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Mascot Fortune can make amends for luckless last start

Mascot Fortune may have only managed to beat home one runner at his last appearance, but the promising gelding looks set to get his career quickly back on track in the Wong Cup (1,400m) at Sha Tin today.

Sunday, 4 May, 2008, 12:00am

Impressive Mariachi up for bigger and better things

Mariachi can show he is a horse heading to bigger and better things by overcoming a wide barrier to win this afternoon's Carnation Handicap at Sha Tin at his 1,600-metre debut.

6 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Beadman losing battle to catch Whyte

Aussie makes most of outside ride on Mariachi but needs more where that came from

Darren Beadman wasted no time putting himself back in centre stage at Sha Tin with a double on his return from a knee injury but immediately conceded his prospects of unseating perennial champion Douglas Whyte were forlorn.

2 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Viva Mexico!

In advance celebration of Mexico's Independence Day on Tuesday, there are parties galore tonight. The Foreign Correspondents' Club (FCC) plays host to a fiesta with a ceremony of El Grito de Dolores (Claim of Independence), live music by Latino band Son Xango, a mariachi band, salsa performances, merengue lessons, a full Mexican dinner, Mexican beer and tequila. All for $480.

13 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Enigma - The Screen Behind The Mirror (Virgin) Whatever musical revolution may strike - punk, Brit pop, the Spice Girls - people who tinker with synthesisers always have a place in the hearts of record-buyers. So, 'anorak' or not, when Romania's Michael Cretu released an album featuring chanting monks he found himself with an unlikely hit.

28 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Mexican music stirs the soul

It was a rare and wonderful sight - a crowded theatre, with everyone clapping and singing along to the infectious rhythms of a Latin band.

Stirring this vibrant atmosphere at the University of Hong Kong, was the Mexican group Trebol.

24 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Mariachi sound has HK swinging

Hong Kong now boasts its own resident Mexican mariachi band which performs at parties, schools, special functions and Ocean Park.

The five musicians are known as Son de Jalisco - which translates as either 'sons' or 'sound' of Jalisco, the area of Mexico centred in Guadalajara, which is renowned as the heartland of traditional Mexican music.

16 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

'El Grito' opening for fiesta

Mexico's Independence Day is being celebrated on The Peak tonight in traditional style - with a Mexican musical troupe.

16 Sep 1996 - 12:00am