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  1. Fast-improving Fifty Fifty has edge on his rivals

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Shane Dye has been riding Fifty Fifty in his work leading up to this outing, but will ride John Size's debutant Sand Dance. This is significant given that Sand Dance has moved particularly ... Later in the day, John Size has a strong chance to maintain his excellent strike rate with Bumper Bumper in the penultimate event. On Boxing Day, this New Zealand private-purchase annihilated ...

  2. Size facing programming headache for upset winner

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox Trainer John Size may have found a rising four-year-old with staying ability yesterday, but now has the problem of finding the right race next start for upset winner Enabling. ... and fast-finishing Hear The Roar. 'He can stay but the problem is trying to find suitable events,' Size said. 'I think he can win off a higher mark, it's just a matter of finding ...

  3. Size, Whyte keep rivals at bay

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com John Size and Douglas Whyte may not have had the day they hoped at Sha Tin yesterday, but a lone victory in tandem helped each of them marginally improving ... and Brett Prebble, who was absent finishing ninth behind Johnny Murtagh in the Super Jockeys' series in Japan, while Size has five wins to spare over Danny Shum Chap-shing and Ricky Yiu ...

  4. Flying Blue can prove to be gold

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken John Size has the numbers and he might just have the right style of horse to win the Group Two Sha Tin Trophy (1,600m) today and Flying Blue could spring a form reversal ... that might offer more assistance to horses racing close to the lead. Enter John Size- with Flying Blue (Olivier Doleuze), Sichuan Success (Douglas Whyte), Sight Winner (Tye Angland) and even Brave ...

  5. With title in bag, Whyte eyes century mark

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the fifth time. With an 11 straight championship banked and the 1,300-win mark behind him, Whyte's treble on Delish and Fulfil A Wish for John Size and Aerosa for Manfred Man Ka-leung put him ... for Fulfil A Wish- who has now won five of 11 starts- with Size eyeing a race on the last day of the term. 'We'll see what else I have for that race but it would be suitable and he's ...

  6. Sight Winner singing in rain

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Reigning champion trainer John Size was not about to ignite any optimism about his chances of holding the title, despite landing a four timer at Sha Tin, ... today.' Purton's rapidly improving record with Size got a boost from the double, taking advantage of Whyte's suspension. 'Full credit to John with Vitality Express. He's been ...

  7. Punters to cash in on super Size factor

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The momentum John Size is gathering as he takes aim at a fifth trainers' title may have rivals worried, but it's great news for horse players as they have the opportunity to cash in on the Australian horseman's brilliance and hot run of form. Size has three overnight favourite's on today's big 11-event Cup Trial programme- it would have been ...

  8. Size and Whyte to have a field day

    Posted Feb 25th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell John Size and Douglas Whyte: last season they were the definitive 'Dream Team', helping each other to new personal bests in a term of absolute dominance. This season, ... legitimate winning chances. So far this year, Size has trained 20 winners and Whyte has ridden 11 of them, as well as another eight seconds and two thirds from 87 rides, giving the Durban Demon ...

  9. Red-hot Warrior made to fight for narrow victory

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken John Size's boom sprinter Warrior never had his supporters too concerned yesterday in his seasonal comeback, but there wouldn't be too many who would want to take ... was worried that he would race a bit fresh, which he did, but although it might not have been flattering he did win the race,' said Size, who landed his fourth Sha Tin double in four meetings ...

  10. Super Combed looks headed for the top

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... a mile or even further. There was plenty to like about the effort of Star Of Shantou who competed over 1,400 metres in his first run for John Size (Race 674). He got well back early ... point. However, Size's veteran star was probably on a better part of the track than winner Stay Young, who put in a marvellous performance. The three-year-old colt has proved highly ...




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