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CALLAN ANSWERS THE QUESTION, “WHO’S THE BOSS?”

If those who saw the television promo spot for the Audemars Piguet QE 11 Cup shuddered and thought it was somewhat gloomy and slightly spooky, then the racing on Sunday at Shatin continued with the weirdness and surrrealism of it … Continue reading

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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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HONG KONG WONTONS, DING DONGS, THEN SOMES AND DIM SUMS

AN ODD ODE TO LAST SUNDAY It was the Prelude to December 14 And the sun shone brightly last Sunday All the big guns were there to do battle It was a U2 Hum and Rattle Alex Lai won the … Continue reading

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