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2016/2017 Season Opening Meeting Photo Release

03/09/2016

The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, HKSAR Chief Secretary for Administration officially opens the racing season by striking the ceremonial gong at the opening ceremony.
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The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, HKSAR Chief Secretary for Administration officially opens the racing season by striking the ceremonial gong at the opening ceremony.

HKSAR Chief Secretary for Administration, The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (middle) and HKJC Chairman Dr Simon Ip (right) officiate at the eyes dotting ceremony before the spectacular lion dance performance.
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HKSAR Chief Secretary for Administration, The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (middle) and HKJC Chairman Dr Simon Ip (right) officiate at the eyes dotting ceremony before the spectacular lion dance performance.

Mrs Leung, the wife of the Chief Executive of HKSAR (left), and Mrs Sheila Ip, wife of HKJC Chairman (middle), officiate at the eyes dotting ceremony.
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Mrs Leung, the wife of the Chief Executive of HKSAR (left), and Mrs Sheila Ip, wife of HKJC Chairman (middle), officiate at the eyes dotting ceremony.

4,5 <br>A spectacular lion dance performance is staged at the opening ceremony.
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A spectacular lion dance performance is staged at the opening ceremony.


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All Jockeys attend the opening ceremony to wish fans the very best for the new season.
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All Jockeys attend the opening ceremony to wish fans the very best for the new season.

HKSAR Chief Secretary for Administration, The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor; HKJC Chairman Dr Simon Ip and Mrs Sheila Ip; CEO Mr Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges (sixth from right), Mrs Leung, wife of the Chief Executive of the HKSAR and Stewards pose for a group photo.
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HKSAR Chief Secretary for Administration, The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor; HKJC Chairman Dr Simon Ip and Mrs Sheila Ip; CEO Mr Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges (sixth from right), Mrs Leung, wife of the Chief Executive of the HKSAR and Stewards pose for a group photo.

All officiating guests along with jockeys pose for photographers at the Opening Ceremony of the new racing season.
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All officiating guests along with jockeys pose for photographers at the Opening Ceremony of the new racing season.

Fans coming to the Season Opening each receives a complementary 2016/17 Racing Calendar to usher in the new season.
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Fans coming to the Season Opening each receives a complementary 2016/17 Racing Calendar to usher in the new season.

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-gongs and lucky formations are set up at the racecourse for racegoers to enhance their good fortune in the coming season.
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-gongs and lucky formations are set up at the racecourse for racegoers to enhance their good fortune in the coming season.


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Racing Mascots pose for photos with fans.
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Racing Mascots pose for photos with fans.

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nowned artist Lee Chi Ching (photo 14) has created a 13.5-foot long ��Racing Season Opening�� water colour scroll painting depicting scenes of fans and all walks of life enjoying a day out at the races.   The scroll painting is on display at Sha Tin Racecourse.
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nowned artist Lee Chi Ching (photo 14) has created a 13.5-foot long ��Racing Season Opening�� water colour scroll painting depicting scenes of fans and all walks of life enjoying a day out at the races. The scroll painting is on display at Sha Tin Racecourse. /span>


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A full range of merchandise items adopting the image of the painting is available for sale at Sha Tin Racecourse.
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A full range of merchandise items adopting the image of the painting is available for sale at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Racing fans flock to the Sha Tin Racecourse for the thrilling racing action and festivities today.
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Racing fans flock to the Sha Tin Racecourse for the thrilling racing action and festivities today.

 

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