Tag Archives: Hong Kong

THE AUSTRALIA-HONG KONG IMPASSE (AND THE ROARING SILENCE)

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk There’s a roaring silence amongst the racing media in the land Down Under surrounding the “temporary” suspension of exporting horses from Australia to Hong Kong- and vice versa- and what this really means and where it … Continue reading

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HERE COMES THE CHAN MAN- JOCKEY ALFRED CHAN

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk In recent seasons, we have seen local apprentices return to Hong Kong, and, like some racing scribes have been known to do- along with the HKJC- where there’s almost a desperation to find new racing heroes, … Continue reading

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RB ISSUE 1

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk WIN A LIMITED EDITION 2017 LONGINES HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL JOCKEYS’ CHAMPIONSHIP AUTOGRAPHED POSTER BY ALL JOCKEYS WHO PARTICIPATED Simply tell us who won this season’s HKIJC at Happy Valley Racecourse in December 2017.

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THE HARD YELL AND HEART SELL OF THE HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk It’s needed a little time to absorb it all. From a business point of view, the Hong Kong International races on Sunday at Sha Tin was a massive success- turnover of over HK$1.6 billion, combined attendance … Continue reading

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TODAY #HKIR HAS ARRIVED. AND KEEPING IT REAL LIKE CHRISTINE BOWMAN

Sure, the focus is first and foremost on the racing and seeing and finding the winners. But after that last race has been run and many will gather at the Champagne Bar for the annual post-mortem about who did what … Continue reading

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IT’S HKIR WEEK…AND THEY’RE OFF TONIGHT ON THIS HAPPY WEDNESDAY!

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Golf balls might be whacked around in tournaments, the first E Prix took place here over the weekend where a good time was had by all despite the winner being disqualified, but despite most not growing … Continue reading

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THE BEST OF THE BEST: PART OF THE HKIR MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk BEST DIM SUM Ding Dim 1968 (Shop No.A, 14D Elgin Street, Soho, Central) Why: Authentic, creative and incredible variety Being Dim Sum City, what qualifies for the “best” is extremely subjective. Longtime Hong Kong Belongers won’t … Continue reading

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DISCOVERING STOCKTON: PART OF THE HKIR MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk STOCKTON (G/F., 32 Wyndham St., Central) With its very narrow entrance, it’s difficult to find, but enough people have found it for Stockton to become the most popular Scotch bar in Hong Kong. In a city … Continue reading

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THE CENTRAL ESCALATOR: PART OF THE HKIR MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk It’s truly Hong Kong’s most underrated tourist attraction: This escalator known simply as the Central Escalator can take you from Central to Soho, all the way up to Caine Road and then on a discovery of … Continue reading

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THE HKIR CURTAIN RAISER ISSUE

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Sunday at Sha Tin was the big curtain raiser To Hong Kong International Week in December And though these are still early days There was plenty of everything for everyone to remember The Gnasher left many … Continue reading

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