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Lombardy

Woods rues 'ones that got away'

Sean Woods chalked up his 200th winner in Hong Kong with the first leg of a double, but that was not the milestone he has been thinking about over the past few weeks.

Monday, 5 July, 2010, 12:00am

Bathing beauty

Like other washed-rind cheeses, taleggio isn't for the novice - the type who thinks pasteurised, mass-produced camembert is strong.

13 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Purton poised to spring Challenge surprise

While premiership pacesetter Douglas Whyte and his arch-rival Brett Prebble take their worthy places at the top of Jockey Challenge betting today, Zac Purton looks a value chance to upset them at his overnight quote of $16.

1 May 2009 - 12:00am

Milan

Accommodation

Most rooms are incredibly expensive in Milan but Hotel Brasil is affordable, with friendly staff and within walking distance of the station and city (Via G Modena 20, Milano 20129. Tel: [39] 2749 2482).

3 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Lombardy becomes territory's 'twin'

Hong Kong has been 'twinned' with Italy's Lombardy region. The agreement was signed last week by the Hong Kong Tourist Association's executive director, Amy Chan, and Lombardy's Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Alberto Guglielmo.

Lombardy, with Milan as its centre, is a region often overlooked by tourists who invariably head for Rome, Venice or Florence.

2 Jun 1996 - 12:00am