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  1. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Owner mates catch eye with barnstorming runs

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 11:10pm by Alan Aitken

    ... back to last early with cover. Passing the 500m, the pace of the leading six runners picked up sharply and they got away from the rear group, but Cour Valant was stuck behind the second bunch. ...

  2. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Avenue shows again that glory isn't too far away

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 09:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... eye-catching ground on Wednesday night on the dirt, flashing up for fifth to Hearts Keeper in the 1,200m Class Four. Many runners on the night could have been having their final hurrah for a while, ...

  3. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Mile the required Journey for Kiwi import Happy

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 09:33am by Alan Aitken

    ... was not an easy task at this meeting on the all-weather surface with leaders and on-pace runners dominating, so Happy Journey's effort was excellent even though he did not go around a horse. ...

  4. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Everything's coming up roses for Floral Man

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:46pm by Alan Aitken

    ... was competitively run. With that pace in mind, there was real merit to Floral Man holding on for third as he was the nearest runner to the leaders for the tough part of the race. With just two wins from 29 ... without losing much caste. But Great Storm battled strongly and lost only a length on the front runners in the final 400m to be beaten just over four lengths. He will be fitter for the race, ...

  5. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Fellow as Incredible as Yung's sensational winner

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:03pm by Alan Aitken

    ... of Sensation to snatch victory in the last breath, Incredible Fellow stamped himself just as much a horse to follow as the winner. There is no doubt the finishing runs of both Sensation and runner ... But the same can be said for Incredible Fellow in defeat, as he was the one doing the most work and carrying the most weight among the front runners. Not the best to begin, he was then used hard to go ...

  6. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Soul Achiever set to go higher after impressive return

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 10:06pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Runner-up Longwah Amber also did enough to suggest another win is in the offing, after Columbus Line kept him bobbing in a competitive mid-race section that enabled the run-on horses to get ...

  7. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Shum's Dynamic on a Voyage to another win

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 08:45pm by Alan Aitken

    ... but even less so on the weekend. Rain early on Sunday left the track in a state that was assisting on-pace runners, so they dominated most race finishes even when there was pressure on the lead end during the race. Closing out from the rear was no easy task, but Dynamic Voyage finished powerfully to take the runner-up spot close to home and did it well away from the preferred outside rail ...

  8. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Righteous a worthy recruit for Benno Yung

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:09pm by Alan Aitken

    ... has had six runners in Hong Kong and three have won on debut, including Lucky Day in October. A Private Purchase by the sire, Joyful The Great, was runner-up at his first run after winning his ...

  9. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Blinkers, top jockey the key to Golden Deer

    Posted May 26th 2014, 09:35pm by Alan Aitken

    ... occurred under very light handicaps. On Sunday, Golden Deer had to deal with 133 pounds and he and the runner-up Master Sommelier gave plenty of weight away to their rivals. While Master Sommelier ...

  10. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Sun Pins will shine brighter over further

    Posted May 05th 2014, 06:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... by a fairly busy lead in the middle stages that softened up the front runners, but his sectional times and a look at the replay suggest there was more to it than that. For one thing, had his finish simply been the by-product of too much pressure in front, there would have been more than one runner coming from the rear to be part of the finish. And Sun Pins would not have done what he did ...




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