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  1. Sport - Racing

    Moreira and the extended mile key to victory for Winnie's Horse

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 08:24pm by Alan Aitken

    ... in the race won by Smart Forward. That looked a decent quality race, with unlucky runner-up Access Years winning since, but far more important to the prospects of Winnie's Horse is the sharp step ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Moreira and mile key to victory for Winnie's Horse There is no stopping the Joao Moreira train and the Magic Man's touch and a step up ...

  2. Rainstorm reins in $700m of horse racing

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The severe rainstorm that enveloped Hong Kong last night dumped 60mm on Happy Valley racecourse in the space of 45 minutes, forcing the abandonment of the eight-race programme at the island venue. The races would have produced close to $700 million in betting turnover, providing the government some $90 million in tax revenue. That potential revenue may be lost unless ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Follow horses drawn low for TT riches

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... make the fence the place to be on the grass. The middle leg (race six) is a Class Four over 1,650m and take the horses drawn gates one and two - Plain Red Banner (Brett Prebble) and Follow ... (3) Winnie’s Horse, (4)Impeccable, (9) Fighter Class, (11) My Favorite. RACE 10: (2) Chancellor, (8) Good Treasure, (12) Griffindor, (14) Dr Good Habit. RACE 11: (1) Silver Grecian, (2) ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Eight horses pulled out of Sha Tin meeting over banned drug

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Runners withdrawn from Sha Tin race meeting after contaminated feed is suspected for positive test results indicating a banned drug Eight horses are pulled ... and 2012, a number of quarterhorse trainers in Louisiana and California were penalised for horses returning positive zilpaterol tests, and, in March this year, the California Horse Racing Board ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Fortune favours Fownes' Braveness in his quest to go back-to-back

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 08:43pm by Alan Aitken

    ... not stop him if the same horse turns up for the Volunteers' Challenge Cup (1,000m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night. The four-year-old returned a career best effort winning from barrier two ... there. He moves from gate two to gate nine this evening and he rises to 133 pounds in the saddle, but the horse- who won on January 15- will cope with the weight and closer analysis of the draw ...

  6. There are positives with horse-tracking system

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... since. Trakus uses antennae above the track, receiving signals from transponders in the saddlecloths of the horses in a race and converting that to sectional times, as well as a live representation of the race as it happens. This 'race show' originally had coloured squares circling a track, each representing a real horse and its position, and has more recently been ...

  7. Super Size lets his horses do the talking for sixth trainers' title

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this season. If Size himself was a horse in a race at Sha Tin, he would have won the premiership race by the length of the straight. The old saying of 'horses for courses' also seemed ... brilliant record of producing horses that go on prolific winning streaks. Look at Brave Kid's record this season. Here was a horse who won his first six races before narrowly missing out ...

  8. Horse Galore to revel in the dirt

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The Me Tsui Yu-sak-trained Horse Galore has only one win in seven starts and has never raced on the all-weather track before, but he is ready to improve his record in tonight's Po Leung Kuk Centenary Cup (1,200m) at Sha Tin. Whatever they might do in trials, horses can be a question mark going to the dirt for the first time, but Horse Galore (Douglas Whyte) looks ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Demuro has Courage and Size on his side for Triple Trio

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 10:15pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com In-form Italian jockey has his best opportunity to get on the scoreboard for leading trainer with a horse that has gone a long time between drinks Demuro ... from three rides, but he gets on Red Courage at the right time. Red Courage is owned by former Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman Ronald Arculli, who has had plenty of experience racing imports ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    General Iron out to prove he's made of Whyte steel

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 08:41pm by Alan Aitken

    ... win. He had a checkered passage behind Hawthorne in race 254 but recovered to be beaten three lengths and he only has to repeat that to be competitive. General Iron has been to Sha Tin twice ...




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