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  1. Revitalised Witness set for soft victory

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... controversy surrounds the incredible time Silent Witness ran on Thursday morning in his final gallop- the South China Morning Post clocking team made it 21.1, while the Jockey Club's contractors ...

  2. 'Honour Witness with statue'

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... of the year honours. It is the other major drawcard on South China Morning Post Cup day. Cruz gave the big bay's physical condition a glowing seal of approval and said he could not fault Silent Witness's preparation, particularly his effortless 400 metres in 21.9 seconds out of the barrier stalls on Thursday morning. 'He's just an amazing horse,' Cruz said. 'He's ...

  3. Setting the benchmark ever higher

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

    ... days to discover the answer. Murray Bell Racing Editor South China Morning Post ...

  4. Dream run for a true champion

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Hong Kong rejoiced when Silent Witness clocked up its record-breaking 17th consecutive win in April. This extract from a new book about the horse's feat captures the excitement as reported by Murray Bell in the South China Morning Post. Silent Witness did everything expected of him as he racked up win No. 17 in yesterday's Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin ...

  5. The luckiest man in HK racing

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... there is in South Africa.' The world suddenly became a bit smaller one day in 1992 when Robin Parke, then racing editor of the South China Morning Post, telephoned and asked whether Coetzee ... 16-win scoreline with Silent Witness says Coetzee has gone as close as humanly possible. Coetzee came to Hong Kong in 1992, at the age of 33, after a stellar career in South Africa. He'd ...

  6. HK enthusiast off to flying start

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... with Brian McGrath, a London lad who also has a strong Hong Kong connection. Brian's father is Jim McGrath, the former South China Morning Post racing editor and English language racecaller ... Locked out of the racecourse, the sole window of relief for Wong in his early teens was the Happy Valley Saturday morning barrier trials. Six or seven times a year, he could legally go to Happy ...

  7. Hong Kong to play a central role in ARC

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... tomorrow morning. Engelbrecht-Bresges is chairman of the Asian Racing Federation and a co-deputy chairman of the world body, the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities. ...

  8. Hall team making all the right moves

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Cup winning handler. Hall prepared seven-year-old Tchaikovsky to win the seventh and South China Elite (ninth), with neither sprinter offering much of a surprise with comfortable victories ... extended to score by 13/4 lengths from O'Sullivan's New Zealand private purchase Merry Way (Mark du Plessis). South China Elite, a talented but enigmatic grey sprinter, showed his ...

  9. Early shoppers waste stakes on Armada

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... of China Sportsfield and Jiang Jun (number two, pictured) was $37 favourite. Scratchings for Hong Kong races are posted at 11am (local time) on the day before the race meeting and betting ... Murray Bell Hong Kong's faithful army of early shoppers are an estimated $250,000 out of pocket this morning, having bet blindly on likely early favourite Armada in race seven at Sha ...

  10. Kinane answers Moore's SOS

    Posted May 25th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... tomorrow and is expected to be at Sha Tin for trackwork on Saturday morning. Moore missed last night's meeting at Happy Valley in order to be in Tokyo this morning for a full post ... and a last-start second to star South African filly Irridescence in the Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup on April 23. 'Brett rode both Super Kid and Best Gift for me in gallops ...




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