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  1. Sport - Racing

    Size is a realist over Fay Fay's chances

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Kong Derby winner. Added to Glorious Days' Stewards' Cup victory in January, he gave the trainer a third Group One in the last 12 months following a three-year absence from that elite ... and Beauty Flash, but unable to win. And now Size is a realist where Fay Fay is concerned. "I thought he was, at best, an average Derby winner last year, winning off a 110 rating and nothing ...

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    Injury curbs Ambitious Dragon's Gold Cup goal

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Gold in the Classic Cup on Sunday week and in the Hong Kong Derby next month. Woods was left without a jockey after Douglas Whyte decided to stick with Classic Mile winner Gold-Fun. The trainer ...

  3. Lucky Nine ready for his next Group assignment

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... against some classy rivals. Finishing runner-up was Fownes' Let Me Handle It, who was third in last year's Group One Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby and before that, the Classic Cup. ...

  4. Bringing in a pinch hitter has its restrictions

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... permitted for an owner to bring in any rider he wished for a Group One race. The 'new' policy allows you to bring whoever you like, for the six international races plus the Derby ...

  5. Beadman's return still uncertain

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... has the nominal Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby favourite in his barn. Sweet Orange was strung up at the top of the straight and unable to set out after the leaders until winner Zaidan had ... Weichong Marwing will stay aboard for the Derby on March 18. 'He had to go back and it was the right thing- my other horse Liberator was wide from gate four so, from gate 13, Sweet Orange ...

  6. Beadman fractures cheek in fall

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... from the Moore camp in the main lead-up race to the HK$16 million Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby next month. Beadman was thrown face first into the all-weather track when Danny Shum ... in last year's Derby and provided the Australian with a winning ride on Leading City on the same card. Oliver was also called on as a late replacement by South African Herman Brown for Gitano ...

  7. Beadman picks up-and-comer in Classic Cup

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as 'fat and underdone'. Sunday's race is a stepping stone to the Group One Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby four weeks later, and Beadman is taking the long-term view by riding Dan Excel ... first-up run was very good and there was a lot of improvement left in him. Plus, he needs to qualify for the Derby. He is borderline with the rating he has, but the higher up he can be, ...

  8. Now comes the tough part for Packing Ok

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is expected to make his next appearance in the Citibank Hong Kong Gold Cup on the 26th of this month over 2,000m. The only four-year-old taking a path to the Derby through the race, Beauty Lead, made some improvement on his debut to be beaten 31/2 lengths in fifth in the small field, with the quinella from the 2010 Derby, Super Satin and Super Pistachio, the only runners to finish behind ...

  9. Chadwick's woes a distant Memory

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... California Memory as a Derby hopeful. 'It is really joy for the family to continue my father's legacy in the horse racing that he loved so much,' said Liang. After having trouble ...

  10. Heart attack kills HK super horse Vengeance Of Rain

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... moon.' Vengeance Of Rain burst onto the scene as a four-year-old, taking out the Derby, the QE II Cup and the Champions & Chater Cup but had to bow to Bullish Luck in Horse of the Year ...




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