Horses for Cour­ses

THE HORSE RAC­ING IN­DUS­TRY SWITCHED FROM RACE­TRACKS TO DANCE TRACKS FOR THE AN­NUAL PA­RADE BALL

Hong Kong Tatler - - Soiree -

Hu­man foot­work took over from equine foot­work as the fo­cus of race­horse own­ers, at least for a few hours, at the an­nual Pa­rade Ball, with award-win­ning pro­fes­sional ball­room dancers putting on daz­zling per­for­mances through­out an en­ter­tain­ing evening at the Con­ven­tion and Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre. Hong Kong Race­horse Own­ers As­so­ci­a­tion pres­i­dent Charles Chan kicked off fes­tiv­i­ties with a speech to wel­come the en­thu­si­as­tic crowd of rac­ing in­dus­try fig­ures, horse lovers and phi­lan­thropists. As well as en­joy­ing an ex­cel­lent din­ner and the pro­fes­sional danc­ing per­for­mances, guests were in­vited to take to the floor with their own dance in­struc­tors to show off their moves as a jazz band played. One of the high­lights of the char­ity fundrais­ing event was the raf­fle draw; the fab­u­lous prizes in­cluded two first-class round-trip tick­ets to Switzer­land, a neck­lace and ear­rings from Gü­be­lin and a fine-din­ing ex­pe­ri­ence at Gü­be­lin’s cen­tral bou­tique.

NOSHIR SHROFF AND PURVIZ SHROFF

FLORENCE HUI, ERIC CHENG AND MICHAEL CHAN

SI­MON KWOK AND SUSY GÜ­BE­LIN

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