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  1. Cyclists to get one of world's longest trails

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Plan to stitch tracks together for 120km run from east to west Cyclists' dreams will soon come true, with plans to create one of the world's longest city bike trails in bicycle-unfriendly Hong Kong. Government engineers are studying ways to connect the network of broken cycle tracks scattered across the New Territories into one that stretches from ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Super Lifeline's path in the hands of owner: Millard

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 10:09pm by Alan Aitken

    ... trailing fellow four-year-old Dundonnell to the turn, Super Lifeline produced a strong final sprint under his light weight to get past the leader in the final 100m. The victory will take his rating into the 90s, where he would likely be assured of a run in the Classic Cup or the Derby, but the trainer said that will be up to the aspirations of owner, Dr Eddy Fong Ching. This is a horse who ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Akeed Mofeed inches closer to proving trainer Gibson right

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 10:01pm by Michael Cox

    ... into him." Whyte felt he was further back than he wanted in the run as he trailed a genuine speed in a one-off position just worse than midfield, but as he looked for a lightweight to take him ... A tilt at the Gold Cup means Akeed Mofeed will forgo a lead-up run in Dubai at the Super Saturday meeting on March 8. After the second leg of the triple crown, Gibson and owner Pan Sutong ...

  4. Trailblazer Lai shows way in slippery Sha Tin

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Kwun Tong-based lifeguard Lai Kat claimed a narrow victory in the inaugural Sha Tin Mixed-Terrain Race yesterday on a course that featured road, trail and lots of steps. A storm hit the descending trail section of the 9km course just 10 minutes before the 8.30am start, making parts of the section very slippery. However, Lai got such a break through this sector ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Lifeline a Super chance for Hong Kong as our horses take on Macau's best

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 08:46pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Teetan) relished the task when he lined up in the Class One Chinese New Year Challenge Cup last time, getting the run of the race with his ability to sit on the speed then proving too strong ... And Wealthy and Master Of Puppets all having on-pace run styles. That should allow Teetan to position Super Lifeline behind them in the run to the turn from barrier six, then be the one claiming ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Say hello to My Little Friend- he's a gun

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 08:26pm by Michael Cox

    ... the tough run, My Little Friend was taking ground off Divine Ten in the finish. Sporting pacifiers for the first time, common practice on the dirt, My Little Friend was snagged back at the start ... Yung may stick to the straight for now with My Little Friend, but the run-on effort gave hope that 1,200m wouldn't be too much of a stretch, especially with a little more race experience. ...

  7. Following the paper trail

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Kenneth Ko Developers are expected to launch their new luxury projects at premium prices thanks to buyers showing an appetite for opulence in a market that many say has been overheated by 'hot money' inflows from the mainland. It is believed tha ...

  8. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Kiwi import will be a future Friend for punters

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 10:13pm by Alan Aitken

    ... form worth following in the near future. Yes, it was a fast run time but it was difficult to get a read on the real worth of the time, as the Class Three was the only straight race of the day ... across from his inside draw to win under a big weight and not getting much of a breather in running. And jockey Joao Moreira later suggested the win was value for even better than it looked ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    'Wacky Races' makes its way to Sha Tin

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 06:52pm by Michael Cox

    ... and tear, the running rail is shifted across the track to varying positions during the season – A is the true position, out to A+3, B, B+2, C, with C+3 being the widest. So the running rail ... the discrepancy between the give in the ground on the inside and outside is greater. Brett Prebble did it twice in a day in May 2012 when Common Goal and Familists won after coming with wide runs on a wet ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    We had to play it safe, says Jockey Club on 'erratic track'

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:49pm by Alan Aitken

    ... affecting the ground. "It's faster out there because of the trials. We are running more grass trials than ever, so that part of the track against the outside rail is used more and has ... trials a month, we are running them more often now." Angland wasn't aware of the science behind it, or that the extra watering had taken place, but said he had heard the Jockey ...




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