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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Gangnam, glitz and glory: Sha Tin style tops charts- video

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... and glory: sha tin style tops charts The Longines Hong Kong International Races had everything: star power on and off the track, great weather, fierce competition and even that little bit ... with a bang and fireworks over Happy Valley last Wednesday and they wound up the same way as the sky at Sha Tin lit up after a day of spectacular achievement. Former Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman ...

  2. Entrapment faces toughest test yet on Sha Tin return

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com After 15 months of veterinary tests, disappointments and setbacks, record-setting sprinter Entrapment returns on National Day with the weight of public expectations upon him- and jockey Douglas Whyte can't wait. The Durban Demon is the man in the hot seat at Sha Tin on Saturday as he pilots the unbeaten flier in the Sha Tin Sprint Trophy ...

  3. Back at Sha Tin, Whyte can put rivals to sword

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patrick Allen Brett Prebble has some outstanding rides today, but Douglas Whyte returns to his Sha Tin hunting ground with a great book of rides that will make him hard to topple as $1.55 Jockey Challenge favourite. Whyte has struggled to land the knockout punch at Happy Valley in recent weeks, but his Sha Tin returns have kept him on course to rack up yet another century ...

  4. Champion King set to reign at Sha Tin

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The win of Toffee at Happy Valley on Wednesday night, combined with the outstanding run of Lucky Stravinsky at Sha Tin last Sunday, should be more than enough to convince the doubters that last season's griffin form will stand up. The junior generation gets another test it should pass at Sha Tin this afternoon when Champion King makes his new season debut in race ...

  5. Punters would be wise to follow Healthy Wealthy

    Posted Jan 04th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... over the Valley mile. The switch to Sha Tin should not cause any concern, and the move up to 1,800 metres today looks beneficial for the son of Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Gr 1) winner Desert ... straight at Sha Tin should be more suitable. He must have strong claims to figure once again. Deep Purple has generally been racing well all season and his form has been solid enough to fill ...

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    Whyte gives naysayers three lashings of humble pie

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 04:01pm by Michael Cox

    ... believe, before order was restored with a Dream Team-inspired treble at Sha Tin on Sunday. It seems reports of Dougie’s demise as a Jockeys’ Championship-winning force had been grossly exaggerated. ...

  7. Prince's narrow win brings up personal-best mark for Millard

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken, Murray Bell

    ... but he definitely settles better on the bigger stretches here at Sha Tin.' The late-season rally by trainer David Ferraris continued at Sha Tin yesterday with lightly raced four-year-old ... win for the season.' The Jockey Club had to take some comfort in the excellent performance of Sha Tin racecourse itself yesterday after rainstorms throughout the morning left them ...

  8. Klammer has the form on his side

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... have gone close to winning on the all-weather but for trouble in running. Since then, Elegance Desire's career has been a disappointing Sha Tin turf run, an injury break and a sub-par return when lacking full fitness. His latest run was also moderate, but on a wet Sha Tin track that suited only those that handled it on the day. From gate one, he can improve. ...

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    It's a Whyte-out as the sky falls in

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:39pm by Michael Cox

    ... full of angst after the scratch-and-win debacle (the Sha Tin faithful love free stuff more than air-conditioning in July, and when a scratch-and-win card is faulty, there’s hell to pay). All ...

  10. San Lorenzo can make Yip's night

    Posted Nov 11th 2003, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison A single winner of the Triple Trio at tomorrow's Sha Tin meeting can expect to collect at least $25 million thanks to a $11 million jackpot and the in-form combination ... effort over the minimum trip at Sha Tin on his last start. He leaves the impression he is capable of rising a good deal higher in the ratings and is a leading chance. Strong Sun was a shade ...




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