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    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THIS WEEK IN HISTORY December 7 2000 Eighty-thousand people pack into Sha Tin to witness New Zealand champion mare Sunline (inside) defeat local hero Fairy King Prawn in a pulsating ... seen. From the off, Sunline comes out of the gates quickly and Greg Childs swiftly settles the hard-pulling mare at the head of the field. These front-running tactics ensure a furious gallop ...

  2. Caulfield Cup effort pivotal for Ruler's Hong Kong date

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Another former Hong Kong jockey, Dwayne Dunn, has been given the mount on Boundless, trained by Steven McKee, of Sunline fame. McKee, who repeatedly pointed out that Boundless was a run short ...

  3. City's Prawn star

    Posted Dec 24th 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... to the freakish New Zealand mare Sunline, in the Hong Kong Mile (when trained by Ivan Allan). It was Allan who took the Danehill gelding overseas to represent Hong Kong, bringing home the spoils ... The Sunline-Fairy King Prawn encounter in the 2000 HK Mile is one of the most fabled battles of the turf, and is warmly remembered in both hemispheres as an event that, in effect, defined world-class ...

  4. John Bary orchestrates wonders for lonesome music-lover Jimmy Choux

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on class alone,' he said. 'I know he has won Group Ones over 2,000m but he has also won two over a mile.' A conversation with Sunline's trainer and countryman, Trevor McKee, further convinced Bary to set his horse for the mile, rather than the 2,000m of the Hong Kong Cup. Sunline finished seventh in the 1999 Cup, but the champion mare returned 12 months later for her ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Hong Kong Mile: Moonlight Cloud to put home team in their place

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 08:44pm by Michael Cox

    ... the first European-trained horse to win the event since Docksider 14 years ago and the first female to triumph since Sunline in 2000. Glorious Days not only comes in off an interrupted preparation ...

  6. Kingdom back where he belongs

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... the straight at 1,000 metres, he beat the best in the world as a sprinter, he won the Yasuda Kinen at a mile in Tokyo and he split Jim And Tonic and Sunline in Dubai at 1,800 metres and should have ...

  7. Sport - Racing - HONG KONG MILE

    Sky's the limit for Moonlight Cloud in Hong Kong Mile

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 09:09pm

    ... of the fairer sex to win this race since Sunline in 2000, but unlike that great frontrunner these two girls will both settle in the second half of the field. They should at least have some tempo early ...

  8. Sport

    Females in line to dominate Hong Kong International Races

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 08:49pm by Alan Aitken

    ... the highlight girl power appears in the Mile, where only New Zealand's Sunline has been successful 13 years ago for the fillies and mares. French mare Moonlight Cloud is a winner 12 times from her ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Lord Kanaloa certainly capable of rare double

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Prawn went the closest to the achievement Lord Kanaloa will be chasing - he won the Sprint in 1999 then was nudged out in a photo by Sunline in that epic Hong Kong Mile duel the following year. ...

  10. Pair warned over pre-race chatter

    Posted Dec 27th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... HK$300,000 fine issued to Greg Childs nine years ago, when he was found guilty of conduct prejudicial to the good reputation of racing after discussing his pre-race Hong Kong Mile tactics on Sunline ...




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