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  • Horse-racing fraternity suggests steps to improve falling standard

    LAHORE: The horse-racing fraternity here has pinned high hopes on the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Lahore Race Club (LRC) that it would take some positive steps to improve quality and quantity of horseracing, particularly of thoroughbreds which has shown a downward slide in recent past...

    The AGM scheduled for this Sunday should trace out the causes of the down fall of thoroughbred racing, members of fraternity told...

  • Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing win Volvo Race

    GOTHENBURG: Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Azzam), skippered by Briton Ian Walker, won the 12th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race on Monday...

    Walker’s crew finished fifth in the ninth and final leg, the fleet having covered 38,739 nautical miles (74,000km) in just under nine months of racing since it set sail from Alicante, Spain, in early October last year...

  • Six events on card as LRC reverts to day/night racing

    LAHORE: A card of six events will be staged during Lahore Summer Meeting on Sunday as the Lahore Race Club (LRC) has decided to revert to day/night races at the Racecourse...

    These decisions have been taken in consultation with the owners/ trainers and other stake-holders to make racing competitive and interesting to watch to reinvigorate the public and bookmakers interest that would lead to good racing...

  • Unknown pedigree racing on the rise during last season

    LAHORE: The Lahore racing season 2014-15, which ended on June 18, had seen a massive shift by the horse owners to induct qualitative unknown breed horses in racing which had made it a more popular feature than thoroughbred racing...

    Some of them astonishingly matched or often surpassed thoroughbreds in racing prowess, there being no dearth of those winning four to five races in-a-row while competing against thoroughbred horses even......

  • Rally racing in Nooriabad sparks interest of locals

    The newest, shortest and fastest track for the rally racing in Nooriabad is a welcome change as connoisseurs of the rally racing are more used to watching top rally drivers here, including Nadir Magsi, Mukesh Chawla and Tushna Patel and those who visit here from Turkey, Qatar and Japan, showcase their skills on longer tracks in Hub or Jhal Magsi that run some 200 or more odd kilometres...

  • Karachi police take action against display of weapons, illegal racing in DHA

    Police in Karachi have launched a "special campaign" against the public display of weapons, illegal car and bike racing, and vehicles without proper documentation in the Defence Housing Authority area, particularly in Phase 8...

    The home minister said that racing between cars and motorbikes was also strictly forbidden at Do Darya and asked parents to keep a check on their children...

  • Car, jeep racing banned in Karachi, Thatta

    The Government of Sindh on Friday banned car and jeeb racing and overspeeding in Karachi and Thatta for the next six months...

    The provincial government sent out a notification enforcing Section 144 (6) of the Criminal Proceedings Code (CrPC) on motorcar and jeep racing and over-speeding within the limits of Karachi Division and Thatta District...

  • Govt racing to meet FATF demands before June

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is putting the finishing touches to its action plan with proposed measures for combating money laundering and terror financing with the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to chart its way forward once it is placed on the grey list by the global watchdog in June...

    A compliance report has been submitted by the government to the Asia-Pacific Group (APG) — a sub-group within FATF — detailing the steps...

  • Enaam Ahmed: Racing to Formula One

    LONDON-based Enaam Ahmed, the runaway 2017 British Formula 3 Champion, started his international motor-racing career in grand style, hustling in the season opener of the 2018 FIA European Formula 3 in the streets of Pau, and emerging in the top three of the championship after three races...

    Pau, located in the south of France by the Pyrenees mountains, has a rich racing heritage; names like Juan Manuel Fangio and Jim Clark have been...

  • Racing driver Anthoine Hubert dies after Formula Two crash

    Motor racing prospect Anthoine Hubert died on Saturday following a crash during the Formula Two race held before this weekend's F1 Belgian Grand Prix, the FIA announced...

    In a statement, the auto racing governing body said that BWT Arden driver Hubert died aged 22 following a “serious incident” at Spa-Francorchamps, a three-car pile-up in the second lap of the race also involving Juan Manuel Correa and Giuliano Alesi...

  • Online hotel booking in Pakistan ‘set to grow’

    KARACHI: When it comes to hotel room booking, Wi-fi is a deal-breaker with 68 per cent of visitors asking for this amenity, followed by 24pc looking for swimming pools and 8pc searching for air-conditioned rooms, according to a report released by hotel booking website Jovago...

    Speaking at the launch of the report, Jovago Managing Direc­tor Nadine Malik said Pakistan’s hospitality industry is set to grow in the years to come and the...

  • Pakistan condemns hotel siege in Mali

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack and hostage-taking at Radisson-Blu Hotel at Bamako in Mali...

    At least 22 people were killed during the nine-hour siege of the hotel on Friday...

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