Race fans cheers ride their luck at Sha Tin. Photos: Kenneth Chan Race fans cheers ride their luck at Sha Tin. Photos: Kenneth Chan
Race fans cheers ride their luck at Sha Tin. Photos: Kenneth Chan
Michael Cox
Opinion

Opinion

Happy Lucky Dragon Win by Michael Cox

Fanatical Hong Kong race fans will only stand to cheer home a winner, not for a national anthem

Politics and racing sit side by side in Hong Kong, but a standing order for March of the Volunteers at racetracks is a non-starter

Race fans cheers ride their luck at Sha Tin. Photos: Kenneth Chan Race fans cheers ride their luck at Sha Tin. Photos: Kenneth Chan
Race fans cheers ride their luck at Sha Tin. Photos: Kenneth Chan
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Michael Cox

Michael Cox

Australian journalist Michael Cox had considerable experience as a writer and radio broadcaster in his homeland, covering thoroughbred and harness racing as well as other major sports, before making the move to the Post in 2011. Michael has adapted seamlessly to writing and reporting on Hong Kong racing and his blog, Happy Lucky Dragon Win, has become a popular feature of the Post’s online coverage.