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  1. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Sharks stay top after fierce derby win over Lions

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 08:37pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney The Coastal Sharks won a fierce South African derby to stay top of rugby’s Super 15 as Australia’s resurgent Western Force won their fifth straight match at the weekend. A superb individual try from fullback Lwazi Mvovo secured the Sharks a 25-12 victory over the Golden Lions to hold on to a two-point lead in the southern hemisphere provincial series. Jake ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Five key thoughts as the season draws to its conclusion

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 07:54pm by Michael Cox

    ... finish is a reminder of what an amazing achievement last season's success was.  Where's the 2015 Derby winner? Again, while we are playing “remember this time last year”, it was already ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    California Chrome owner lashes out at rivals

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 10:43pm by AFP

    ... champion he and Perry Martin bred for about US$10,000, had set US racing alight with victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. But the final jewel in the triple crown escaped him, as he finished equal fourth in the Belmont Stakes, a race won by a fresh-legged Tonalist- whose connections had passed up both the Derby and Preakness. The horse sustained a bloody gash to his right ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    How racing's lexicon leaves many lost

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 07:35pm by Michael Cox

    ... not be too far  from the truth. 2. Once an English gentlemen said to me, “If Black Caviar is so good, why hasn’t she won the Epsom Derby then, hey?” Oh dear. Okay, first of all, a derby is for three-year-olds (except for here in Hong Kong and Singapore, just to confuse you more). The Epsom Derby, England’s most prestigious race, is for colts and fillies (no geldings), and Black Caviar is a mare ...

  5. Duke primed to give Fownes tally a boost

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... in a good piece of work on the turf on Monday. His overseas form was very good, having been beaten 11/2 lengths by Ballydoyle's Moscow Ballet, who may be headed for the Derby at Epsom ... Derby, where his stamina was tested beyond its limits at 2,000 metres. Fownes has freshened The Duke since that event and the Danehill gelding has come back working as well as ever. Patrick Payne ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    California Chrome well fancied for stage two of possible Triple Crown

    Posted May 16th 2014, 09:19pm by >Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baltimore Kentucky Derby winner looking good for Preakness success at Pimlico, after which triple crown will beckon Chrome limbers up for stage two of trifecta Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome is shining even brighter heading into today's Preakness Stakes, the second leg of US flat racing's triple crown. "I think he loves it," ...

  7. Pataca stamps his authority for classic

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Viva Pataca consolidated his position as favourite for next Sunday's Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby with a brilliant trial win at Sha Tin yesterday morning. With Eric ... 200m. Trainer John Moore would have undoubtedly been delighted with the gelding's progress, as well as the quality of this performance, and it seems he'll be spot on for the Derby ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Four of the finest freshman lessons from this season

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 07:50pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... on the firm tracks. But sometimes it can just take time to acclimatise, like with Helene Super Star, who won the 2013 UAE Derby as Lines of Battle. After mucus-related setbacks, it finally all came ...

  9. Impressive Sea The Stars not ready for stud career

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... of the Irish Derby (about 2,400m) because the youngster's stamina was not properly tested at Epsom, and he is by a former sprinter in Cape Cross. Either way, however, the Tsui family has a goldmine on its hands. Sea The Stars is the latest topliner from the family's 1993 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Urban Sea, who had already produced the 2001 Epsom Derby winner Galileo ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOR MEN

    Fit for purpose: Suave tailored looks for men

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by CHRIS CHOW

    ... jacket (HK$37,600) by Ermenegildo Zegna. Silk tie (HK$2,180) and trousers (HK$6,880), both by Bottega Veneta. Checked shirt by Fendi (inquiries: 2524 1339). Derby shoes (HK$6,800) by Emporio ...




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