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  1. Tough job puzzling out Derby hopefuls

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... it has to be said he possesses a Derby pedigree, being by Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus from a daughter of the great Mill Reef, Floral Pegasus is a compact, muscular chestnut and has ... Murray Bell The Derby puzzle was dumped on the playing table on Monday, with jigsaw material everywhere at the initial entry stage. Now the process begins of putting the relevant pieces ...

  2. Gold Medal Winner ready for return to winning ways

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Two strong barrier trial performances from Gold Medal Winner suggest the lightly-raced five-year-old can return to racing on a positive note in today's Hebei Handicap at Sha Tin. Gold Medal Winner has not raced since finishing a substandard seventh behind Victory Code back in May, after which he was found to have a substantial amount of mucus in his trachea. ...

  3. Smart money on great start for Pegasus

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... million price tag by winning the Kentucky Derby in 2000. Cruz, as he usually does, has left no stone unturned in his bid to make a debut winner out of this racy chestnut, whose dam Crown Crest ...

  4. Punters put faith in usual suspect- Whyte

    Posted Feb 09th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... very short priced commodities at today's traditional Lunar New Year racing celebration at headquarters. The John Size-trained duo of Sight Winner (race three) and My Home Town (race nine) are at very prohibitive quotes to take out their respective races. And while Sight Winner does look a legitimate odds-on chance, it was My Home Town who was clearly the shorter of the two on last ...

  5. Fownes' Dr Green loaded with talent

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... exceed his New Zealand and Australian form. Although unraced locally, Dr Green is bred to be special, being by the 2000 Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus- best known here as the sire ... behind Happy Partners (and therefore 13 lengths behind the winner), and the five-year-old trialled quite decently, further emphasising the performance of the winner. The winning time of 61.9 ...

  6. Survey's race a great Derby pointer

    Posted Jan 09th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The performance of Derby-bound Survey Survey to win the final event at Sha Tin on Sunday takes on a new significance when one compares it with the result of the corresponding ... year. But it was a result that provided winners of two of three legs of the triple crown for four-year-olds, with Hello Pretty winning by three-quarters of a length and Viva Pataca charging home ...

  7. Derby trio prove classic had great pedigree

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell If the 2008 Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby was to truly be worthy of the sobriquet 'Derby of the Decade', then the form had to stand up, and the evidence from ... Armada at level weights while beating dual Group One titleist Joyful Winner into third. Caspar Fownes promised a big performance and the grey duly delivered, closing to within a neck of Armada ...

  8. Ever-improving Sight Winner can bounce back to his best

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... rider. He was one-paced to the line and was beaten two lengths behind Tom's Six. Brett Prebble takes over today, and the good-looking son of Epsom Derby winner Galileo looks like again ... Murray Bell The career of Sight Winner has been an unfaltering upward spiral, and a mere four-pound lift in the ratings will barely make a dent in his momentum, making the promising ...

  9. Super Samson can add another Group success to amazing CV

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... career. Meisho Samson was the top classic three-year-old colt last season, winning Japan's equivalents of the 2,000 Guineas and the Derby, but faltered late in the year when he ran ... an impressive winner of a high-rating Dubai Duty Free (1,777m) on March 31. If there is a doubt about Admire Moon, it's whether he can see out a strong 2,400m against the best. Yes, he has won his ...

  10. Sharki set to rumble

    Posted Sep 29th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... the Jockey Club showed in him by winning the Hong Kong Derby in his first season with Keen Winner. This season, Millard has brought in Dunn on a short-term retainer, and the duo have been an instant ...




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