Sharki set to rumble

Sharki, a contender for Griffin of the Year honours last season, can continue the excellent work of the Tony Millard-Dwayne Dunn team and return with a victory in today's third event at Sha Tin.

Wednesday, 29 September, 2004, 12:00am

First-class start for Millard's stable

Jockey Dwayne Dunn and trainer Tony Millard toasted their fledgling partnership with Sambuca yesterday as the season's opening day turned into a good start for the contingent of Australian riders.

6 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Dunn confirms early return to Australia

Australian jockey Dwayne Dunn has confirmed he will not ride out the season but has not ruled out a return to Hong Kong.

Dunn said yesterday he had not applied for an extension of his contract, which will be completed on March 21, and he will not be among the club jockeys named for the final portion of the season after next week's Licensing Committee meeting.

27 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Dunn's four-timer likely to open doors

Australian rider Dwayne Dunn gave another faultless display at Sha Tin yesterday to celebrate his first Hong Kong four-timer and throw his name in the ring for the major events on the horizon.

26 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Tale of hope for Seamer

Australian Scott Seamer's sudden and unlucky exit from the Hong Kong scene has rather a lot in common with Dwayne Dunn's experience of a year ago. Dunn's 18th Hong Kong ride, Fortune Sallian, fell at Happy Valley and the jockey finished with a crushed vertebra which ended his season prematurely.

24 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Dunn delighted as trio receive riding extensions

Club jockeys Basil Marcus, Dwayne Dunn and Eric Saint-Martin yesterday had their Hong Kong riding licences extended until March 17.

13 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Out-of-luck Aussie rider fractures two ribs in fall as South African champion bags treble

Australian rider Dwayne Dunn continued a miserable start to his Hong Kong stint with a nasty fall at Happy Valley last night. Dunn's mount, Sallian Express, crashed at the 500-metre mark in the Lai King Handicap following a chain reaction that gave Dunn no chance of seeing what was coming.

22 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Plenty of gracious living still to be Dunn

People always wonder what happens to those who leave Hong Kong.

Well, according to Lady Dunn, there is life after Hong Kong, even though you used to lead a high-profile one.

7 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Class act

Class act . . . former Princeton party animals, marking the university's 250th year, relived their student days as alumni from 16 countries held their reunion in Hong Kong for the first time.

The graduates, who met at the Marriott Hotel, took along their mascot to reminisce about some wild times.

13 May 1996 - 12:00am

Essay competition

The Hong Kong chapter of the International Advertising Association (IAA) is holding an essay contest with a prize of an all-expenses paid trip to the IAA World Congress in South Korea in June.

Candidates under 35 already working in the industry should submit a 2,500-word essay on 'Freedom of Commercial Speech'.

3 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Help poor

WHEN Lady Dunn is far away in England, the people of Hong Kong will still remember her as an extraordinary person who worked to improve the lot of Hong Kong people more than anyone else.

Countless people have benefited from her work, directly, or indirectly.

2 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

When all's said and Dunn for Lydia

A JOYFUL Lady Dunn, casting off the burden of the Executive Council after her final meeting yesterday, has a new worry - how to spend her Sundays.

26 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Blighty blighted

RADIO reports on Baroness Dunn's resignation was given an extra dimension when BBC World Service called veteran legislator Elsie Tu (above) for comment. A smooth BBC hack asked if Lydia's defection could be the first of a flood of Hong Kong politicos heading for Britain.

18 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Lydia moves out as time moves on

IT was clearly not the way the Baroness wanted to say goodbye. 'I hope you will all stay and have a cup of tea,' she pleaded, as the press pack crowded her in traditional Hong Kong fashion.

16 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Lords push for passports

SENIOR Exco member Lady Dunn and other peers intend to mobilise MPs to try to pressure the British Government to grant passports for Hong Kong's ethnic minorities.

The committee stage of the private bill on passports was approved in the House of Lords yesterday (Hong Kong time).

29 Jan 1994 - 12:00am