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  1. Leg issues solved, Keep Your Promise is worth keeping safe

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... gate 14, picked up speed to take up the running behind Bear Elite under Way Leung Ming-wai and responded well to the whip to finish second behind California Choice, who drew clear ...

  2. On the Rails

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... then the president of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) has gone out of his way to settle any argument. Of course, whip rules have been a hot potato in Australian racing during the past seven months since they were introduced for the first time to appease a noisy minority of wowsers wowserising about 50kg jockeys using whips on 500kg animals. During the Asian Racing ...

  3. Whipping up a ban for excessive use of hand

    Posted May 26th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... for excessive use of the whip. Which might have been fair enough, had he been carrying a whip. In fact, Whelan dropped his whip at the start and, possibly to make it look like he was serious anyway, ... Whelan apparently played his part by failing to mention dropping the whip, perhaps out of embarrassment at his error but, from a look at even the commercial video shot, the hand slaps and lack ...

  4. Whip It (DVD)

    Posted May 28th 2010, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Sunny Tse Thanks to the success of the Jason Reitman hit comedy Juno, 22-year-old Canadian actress Ellen Page is on many directors' most-wanted lists. In her latest effort, Whip It, ... in the director's chair. Inspired by the semi-autobiographical Derby Girl by Shauna Cross, Whip It is an action-filled journey of self-discovery. Bliss Cavendar (Page) comes from a family where winning ...

  5. Ho lands a double for Fownes, but later gets a taste of the whip

    Posted Jun 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Apprentice Vincent Ho Chak-yiu and trainer Caspar Fownes bagged a double with two promising gallopers, but Ho's momentum was soon halted when he pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding and was suspended for two days by stewards. H ...

  6. Whip It

    Posted Jan 14th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... before her, Whip It's protagonist finds her true calling in an activity that runs against the conservative social norms chaining her to a mundane existence in suburbia. What follows ... captained by Maggie Mayhem (Kristen Wiig) and managed by the exasperated Razor (Andrew Wilson). What saves Whip It is the charming performances Barrymore coaxed out of the cast, as Page (above), ...

  7. Candidates hold whip hand as economy rises

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the world of recruitment, the potential employer holds the reins when times are tough. However, the recovery in the local economy over the past year has created a dramatic shift in favour of candidates, according to industry insiders. Market sentiment ...

  8. Shocked Prebble takes ban on the chin

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... (pictured) fought over third placing, Uchida's mount was rolling out and hampering Prebble's efforts to get his whip into action and his right elbow came up and out, contacting ...

  9. Luckyme says it all for the yard

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ka-wai was under no illusion as to what he was meant to do, and pulled the whip on the Chief Bearheart gelding to drive him to the lead from barrier 12. 'The horse has shown no speed lately and in his previous races he has struggled, so we tried our best to get a good position,' Shum said. 'Kevin pulled the whip and got him across to lead and once he got there, his weight ...

  10. It's summer, get creative and write

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... You've been begging. You've been pleading. And we heard you. Yes! Young Post is going to be holding its creative writing competition this summer. So whip out the pencils, er pens- no, wait, keyboards- and send us your best work. We've got HK$3,000 worth of book vouchers from Dymocks up for grabs- imagine having that to bump up your library for the holidays. ...




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