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  1. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    (Un) Lucky Double Eight still worth following

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com (Un) Lucky Double Eight still worth following The task for Lucky Double Eight was always going to be tough at Happy Valley on Wednesday night from a nasty draw, but Caspar Fownes' lightly raced four-year-old lost no admirers in finishing third and is worth following. On paper, Lucky Double Eight's nine barrier looked awkward but it only ...

  2. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Ishvara shows promise with next season in mind

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 09:21pm by Alan Aitken

    ... progeny to win in Hong Kong- he's had a good season represented by Lucky Day, Righteous, Joyful The Great and now Ishvara, and those that have won have all been able to do it quickly, ...

  3. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Hammer far from Lucky as he nears win

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 09:09pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Hammer far from Lucky as he nears win A tough night to find horses to follow on Wednesday at Happy Valley, with what was a very plain set of races ... his ride on Lucky Hammer in the third event, when the stipes felt the junior rider could have been more vigorous on the four-year-old in the final 200m. That in itself says something ...

  4. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Blinkers, top jockey the key to Golden Deer

    Posted May 26th 2014, 09:35pm by Alan Aitken

    ... the eye were Lucky Profit running on strongly after a limited prep, while Gallant Rock will come on for his run and it is worth noting he is from a family of talented stayers in Australia. ...

  5. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Righteous a worthy recruit for Benno Yung

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:09pm by Alan Aitken

    ... has had six runners in Hong Kong and three have won on debut, including Lucky Day in October. A Private Purchase by the sire, Joyful The Great, was runner-up at his first run after winning his ...

  6. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Lucky Omens looking for a reversal of fortunes

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 09:30pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Lucky Omens looking for a reversal of fortunes Punters who lost their money on Lucky Omens on Wednesday night in the second race will be wanting to follow ... increased and the 2,200m race began in earnest, Chadwick tried to go with them on Lucky Omens but was cut out by Hei Hei Posh coming around his outside and moving in- a move that saw Karis Teetan ...

  7. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Demokles put to the sword, a tragedy beaten

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 08:00pm by Alan Aitken

    ... is Do You Get It, who was fortunate to beat Lucky Scepter in the circumstances of his race, but those conditions were never in his favour. Lucky Scepter had plenty of petrol in the tank ... Do You Get It had every right to fold in the final stages when challenged by race favourite Regency Ho Ho, but he fought him off, then still found enough to fend off the late charge of Lucky ...

  8. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Indigo close to finding his way after luckless run

    Posted May 08th 2014, 09:44pm by Alan Aitken

    ... the company he was keeping. Directly in front of him was Nine Dragons, having his first crack at 1650m and a keen goer at any time, and when Nine Dragons popped at the 600m and began to drop back, ...

  9. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Eight out to find some luck at his next start

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:20pm by Alan Aitken

    ... must be Caspar Fownes-trained Lucky Double Eight. The Fownes stable has been on the upgrade lately in general, and for Lucky Double Eight his neck second to Secret Sham was evidence that he has turned the corner and is ready to live up to some of the high hopes held for him when he was imported. Lucky Double Eight has obviously given Fownes problems in training, but he has managed four ...

  10. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Yip has a Weapon of choice up his sleeve

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 08:51pm by Alan Aitken

    ... the job quickly has been a highlight of Secret Weapon's brief career. In the UK, he improved sharply from a debut fourth to win his second run by nine lengths and, given that Sunday's ...




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