Sha Tin

Beadman suffers serious relapse

Top jockey Darren Beadman said yesterday he was back to square one as he approaches the end of his first month of rehabilitation from head and face injuries suffered in a barrier trial fall at Sha Tin.

Tuesday, 13 March, 2012, 12:00am

3 lanes to open in fire-hit tunnel

Three out of four lanes in the Lion Rock Tunnel will reopen today, according to the Transport Department, but the slow lane damaged by Thursday's fire will remain closed until repairs are completed.

Highways Department chief engineer Yung Kin-yee said yesterday that all repairs should be finished by March 22, but did not say whether the fourth lane would be operational.

12 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Wait for the Whyte odds on Durban Demon

He starts the day slowly, but Douglas Whyte can finish with a flourish and capture his ninth Jockey Challenge in the last 10 meetings at Sha Tin today.

After a five-timer garnered Whyte a remarkable 78 Jockey Challenge points at Sha Tin last week, the South African only scored 24 at Happy Valley on Wednesday night and still won.

10 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Good Ba Ba's owner could still make his mark

The potential embarrassment of having retired champion Good Ba Ba representing Macau in tomorrow's Group Three interport trophy at Sha Tin has been avoided, but the horse's controversial owner may still prove a thorn in the Hong Kong Jockey Club's side.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

As Tsui hits top gear so does Horse Aplenty

Me Tsui Yu-sak's stable is starting to fire on all cylinders with a double at the first March meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday and came home with two close seconds on Wednesday night's card at Happy Valley.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am


Refuse bin the obvious solution

In the report, 'Golden opportunity seen in Gaga rush' (February 27), the alley in Tsim Sha Tsui behind Tom Lee was unfairly described as one that 'rats and cockroaches would call home'.

6 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Ease rules to push data centres, analysts say

Relaxing regulations regarding the use of transport depots, power substations, and telephone exchange buildings will be the fastest way to release sites for data centre developments, property analysts say.

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Whyte on target to break his own record

The Durban Demon was on the rampage, landing one more four-timer to a season's tally which is starting to look like it could move into record-threatening territory as the season winds on.

27 Feb 2012 - 12:00am


19 Sunshine time

Philippine singing sensation and Whitney Houston disciple Charice will defy logic live in Hong Kong - how does such a teeny person have such a gigantic voice?

When: March 19, 2012

Where: Kitec

Tickets: HK$600-HK$800 from HK Ticketing on 31 288 288

17 Fashion flair

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Tolo Harbour site planned as new home of HK cricket

A picturesque site, skirting the Tolo Harbour in the New Territories, has been identified by the government as the location for Hong Kong's first international level cricket ground.

The site will be a future venue for the Hong Kong Sixes and one-day internationals, according to Hong Kong Cricket Association chairman Dinesh Tandon.

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Ice guys strive to finish first

His best articles in the school magazine, years of playing clarinet, a stint as vice-head prefect ... the list goes on. When Lloyd Chan Long-yu submitted his university applications in December, he included a portfolio featuring his extra-curricular accomplishments.

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am


What: Aerodrome table lamp Why: Northern Lighting has collaborated with Hong Kong-based Alberto Puchetti to create this aerodynamically inspired lamp. Also comes in red, white and dark grey. How much: HK$6,350 Where: Homeless, 1/F, HomeSquare, 138 Sha Tin Rural Committee Road, Sha Tin, tel: 2691 1981

22 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Legendary Dragon is the one to beat

Legendary Dragon surprised most punters winning a week ago at Happy Valley, but the four-year-old returns tonight as the one to beat in the Police Cup (1,200m).

Legendary Dragon(Neil Callan) ran a fair race on debut up the straight at Sha Tin, but trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai had tried to convince the gelding's owners that Happy Valley was his track.

15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Out and about

Stars in their eyes

Designed for children aged eight and up, the Esa Telescope 225X is powerful enough for children to see close-up action in the sky. The telescope comes with a zoom lens of 15x to 225x, a finder and a 300mm telescopic tube to aid visibility, as well as an adjustable tripod. HK$699 at ItsImagical, Ocean Terminal, unit G29-34, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2375 6020

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Oar-inspiring teammates

Canoeing, or kayaking, has been an Olympic event since 1936. But in Hong Kong - despite China's traditional interest in dragon boat racing - canoeing has been an organised team sport for only two years.

Ryan Ng Kan-nam and Jeff Cheung Tsz-chung, two leading members of the Hong Kong team, are schoolmates at Tsang Pik Shan Secondary School in Sha Tin.

10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am