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  1. Rocket Man ready for blast-off- but he must get past our runners first

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Rocket Man heads an imposing contingent of Asian-trained runners in the 2011 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint (1,200m), as the Singaporean speedster attempts to go one better than his heart-breaking second last year. The si ...

  2. Actions speak louder than words, so stop whingeing

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... a Takeover Target or Cape Of Good Hope to carry it. It's background noise to the individual series races themselves and seems to be promoted that way, or not promoted at all. The bonus system ...

  3. 'Target shouldn't contest Royal Ascot'

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... British trainer Mark Johnston said that Australian sprinter Takeover Target should not have been invited to run at Royal Ascot next month, the BBC website reports. Johnston said the nine-year-old could have an unfair advantage after testing positive for a banned steroid in 2006 in Hong Kong. The drug was not banned in Australia at the time and was only outlawed there in February ...

  4. Janiak defiant despite Target's second positive

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

    ... Alan Aitken The soaring fairy tale that has been Takeover Target's rise to prominence in world racing has descended into a sorry saga as the gelding again failed to present a clear sample yesterday. Takeover Target worked strongly in the morning under race rider Jay Ford at Sha Tin but Jockey Club chief steward Jamie Stier informed trainer Joe Janiak yesterday afternoon ...

  5. Janiak pays a heavy toll for doping

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... at a US$1 million bonus in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint when Jockey Club stewards handed him a HK$200,000 fine for Takeover Target's positive drug finding. The fine is the third-largest ... to exceed the fine. The inquiry findings mark the lowest point in an otherwise intoxicating fairy tale of Janiak, the cab driver from country Australia living in a caravan, who bought Takeover ...

  6. Hall's Sprint reject suddenly a strong contender

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

    ... the scratching of English galloper Red Clubs, an ideal draw and the imminent withdrawal of pre-race favourite Takeover Target- has seen him not only ready to take his place tomorrow, but become a live ... Hall said. 'So you aim towards a race like this and hope you might get in and pick up a cheque. 'But the race is in a state of flux with the Takeover Target business. If he isn't ...

  7. Jianlibao in pay trouble again

    Posted Aug 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... status of its parent Jianlibao Group, ended up in the take-over of the club as part of the ailing soft drink giant last December by Huizhong Tianheng, a Beijing-based investment company. The new ...

  8. Cable TV 'muppets' ruin game

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... anywhere in the world doing something so stupid, thoughtless and amateurish. It truly bodes poorly for Cable's takeover of the English Premier League rights for next season. Instead of John ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - SPORTS

    How City's billionaire buyer proved a game changer

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Guy Haydon

    ... Zayed Al Nahyan; the multibillionaire's oil-rich family rule Abu Dhabi. Award-winning British journalist David Conn, a City fan as a child, began his book- about the sheikh's takeover ... to the club's remarkable rebirth after the sheikh's £800 million takeover in 2008. Conn casts a slightly melancholy gaze on the changes "mega money" has brought to English football, ...

  10. United stronger than Glazer, says Cantona

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin and Paggie Leung Former Manchester United captain Eric Cantona has reiterated his strong feelings against the Malcolm Glazer takeover, saying the club was far stronger than ... when asked what he thought of the American businessman's takeover of the club. 'For me, he didn't do it for a good reason. For him, he did it for business. And I will never ...




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