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  1. Birdie right on target for Sprinters Stakes

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Stakes (1,200m) at Hanshin. Gate one turned out to be no friend for the Caspar Fownes-trained sprinter, who emerged late between horses for jockey Mark du Plessis to run three-year-old Dasher Go ... is the Sprinters Stakes next month and Green Birdie did everything I wanted to see from him today,' Fownes said. 'He had 130 pounds and was giving away weight but was still able to produce ...

  2. Trainers thrilled with perfect barriers for Green Birdie and Ultra Fantasy

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen in Tokyo Green Birdie and Ultra Fantasy will start side by side in tomorrow's Group One Sprinters Stakes at Nakayama after the barrier draw yesterday. The computer ... the Sprinters Stakes to his Takamatsunomiya Kinen win. Last year's winner, Laurel Guerreiro, will be expected to make the running from gate nine, while the 2009 runner-up B B Guldan drew well ...

  3. Green Birdie draws barrier one at Hanshin

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Star Hong Kong sprinter Green Birdie will get every chance to make a winning debut in Japan after drawing barrier one for the Group Two Centaur Stakes (1,200m) at Hanshin ... him travelling comfortably and I hope he can give us a really good kick to finish. Whatever he does on Sunday he will improve on in the Sprinters Stakes (October 3), but he's pretty much ...

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    Setback for Caspar Fownes-trained galloper Lucky Nine ahead of Sprinters Stakes in Japan

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Setback for Lucky Nine ahead of Japan mission Luckless sprinter Lucky Nine suffered another setback ahead of his overseas mission later this month, the Caspar Fownes-trained galloper tearing off both front shoes in a barrier trial mishap at Sha Tin. Fownes will be forced to once again revert to glue-on shoes for Lucky Nine in the Sprinters ...

  5. Sport - Racing - JAPAN

    Lucky Nine foiled by start slip-up in Sprinters Stakes

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken in Tokyo alan.aitken@scmp.com Hong Kong hopes disappear in Sprinters Stakes as Brett Prebble's ride finishes fifth after a misstep in the stalls, while Bridge fades to 10th Lucky Nine foiled by slip-up at the start Heartbreak again in Tokyo for Caspar Fownes and Lucky Nine, as Hong Kong's powerful challenge for the Group One Sprinters Stakes dissolved ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Moment of truth as Little Bridge chases glory in Sprinters Stakes

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

    ... Alan Aitken in Tokyo alan.aitken@scmp.com Purton confident HK star is good enough to win tough Sprinters Stakes with draw in his favour Moment of truth as Bridge chases Japanese glory A first look at the quirky Nakayama racecourse might have given jockey Zac Purton the vital clue to a win in today's Group One Sprinters Stakes on Little Bridge that can set the King's ...

  7. Japanese punters quick to jump on Green Birdie

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen in Tokyo Green Birdie is the horse to beat in the Group One Sprinters Stakes (1,200m) according to Japanese punters, and the Hong Kong speedster has opened $2.60 favourite ... Sprint, is a close second-elect and opened at $2.80- based on that race and her Keeneland Cup win in which she beat last year's Sprinters Stakes quinella of Laurel Gurreiro and B B Guldan, ...

  8. Coetzee will be missed as a true professional in every sense of the word

    Posted Dec 24th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... for Leung in Japan in 2005, after Silent Witness won the Sprinters Stakes, gave the fan a moment he'll treasure for life. Apart from everything else, as wonderful as his contribution has been, ...

  9. Tokyo-bound trainers get triple boost ahead of Sprinters Stakes

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Caspar Fownes and Ricky Yiu Poon-fai have their eyes on a bigger prize in Tokyo tomorrow, but they warmed up in the right way yesterday, carving the National Day Cup meeting up between them with trebles. Fownes (Green Birdie) and Yiu (Ultra Fantasy) have strong hopes of taking out the thick end of the prize in Tokyo's rich Sprinters Stakes at Nakayama- around US$1 ...

  10. Scenic Blast flops as Guerreiro claims Sprinters Stakes and eyes HK return

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Japan's Laurel Guerreiro is set to make a return visit to Hong Kong in December after an upset victory in a Sprinters Stakes at Nakayama yesterday that saw Australian ... and became only the second horse in Japanese history to win the two Group One 1,200m sprints on the calendar, adding the Sprinters Stakes to the Takamatsunomiya Kinen he won at Chukyo last March. ...




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