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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Blessed with the right run, Lucky Nine is a good thing, says trainer Fownes

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... if his sprinter, Lucky Nine, gets the right run from a good draw. Fownes is confident his battle-hardened veteran can repel a couple of up-and-coming stars. Lucky Nine vied for the lead last ... then Lucky Nine has the race at his mercy. "If he can find a spot one out and one back, with a bit of luck, then it should be all over. We're pretty confident," Fownes said. Lucky Nine ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    All systems go for Japan with Lucky Nine, but Thumbs Up not so lucky

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox All systems go for Japan-bound Lucky Nine A scintillating dirt trial by Japan-bound Lucky Nine yesterday lightened the mood of trainer Caspar Fownes, who revealed staying star Thumbs Up would miss his major targets for this season- the horse's last- with a suspensory ligament injury. Jockey Brett Prebble ensured Lucky Nine's fitness was up to scratch after ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Fownes to test Lucky Nine in a quiet trial

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Fownes to test Lucky Nine in a quiet trial Japan-bound frequent flier Lucky Nine will be given an easy time in a Sha Tin all-weather track trial ... Fownes was forced to rework Lucky Nine's preparation for the Sprinters Stakes at Nakayama on September 29 after the five-year-old was withdrawn from a trial last week due to inappetence. ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Lucky Nine defies niggles to win an emotional second Chairman's Sprint Prize

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:13pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Lucky Nine defies niggles to win his second Prize With a coat that had him looking like a woolly mammoth, an injured leg too sensitive to touch and a misshapen hoof, there was a time not too long ago that Lucky Nine didn't even look like running in Sunday's Group One Chairman's Sprint Prize (1,200m)- let alone winning first-up ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Lucky Nine trainer hopeful of rising temperatures

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:12pm by Michael Cox

    ... will rise Trainer Caspar Fownes is praying the cold snap eases by the weekend so his "susceptible" champion sprinter, Lucky Nine, can produce his best and book another trip to either Dubai or Japan. Lucky Nine has won five Group Ones in a glittering career, despite battling exercise- induced pulmonary haemorrhaging- a condition thought to be exacerbated by cooler temperatures. ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Frederick Engels is biggest danger for Lucky Nine, says Caspar Fownes

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 10:18pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Trainer believes fortune may smile on local rival who should not be underestimated Frederick Engels 'biggest danger for Lucky Nine' Caspar Fownes is going into the Hong Kong Sprint with all the confidence anyone would expect in Lucky Nine after his work early in the week, but he surprised by nominating another local as his main rival. "I have ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    How Berry and Prebble put 'Magic Man' Moreira in his place

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 07:42pm by Michael Cox

    ... kudos,  Prebble’s display on Lucky Nine was no less admirable as far as tests of nerve go. In Saturday’s South China Morning Post, Berry spelt out how he planned to roll hot favourite Able Friend ... has been on Lucky Nine for all five of the horse’s previous Group One wins, but in the world of Hong Kong racing pressure builds quickly – as Zac Purton found out last week when ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Lucky Nine stuns Caspar Fownes with flying gallop

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 09:41pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Top sprinter puts Aussie nightmare to bed and shows he's ready for rematch with arch-nemesis Lord Kanaloa Lucky Nine stuns Fownes withFlying gallop Any doubts about Lucky Nine's form were obliterated by an early morning track gallop that had Caspar Fownes' jaw hitting the floor and the trainer raring for a rematch ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Draw for Hong Kong Sprint favours local hero Lucky Nine

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 09:35pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Lucky Nine has a real chance of regaining Sprint trophy for city after Japan's defending champion Lord Kanaloa handed wide barrier Advantage HK after ... discussions on the race right up until he was handed barrier 12 in the field of 14 and Hong Kong's 2011 winner, Lucky Nine, was granted barrier five. "That's just what the doctor ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Fownes' Nine looks for some of his old luck in Chairman's Sprint Prize

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 08:53pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Nine looks for some of his old luck Lucky Nine might be vulnerable on a number of levels in the Chairman's Sprint Prize (1,200m) but if the five-time ... emerging that the son of Dubawi is past his peak. Lucky Nine has also logged a few frequent flier miles on his many overseas forays and has never been a low maintenance horse- he has scaled ...




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