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  1. Dominant Whyte has rivals reeling

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Dream Team winner to catch the eye, winning his fifth race from seven starts in impressive style and the well-bred four-year-old is steaming on to what ultimately looks a Derby campaign next ... that as he goes in distance then I'm sure there'll be plenty of pressure to go towards the Derby,' Size said. 'He'll have the rating and he's a four-year-old so ...

  2. Galen Win has the edge on rivals

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... has ordered. Although he is a son of a high-class winner of the Epsom Derby (2,400m), Galen Win appears to throw more strongly to his dam Ginzano, a classy Australian sprinting filly who ... with the British PP's. Kings Falcon, formerly known as Copywriter, was trained by John Gosden and raced by Princess Haya of Jordan, in the news recently as the owner of Epsom Derby hero New Approach. ...

  3. Big heart, big engine and now a big rating

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... much covered,' Gray said. 'He ran sixth to Authorized in the Derby at Epsom last year as a three-year-old but he's come out and won a Group One at 1,600 metres at the first time ... as an ideal prospect by bloodstock agent Dan O'Donnell after winning a Listed race over 10 furlongs at Newmarket at his last start prior to the Epsom Derby last summer. The Woo family- siblings ...

  4. Masters of the turf in race for glory

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... seven years later in the Irish Oaks. In 1991, he won the Epsom Oaks with outsider Jet Ski Lady and followed up with more classic success in 1992 when St Jovite won the Irish Derby and the King ... and producing the outstanding colt New Approach this year to win the Epsom Derby and Champion Stakes, two of the horse's five-time Group One victories. Softly-spoken and with an Irishman's ...

  5. Viva Macau can lift the gloom for owner in the Ladies' Purse

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Epsom Derby. Just one length ahead of him was Salford Mill, later bought by agent Dan O'Donnell for the Woo family to join the Tony Cruz stable and who became the Hong Kong Derby winner ...

  6. Mascot fitness worry opens door for fast-finishing Birdie

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... finished sixth in Authorized's Epsom Derby last year and looks like becoming a much more complete racehorse under Cruz's tutelage. In The Classic Mile, Felix Coetzee had him handy ... Murray Bell The fitness cloud surrounding Helene Mascot may provide a window of opportunity for his rivals in today's Group Two Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby Trial, and one ...

  7. Whyte's mastery will be the key to Fellowship's success

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... finished seventh in last year's Epsom Derby, only one placing behind current Hong Kong Derby favourite Helene Mascot. ...

  8. George Moore, giant of HK scene, dies at 84

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... horsemanship met rewards at the highest level, winning the 1967 Epsom Derby on Royal Palace and the 1959 Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe on Saint Crespin. Moore's 11 Hong Kong training ...

  9. Bolger aims to finish year on a high

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... to happen. New Approach, owned by Princess Haya of Jordan, won the Derby at Epsom, the Irish Champion Stakes and, in one final emphatic statement, the Group One Champion Stakes at Newmarket by six ... on the eve of the Irish Derby that put him on the sidelines for a month. It wasn't an easy job to get him back up after that little injury, but I suppose it was all worth it in the end.' ...

  10. Just what doctor ordered for Cruz

    Posted Mar 10th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... In his previous career in England, Helene Mascot finished sixth to champion Authorized in the Epsom Derby. ... Sunday's HK$16 million Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby when Helene Brilliant touched off hot favourite Sight Winner at Sha Tin yesterday to deny John Size and Douglas Whyte a shared treble. Dawson, ...




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