Tag Archives: Hong Kong International Races

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO IN HONG KONG: OUR GUIDE TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF 2016 LONGINES #HKIR WEEK (PART 4)

Kowloon. What can we say about Kowloon? Not much really other than to dodge the touts selling this and that and fake everything down Nathan Road. And no matter what anyone tells you, you’re not going to find the best … Continue reading

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OUR HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES TOP 10

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Let’s face it, throughout the world, those presentation ceremonies at every race meeting are stiff, dour affairs that are photo opportunities for the media and interesting to only those involved. The racing fans, meanwhile, have scattered … Continue reading

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A HARD DAY’S NIGHT DURING HKIR WEEK…

By Hans Ebert A friend from Melbourne who’s counting down the days before touching down in Hong Kong for International Races week was asking where people go to these days. This was after being painted a rather bleak picture of … Continue reading

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GETTING INTO IT AND GETTING AWAY FROM IT ALL: YOUR GUIDE TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF HONG KONG AND HKIR WEEK (Part 8)

Marouche G/F, 46-48 Cochrane Sreet, SOHO, Central District, Hong Kong T: +852 2541 8282 Back in the day, one might have frequented Marouche for its Lebanese cuisine, especially the Sautéed Chicken Liver and various hummus and dips, but, these days, … Continue reading

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WHEN A RACING CLUB BECOMES MORE THAN A RACING CLUB

One has to wonder how many visitors to the Hong Kong International Races last week realised they were here at one of the most important moments in the city’s history since The Handover in 1997. When on Thursday, December 11, … Continue reading

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THE HKJC AND UNIVERSAL MUSIC MAKE SWEET MUSIC

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) When one party holds a race meeting- like it did at Shatin yesterday- and where turnover was HK$1.45 billion with an attendance of over 60,000 for Sa Sa Ladies Day- and the other party is the world’s … Continue reading

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THE MELBOURNE CUP ROUNDUP ISSUE

THE CUP RUNNETH OVER It was all that it was cracked up to be. A special Melbourne Cup befitting a very special milestone. The 150th running of the 2010 Melbourne Cup will live in the memory of those fortunate enough … Continue reading

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