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  1. Sport - Racing

    Racing Digest- February 16, 2014

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:31pm

    ... Derby contender puts campaign in doubt again with track antics Expensive four-year-old Vanilla broke away riderless pre-race for the second time in a fortnight and set trainer Caspar ... gentlemen," said Fownes. "But he gets here before a race and he's uptight and angry." Alan Aitken Gibson first-starter leads all the way for a shock three-length win First-starter Full ...

  2. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Formula Won getting more familiar with how to race

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Formula Won is just starting to put things together and should see a lot more from him next season. ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - RACING

    Dream barrier draws raise Hong Kong hopes for Singapore races

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... showpiece John Moore has earned himself big-race barrier draw duties for the rest of his career, while Caspar Fownes' abdication from the same role finally bore fruit as dream draws rained on the Hong Kong runners for Singapore's biggest race day. Moore stepped up early in the post position lottery for the S$3 million (HK$18.7 million) Singapore Airlines International Cup ...

  4. Sport - Racing

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

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

    ... Angland may be able to cross the middle of the draw and slip Braveness into a nice trail right behind the pace without doing too much work. That looks an excellent spot to be as the race unfolds, ... ruined his own chances by being all but unmanageable in races. The drop to 1,000m and a good pace may enable him to travel more tractably and save something for the finish. ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Racing Digest, November 26, 2012

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... took a share of the dead-heat in race eight. Oddly, yesterday's results saw four wins from gate one, five from high draws and nothing from the centre. "The sting out of the ground ... but I let him do what he wants to do and he is easier to manage that way. We get on well." It was Lui's fourth win in Hong Kong, with three of them coming in the final race of the day. ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Racing Digest, October 22, 2012

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken, Michael Cox

    ... 'He is limited but this looked like the right sort of race for him' Race-fitness was the difference for the Caspar Fownes-trained Gracytom as the five-year-old held off ... race at Happy valley or on the Sha Tin dirt. He is limited but this looked like the right sort of race for him. He has done his job, but we'll give him a couple more chances on the dirt up ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Big week for Fownes begins with live Triple Trio hopes

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 08:29pm by Michael Cox

    ... (six) should see Andreas Suborics find a comfortable one-off position, just better than midfield, and he'll be running on in a race that seems to have some speed. Beauty Lead and Mighty ... with Jack's Gem (Angland) and Super Team (Moreira) standing out as bankers. Both have drawn well and perhaps consider playing a double banker in what shapes as a weak race. Also include Dragon Pins ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Fownes sees light at the end of the Rainbow

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... CASPAR FOWNES "In the Derby, you see him with other horses around him and he's looking at them and not concentrating on racing- I still think with clear room he'd have won it but he just wouldn't race when it got tight," Fownes said last night. "And what he did tonight, there's no way he'd have done that and have that sort of contact ...

  9. Admiration proves he is one of stable's best buys and worthy of top races

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... light work of his fifth race-win in the Citibank Mobile Banking Handicap (1,400m) at Sha Tin yesterday. Admiration has taken eight starts to rack up five wins and repay his A$600,000 (HK$4.68 ... anything, and he has had close enough to a two month let-up since his last win. 'He wasn't exactly ridden how I like to ride good horses like him, but as the circumstances of the race ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Caspar's got that winning feeling

    Posted May 09th 2013, 06:01pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Fownes is a man of many talents, including his dance moves Follow @KemblaCoxy John Size wins more races most seasons and John Moore collects more prize money, but neither appear to have half as much fun at the races as Caspar Fownes, whose trademark exuberant celebrations were a ray of light on a rainy night at the Valley on Wednesday. The Beer ...




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