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  1. Sport - Racing

    Patience pays off for Yat Ding Win's owner

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... but trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai paid credit to Yat Ding Win's owner, Liang Guoxing, for having the patience to wait and get the right result as the three-year-old continued a good run for the International Sale Griffins. Yat Ding Win, part of a double for both Yiu and jockey Alex Lai Hoi-wing, was not the sale topper at last year's March sale, but the son of Fastnet Rock was the second ...

  2. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Atacx has the right tools to go higher

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... Phillip Woo phillip.woo@scmp.com Atacx has the right tools togo higher Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai's Atacx is quickly finding his find his feet, judging by the way he performed in the Class Three The House Repp Handicap (1,000m) on Sunday. Atacx joined the local ranks off a rating of 68 following a three-year-old career in Ireland for trainer Tommy Stacks for a win ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Ricky Yiu hopes youngster Amber Sky will score rare win

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

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Young horses hardly ever face old guard here, but trainer believes Amber Sky has what it takes Yiu hopes for rarest of HK wins An exciting young horse tackling the best older ones is a highlight in most jurisdictions but a novelty here, where the Ricky Yiu Poon-fai-trained Amber Sky will on Sunday be the first in more than a decade even ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Dundonnell stays with Yiu after finding form

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 10:36pm by Michael Cox

    ... with Yiu Ricky Yiu Poon-fai breathed a sigh of relief when Dundonnell broke through for a maiden local victory which ensured the highly-rated import stayed in his yard, but has no plans to push ... arrived in Yiu's yard with high expectations and a 93 rating. But after three unplaced runs, including a flop in the Group One Hong Kong Classic Mile, Yiu sensed rival trainers circling, ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Absent Yiu at the double

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com With the trainer away, Ambassadorship and Deep Thinker breaks through in grand style Absent Yiu at the double While trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai was perusing ... Yiu's newcomer back was his tendency to travel too strongly, but Fourie said the penny dropped recently and the gelding is now much more tractable. "He just changed overnight - he started ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Prebble hopes win can return lost confidence

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Prebble hopes win gets him back on Yiu's radar Opportunities for Brett Prebble with trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai have been scarce since the glory days ... to victory seven times, including five Group Ones, but has rarely ridden for Yiu since the horse's retirement at last season. After getting just five rides for Yiu last term, for one win, ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Follow horses drawn low for TT riches

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... The Wind (Douglas Whyte), despite both making their dirt debuts. Ricky Yiu Poon-fai put the blinkers back on Plain Red Banner two starts back and he broke through, albeit in a restricted race ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    'Amber Sky not ready to take on big boys yet'

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Ricky Yiu Poon-fai promised not to rush exciting youngster Amber Sky after the boom three-year-old reclaimed his status as a rising sprint star with another dominant straight-track victory. "We'll be looking after this horse's welfare first," Yiu said. "I'm not even looking at the programme yet, let's see how he pulls up and keep teaching ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Neil Callan repays the faith after scoring a double

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:34pm by Michael Cox

    ... a long-time ally, Ricky Yiu Poon-fai, after Graceful Kingdom stepped-up to 1,400m and finally broke through at his eighth start. "He had to grind for it- but he let down and gutted it out," ... with Yiu since the start of last season, but won at his first start after a transfer to Chris So Wai-yin- a crossed noseband a key application in helping the horse settle better, and a clean jump ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING DIGEST

    Racing Digest, December 23, 2012

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox, Alan Aitken

    ... First win does little to win over trainer and jockey Neither the winning trainer nor jockey were providing much of a character reference for stayer Towering Storm after the four-year-old broke through for his first local win in 10 attempts. "This horse is really lazy," said trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai, and jockey Weichong Marwing was even less encouraging. "Going ...




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