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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1084215/lucky-nine-and-little-bridge-short-their-best-hong-kong-jockey-club
  2. Courses for horses at menswear lunch

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Edited by Kobi Chan Kent & Curwen Centenary Sprint Cup luncheon Where: Sha Tin racecourse When: January 16 What: The British menswear brand, the sponsor of Hong Kong Jockey Club's Centenary Sprint Cup, held a luncheon. Guests viewed the brand's spring-summer collection. Who: Among the guests were Shirley Hiranand, Vivienne Tam, Christine Wong, Victoria Law and Tansy Tom. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/738513/courses-horses-menswear-lunch
  3. Sport - Hong Kong - RACING

    Millard fined HK$30,000 over stable 'mix-up'

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... clear to travel to fly to Singapore for next week's Group One KrisFlyer International Sprint at Kranji after passing an official veterinary examination. The Caspar Fownes-trained six-year-old, who has a history of internal issues, was found to have a substantial amount of blood in his trachea after finishing seventh in the Group Two Sprint Cup two weeks ago. Lucky Nine was given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1234822/millard-fined-hk30000-over-stable-mix
  4. Sport - Racing

    Bookies in line with Hong Kong market- almost

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Kong Sprint winner Falvelon in 2000, but the subsequent annual invasion by short-course Aussies at Royal Ascot has made sure that won't ever happen again. Then it became the Hong Kong horses in the Sprint that were not respected- despite the fact they won every year for the next decade after Falvelon was done. The high point of that seemed to be in 2009 when 4-1-Sacred Kingdom ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1097532/bookies-line-hong-kong-market-almost
  5. Carrot to lure Rocket Man a 'desperate' move

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patrick Allen Patrick.allen@scmp.com The Hong Kong Jockey Club yesterday chided the Victoria Racing Club in Australia for offering bonuses in a bid to host the first clash between sprint ... Kong Sprint (1,200m) to attract connections of the star sprinters to Sha Tin in December. Executive director of racing Bill Nader said the Victorian club was 'frustrated and desperate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968687/carrot-lure-rocket-man-desperate-move
  6. HK threatens to quit series over Aussie move

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Hong Kong's participation in the Global Sprint Challenge (GSC) will be short-lived if changes to the series announced in the Australian media yesterday take place. Last October, the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint joined as the seventh and final leg of the series, but on the eve of the fifth event of the 2006 series- the Centaur Stakes in Japan tomorrow- a report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/563270/hk-threatens-quit-series-over-aussie-move
  7. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Jockey Club raises the bar to be envy of the world

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

    ... was Lord Kanaloa's victory for Japan in the Sprint. Some notable flops from their sprinters, going back to the early years of this century, seemed to have left the Japanese a bit gun-shy, ... for the Sprint next year. At face value, Lord Kanaloa laid claim to the best Sprint win for a few years by putting up a margin, though it was not a vintage edition of the race and the times ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1103098/jockey-club-raises-bar-be-envy-world
  8. Yiu believes Kingdom will find his feet

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com The connections of champion sprinter Sacred Kingdom believe the veteran can capture a third Hong Kong Sprint, despite an unorthodox preparation and an unconvincing barrier trial at Sha Tin yesterday. The four-time Hong Kong Sprinter of the Year, who won the international sprint in 2007 and 2009, will go into this year's feature on December 11 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/986340/yiu-believes-kingdom-will-find-his-feet
  9. Sport - Hong Kong - RACING

    80 Group One winners nominate for HK International Races

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... for the four races- the HK$22 million Hong Kong Cup, 2,000m;, the US$20 million Hong Kong Mile, 1,600m; the HK$15 million Hong Kong Sprint 1,200m; and HK$15 million Hong Kong Vase, 2,400m. The early ... and major events to come in Japan between now and the announcement of the selected runners next month, there is plenty of water to flow under the bridge. But the 84 Hong Kong Sprint nominees include ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1072662/80-group-one-winners-nominate-hk-international-races
  10. Sacred Kingdom loses his champion Australian-bred title

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... despite the latter being well beaten in England the night before. His fifth in the Haydock Sprint Cup at odds-on was the second successive Group One defeat at short odds for Starspangledbanner, whose trainer Aidan O'Brien (pictured) had previously hinted at a possible Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint tilt in December. But that defeat didn't stop the colt being named ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/724092/sacred-kingdom-loses-his-champion-australian-bred-title

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