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  1. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Dibayani joins Tableaux in Chang's Derby arsenal

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 08:51pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Dibayani joins Tableaux in Chang's Derby arsenal Trainer Michael Chang Chun-wai has already unveiled one classic season newcomer with Hong Kong Derby ... preparation goes on, Dibayani could become a Derby threat, as he has already shown his ability over the longer trips while many of his counterparts have yet to do that. In any case, Dibayani looks ...

  2. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Derby hope on Express route to improvement

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 08:45pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Derby hope on Express route to improvement Wayfoong Express may or may not make it to the Hong Kong Derby three months from now but his lack of experience and a likelihood that he will stay longer than he has tried so far are factors that leave him open to more improvement than many he faced and defeated on Sunday. The three-year-old was the beneficiary ...

  3. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Khaya just finds a way to keep on winning

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 09:20pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Khaya just finds a way to keep on winning John Size-trained Khaya had looked a fringe Derby hopeful when this season started and events have probably ... and that could mean running every week between now and the Derby- Khaya won't get his rating high enough for the four-year-old classic in a month's time, but it may not be a bad thing as his ...

  4. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Judge Gideon on his terrific second performance

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 08:18pm by Alan Aitken

    ... was the horse to catch the eye going forward as he got to the line well in fourth place behind Flame Hero. The four-year-old will probably find his way into the Derby and just as likely find Designs ...

  5. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Quieter ride brings out the best in Gold-Fun

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... pushed forward in his races, and his major efforts to win the Classic Mile and run third in the Derby showed excellent courage and character rather than returning brilliant performance figures. ... Rainbow Chic seconded the motion finishing fourth without much luck, and further back the Derby winner Akeed Mofeed was particularly hard to miss despite his ninth placing. Just as in his early ...

  6. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Tableaux enters picture for four-year-old races

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 09:02pm by Alan Aitken

    ... to run the 2,000m of the Derby out strongly. He was a winner at his final two starts in France at 2,100m and 2,200m, so his stamina is in no doubt yet he has shown a little bit of dash in his trials and work that has suggested he isn't one of those plodding types who find racing too sharp in this part of the world. As far as the Derby is concerned, he finished more than four ...

  7. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Blazing Speed is one to keep an eye on

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... about the prospects of the Hong Kong Derby-nominated Blazing Speed after being unlucky not to have finished in the placings with a stop-start debut sixth in the Shek Mun Handicap (1,600m). ... races, including the Group One Prix De l'Arc de Triomphe, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes; Irish Champion Stakes (twice), Irish Derby and Prix Ganay. His dam was unraced ...

  8. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Dual Happy hits his straps

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

    ... like 1,800m will hold no fears for him either. Also worth following from last Tuesday is King Derby. A maiden from seven starts now, King Derby put the writing on the wall in his final run last ...

  9. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Kabayan can work his way through the grades

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 09:25pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Kabayan can work his way through the grades Last weekend already seems a long time ago but John Moore-trained Kabayan emerged from the meeting as a horse for punters to follow in the immediate future. Of course, Kabayan might find himself in the deep end shortly facing up to the best four-year-olds in town in the Classic Mile, Cup and Derby and his old ...

  10. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Lucky Omens looking for a reversal of fortunes

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 09:30pm by Alan Aitken

    ... including the West Australian Derby winner over 2,400m, Grand Journey, and one of the stars of the recent Melbourne carnival, Happy Trails, a dual Group One winner at 1,600m and 2,000m. ...




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