

    Posted Feb 13th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Ocean Dragon over the Sha Tin mile. He should have no trouble with the drop back to 1,400 metres, and should have every chance. Ball Of Fire finished fourth to East Ocean Dragon, and for the same reasons must be shortlisted. The move back to Sha Tin is a bonus for Ahead A Head, who has run well on both starts this season. Both of those runs came in January at Happy Valley, ...

  5. Short straw dims New Year glow

    Posted Jan 28th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Danny Mok, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... downturn were not enough, Hong Kong yesterday drew the worst possible fortune stick in a ceremony at a Sha Tin temple. Lau Wong-fat, chairman of rural affairs body the Heung Yee Kuk, drew the stick ... through our challenges.' The last time that stick was drawn, 1992, saw, among other things, the arrival of last governor Chris Patten- who unleashed fierce political strife. When a Sha Tin ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... robbed him of HK$6,000 and dumped him in his underpants in a village in Sha Tin. Police said he made up the story and had cheated pawn shops in Tin Shui Wai, Tuen Mun, Yau Ma Tei and Mong Kok ... worth of an illegal drug, believed to be cannabis buds, when they raided a Kenswood Court flat in Tin Lung Road, Tin Shui Wai, at about 9pm on Monday. They seized 6kg of suspected cannabis buds ...

  7. Shining Victory has arsenal to make it four in a row

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... simply dominated Sha Tin programmes since mid-December. His last 111 runners at the course have produced an extraordinary 32 victories, and this card looks no different, with a strong team headed ... Valley, but she was far from disgraced and less than a length from the winner after competing for a hot lead tempo. She had won well over 1,000m at Sha Tin and Happy Valley prior and her ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Three hurt in gas explosion Three kitchen workers sustained burns to their arms and faces in a minor gas explosion in a restaurant in Sha Tin. The blast happened when gas leaked from a stove and a male worker tried to start another stove in the kitchen of the ground-floor restaurant in Kwong Yuen Estate. His two colleagues- a man and woman- were also injured. ...

  9. City Briefs

    Posted Jan 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... forgot to turn off the stove as she tried to disconnect a liquefied petroleum gas cylinder in the kitchen about 9am. Woman falls to her death in Sha Tin A woman plunged to her death from a block of flats in Sha Tin. Police said the victim, 37, was found lying unconscious outside Hing Lam House, Kwong Lam Court just before 1am. She was declared dead when ambulance officers arrived. Police ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was listed as grade four. Furniture set on fire outside home Police are investigating a suspected case of arson outside a village house in Sha Tin. Police said a man living at Sha Tin Tau village ...




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