Tag Archives: HKIR

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO IN HONG KONG: OUR GUIDE TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF 2016 LONGINES #HKIR WEEK (PART 6)

If music be the food of life, then play on. But in Hong Kong, the question is when? And if visiting this city, the bigger question is where? Sure, almost every hotel has a resident singer for their bars and … Continue reading

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WORTH REVISITING AS #HKIR NEARS: THE #HKIR DIARIES

Regrets, there’ve been a few when it comes to “The Sport Of Kings”, but what remains the highlight- at least to date- was when a group of us chipped in HK$500 each, and won the Triple Trio for the first … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO IN HONG KONG: OUR GUIDE TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF 2016 LONGINES #HKIR WEEK (PART 5)

Some like it hot, some like it hotter, and some years ago, the most popular restaurant for spicy Sichuan cuisine was the Red Pepper in Causeway Bay. It was certainly a favourite with those over for the International Races as … Continue reading

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WORTH REVISITING AS #HKIR NEARS: LONGINES #HKIR: MADE IN HONG KONG AND PRIDE IN OWNERSHIP

By Hans Ebert It’s been part of Hong Kong since what were humble beginnings starting with the annual Invitational Races between Singapore and Hong Kong and when the Lion City’s Colonial Chief, trained by the legend that was Ivan Allan … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO IN HONG KONG: OUR GUIDE TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF 2016 LONGINES #HKIR WEEK (PART 4)

Kowloon. What can we say about Kowloon? Not much really other than to dodge the touts selling this and that and fake everything down Nathan Road. And no matter what anyone tells you, you’re not going to find the best … Continue reading

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YOUR FAST TRACK GUIDE TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF HONG KONG DURING #HKIR WEEK (PART 3)

Like everywhere else in the world, Hong Kong has become far more health conscious with more and more health food stores opening up along with latest trend among restaurants being to serve organic foods- at one of these establishments recently, … Continue reading

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GIVE YOUR FEET THE RESPECT THEY DESERVE DURING HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES WEEK

By Hans Ebert Whenever a few jockey friends we know arrive in Hong Kong for HKIR week, they immediately head off to their favourite sauna before being able to face the world. It’s an annual ritual and with their favourite … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO IN HONG KONG: OUR GUIDE TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF 2016 LONGINES HKIR WEEK (PART 2)

Whenever a few jockey friends we know arrive in Hong Kong for HKIR week, they immediately head off to their favourite sauna before being able to face the world. It’s an annual ritual and with their favourite places to unwind … Continue reading

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WHERE TO GO, WHAT TO DO IN HONG KONG: THE 2016 LONGINES HKIR TRAVEL GUIDE

For those making that annual pilgrimage for Longines Hong Kong International Races week in December, a few pointers, observations and writing through first hand experience, much schlepping around, and knowledge: Hong Kong today is no longer what it was. It’s … Continue reading

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LONGINES HKIR: MADE IN HONG KONG AND PRIDE IN OWNERSHIP

By Hans Ebert It’s been part of Hong Kong since what were humble beginnings starting with the annual Invitational Races between Singapore and Hong Kong and when the Lion City’s Colonial Chief, trained by the legend that was Ivan Allan … Continue reading

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