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  1. Sprint Cup has scope to become an international

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the race in May looks an unreasonable hope. The Sprint Cup, though, might be a horse of a different colour and even top Australian trainer Peter Moody, here with King's Rose last weekend, ... highlighted of course this year by Moody's champion, Black Caviar. A stop in Hong Kong for a 1,200m sprint worth the proper money, or even a 1,000m sprint which was Moody's suggestion, would ...

  2. 'Chaplin-like' Sweet 'can play big role in sprints'

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that of a good horse, and Moore foresees the son of Fastnet Rock, who is easily the best of the now-scrapped Subscription Griffin scheme, in next season's Group One sprints. 'He gets 1,400m and even a mile, but the race he will be aimed at will be the Hong Kong Sprint on International Day,' the trainer said. 'For now we'll look at the Prince Jewellery & Watch ...

  3. Drop back to a sprint distance proves just the right tonic

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Trainer Sean Woods has flirted with a mile and even further with Brothers In Arms, but champion jockey Douglas Whyte said the decision to drop him back to sprinting has been all the difference. Brothers In Arms made it two Class Five wins on end when he added a turf win to the one he collected on the all-weather last start and he never looked like being anywhere ...

  4. Lai's sensational sprint is ruled out

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Sprinter Lai Chun-ho ran an astonishing 10.19 seconds in yesterday's 100 metres final at the Xtep Hong Kong League, but then discovered that the result, a Hong Kong record which would also have qualified him for the Lo ...

  5. Sprinting, gear changes and weather bring the best out of five year-old

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox The record of Papas indicated as much, but Neil Callan said the horse's Class Five win confirmed the Ricky Yiu Poon-fai-trained galloper was just a sprinter. Papas had been stretched to 1,650m or beyond on five occasions and never finishe ...

  6. Speedy sensation aims for world youth contest

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Name: Tiffany Chung Wing-tung School: Diocesan Girls' School Grade: Form One Sport: Athletics (sprinting) Achievements: At 13, Tiffany was one of the youngest ... successful local athletes, including Tang Hon-sing and Wong Ka-chun. From her coach: 'Tiffany has the talent, especially the explosive power for sprinting. She 's too young ...

  7. Athletes scale new heights in HK's vertical challenge

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... LEE WING-SZE While American sprinter Justin Galtin struck gold in the 100 metres at the Athens Olympics on Sunday, Stuart Sharpless celebrated his victory in a track race of the vertical kind. Sharpless, 34, emerged champion of the alternative sports competition, Impossible Sprint, the first event of its kind in the world which was held at Pacific Place in Admiralty. ...

  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. Without Champion, Kingdom can rule weak sprint feature

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The world's number one thoroughbred in the short-course division, Sacred Kingdom, has scared off most would-be opponents for the inaugural HK$3 million Gome Sprint Cup ... rewarded with a rematch between Sacred Kingdom and his Centenary Sprint Cup conqueror Absolute Champion. It would have been another title fight, with the World Champion Sprinter of 2006 re-engaged ...

  10. Sprint star in spotlight

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Sprinter Tsui Chi-ho will be in the spotlight at the HK Inter-City Championships at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground this weekend. The event features 14 teams from Asia, and the hosts are using the event as part of their build-up for December' ...




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