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  1. Sport - Racing - HONG KONG SPRINT

    Club will hope Lord Kanaloa attracts more foreign sprint stars to Hong Kong

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

    ... will hope Kanaloa sets a trend Like J J The Jet Plane before him, Japanese sprinter Lord Kanaloa might well have saved the HK$15 million Sprint yesterday, but the way he did it insisted he might ... Japan's top sprint trainer over recent seasons, Takayuki Yasuda, managed to put things right and forecast that it would encourage his countrymen further. "Lord Kanaloa is like a pioneer, ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Whyte raves about Time After Time's chances in Hong Kong Sprint

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Whyte raves about Sprint hope Time After Time Douglas Whyte proclaimed Time After Time's preparation to be perfect for Sunday's meeting, where ... ago, after being a late scratching in 2010, and Sprint fancy Time After Time has been anointed as this year's stable spearhead by Whyte. "I think his preparation has been amazing. His ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Sea Siren to give home team big fright in Hong Kong Sprint

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Aussie mare threatens to break locals' monopoly on the Sprint with nine wins in past 10 years Sea Siren set to give hometeam big fright world ... in the Longines Hong Kong Sprint - and that was before the hulking mare backed up her handler's testimony with a terrific workout at Sha Tin. The home team may have won nine of the past 10 Hong Kong ...

  4. Sport - Racing - Hong Kong International Races

    Defending champ Lucky Nine leads formidable home team in Sprint

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Defending champ Lucky Nineleads formidable home team Home runners have made the Hong Kong Sprint their own and - if weight of numbers is any indication ... Club Sprint made the cut - led by defending international day champ Lucky Nine - and are joined by ageing veteran Joy And Fun, who dead-heated for second in the race last year and goes ...

  5. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Australian interest in Hong Kong Sprint gives it desired flavour

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Little Bridge and Lucky Nine lead a formidable home team, but a foreign victory wouldn't be such a bad thing Australian interest in Sprint gives it desired flavour The confirmation that Sea Siren will be here for the Longines Hong Kong Sprint is good news, as Australia is the most serious reference point regarding the quality of the race, and Sea Siren is a serious ...

  6. '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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Deserving sprint stars Rocket Man and One World on another planet

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... with a spine-tingling dead-heat upset result to yesterday's Cathay Pacific Jockey Club Sprint. The script went out the window for the dress rehearsal to the Hong Kong Sprint on December 12 as Sacred ... he's been more like his old self. He blew up over the loins today, too, so he will be a little bit fitter for the international.' Runner-up to Sacred Kingdom in the Hong Kong Sprint last ...




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