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  1. It's thumbs down for Thumbs Up after draw

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken in Singapore alan.aitken@scmp.com The only good news for Caspar Fownes after yesterday's barrier draw for the HK$18.5 million Singapore Airlines International Cup is that the trainer can stop blaming himself because he wasn't even there. Thumbs Up continued an extraordinary run of bad gates for Fownes-trained runners in major events when he came up with barrier 11 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001268/its-thumbs-down-thumbs-after-draw
  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Trainer Fownes sets himself apart with belief in Lucky Nine

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Fownes sets himself apart with belief in Lucky Nine To some extent, what was lost in the rush and the John Moore "monkey-off-the-back" moment at Kranji was the superb training performance from Caspar Fownes, producing Lucky Nine at his deadly best after recent hiccups. There were plenty about town - both here and there - who thought ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1242917/trainer-fownes-sets-himself-apart-belief-lucky-nine
  3. Sport - Racing

    Lucky Nine set to steal limelight from Derby

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Lucky Nine set to steal limelight from Derby The Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup threatens to overshadow the BMW Hong Kong Derby on March 17 after trainer Caspar Fownes confirmed he had abandoned a Dubai assignment for last year's winner, Lucky Nine. Following Lucky Nine's Group One Chairman's Sprint Prize win last week, Fownes had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1157277/lucky-nine-set-steal-limelight-derby
  4. Sport - Racing

    The faster the better for Lucky Nine, says Prebble

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The faster the better for Lucky Nine, says Prebble Top jockey Brett Prebble believes the presence of exciting three-year-old Amber Sky can only help the chances of Lucky Nine in the Kent & Curwen Centenary Sprint Cup on Sunday. Looking for his fourth Group One win, the Caspar Fownes-trained Lucky Nine was a straight-course winner in Ireland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1135361/faster-better-lucky-nine-says-prebble
  5. Sport - Racing - JAPAN

    Shoe will be on other foot when Japanese come to Sha Tin

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 01:19am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Shoe will be on other foot when Japanese come here Sunday's Sprinters Stakes in Japan only served to highlight how difficult it is to win races on foreign soil, even if you have the horsepower. For Lucky Nine, the switch of venues, and the rules that go with the venues, meant being unable to have an attendant in the gates and that helped him ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1052686/shoe-will-be-other-foot-when-japanese-come-sha-tin
  6. Wait is well worth it for Prebble

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup was about the only thing that didn't go Douglas Whyte's way at Sha Tin yesterday but there was still plenty of theatre to the Group One feature before Lucky Nine, his jockey Brett Prebble and trainer Caspar Fownes climbed off the floor to take victory. Brett Prebble had made a miracle recovery from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994510/wait-well-worth-it-prebble
  7. Lucky Nine gets no breaks on day of drama

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Hong Kong trainer Caspar Fownes was left frustrated over the Japanese rules of racing after a drama-laden Sprinters Stakes in Tokyo yesterday that saw his runner Lucky Nine bruised and beaten and stewards took no action. Singapore's star galloper Rocket Man was beaten out of a place for the first time in his 22-race career, finishing fourth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980829/lucky-nine-gets-no-breaks-day-drama
  8. Fownes' hopes lifted for Stakes

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Hong Kong's Green Birdie and Lucky Nine wound up their preparations with light canters yesterday in preparation for the Group One Sprinters Stakes in Tokyo and trainer Caspar Fownes goes into the race positive, despite the awesome presence of Singapore champion Rocket Man. The Patrick Shaw-trained sprinter wound up his prep on Friday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980773/fownes-hopes-lifted-stakes
  9. Sport - Racing

    Trainers eye possible Hong Kong double in Singapore

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken in Singapore alan.aitken@scmp.com John Moore and Caspar Fownes are extremely bullish of scoring it big on Singapore Cup day Trainers eye possible HK double International Group One races are never a pushover, but the confidence of trainers Caspar Fownes and John Moore and a process of deconstruction and elimination with their rivals points to the possibility ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1240885/trainers-eye-possible-hong-kong-double-singapore
  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Clash of big three in Jubilee Cup overshadows Derby

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Jockeys all confident as Ambitious Dragon, Glorious Days and Lucky Nine cross swords Clash of big three in Jubilee Cup upstages Derby The best jockeys, the best horses and the stakes are high when Ambitious Dragon, Glorious Days and Lucky Nine clash in the Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday. Many fans will be thinking about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1188611/clash-big-three-jubilee-cup-overshadows-derby

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