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AND THE GOLD BAUHINIA STAR GOES TO…

By Hans Ebert Let’s just hope that Hong Kong Jockey Club CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges being awarded a prestigious Gold Bauhinia Star last week in the Hong Kong government’s annual and exclusive list of those who have contributed towards enhancing the … 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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COUNTDOWN TO HK INTERNATIONAL RACING WEEK! LET THE PARTY BEGIN!

HONG KONG AND THE UNITED NATIONS OF RACING There maybe the usual soap operas going on in the world of horse racing, but, in Hong Kong, the main attraction is the horse opera starring Brazilian Joao Moreira, Aussie Zac Purton … Continue reading

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MORE AND MORE HORSE RACING, LESS AND LESS OF EVERYTHING ELSE

When in advertising, a copywriter came up with the tagline “More television than you want” for the launch of STARTV, Asia’s first 24-hour satellite television network.   All of us could not comprehend the logic behind the thinking and the … Continue reading

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