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Ball

A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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OPEN-RACE action on the Bags kicks off on Saturday when Monmore gets the ball rolling with events over 416m, 480m, 630m and 684m.
Tesco's scheme sends out a really positive message and gets the ball rolling in terms of changing deeply-entrenched negative attitudes to food.
STARTERS Cian Healy gets the ball rolling with the first try
The "sharp, nice" Springinmystep gets the ball rolling in Tuesday's Windsor Castle Stakes, although Dods would have preferred to get another run into him.
Quiet Thought gets the ball rolling in the Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Hurdle at 3.
Taylor gets the ball rolling on December 18, the opening night of the pounds 1million event at London's Alexandra Palace in one of six all-English first-round ties.
ONE IN A MILLION: Model Roberta Rowat gets the ball rolling for Lotto punters yesterday Picture: MAC INNES PHOTOGRAPHY; ROLLOVER CYCLE: With passer-by Frank Maher in Dublin
The Group 2 Coventry Stakes over 6f gets the ball rolling on Tuesday, and it looks likely to be the most competitive two-year-old contest staged over the five days.