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AGTech to fix odds in time for Olympics

Mainland sports betting outlets to double to 3,000

Tuesday, 12 June, 2007, 12:00am

AGTech places bet of HK$777.7m on lottery

AGTech Holdings, an information technology firm listed in Hong Kong's second board, will pay HK$777.7 million to buy Shining China, a private firm that has consulting contracts with local branches of the state-run China Sports Lottery in Chongqing, Hunan and Jiangxi.

18 May 2007 - 12:00am

Allan says prices not right

MASTER trainer Ivan Allan thundered a warning to punters not to be tempted by the odds London bookmakers Ladbrokes are offering on his International Cup and Vase hopefuls Mr Vitality and Privilege following yesterday's barrier draw for the showpiece events.

8 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

State Taj

DEFENDING International Cup hero State Taj is certain to be ruled out of this year's renewal on veterinary grounds today, writes Robin Parke. The Australian galloper has been under veterinary scrutiny since arrival and last night stable sources said it was only a matter of a last check today before State Taj is officially withdrawn from the race.

7 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Bookies tipping Emperor Jones to reign supreme

THE word is that Emperor Jones is the one to get on in the International Cup. The John Gosden-trained colt forced Barathea all the way to the line in the Group Two Queen Anne stakes at Royal Ascot this summer over a straight mile and that form has been made to look pretty smart by Barathea's subsequent Breeders' Cup success.

5 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Verdon in Ladbrokes' good books

LOCAL champion River Verdon is 6-1 joint second-favourite with English bookmakers, Ladbrokes, to take the inaugural running of the International Vase at Sha Tin a week on Sunday.

Winning Partners, hero of last season's International Bowl, is 7-2 favourite for a repeat under the world's best big-race jockey, Mick Kinane.

1 Dec 1994 - 12:00am