Beas River

On the market

Birchwood Place is a 38-storey block at the end of Macdonnell Road, near Hong Kong Park. This luxury apartment is 2,018 square feet with three bedrooms.

Asking price: HK$46 million.

Agent: Swan Chan of Colliers International (9150 6132)

Wednesday, 6 June, 2012, 12:00am

Stewards end Doleuze's winning streak as he cops two-day ban

Olivier Doleuze has been unstoppable, riding eight winners at the past six meetings, but the stewards will put a halt to his momentum after suspending him for two meetings for his winning ride on the Manfred Man Ka-leung-trained Shibala.

28 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Azura adds supply to Mid-Levels

Swire Properties will add much sought-after supply to Mid-Levels with the opening of its new project, Azura at 2A Seymour Road, which will offer 126 units, ranging from 1,650 to 2,100 sqft.

12 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Police breached Games security

Undercover police managed to breach security at the Olympic equestrian venues in what a senior officer likened to 'Trojan Horse' manoeuvres.

Using disguises and false documents they conducted 'security audit' measures looking for loopholes at the Beas River and Sha Tin venues before and during the events.

29 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Crowd warmed to equestrian events as tournament progressed, says chief executive

Hongkongers may have been slow to warm to equestrianism, but ended up embracing the Olympic events, says Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen.

Mr Tsang said he was very nervous on the first day over the apparent lack of interest, but detected mounting enthusiasm as the events wore on.

23 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Reality bites for Ridley & Co at the enormity of the equestrian project

Last Sunday at Beas River, 11-year-old Clarissa Lyra and her friends sat along a metal bench bordering the main competition arena, watching horses go around a set of jumps. In less than three months, that bench will no longer be there.

30 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Cross-country site wins plaudits from competitors

Riders impressed by Beas River

Anna Junkmann unhooked the strap on her helmet and exposed her neck. On proud display was a temporary tattoo - a black horse with a red rider drawn in sleek elegant strokes.

'I quite like this,' the German rider said of the logo for the Good Luck Beijing - HKSAR 10th Anniversary Cup.

13 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Health warning

A top vet has warned that horses at next year's Olympic equestrian events at Sha Tin and Beas River, could suffer heat exhaustion. Do you think the events should be scaled down or even cancelled? Write to us.

4 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

O'Sullivan gets it right this time around

Sometimes the defeats of racehorses are complex and mind-boggling. Then there are times when it's just plain simple.

'Trainer error,' admitted Paul O'Sullivan after Medic Power put the lie to his poor debut run with an impressive win yesterday in the Lily Handicap (1,200m).

8 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Stand-in trainer's run comes to an end

Veteran Li Lap-sai will shortly return to the peace and quiet of Beas River having briefly tasted belated glory as a Hong Kong trainer.

The Licensing Committee of the Jockey Club yesterday thanked Li for his services and will inform owners of the four remaining horses in his care to send them immediately to other trainers.

25 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Ah-Sai's dream finally fulfilled

The Hong Kong racing scandal that has made headlines around the world has given Li Lap-sai the chance to fulfil a dream that he believed had died a long time ago.

20 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Sagar primed to score hard-working Hutchison

BRUCE Hutchison doesn't train as many winners as most but his patrons tend to find them much more profitable.

I read that line somewhere and liked it. It seems an accurate appraisal of the man from Perth who is not a trainer to be underestimated.

31 Oct 1993 - 12:00am