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  1. Classy Bearcat is set for hat-trick

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... in the middle leg when searching for a banker play. This fellow has every chance of notching his third consecutive victory if his last victory, in which he clocked an outstanding 1.21.8 seconds over ... considering a double banker option, Noble Man makes plenty of appeal as well. He can be forgiven his last-start failure at Happy Valley, even though he did not appear to have a tough run through ...

  2. Sunshine to warm hearts of punters

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... the banker in the middle leg with Cosmo Success, who proved far too good for similar company last time over the mile at the city track. Prior to that he had indicated he was looking for this sort ... but will need luck in running after drawing the outside barriers, and a better option could be Quick Step, who has a decent record over the Valley mile. The best option for a banker in the final leg ...

  3. Hekyll N' Jyde is one to bank on

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... leg can have plenty of confidence in Hekyll N' Jyde as their banker selection. The progressive son of Canny Lad remains in the same grade following a dazzling display when bolting ... There is an opportunity for a double banker in the race as Lucky Marauding makes plenty of appeal. He was game in defeat on debut when third to Eternal Start down the straight 1,000 metres, but will relish a move ...

  4. Rethink on fraud investigations

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Concerns over the handling of fraud allegations against prominent Hong Kong banker Liu Jinbao have prompted the central government to quietly rethink the 'rash tendencies' that have characterised investigations involving businessmen. Mr Liu was swept up in the scandal surrounding Shanghai tycoon Chau Ching-ngai, and was recalled to Beijing before being cleared of any ...

  5. San Lorenzo can make Yip's night

    Posted Nov 11th 2003, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... of Dennis Yip Chor-hong and Douglas Whyte can provide the necessary banker in the middle leg with San Lorenzo. The clear bonus for this maiden is the blinkers that are being applied for the first ... while Global Fortune is competitively handicapped and can make the frame. The logical selection for banker in the opening leg is dirt specialist New Century, who looks extremely well weighted ...

  6. Northern Rose is ready to bloom

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Rookie trainer Caspar Fownes has enjoyed a fine start to his career and can keep the momentum going with Northern Rose, who looks the best banker option in the opening leg ... while Split Seconds has displayed enough potential to be kept safe. The logical choice for banker in the middle pin has to be Super Charge, who lost nothing in defeat at the hands of Four Aces ...

  7. New Face looks the part again

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... banker in the final leg of an expected $35 million Triple Trio pool. The son of Kaapstad was a highly impressive winner over the Valley mile last time, coasting home in one of the better times ... while Reward takes a drop in grade and should be more competitive this time round. The safest option for banker in the opening leg is Valley specialist French Connection, who won on his seasonal ...

  8. Sunshine to warm punters' hearts

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... for banker in the final leg with Prince Golf. There are strong formlines from that event also with winner Ricardo notching another victory, while Goodwood (fourth), Sixty Seconds (sixth) and Prodigy ... is always a chance of filling a minor placing. In the first leg, Spencer teams up with Francis Lui Kin-wai's Mr Beautiful, who makes most appeal for banker status. He won well over the course ...

  9. Fantastic chance for a big payday

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... A $33 million jackpot is likely to swell Sunday's Triple Trio coffers to $70 million and those seeking a big payday would be well advised to banker last-start winner Fantastic Horse ... confidence to allocate him as the banker selection. On both starts this term - both over 1,400 metres - he has held his form well and should appreciate the step up to the mile. The C+3 course can ...

  10. Hongkong Bank chief honoured

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hongkong Bank chairman David Eldon was last night named this year's DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Person of the Year. The 57-year-old banker rose from being a filing clerk to head the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, which boasts more than 590 branches and offices in 20 countries in Asia, and a staff of more than 40,000. And Mr Eldon is not finished yet. 'I'm ...




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