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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    John Moore seeks Group One glory in Golden Shaheen

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... said. The US$10 million World Cup headlines the meeting - with most of the focus on Animal Kingdom, the first Kentucky Derby winner in the Middle East. The huge Japanese press corps following ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Old Cirrus hopes for sixth time lucky

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 09:35pm by Michael Cox

    ... Fairy was the last overseas horse to triumph in the Cup four years ago, but before that 15 of the previous 17 winners were foreign-trained raiders. Stars like Jim And Tonic (1999), Fantastic ... two Horse of the Year winners, Military Attack (2012-13) and Designs On Rome (2013-14), but also Blazing Speed, the emerging big gun that upset his more fancied rivals last start. As well ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Regency an opportunity for newcomer Atzeni to rule

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 09:30pm by Michael Cox

    ... an opportunity for newcomer Atzeni to rule A better draw can help Regency Ho Ho notch his first winner of the season and help new jockey Andrea Atzeni do the same in the middle leg of tomorrow ... with no cover for Joao Moreira and sticking on fairly to finish seventh- three lengths away from the winner Apollo Cavalier. Even though tomorrow night is Atzeni's first look at the course, Regency ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Singapore star Spalato brings memories of late legend Ivan Allan back to Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:47pm by Michael Cox

    ... the mighty Fairy King Prawn among other big-race winners. After travelling to Sha Tin as assistant trainer with Allan's 1989 Hong Kong Invitation Cup winner Colonial Chief, O'Hara stepped ... from six, stretching to 2,000m to easily win the Singapore Derby at the end of a stellar four-year-old campaign and returning at five to dominate all-age company with two explosive displays ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Lucky Nine cleans out cobwebs with impressive dirt work-out

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 01:27pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Seven-time Group One winner returns from six-month break looking sharp in Sha Tin barrier trial Coming off a six-and-a-half month layoff and an interrupted ... Ambitious Dragon then moved well past his lower-rated company and cruised to the line in the 1,000m heat. In a later 1,200m trial a sneaky 2015 Hong Kong Derby hope continued his progression, ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Derby madness about to descend

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 01:19pm by Michael Cox

    ... and relatively low-priced horse. Of course, it can be done with an expensive acquisition and the show-off dinner and lavish post-Derby parties might be worth it for the winners, but what doesn’t work ... correct answer. But more interesting, and telling, is all three were stretched to 2,000 metres in the expensive annual search for Hong Kong Derby glory, where common sense and the future ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    Hard to find a winner, but fashion sets the pulses racing in Cape Town

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 09:16pm by Michael Cox

    ... of those present were there for fashion, not favourites, because it was hard to find a winner. If you think the local  Hong Kong’s rank and file has been doing it tough this season, Sha Tin’s short-price-taking desperados would have been positively apoplectic had they been treated to some of the upsets on the 12-race card. There was a clutch of long-priced winners, including a 125-1 shot ridden ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Too much money and not enough (horse) sense for Hong Kong’s unpredictable owners

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 06:06pm by Michael Cox

    ... to boost his rating. A painful quarter crack for Blazing Speed made the task impossible in the end and he finished down the track behind eventual Derby winner Akeed Mofeed in the “last chance” ... neither Blazing Speed’s or Marco Polo’s story is unique. For all of the money spent, there’s only one Hong Kong Derby winner each year and there can’t be another first world racing jurisdiction ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    After a roller-coaster ride, Doleuze lands on Gold-Fun

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Frenchman had crack at all three of Gibson's horses for Derby and picks versatile winner After a roller-coaster ride, Doleuze lands on Gold-Fun ... but every year it is the worst race to ride. You could run the Derby three times and you will have three different winners. You need to be smart and stay out of trouble. You saw how Gold-Fun ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Akeed Mofeed 'can be a superstar'

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... of the QE II Cup, the leap from Hong Kong Derby winner to international Group One winner has rarely been taken in one stride and only Vengeance Of Rain (2005) and Ambitious Dragon (2011) have won ... of the year honours. The quality of the Derby winners to try and fail in the QE II Cup illustrates just how hard it is - Elegant Fashion (2003), Lucky Owners (2004) and Viva Pataca (2006). ...




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