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  1. Japanese give a glimpse into unorthodox methods

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... filly Apapane. Apapane rounded up the two Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint candidates approaching the final 200m and went home the better, completing the metric half mile in 49.4 seconds, ... short work of the turf dash-up in 23.1 seconds. Rocket Man, nosed out of the Hong Kong Sprint last year by JJ The Jet Plane, comes into his revenge bid off a career low, having been beaten out ...

  2. Bridge eyes Sprint with growing confidence

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Gerald Mosse claims Little Bridge still has room to improve after he booked a return tilt at the Hong Kong Sprint with a dominant win in the Jockey Club Sprint. Little Bridge lowered the boom on odds-on favourite Entrapment and proved he was the equal of any of what looks a wide-open group of sprinters with the three-quarter-length victory. Mosse ...

  3. Bullish Champion shows his true sprinting prowess

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is nominated for the Cathay Pacific International Sprint, but Cruz said the task of trying to qualify the horse- whose rating will climb into the mid-90s after yesterday- was 'too much, too ...

  4. Yiu to keep Kingdom fresh for HK Sprint

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong Sprint on December 11 without another preparation race. The eight-year-old made his seasonal return on October 1, rushing home for second to Entrapment down the straight course at Sha Tin in the Sha Tin Sprint Trophy, but he will miss a return bout on Sunday with John Size's unbeaten star. Yiu has confirmed he will take a new tack with Sacred Kingdom to give him his ...

  5. Hong Kong marathon sprints to half-million milestone

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com The milestone enrolment of half a million runners since the inception of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon has been reached, but the race is over for those who have yet to register for next year's event, as ...

  6. Bathroom sprint has a quick fix

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com Working in remote locations, at odd times and under pressing deadlines is par for the course for film director William Lai. But earlier this year, Lai (whose name has been changed for patient confidentiality reasons) ...

  7. King dons mask as he goes in search of sprint vengeance

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of blinkers will give the ageing champion all the edge he needs to claim a second Group Two Sprint Cup (1,200m). Sacred Kingdom will sport the head gear for the first time in his illustrious career, ... in blinkers yesterday. 'The King' completed his stroll over 1,200 metres in 85.5 seconds, but it was all the confirmation his jockey needed leading into Sunday's sprint feature at Sha ...

  8. Sprinting together for glory

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... leader. She was just named Sports Girl of the Year for Coeducational Schools by the Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation. The Hong Kong hurdler expects to be in the final of the 100m sprint ... Ka-lam from Good Hope School is the second best junior in Hong Kong for both the 100m and 200m sprints. 'I will run at full steam in both events,' the Form Four student stressed. ...

  9. Boss replaces Prebble on Sacred Kingdom for Singapore sprint

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Australia's leading big-race rider, Glen Boss, will be the new jockey for Sacred Kingdom when the sprinter tackles the S$1 million (HK$6.3 million) KrisFlyer Sprint ... to Multiglory in the Sprint Cup in tremendous shape. 'He pulled up really well. It's like he has never had a race on Sunday,' he said. 'He'll go to Singapore on May 14. ...

  10. HK sprint star Kingdom gives up his supremacy

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint may still have determined the world's top-ranked sprinter, with the proximity of Australian visitor Ortensia to the winner J J The Jet Plane weighing heavily in the favour of Black Caviar. The Melbourne mare, who thrashed Ortensia when they met prior to the Hong Kong Sprint in which Ortensia was a close-up fifth, has been given an international rating ...




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