Deng Xiaoping promised that the horses would still run in Hong Kong. Now, Hong Kong racehorses are training across the border, in Conghua, and racing in Hong Kong. Photo: HandoutDeng Xiaoping promised that the horses would still run in Hong Kong. Now, Hong Kong racehorses are training across the border, in Conghua, and racing in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
Deng Xiaoping promised that the horses would still run in Hong Kong. Now, Hong Kong racehorses are training across the border, in Conghua, and racing in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

David Dodwell

How ‘one country, two systems’ is benefiting Hong Kong horse racing, of all things

David Dodwell says cross-border collaboration can pay off. A recent success story is the opening of the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s training centre across the border, which was made possible by concessions from mainland officials

Deng Xiaoping promised that the horses would still run in Hong Kong. Now, Hong Kong racehorses are training across the border, in Conghua, and racing in Hong Kong. Photo: HandoutDeng Xiaoping promised that the horses would still run in Hong Kong. Now, Hong Kong racehorses are training across the border, in Conghua, and racing in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
Deng Xiaoping promised that the horses would still run in Hong Kong. Now, Hong Kong racehorses are training across the border, in Conghua, and racing in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
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