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LONGINES HKIR DAY: HONG KONG’S EARLY CHRISTMAS PRESENT TO THE WORLD

Let’s first get those “boring numbers” out of the way: 74,000 people on course and a turnover of HK$1.465 billion. On top of this, add another HK$65 million from commingling. Financially, Sunday’s LONGINES International Races at Shatin was another huge … Continue reading

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LONGINES AND HONG KONG THE BIG WINNERS ON A GLORIOUS DAY AT SHATIN

Like Sting lecturing us mere mortals on the benefits of Tantric Sex, the buildup to Longines and the Hong Kong Jockey Club International Races had been long and steady. After months of talking, the horses arrived, and track watchers came … Continue reading

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LONGINES AND THE HKJC RIDE OFF AS INTERNATIONAL WINNERS

     After a few anxious moments with horses going in and coming out and some “spoiler alerts” from those who should know better, The Greatest Show On Turf put on a spectacular display at Shatin Racecourse on Sunday where Actress … Continue reading

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THE GURU ON SUNDAY’S MAIN EVENT AND THE DUH FACTOR

                      And after all that has come and gone, the Main Event takes place at Shatin on Sunday when many of the Kings Of The Turf will gather to do battle for racing supremacy when the barriers open and the … Continue reading

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