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  1. Wang's winning formula combines engines and English

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... to cars by his father when he was eight, Wang has become a big fan of motor racing. He was taught how to drive the conventional way at age of 11. Like many ordinary kids growing up ... the scholarship, saying there were many good young drivers in China, although getting a scholarship was not easy. 'Motor racing is an expensive sport and it is difficult for young guns to find ...

  2. Best Friend wins but quirkiness a puzzler for Hall

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... now but he won't as the races get tougher.' Hall said he might have to consider a change of gear for Best Friend to try to make him more focused in his races. 'Perhaps ... again today- he really had some momentum up at the end and the leaders have run home in under 22 seconds, so he had to be motoring to win.' Hall said programming would have a lot to do ...

  3. Talented Peppermint makes a cool debut

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... well for fifth in the same race. In his first outing last month, Rumba King was detached from the field after running out abruptly following a bad check before closing off soundly for sixth ...

  4. Despite his bad manners, Able Charm looks the part

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... connections who have enjoyed great success with Group One winner Able One and have Able Speed entered in race seven at Happy Valley tonight- and under the guidance of Moore and stable rider Darren ... immediate impact at the races, as does the John Size-trained Dispatcher, who looks a lovely stamp of a horse and was strangled back to the rear of heat five by Douglas Whyte. ...

  5. Lee sitting Pretty in rookies' race

    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... the local wisdom about the chestnut. 'I looked at his form when everyone told me he was a Happy Valley horse, but the fact was he had run his first race here at Sha Tin and then hadn't ... to the powerful driving of Seb Sanders to knock out Douglas Whyte on favourite Monza King. Out Of My Way is raced by Syed Pervez Hussain, formerly the biggest owner-breeder in Pakistan and who, according ...

  6. Finding out if race shapes a killer

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... said. 'No research has been done on different races before and the results could go on to show there are differences in criminal behaviour.' Given a link between frontal lobe ... of different races or cultures function differently. 'The lower Asian crime rate may be due to Asian criminals being better planners and they could have more frontal lobe functioning than ...

  7. Snow Fairy can be the one to foil French

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken No horse has ever defended a win in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup, but Vision D'Etat gets a second to none chance to be the first this year in a race largely dominated ... in the race he won last year. The Eric Libaud-trained stallion has raced only three times since last December, failing at Dubai in March, when he was reported to have jarred up, then he returned ...

  8. Horseshoe Fortune looks set to maintain Yiu's momentum

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 132 pounds in Class Four. That effort pushed him back up into the bottom of Class Three, and he has sprinted well enough in finishing off his races with light weights to catch the eye leading ... relegated to further back than midfield in his races. From gate seven, apprentice Keith Yeung Ming-lun should attempt to slot his charge into a trailing position midfield early, and if he can do so, ...

  9. Meridian Star rolls back the years

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... to run in the Class One on International Day, so he will probably head for the Hong Kong Mile,' Hayes said. 'There is also the 1,400-metre feature race on January 1 that would suit him. He may run in one or the other or both, we'll just have to see. After that, I don't know, it might be hard to find races for him in Hong Kong since they are mostly handicaps ...

  10. Super Satin declares he is a real live chance for the Derby

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... physically and mentally since joining Fownes from Danny Shum Chap-shing last May as a somewhat backward three-year-old. Whyte has stuck to him through a three-race winning run at Happy Valley ... of him when you threw your leg over him and mentally he used to lose the plot before a race- which was his biggest downfall,' said Whyte. 'Mentally, he's a racehorse now and knows ...




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