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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Hong Kong dominates Dubai sprint features in successful international raid

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 01:39am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken in Dubai alan.aitken@scmp.com Joao Moreira puts on a demonstration to the world, winning the Al Quoz Sprint aboard Amber Sky and the Golden Shaheen on Sterling City, ... was one of the stars of the show, landing the Al Quoz Sprint with Ricky Yiu Poon-fai-trained Amber Sky before making it a double with Sterling City, who beat Rich Tapestry in the Golden Shaheen 40 ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Draw for Hong Kong Sprint favours local hero Lucky Nine

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 09:35pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Lucky Nine has a real chance of regaining Sprint trophy for city after Japan's defending champion Lord Kanaloa handed wide barrier Advantage HK after ... Kong Sprint on Sunday swung back unexpectedly towards the locals yesterday after Lord Kanaloa's nightmare draw. The Sprint is one leg of the turf world championships that Hong Kong has ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Military Attack has the sprint to overcome odds, says Moore

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 10:25pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Trainer John Moore says Horse of the Year can return in style over a mile in Sha Tin Trophy Military Attackhas the sprint to overcome odds There are many reasons John Moore feels Horse of the Year Military Attack is vulnerable in Sunday's Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy, but being able to produce a race-winning sprint over a mile is not one ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Sprint star Lucky Nine heading to Melbourne later this year

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Caspar Fownes will fulfil a long-held ambition - and chase a potential US$1 million bonus - with his multiple Group One winner this year Sprint star Lucky ... Longines Hong Kong Sprint, rather than return to Japan for the early season foray he has favoured for the last two years. Having won Group Ones at home and abroad, Fownes says everything Lucky Nine ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Hong Kong pair go close, but Shea Shea snares US$1m Al Quoz Sprint

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox in Dubai michael.cox@scmp.com Joy And Fun and Eagle Regiment flirt with a one-two finish in Al Quoz Sprint but Frederick Engels gets a raw deal at the start of Shaheen Oh, so close for HK pair as Shea Shea thunders home For a fleeting moment last night it seemed Hong Kong horses could quinella the US$1 million Al Quoz Sprint, but something special from Mike de ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Derek Cruz hopes veterans will fly like youngsters in Centenary Sprint

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... of three Derek Cruz-trained runners in tomorrow's Kent & Curwen Centenary Sprint Trophy. Joy And Fun will be joined by another stablemate who has turned back the clock, Cerise Cherry, ... the Chairman's Sprint Prize on February 17 at Sha Tin. Joy And Fun is penciled in for a return to the Group One Al Quoz Sprint, a race he won in 2010 when it was a Group Three contest, and finished ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Lucky Nine and Little Bridge short of their best for Hong Kong Jockey Club Sprint

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Hong Kong stars vulnerable for big race after failed early season trips to Japan and bad draws Lucky Nine and Little Bridge offpace for Sprint Hong Kong's two highest-rated sprinters, Lucky Nine and Little Bridge, remain the standard-bearers for the depleted local short-course contingent, and both head into tomorrow's Jockey Club Sprint ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Big names bypass National Day Cup and Sha Tin Sprint Trophy

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Stars' absence for National Day Cup and Sha Tin Sprint Trophy highlights lack of depth at the top Big names skip first Group tests The National Day Cup will have a very different look this year, with a number of big names bypassing the race and the Sha Tin Sprint Trophy, highlighting a lack of depth at the top of the short-course ranks. ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Caspar Fownes fixing to extend fortune with Lucky Nine

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:31pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Hong Kong trainer is formulating plan to take tilt at Global Sprint Challenge in bid to break Japan hoodoo Fownes fixing to extend fortune with Lucky Nine Lucky Nine will head back to Japan at the start of next season hoping to collect a second leg of the Global Sprint Challenge and break his frustrating run of misfortune there following another ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Hong Kong's lack of Group One features actually a positive on the world stage

    Posted May 15th 2014, 08:44pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... in Singapore in an attempt to repeat last year’s domination of their two feature races, the Singapore Airlines International Cup and the KrisFlyer Sprint. Hong Kong is represented by last year’s 1-2 Military Attack and Dan Excel in the Cup, while Lucky Nine looks to go back-to-back in the Sprint but faces stiff opposition from Golden Shaheen winner Sterling City. It is refreshing to see horses ...




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