Brian Kan

HK$1.9m stolen from jailed horse trainer Brian Kan’s home

The Sheung Shui home of five-time champion horse trainer Brian Kan Ping-chee. Photo: SCMP Pictures

More than HK$1.9 million in luxury watches, rings and cash has been stolen from the Sheung Shui home of five-time champion horse trainer Brian Kan Ping-chee, who is currently serving a jail sentence.

Tuesday, 11 December, 2012, 7:42pm

Kan appeals conviction for election graft

Brian Kan appears at High Court in Admiralty to appeal against his corruption conviction. Photo K. Y. Cheng

Former champion horse trainer Brian Kan Ping-chee appealed in the High Court on Thursday against his conviction and 14-week jail term for election corruption.

18 Oct 2012 - 6:07pm

Brian Kan guilty of election bribe

Racing legend Brian Kan Ping-chee was found guilty yesterday of offering a HK$130,000 election bribe to a village representative.

The former champion trainer, 73, left 130 HK$1,000 banknotes in the shop of Sheung Shui village representative Liu Fu-sau as an inducement for Liu to vote for him in an election for the Sheung Shui Rural District Committee in March.

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

ICAC charges Brian Kan with corrupt conduct

Five-time champion horse trainer and rural leader Brian Kan Ping-chee was charged yesterday with corrupt conduct in an election. He was accused of offering a HK$130,000 bribe to a village representative to buy his vote.

23 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Kan's protege racks up double century

The old boss Brian Kan Ping-chee would certainly have been proud as his protege, Dennis Yip Chor-hong, racked up his 200th winner on yesterday's Sha Tin programme and then advanced to 201 in double-quick time.

10 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Rookie revelation Yip gives Kan 'good face'

Dennis Yip Chor-hong continued an amazing rookie season and received a glowing endorsement from his former boss, Brian Kan Ping-chee, when he completed a winning double yesterday with horses at polar opposites of the punting spectrum.

2 May 2003 - 12:00am

Brian Kan reports bad cheques

Sha Tin detectives are investigating a report made by horse trainer Brian Kan Ping-chee that he was given three post-dated cheques amounting to $2.57 million by a friend which were later dishonoured by a bank. Police confirmed that Mr Kan reported the matter to Sha Tin police on October 21.

8 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Doleuze picks up where he left off

Olivier Doleuze started the New Year as he ended 2001 - with a Sha Tin double - to continue his blistering start to his Hong Kong career. 'It's almost too good to be true,' said the Frenchman, who scored on hot favourite Second Opinion in the third race and followed up on Perfect Victory in the seventh and did not contain his delight with fist-pumping celebrations after the two victories.

2 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

OUR FIVE TO FOLLOW

DR WIN: Lovely type; set to improve significantly on a couple of eye-catching griffin efforts. Could easily be better than Class Three, never mind current position in Class Four.

MALAYAN PEARL: Solid griffin winner who should progress as moves up in distance.

1 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Good times ahead for Kan

This year's International Sales graduates have been performing with a great deal of promise in their limited careers to date.

And it was the turn of another of the Class of '98 to make an impression yesterday as Good Fit (34-1) ran a top race on debut in the eighth event on the Sha Tin card.

24 May 1999 - 12:00am

Trackwork

The progressive Red Zone and the unraced but exciting Vigoroso emerged as two to follow from yesterday's five-heat trial session down Sha Tin's 1,000-metre chute.

The Bruce Hutchison-trained Red Zone won a couple of races in exciting fashion last season and still appears to be ahead of the handicapper.

3 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Policy query

May I invite the Consul-General for Australia, through these columns, to comment on the case of the refusal to grant a tourist visa to Brian Kan? On the face of it, it seems ridiculous to require a Certificate of No Conviction, for a visit of three days, particularly in view of the relatively minor nature of Mr Kan's case.

31 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

English import looks a banker in feature race

Rely on Mr Judge as banker material in the middle pin of tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

The English import has raced consistently and courageously for champion trainer Ivan Allan, who has set him for the feature event, the Hong Kong University Alumni Association Challenge Cup.

20 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Kan going the Right Way towards early success

He's eccentric. He's certainly voluble and former champion trainer Brian Kan is most definitely reliable.

His jockeys will tell you that. So will his owners and so will track-watchers because if it is Monday, it must be Kan.

This is the morning that he likes to send out wave after wave of horses.

3 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Fownes' magic touch to cast Valley spell

ONE of the best systems in racing has been to follow horses moving to the Lawrie Fownes' academy. A change in stable, for whatever reason, generally revitalises a horse. Even some of the most unlikely stable changes pay dividends as was seen on Sunday when Way Ahead, having his first start for Kenny Kam since leaving Brian Kan, simply poodled home.

3 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

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