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  1. John Dory fits the bill on huge TT day

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the reins at trackwork yesterday and blew the cobwebs out with a solid gallop. He'll certainly be fit enough for the first-up 1,400m task. Of the others, Peppermint (Vincent Ho Chak-yiu) ... a 1,700m trial at Happy Valley last Saturday, so fitness shouldn't be a problem for the five-year-old; and Pegasus Supreme, who comes off a solid trial 10 days ago and gets the 10-pound claim ...

  2. Cruz-Whyte combo looks the Best Fit

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Champion jockey Douglas Whyte and the man who may be champion trainer, Tony Cruz, have proved a potent team and they can continue that association with Best Fit in the Maverick ... this term for an outstanding five wins. He links with Cruz on Super Genki earlier in the night, then takes over on Best Fit as that horse comes off a thorough belting behind Supreme Win over 1,400m ...

  3. Improved fitness makes Armada the one to beat

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

    ... Alan Aitken With a run under his belt, John Size's Armada has some unfinished business to complete in the Group Two Chairman's Trophy (1,600m) at Sha Tin as he takes the first step to re-establishing himself in the top flight. Armada (Douglas Wh ...

  4. Feeling fit for a Towering season

    Posted Sep 09th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell A break from racing seems to have been the right tonic for Towering Feeling, whose strong barrier trial performance at Sha Tin on Friday suggests he can now complete his march to the top. Towering Feeling has been a terrific horse for his owne ...

  5. Kowloon Fit earns 300th win for Size

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken There was no great fanfare or roll of drums but John Size passed a milestone when Kowloon Fit yesterday became his 300th winner in his fifth season of training at Sha Tin. ... to an intriguing finish this season. John Moore crept a little closer, narrowing the gap between himself and Size to two wins after Rice Field and Art Trader, but Kowloon Fit (Douglas Whyte) allowed ...

  6. Fit-again Danacourt can prove his superiority

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The Hong Kong Macau Trophy at Sha Tin today can move to a new standard of quality by confirming the John Size-trained Danacourt as the next big thing on Hong Kong racetracks. But to do it, Danacourt (Douglas Whyte) not only has to come back fr ...

  7. Chadwick is the one

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Redoute Star (race five), Crown Witness (race seven) and Best Fit (race eight), with all expected to go close. ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Whyte stretches lead in jockeys' race

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... was full of himself, it is just that he resents the dirt. I gave him a few backhanders in the trial just to keep up his momentum to make sure he would come into the race as fit as can be." ...

  9. Whyte tops list, but others offer better value

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Champion jockey Douglas Whyte ($3 favourite) may have the best dish on the menu in Best Fit to help him in his Jockey Challenge quest, but the $5 offered about Brett Prebble and $7 about Tye Angland and Jeff Lloyd make them more appealing bets at the city course finale. The trio has solid winning chances along with place hopes to upset the Durban Demon, who is gunning ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Double delight as Moore muscles in on spotlight

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... back to the trials last Tuesday, which was easily overcome, and had the added bonus of increasing his race fitness. And then, during the race, when Kynam was nearly scared out of the plum ...




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