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  1. Caddie praises Grace as 'diamond in the rough'

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Oosthuizen's bag when they won the 2010 British Open by five shots. It saved Rasego's job as he was told he was to be sacked after sevens years' service. Rasego, 49, has found another diamond ...

  2. HK Diamond Mile seeks major sponsor

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Richard Castka Yesterday's Hong Kong International Diamond Mile in Central could well turn to gold if a sponsor can be found for next year's race. Kwan Kee, chairman of the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association (HKAAA) said that he would like to see the event brought back into the annual calendar, but that a title sponsor would need to be found to cover the costs. ...

  3. Diamond can sparkle for Whyte

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken It isn't often these days that Douglas Whyte bothers to get himself down around the minimum weights, but the Durban Demon has made a special effort for Diamond Supreme ... of Whyte putting up a couple of pounds overweight, and Diamond Supreme should reward both for their efforts. Diamond Supreme has always shown above average ability, even in his trials, but looked ...

  4. Teen sparkles as Diamonds land the cup

    Posted May 30th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Diamonds to an easy 3-0 victory in the cup final at the HKFC Philips Lighting International Sevens yesterday. The 16-year-old Escudero was in inspiring form as he put the icing on the cake with his ... the quarter-finals, but the Urawa Red Diamonds were a class apart as they displayed all the qualities that make them attractive to watch. With an average age of about 17, the J.League team had prepared ...

  5. Lucky Diamond to make amends

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... John Bell Promising Danehill gelding Lucky Diamond has proven costly to punters in his three appearances to date but with a rise to 1,600 metres, the Tony Cruz-trained four-year-old looks set to square the ledger in the middle leg of tomorrow's Triple Trio at Sha Tin. While beaten as favourite in his outings, Lucky Diamond has shown on each occasion that his future in Hong ...

  6. Brilliant Triumphant Diamond shines to get Shum off and running

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Diamond ($52.50). While Shum was grateful that Triumphant Diamond landed the odds for the group of owners called the Big Century Syndicate, he expressed his relief that he was meeting the John ... will improve,' Shum said. 'Triumphant Diamond has been very honest and I think I might have made a mistake last year trying to make him stay. I think it was stretching him a little bit beyond where ...

  7. Doleuze enthuses about Yellow Diamond despite slow start

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Highly promising three-year-old Yellow Diamond gave most of Hong Kong sweaty palms when he left the starting gates badly in yesterday's Mr Vitality Handicap (1,200 ... in the most impressive victory of the season, Yellow Diamond was considered unbeatable by trainer Alex Wong Yu-on and most punters yesterday, but they may have had other thoughts when the barriers ...

  8. Yellow Diamond weighs in with another dividend

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Promising three-year-old sprinter Yellow Diamond again did the right thing by Ready To Win stable followers last week, capturing a race over 1,400 metres as $26.50 favourite. However, ... one thing after Yellow Diamond made it three on end in the Industrialist Handicap (1,400 metres) at Sha Tin- he doesn't want 1,400m again. 'He jumped too fast at 1,400m and wanted ...

  9. Yellow Diamond gets by on raw talent

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Jockey Olivier Doleuze and trainer Alex Wong Yu-on were adamant about one thing after rising young sprinting star Yellow Diamond made it three on end in the Industrialist ... challenge on John Size's four-year-old Picture Perfect in the final 150m. Yellow Diamond drew on courage and his natural ability to scrape in narrowly despite giving the older horse 12 pounds ...

  10. HK's prized diamonds shine only once a year

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho As the Little League Baseball Asia-Pacific tournament reaches its climax, the most intriguing question is not who will emerge as tomorrow's eventual winners, but why the venue has stood idle for so long. The two small diamonds at Disneyland are arguably the best in Hong Kong and yet they have remained unused for nearly a year, since the inaugural Little League ...




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