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  1. Sport - Racing

    Moore adds Kabayan to his long list of Derby hopefuls

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:11pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... in the straight, but a masterful Joao Moreira ride saw the gelding burst through along the inside and then hold off the late surge of last year's Classic Cup runner-up President Lincoln, who placed ...

  2. Sport - Racing - TRIPLE TRIO

    Khaya's late Derby bid headlines the last leg of the Triple Trio

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 08:50pm by Michael Cox

    ... behind runners and then motored home under his own steam. He is the best banker in what is a competitive race full of untapped talent. Second-starter Hit The Bid (Teetan) also goes in- he ...

  3. HK runners gallant in defeat to German speed machine

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell in Singapore Hong Kong's Bowman's Crossing and Ain't Here ran their hearts out at Kranji last night for third and fourth placings in the S$3 million (HK$13.5 million) Singapore Airlines International Cup but were thoroughly ecli ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Endowing sneaks into Hong Kong Derby field as selection panel plays it safe

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... "once-in-a-lifetime" line for the Derby is gilding the lily most years, with many runners having at least run in a Derby somewhere else as three-year-olds, the slogan is almost true in the low-rating 2013 event, with only Akeed Mofeed having contested a Derby anywhere else. He finished fourth of five runners in the Irish Derby last year. The lowest top-rated Derby runner in memory on a handicap ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Rainbow Chic 'going places'

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... riding options. "Thumbs Up holds the key to the race, if I put him in it affects my other runners," Fownes said. "We have to look at the race, if Thumbs Up doesn't run, ... when runner-up. The horse that beat him, Eagle Power, might be pretty good I think and they had the others covered." ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Chang eyes Dubai riches for Rich Tapestry

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... into the race." The stars aligned for Rich Tapestry, rated third lowest of the 11 runners, in what was a seemingly unsuitable set weights and penalties event as the three most favoured runners faltered ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Derby generation have the chance to prove true worth

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... better by the underperformance of his rivals. Still, as an early guide to whether there will be more to come from the Derby generation, as promised, it was a decent enough show. Derby runner ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    We haven't seen the best of Akeed Mofeed, says trainer Richard Gibson

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... impressive because it was an ugly, messy race. Run it again and I think you might get a cosier win," he said. Gibson's other runner, Gold-Fun, was brave again after doing plenty of work ... his solid sixth from the rear while the Caspar Fownes-trained Rainbow Chic ran well for fourth, despite being unable to get to the outside of runners. Gibson wasn't being drawn ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Gibson has come a long way for a shot at Derby glory

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Mofeed is the pick of trainer's three runners to make his mark in big race Gibson has come a long way for a shot at Derby glory By his own admission, ... Gibson was best known, prior to his arrival, as the trainer of Doctor Dino, back-to-back Hong Kong Vase winner of 2007 and 2008, and his only runner in a French Derby. "Doctor Dino ran ...

  10. Sport - Racing - Horse racing

    Patience key to a Derby win, says Me Tsui Yu-sak

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Tsui: Don't rule out Wah May Star Me Tsui Yu-sak admits his first ever Derby runner, Wah May Star, is a sprinter and if not given a soft run has no chance of running a strong 2,000m. But despite what seems to be a forlorn assessment of his horse's chances in the HK$16 million race, Tsui claimed an apparent lack of stamina put his grey ...




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