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  1. Brave Horse Galore is a winner waiting to happen

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... Phillip Woo Ever-improving Horse Galore made a good impression after putting up a brave run in defeat in the Tai Tam Handicap- a Class Three sprint over the 1,200m at Happy Valley ... an average jump and being caught wide during the first half of the 1,200m sprint under regular rider Howard Cheng Yue-tin. This time Cheng had his mind set on being up on the speed from gate 10 ...

  2. Plans fly out window as Royal Flush goes back to old racing style

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Spirits. 'The last 100m was pretty scary, the way he's dug in, and it looked to me like he had some left, so he might get further than the short sprints,' he said. Lloyd, who had ...

  3. Forbes blazes to course record

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Claire Forbes set a course record of 37 minutes and 36 seconds in winning the women's race in yesterday's Tolo Harbour 10km. The 38-year-old Briton timed a sprint finish to beat Yiu Kit-ching by just two seconds. Yiu, 21, and third-placed Kate Waller (39:04) ran lifetime best performances for the distance. Men's race winner Thomas Kiprotich had only ...

  4. Doctor Dino shows his lethal turn of foot

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Brown, sprinted up nicely over 600m in 36.5 seconds, the final 200m impressively in 11.5 seconds. After Thursday's turf gallop, 2007 Melbourne Cup second Purple Moon took it considerably ...

  5. Business - Companies

    SoftBank raises Sprint offer, shareholder vote delayed

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 10:11am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo On June 25, Sprint shareholders are scheduled to vote on Softbank Corp's higher takeover offer, which faces a rival offer from Dish Network Corp. Japan’s SoftBank Corp said on Tuesday that it has agreed with Sprint Nextel Corp to raise its offer for the US wireless operator to US$21.6 billion (HK$167.7 billion) from a previous offer of US$20.1 billion. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Tycoon promises more success for dynamic duo

    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Douglas Whyte and Dennis Yip Chor-hong are a dynamic combination and must be followed in the $1 million Quicken Away Handicap (race six) at Sha Tin today, where in-form Ambitious Tycoon tackles 2,000 metres for the first time. No jockey-tr ...

  10. 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 ...




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