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  1. Blinkers put Be My Song in winning mood

    Posted Jun 13th 2007, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... consecutive wins before joining the stable of Ricky Yiu Poon-fie. He lined up for his debut down the Sha Tin 1,000-metre straight course on May 27 and after showing speed down the centre of the track weakened to finish a well-beaten 10th to Always Giggle, appearing uncomfortable in the rain-affected conditions. Yiu added the blinkers to Be My Song yesterday, headgear the gelding sported in each ...

  2. Delpech finds form but stipes are left less than impressed

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... for Ricky Yiu Poon-fie, As You Wish ($87) for Peter Ng Bik-kuen and Crusader Of Gold ($121.50) for David Ferraris, as well as seconds with debutant Spare A Dime and Island Super. But instead ... really helped him. For a horse like him who gets back to near last, a strong pace is a big plus.' Delpech also spoke positively about Bite My Dust, who surprised trainer Yiu with his ability ...

  3. Consistent Yiu stays in front on strike rate

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fie finished last season with the best strike rate in town and has no intentions of letting that title go. In tandem with much-improved rider Jacky Tong Chi-kit, Yiu posted another double from his six runners yesterday, with another two minor placings, to take his season to six wins from 25 starters and a strike rate of 24 per cent. 'Well ...

  4. Safety First maintains Yiu's high strike rate

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fie continues to maintain a high strike rate this season and it is young, quality horses like Safety First who are helping him do it. At 14.7 per cent winners to runners, only championship contender Paul O'Sullivan is keeping a better strike rate than Yiu, who is winning races at a rate just under 13 per cent. It's a good job ...

  5. Kingdom 'may be more a miler than a sprinter'

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fie and jockey Danny Nikolic (pictured) asked fans of Sacred Kingdom to be understanding in the wake of the gelding's first defeat in six starts ... a sprinter,' Yiu said. 'At his last start, when he drew wider, Danny went back on him and the horse really appreciated it. Today, from a better barrier, he was ridden closer and didn't have ...

  6. Dirt freak Rocket can get back in winning groove

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fie surrendered his tag as the leading trainer by strike rate on the weekend but he has his chance to snatch it back at tonight's Sha Tin all-weather meeting with Rocket Win in the Fakei Cup (1,800m). John Size's win with Danabaa over the Yiu-trained Sweet Baby proved the difference on Sunday, taking the premiership lamplighter ...

  7. Beadman losing battle to catch Whyte

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... of Beadman's winners, Three Clubs, was for his retained stable but the Australian did manage to land an outside ride for Ricky Yiu Poon-fie, winning the Hong Kong International Sale December Challenge ... has that nice turn of foot you like to see. Ricky has always shown that he has a great eye for a horse and, importantly, he has been patient with Mariachi and not rushed him. 'I think ...

  8. Sacred Kingdom makes mockery of record

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Yiu back in big time with exciting three-year-old Ricky Yiu Poon-fie welcomed himself back into the big league and started making some ambitious long-range plans after his ... of the Ivan Allan-trained Tajasur, established in April 2000. Yiu admitted feeling the pressure for the first time with Sacred Kingdom, a son of the outstanding Coolmore stallion Encosta De Lago. ...

  9. Sacred Kingdom ready for the challenge

    Posted Mar 31st 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... in familiar territory- down the Sha Tin straight 1,000-metre course. Sacred Kingdom has an unbroken scoreline of three starts for three wins but has been freshened up by trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fie since scoring from Kingifly over this precise course and distance on January 20. Despite shouldering 131 pounds in that race, Yiu and jockey Danny Nikolic felt Sacred Kingdom was not quite ...

  10. Vintage crop

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... It was just one highlight in a very successful opening day that saw a big crowd and betting increase over last year's first meeting. The riders were (from left): Ricky Yiu Poon-fie, Cruz, Moore, ...




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