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  1. Sport - Racing

    To run or not to run: that is Ho's Derby question for Flame Hero

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 12:51am by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... a HK$160,000 late entry fee, but the prizemoney he won today will cover it." If Ho does decide to run Flame Hero in the Derby, he will be out to emulate Collection (2008) and Akeed Mofeed (2013 ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Purton's Jockeys' Championship bid heats up with a double

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 10:29pm by Michael Cox

    ... from Purton, who had a spring in his step after the sun started shining following a recent cold snap. "I'm feeling a lot better now the weather is getting warmer- I'm like ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Woods or Wire: who copped the worst slap?

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 08:11pm by Michael Cox

    ... in the deep end last season. Autumn Gold looked a promising import, rated 90 after an impressive runner-up performance on debut in a Class Two handicap. Woods entered the 2013 Derby-eligible gelding ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Size extends his championship lead after scoring a treble

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:22pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Size extends championship lead after treble There might still be a nip in the air but trainer John Size had more of a spring in his step after emerging from his winter doldrums with a winning treble. Size kept the championship lead despite just one win in January, but made it five this month after Access Years and Sichuan Exec scored for Joao ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    How Berry and Prebble put 'Magic Man' Moreira in his place

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 07:42pm by Michael Cox

    ... but in the split second it takes for a horse to jump after the starting gates spring open. Or should jump, which is the point with Lucky Nine. As good and gutsy as he is, he has a terrible habit of missing ...

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    Who has dominated the first half of the racing season?

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:18pm by Michael Cox

    ... The performance that finally gave the Japanese machine his due and lifted him into the top five of the World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2013. Lord Kanaloa beat a world-class sprinting field by five ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING DIGEST

    Racing Digest, March 18, 2013

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Whyte works his magic on couple of lesser graders Douglas Whyte was reeling in the big-race plaudits in the Derby once again but he was happy to land a couple of smaller fish, for John Size and Peter Ho Leung, to maintain his jockeys' championship le ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING DIGEST

    Racing Digest, March 11, 2013

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Gelding still needs to getgate antics right, says Size Champion trainer John Size still wasn't happy with Little Men's barrier manners but the three-year-old still managed to do enough right to justify a short price in winning his second success ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING DIGEST

    Racing Digest, March 3, 2013

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... I think he will find it difficult in Class Four, Man says Manfred Man Ka-leung was doing his best to downplay the Class Five success of City Delight, trotting out all the usual reasons why the handicapper shouldn't slug his maiden winner too many poi ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING DIGEST

    Racing Digest, February 25, 2013

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am

    ... 'Sprinter has the perfect temperament for HK' Thirty-year veteran Peter Ng Bik-kuen is on the downhill slope to retirement, but is reeling off a vintage season in what will be his last as a trainer- but he says horses like Smart Volatility make ...




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