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  1. Sport - Racing

    Akeed Mofeed inches closer to proving trainer Gibson right

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 10:01pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Richard Gibson's prediction that stallion would become the best horse in Hong Kong is moving closer to reality after classy Centenary Vase win Akeed Mofeed starting to prove his trainer right Late last season, Richard Gibson boasted that Akeed Mofeed would one day be the best horse in town; on Sunday that gutsy prediction edged a touch closer ...

  2. Cruz and Coetzee set to continue their dominance

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Tony Cruz and Felix Coetzee could have a good day at the office today and continue their domination of the feature events by picking up more silverware in the Yan Oi Tong Cup with Swiss Lad. The transformation Swiss Lad has made this seaso ...

  3. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Multivictory in charge but others show brilliance

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:32pm by Alan Aitken

    ... a challenge in the straight at the right time. The gelding was one-paced, grinding to the line for fifth, but should be much sharper as a fitter animal next time and he is going win sooner rather than ...


    Posted Oct 31st 2004, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... with other animals and for local horses such as Fairy King Prawn, home is a box at the Sha Tin racetrack surrounded by towering apartments and the noise of a bustling new town. Little wonder ... standing in a field. Madeleine Sundgren, whose company Dual-Hemisphere Bloodstock acts as an intermediary between owners and retirement opportunities, says horses are intelligent animals that need ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    Woods or Wire: who copped the worst slap?

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 08:11pm by Michael Cox

    ... the realms of extreme animal cruelty, but nonetheless it wasn’t a good look. Wire To Wire was heading out for his first start in Hong Kong and you can’t blame him for being a little hesitant. He ... at Stratford after the horse had thrown him off. He received a one-day ban – much to the disgust of animal liberationists who felt the punishment should have been far more severe. Wire To Wire may have ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    It's not the Smithsonian, but a couple of additions and the Hong Kong Racing Museum would be a sure-fire winner

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 08:35pm by Michael Cox

    ... hide of 1990s champion River Verdon, who must have passed away in the middle of winter at the end of a three-month eating binge. There is something unsettling in seeing stuffed animal hides ... pre-race). We can’t forget the horses either and a stuffed collection of some of the more crooked walking animals to grace the Sha Tin turf in Class Five, Six and Seven throughout the years has ...

  7. Early punters pouring cash on Practitioner

    Posted Jan 14th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell It's big odds the field in most of the races at Sha Tin this afternoon but one event where the early punters have expressed the confidence to play heavily is the Ping Shan Handicap, where Win Practitioner is a short-priced favourite. The ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Purton stretches his championship lead over Moreira

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 12:56am by Alan Aitken

    ... was the King Of Class Five for the afternoon, having also won the opening event on Win It for Chris So Wai-yin. The five-year-old was allowed to lead and dictate a slow tempo, and he came right away ... and never done much. "He was just right place, right time today and the margin was very flattering." ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Super Lifeline's path in the hands of owner: Millard

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 10:09pm by Alan Aitken

    ... surprised us when he won his first start at 100-1 and he has kept on surprising us and beat some quality animals today Tony Millard "Eddy was one of my first owners when I arrived here and it's great to win a decent race for him. This is a horse who surprised us when he won his first start at 100-1 and he has kept on surprising us and beat some quality animals today," said ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    Forget BC and AD- Moreira ensures it's now BM and AM

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 07:19pm by Michael Cox

    ... about opportunities. Moreira simply gets more. In the days BM, Teetan looked every bit like the lightweight golden boy, in the right place at the right time. He had opportunities thrown at him, ...




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