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  1. Clash of the titans

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... clocked the same final quarter (22.8) as Lucky Owners in the run to the line. A son of 1990 Epsom Derby winner Quest For Fame, Perfect Partner is bred to handle 2,000 metres, although he ... Clint Hutchison Hong Kong Mile hero Lucky Owners can see off arch-rival Tiber and field of stars in Derby showdown for the ages Lucky Owners can cement his reputation as Hong Kong's ...

  2. Silent Witness on top of world

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... in the Breeders' Cup Classic at Lone Star Park, Texas, in October. Champion three-year-old was Smarty Jones, who won the first two legs of the American Triple Crown series- the Kentucky Derby and Preakness ... The Cape Cross filly won three Group One events for the season- the Epsom Oaks, the Irish Oaks and the Fillies & Mares Turf race on the Breeders' Cup programme in Texas. The world's ...

  3. Bullish Champion's next target is the Derby, says Cruz

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby next start off a five-week break, on the strength of an all- the-way win in a Class One over 1,400m. Cruz, who combined for a double with Matthew Chadwick, still wonders ... start will probably be the Derby,' Cruz said. 'Obviously I think the 2,000m is a bit too long, but the owner is so keen to run in the Derby, so why the hell not?' The colt now has ...

  4. Perfect Partner plunders opposition

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... of 1990 Epsom Derby hero Quest For Fame, gave him 'a great feel' during the race. 'Tony told me to go straight to the front and then slow them down, so that's what I did. ... condition, even though he hadn't raced for 70 days and had only gone 2,000m once before, last March in the Hong Kong Derby. 'This horse was very fit for the Stewards' Cup ...

  5. Ambitious Dragon can prove superstar status in QE II Cup

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Ambitious Dragon tossed aside some history in winning the Derby in March and he can repeat the dose in the HK$14 million Audemars Piguet QE II Cup at Sha Tin today. In what ... Classic Cup and Derby against his own age in his last two starts, the gelding has looked to have something more left at the finish. He has comfortably beaten Lucky Nine and Xtension in his last ...

  6. Size works his magic with Super Kid

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Kid, who raced in New Zealand as Cheerine Kid, was better known as a miler and had failed badly in his only attempt at 2,400 metres in the 2002 New Zealand Derby at Ellerslie, Auckland. Owner ... it,' Size mused. He thought the 2003 international meeting in December would come too soon for Super Kid and instead aimed the gelding towards the $14 million Hong Kong Derby on March 21. ...

  7. Helene Mascot is better than ever, says confident Cruz

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... going into the Derby, and he's won that, and I still don't believe we've got to the bottom of this horse,' Cruz said. 'He's definitely got more to give.' ... of the young jockey. 'Marco thinks he's going better now than he was before the Derby and what he's feeling is confirmed by what I'm seeing with the horse,' Cruz said. ...

  8. Mosse aims to go out on a high

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Gerald Mosse bids adieu but not goodbye at Sha Tin on Sunday with an outsider's chance of landing the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby for a record-equalling fourth time ... Vase and the Champions & Chater Cup. The Derby has been his signature race, with victories on Super Fit for Lawrie Fownes (1994), Industrial Pioneer for Brian Kan Ping-chee (2001) ...

  9. The ready to win stable

    Posted Jan 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... owner Lloyd Williams. The Zabeel four-year-old is now Derby bound and we certainly haven't heard the last of him. However, he is going to meet Grand Zulu on 18 pounds worse terms if he tries for the Mercedes-Benz Classic Mile next month and on that basis, we'll be sticking with the Zulu. Last week's race, the Fairy King Prawn Handicap, has become a powerful Derby ...

  10. Vase-bound Vengeance catches eye

    Posted Jan 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Derby winner Vital King. Bullish Luck's famous legs of steel have only recently been found to be mere flesh and bone after all, and he has had to overcome a suspensory ligament problem ... for Vital King now will be a lack of opportunities. As a late-closing Derby winner, he needs every centimetre of 2,000m and may well require the 2,400m of the Champions & Chater to show his ...




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