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HORSE RACING, HONG KONG STYLE, AND THE #HKIR

(Courtesy of http://www.fasttrack.hk) By Hans Ebert When Occupy Central turned into the Umbrella Movement and brought most of Hong Kong to a standstill last year, it was a smart move by its organisers never to cross the line and put … 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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SO YOU’RE COMING FOR THE HKIR AND WONDERING IF THERE’S LIFE AFTER THE CARBINE CLUB LUNCHEON…

It was Shane “Billy Idol” Dye who, around twelve years ago, started the trend of having many of those attending Hong Kong International Race Week meeting up at Al’s Diner in Lan Kwai Fong. Being a confirmed teetotaller, “Dysey” was … Continue reading

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