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Show Jumping

Mania steers Auroras Encore to National glory

Big outsider Auroras Encore won the Grand National Steeplechase yesterday, cruising to a nine-length victory in the world's most famous jumps race.

Sunday, 7 April, 2013, 4:18am

Delaveau a true Master with three on the trot

In an unprecedented display of dominance at an international five-star show-jumping competition, Delaveau won four of the six competitions including the two majors to sweep away the opposition, which included seven of the world's best riders and their horses.

3 Mar 2013 - 4:00am

Katharina Offel blitzes field to win Speed Challenge in 64.61 seconds

Watched by her six-year-old son Leopold, Katharina Offel drew first blood at the Longines Hong Kong Masters when she won the bigger of the two events on the opening night - the Speed Challenge - upsetting many more fancied names, mostly men to boot.

1 Mar 2013 - 2:05pm

Show jumper Ben Maher aims to dazzle in Hong Kong Masters

The dazzling lights of Hong Kong were the only bright feature in Maher's stay four years ago as he ended 20th in the individual show jumping competition at the Beijing Olympics and Great Britain failed to break into the medals in the team event too.

1 Mar 2013 - 4:53am

World's top showjumpers eye big prize in Hong Kong

Longines Hong Kong Masters, the biggest equestrian show in town since the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games equestrian competition, is the first step of an ambitious plan to create a grand prix series offering big bucks - a minimum of US$1 million in prize money for each leg.

28 Feb 2013 - 4:51am

Leung Hou-ling, Kenneth Cheng with world's best showjumpers

The two riders are in the mix with the world's best riders at the Longines Hong Kong Masters thanks to invitations from organisers who are keen to give something back to Hong Kong.

28 Feb 2013 - 3:29am

Crowdfunding gives city's worthy causes a chance

Hong Kong's entrepreneurs and creative types have a new way of getting funding for their projects. The recently launched website FringeBacker has brought the growing trend of crowdfunding, where individuals decide to contribute money towards a project, to Hong Kong.

3 Feb 2013 - 5:36am 1 comment

British fans show their love for royalty and horses

A good brolly is a much-needed accessory in London as I discovered after nearly 10 days without any mishap. But the famous weather finally caught up with me and I returned to my hotel drenched to the skin.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:49pm

Saddle tales: appearances can be deceiving

As a true city boy who grew up in New York City and Hong Kong, horses are foreign animals to me. I'm more used to animals such as pigeons, rats and cockroaches, and more comfortable riding on a metal snake (otherwise known as the subway) than a horse. So when I was shown a dressage competition on YouTube, my first question was how that was possibly a sport; and an Olympics sport at that.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HK riders go head to head to clinch World Cup ticket

Patrick Lam will head into the last leg of the China League this weekend knowing he must beat fellow Hongkonger Samantha Lam to clinch the solitary ticket for the FEI World Cup finals in the Netherlands next year.

15 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

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