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Great prizes to be won!

Join the Fast Track Hong Kong and Longines Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) Trivia Challenge and enjoy the races in style.

The first four readers picked via a Lucky Draw who answer all the questions below correctly will each receive the following:

* A dinner for four at Adrenaline on Longines Hong Kong International Jockey’s Championships (HKIJC) night(December 7)


* In addition to the above, a lunch for four at Hay Market in Shatin on Longines Hong Kong International Races(HKIR) day(December 11).


Entries should be sent to
The competition closes on 9th Oct 2016.

* Which jockey has won the most number of Longines HKIR races?

A) Gerald Mosse
B) Michael Kinane
C) Douglas Whyte

* Which Hong Kong hotel was featured in the movie “The Dark Knight”? It was also heavily featured in the television mini series “Noble House” and also played a role in “The Man With The Golden Gun” starring Roger Moore as James Bond.

A) The Peninsula
B) The Mandarin Oriental
C) The Grand Hyatt


* This New Zealand gelding won the 1989 Hong Kong Cup at odds of 72 to 1- the biggest payout for a winner in the Longines HKIR to date. What what his name?

A) Grey Invader
B) Space Invader
C) Shades Of Grey

* She was an unknown who was chosen to play the title character in the movie “The World Of Susie Wong” opposite William Holden. What’s her name?
A) France Nguyen
B) Joan Chen
C) Nancy Kwan


* Which horse was the shortest priced favourite when it won two HKIR Sprints?

A) Silent Witness
B) Sacred Kingdom
C) Fairy King Prawn


* Who is known as the Father Of Lan Kwai Fong?


A) Harlan Goldstein
B) Gilbert Yeung
C) Alan Zeman

* Which trainer or trainers have won the most number of Longines HKIR races?

A) John Moore
B) Andre Fabre
C) Tony Cruz

* Which of these novels by James Clavell were set in Hong Kong?

A) Noble House
B) Shogun
C) Taipan




* Which horse has won the Hong Kong Mile a record three times?

A) Vengeance Of Rain
B) Viva Pataca
C) Good Ba Ba

* Which former American basketball player played the villain opposite Bruce Lee in the movie “The Game Of Death?


A) Michael Jordan
B) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
C) Kobe Bryant

* What was Douglas Whyte’s first Longines HKIR winner?
A) Akeed Mofeed
B) Glorious Days
C) London News

* Who replaced Ringo Starr when the Beatles performed in Hong Kong in 1963?

A) Dave Clark
B) Jimmy Nicol
C) John Bonham


* Name the oldest horse to win an Longines HKIR Cup race? Clue: He was nine years old and the race was the Hong Kong Mile.

A) Lucky Nine
B) Able One
C) Able Deeds

* Which jockey has won the most number of Hong Kong Cups- three?
A) Frankie Dettori
B) Gerald Mosse
C) Darren Beadman

*She’s the only female jockey to have competed in the Longines International Jockey’s Championships. What’s her name?


A) Hayley Turner
B) Danielle Johnson
C) Chantal Sutherland


* Which jockey or jockeys have won the most number of Longines Hong Kong International Jockey Competitions?

A) Christophe Soumillon
B) Frankie Dettori
C) Douglas Whyte

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