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Chinese New Year Raceday Photo Release

30/01/2017

1, 2<br>The Chinese New Year Raceday was held today (30 January) at Sha Tin Racecourse. The Hon. Paul Chan Mo-po, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong SAR; HKJC Chairman Dr. Simon S O Ip; HKJC Stewards; and HKJC CEO Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, officiate at the eye-dotting ceremony during the opening ceremony of the Chinese New Year Raceday.
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The Chinese New Year Raceday was held today (30 January) at Sha Tin Racecourse. The Hon. Paul Chan Mo-po, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong SAR; HKJC Chairman Dr. Simon S O Ip; HKJC Stewards; and HKJC CEO Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, officiate at the eye-dotting ceremony during the opening ceremony of the Chinese New Year Raceday.


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3, 4<br>Officiating guests join for a group photo at the opening ceremony of the Chinese New Year Raceday. <br>From left (photo 4): <br>
HKJC Steward Mrs. Margaret Leung<br>
HKJC Steward Mr. Stephen Ip<br>
HKJC Steward Mr. Lester Kwok<br>
HKJC CEO Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges<br>
HKJC Chairman Dr. Simon Ip<br>
The Hon. Paul Chan Mo-po, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong SAR<br>
HKJC Deputy Chairman Mr. Anthony Chow<br>
HKJC Steward Mr. Philip Chen<br>
HKJC Steward The Hon. Sir C K Chow<br>
HKJC Steward Mr. Silas Yang
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Officiating guests join for a group photo at the opening ceremony of the Chinese New Year Raceday.
From left (photo 4):
HKJC Steward Mrs. Margaret Leung
HKJC Steward Mr. Stephen Ip
HKJC Steward Mr. Lester Kwok
HKJC CEO Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges
HKJC Chairman Dr. Simon Ip
The Hon. Paul Chan Mo-po, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong SAR
HKJC Deputy Chairman Mr. Anthony Chow
HKJC Steward Mr. Philip Chen
HKJC Steward The Hon. Sir C K Chow
HKJC Steward Mr. Silas Yang


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5, 6<br>Jockeys greet fans in the Parade Ring at the opening ceremony and wish them good fortune and prosperity in the New Year.
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Jockeys greet fans in the Parade Ring at the opening ceremony and wish them good fortune and prosperity in the New Year.


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7, 8<br>Spectacular dragon and lion dances summon good fortune and pump up the festive mood.
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Spectacular dragon and lion dances summon good fortune and pump up the festive mood.


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9, 10, 11<br>Veteran Hong Kong singers Frances Yip and Bennett Pang perform their all-time favourites and popular CNY tunes.  Feng shui master Mak Ling Ling shares her lucky tips for the CNY Raceday.
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Veteran Hong Kong singers Frances Yip and Bennett Pang perform their all-time favourites and popular CNY tunes. Feng shui master Mak Ling Ling shares her lucky tips for the CNY Raceday.


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12, 13, 14<br>Frances Yip, Bennett Pang and Mak Ling Ling make an appearance at the variety show.
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Frances Yip, Bennett Pang and Mak Ling Ling make an appearance at the variety show.


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Each racegoer receives a ��Lucky Pen�� along with an Instant Win card upon admission to the Sha Tin Racecourse at the CNY Raceday.  The Instant Win card offers the chance to win a pure gold Mini-Ingot Gift Pack from Luk Fook Jewellery.
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Each racegoer receives a ��Lucky Pen�� along with an Instant Win card upon admission to the Sha Tin Racecourse at the CNY Raceday. The Instant Win card offers the chance to win a pure gold Mini-Ingot Gift Pack from Luk Fook Jewellery.

16, 17, 18<br>Master Mak Ling Ling has created a feng shui Avenue at the Public Forecourt.  Inspired by the Year of Rooster theme, the Avenue is decorated with a farmhouse, a golden chicken and eggs with symbolic meanings of wealth and a good life.
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Master Mak Ling Ling has created a feng shui Avenue at the Public Forecourt. Inspired by the Year of Rooster theme, the Avenue is decorated with a farmhouse, a golden chicken and eggs with symbolic meanings of wealth and a good life.


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19, 20<br>Mak Ling Ling shares her Year of the Rooster lucky tips at the Tipster Forum.
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Mak Ling Ling shares her Year of the Rooster lucky tips at the Tipster Forum.


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A range of collectible CNY merchandise carrying the stylish calligraphy of cross media artist Simon Ma, blending the Chinese character ��horse�� with a traditional lucky symbol, is available at Sha Tin Racecourse.
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A range of collectible CNY merchandise carrying the stylish calligraphy of cross media artist Simon Ma, blending the Chinese character ��horse�� with a traditional lucky symbol, is available at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Visitors to Hong Kong enjoy free admission to the Racecourse on entering the Public Enclosure via tourist entrances.
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Visitors to Hong Kong enjoy free admission to the Racecourse on entering the Public Enclosure via tourist entrances.

The Club��s CNY float themed ��Galloping Horse Illuminates the New Year�� is displayed at the Public Entrance, Sha Tin Racecourse for racegoers to take photos.
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The Club��s CNY float themed ��Galloping Horse Illuminates the New Year�� is displayed at the Public Entrance, Sha Tin Racecourse for racegoers to take photos.

Tens of thousands of race goers and citizens are drawn to the Chinese New Year Raceday at Sha Tin.
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Tens of thousands of race goers and citizens are drawn to the Chinese New Year Raceday at Sha Tin.

 

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