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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg arrested in Britain over Syria terror offences

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Birmingham Moazzam Begg among four people detained in Birmingham over Syrian 'terror' activities Ex-Guantanamo detainee arrested Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg was among four people arrested in Britain yesterday on suspicion of terror offences relating to Syria, police said. Begg, 45, who is now a human rights activist, was detained ...

  2. Begg revels in fond HK memories

    Posted Dec 10th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Former Hong Kong-based trainer Neville Begg was back in the trainer's stand at Sha Tin yesterday morning soaking up a little of the international racing week that has so many good memories for him. Now a sprightly 73 years old, Begg had a distinguished Australian training career before being based in Hong Kong for several seasons until the early 1990s and he ...

  3. All Silent has his sights on Sha Tin

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... from last in the Group One Patinack Farm Classic in Melbourne yesterday. Trained by Graeme Begg, who won back-to-back international events at Sha Tin with Monopolize in the 1990s, All Silent ... 'He stood them up an unbelievable start and just mowed them down,' Begg said. 'He never exerts himself on the track, he just holds it in all the time and in his races he's ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Racing Digest, January 2, 2013

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am

    ... Kong's earliest international heroes, Winning Partners. Winning Partners was the 1993 winner of the Hong Kong Bowl, the race that became the Hong Kong Mile, and was trained by Neville Begg. And Winning Partners was also the name Mark Two had when he trialled in Sydney in 2011, trained by Begg's son, Graeme, and he was already destined to come to Hong Kong. "That was just after ...

  5. Trackwork throws little light as Vision d'Etat keeps everyone in dark

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... and the ultimate 200m in 11 flat. While three of Australia's quartet of Group One winners worked fast on Tuesday, trainer Grahame Begg saved up All Silent for a steady 1,000m. The bay was handled by his race rider Nick Hall and clocked 1:09.4 for the full trip, 39 seconds for his last 600m and 24.6 for his final 400m. Begg's prediction that All Silent would not impress without his ...

  6. Caped crusader All Silent returns for world title bout

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Enter trainer Grahame Begg, who admits to having reservations when All Silent came to his yard. 'When a horse comes to you like that, you worry that there's a problem,' he ... was never very good and still isn't- I can work him with maidens and you'd never know he is a good horse,' Begg laughed. 'When his jockey, Nick Hall, first worked him, he ...

  7. Channel hop

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... notably British businessman and author Moazzam Begg), it'll dawn on you that the physical and political reality of Gitmo is like a black hole of due process- sucking the sense of purpose ... of duty in Gitmo. Begg, who was detained from 2003 to 2005, recalls, 'The moment you are shackled you know that you are entering a different world, that you have no control over your fate, ...

  8. Apache Cat's HK trip abandoned after Flemington failure

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

    ... selector, Size's father-in-law Neville Begg, who now races the gelding with other family members. The five-year-old is trained by Begg's son Grahame. ...

  9. Player the man to lure best from Down Under

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... with an industrial-strength constitution, horses from Australasia who have succeeded in Hong Kong have been specifically set for the big day. Danny Bougoure, with Falvelon, was a perfect example. As was Grahame Begg ... contender from Australia was Our Egyptian Raine, but she managed to stay below the Jockey Club radar until it was too late for inoculations even though she was trained by two-time Bowl winner Begg ...

  10. Coetzee banned for weighing in light

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Championship, December 11. The last such case was 14 years ago, when Australian Damien Oliver weighed in light after winning on the Neville Begg-trained Diamond Coast in May 1994. ...




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