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  1. Sport - Racing

    Ricky Yiu Poon-fai, Hong Kong’s trailblazing horse trainer

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 11:18am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice First Chinese trainer to win at Group One level on foreign soil, capturing Sprinters Stakes in Japan and KrisFlyer Sprint in Singapore Ricky Yiu Poon-fai has never won ... Hong Kong Sprint with Fairy King Prawn. Yiu, 55, was also the first Chinese trainer to have won at Group One level on foreign soil, taking out the Sprinters Stakes in Japan with Ultra Fantasy ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Apprentice Dicky Lui Cheuk-yin to be eased into Hong Kong racing

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Fresh-faced newcomer will be eased in slowly when new season begins on Saturday, says Yiu No baptism of fire for new apprentice Dicky Lui Ricky Yiu Poon-fai says he will cautiously ease his new apprentice Dicky Lui Cheuk-yin into the hypercompetitive cauldron of Hong Kong racing, promising to protect the fresh-faced newcomer from the pressure ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Draw is the key for speedy Matsukaze

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... chance of a maiden win in his short career. Lui has ridden the Ricky Yiu Poon-fai-trained grey at his last two starts, and they could be both be termed "learning experiences" ... and distance against a moderate field. Yiu will have sat down and watched the replays with Lui and his instructions again will be to find the rail and rate as best he can, which he will be able to do ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - BLACK BOOK

    Fantastico shows massive progress

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... Phillip Woo phillip.woo@scmp.com Fantastico shows massive progress Ricky Yiu Poon-fai has had a steady stream of winners this season - 30 - and Fantastico should soon be added to that list following a top runner-up performance in the Class Four ATV Miss Asia Pageant up the Sha Tin straight. Fantastico stayed on well in his March 24 debut behind Multivictory over this course ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Patience pays off for Yat Ding Win's owner

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... but trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai paid credit to Yat Ding Win's owner, Liang Guoxing, for having the patience to wait and get the right result as the three-year-old continued a good run for the International Sale Griffins. Yat Ding Win, part of a double for both Yiu and jockey Alex Lai Hoi-wing, was not the sale topper at last year's March sale, but the son of Fastnet Rock was the second ...

  6. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Atacx has the right tools to go higher

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... Phillip Woo phillip.woo@scmp.com Atacx has the right tools togo higher Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai's Atacx is quickly finding his find his feet, judging by the way he performed in the Class Three The House Repp Handicap (1,000m) on Sunday. Atacx joined the local ranks off a rating of 68 following a three-year-old career in Ireland for trainer Tommy Stacks for a win ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Ricky Yiu hopes youngster Amber Sky will score rare win

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Young horses hardly ever face old guard here, but trainer believes Amber Sky has what it takes Yiu hopes for rarest of HK wins An exciting young horse tackling the best older ones is a highlight in most jurisdictions but a novelty here, where the Ricky Yiu Poon-fai-trained Amber Sky will on Sunday be the first in more than a decade even ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Dundonnell stays with Yiu after finding form

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 10:36pm by Michael Cox

    ... with Yiu Ricky Yiu Poon-fai breathed a sigh of relief when Dundonnell broke through for a maiden local victory which ensured the highly-rated import stayed in his yard, but has no plans to push ... arrived in Yiu's yard with high expectations and a 93 rating. But after three unplaced runs, including a flop in the Group One Hong Kong Classic Mile, Yiu sensed rival trainers circling, ...

  9. Sport - Racing - HONG KONG

    Legendary Dragon will fire up at Sha Tin, says trainer Ricky Yiu

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Trainer Ricky Yiu says four-year-old will be an even better proposition at the bigger track as jockey Zac Purton continues his good early form Dragon will fire up at Sha Tin, Yiu says Ricky Yiu Poon-fai is adamant Legendary Dragon can transfer his best form to Sha Tin after the tenacious galloper bulldozed his way to another Happy Valley victory, ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Absent Yiu at the double

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com With the trainer away, Ambassadorship and Deep Thinker breaks through in grand style Absent Yiu at the double While trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai was perusing ... Yiu's newcomer back was his tendency to travel too strongly, but Fourie said the penny dropped recently and the gelding is now much more tractable. "He just changed overnight - he started ...




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