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  1. Law's amazing track record

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... University of Hong Kong, with her thesis being a study of the physical properties of sand systems and their effect on racetrack performance. 'I came home after graduation in 1995 and saw ... When the Hong Kong Jockey Club took on Shirley Law Shun-ying as a management trainee at the end of 1995, little did they know they would be grooming a future trendsetter. But today, just ...

  2. Besotted trio united by their love of horses and a deep passion for showjumping

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... and then graduated from Columbia University. I came to Hong Kong nearly five years ago and only after having been here for a couple of years did I hear about Beas River and decide to get back to riding ... for showjumping in particular. Jennifer, 34, and Gaelle, 14, together with Gaelle's 15-year-old sister Magali, are three Hong Kong showjumping riders sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club and each ...

  3. Turnover reaches new heights

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... the Hong Kong University Alumni Association Challenge Cup (1,400 metres) to go alongside the Pok Oi Cup that he won so handsomely on January 8. Wealthy, a son of the late, great Danehill, ... Murray Bell Hong Kong racing went into the Chinese New Year break on a high, with turnover yesterday reaching a new peak at $947.8 million. The day's handle bettered the previous ...

  4. Made with pride in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... of investigations and red tape towards adopting a Hong Kong-born, Chinese baby. They eventually made it. The baby that was handed to them that fateful day in 1988 is Nicole Chadwick, a beautiful young ... infant in 1990 is today the rising star of Hong Kong's world-class horse racing industry. The Chadwicks left Hong Kong in 1992, initially bound for Singapore where they stayed for six years ...

  5. HK enthusiast off to flying start

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Youngster earns prestigious scholarship thanks to overriding ambition, reports Murray Bell Bill Wong Man-piu is a 22-year-old Hong Kong Baptist University graduate. Sheikh Mohammed bin ... Hong Kong racing person to be awarded a spot in the prestigious programme. When Wong hit the sheikh's picturesque Kildangan Stud in Ireland in the middle of last month, he buddied up ...

  6. Yeung gives up riding to focus on studies

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Senior jockey Thomas Yeung Kai-tong provided a late-season shock last night, announcing he would return to his studies and not accept the licence the Hong Kong Jockey Club had ... queuing up for his services when he suddenly found the pressure too much. After time away in England, where he rode in Newmarket for former Hong Kong trainer Peter Chapple-Hyam, Yeung rediscovered ...

  7. Rivals making huge strides as HK lags behind global pool

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... overseas jurisdictions are 'commingled' into the host pool and revenues mutually shared- Hong Kong has been left behind while the government grapples with the simple concept of sharing ... urged delegates to 'take steps beyond local action- and quickly', and reported that Tabcorp has commingling agreements with 16 different countries, with Hong Kong being an obvious ...


    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... The new parade ring at Sha Tin is another indication of Hong Kong's status as a leader in world racing, writes Murray Bell The new $400 million parade ring at Sha Tin may have taken ... an opportunity to contribute to the revitalising of Hong Kong, ravaged as it was at the back end of a recession and the onset of Sars in the region. 'At that stage, the economy was bad ...

  9. High time we let the kids back on course

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Hong Kong's racing industry will no doubt get some positive rub-off from the fact that 22-year-old Bill Wong Man-piu has won an elite scholarship to the Darley Flying ... Mohammed also heads the famous Dubai-based Godolphin operation, which owns more than 150 Group One trophies worldwide, including two editions of the Hong Kong Cup with Fantastic Light (2000) ...

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    Japanese star Lord Kanaloa sets Sha Tin alight

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:19pm by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Star Japanese sprinter produces blistering run to send a warning to his Hong Kong rival Lucky Nine- anything you can do, I can do better Lord Kanaloa sets Sha Tin alight It was only a track gallop but it should send the biblical "fear and trembling" through the ranks of Longines Hong Kong Sprint rivals. On Monday, it was Lucky Nine's turn ...




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