Alex Lai Hoi-Wing

Weight to favour Angel

A drop in the handicaps today should provide the springboard for consistent Packing Angel to break back into the winners' list in the Yan Oi Tong Cup (1,650m) on the all-weather at Sha Tin today.

Sunday, 25 March, 2007, 12:00am

Windicator is up for the challenge

The new and improved Windicator looks set to make light work of a rise in class when he tackles the final leg of tomorrow night's Triple Trip at Happy Valley after coming up with the prized inside alley.

19 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Miraculous victory 'no surprise'

Heavily backed five-year-old repays Derek Cruz's faith to come good at 13th attempt

Top jockey Felix Coetzee jumped off Miraculous after a riverside gallop earlier this week and asked trainer Derek Cruz why the five-year-old was still a maiden.

17 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Rejuvenated Byron up for the turf challenge

A wise man once said attitude is everything and the John Size-trained Byron should put his newfound attitude into winning the featured Kowloon Tong Club 75th Anniversary Cup (1,400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon.

16 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Start key to success for speedy Classa For Ever

It has been a while between drinks for Classa For Ever but, with one correct step at the gates, the Peter Ho-trained sprinter will find the right race and the right draw in tonight's Manawatu Racing Club Challenge Trophy (1,000 metres) at Happy Valley.

24 May 2006 - 12:00am

Tsui is having a remarkable season

Me Tsui Yu-sak has already made a strong impression in his freshman season as a racehorse trainer and the results from Sunday's soggy programme at Sha Tin have further enhanced his growing reputation.

23 May 2006 - 12:00am

Victory to prove too strong

Victory Style may have proved the bane of most punters when scoring a huge upset in winning last time but the promising three-year-old's popularity rating will receive a substantial boost should he capture today's Dubai Racing Club Handicap (1,600m) at Sha Tin.

7 May 2006 - 12:00am

Brilliant Trader is the one to follow

No-one seems to doubt that it's only be a matter of time before Joyful Winner claims his first Group race following his third consecutive brilliant win in the HSBC Premier Cup at Sha Tin, but runner-up Art Trader may be the sleeper in John Moore's stable of stars.

14 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Success awaits Yip's stable

Dennis Yip Chor-hong's affinity for the Happy Valley circuit was underlined again yesterday morning when he saddled up five horses in the opening heat (1,700 metres) and welcomed the first four home.

4 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Lai to start the new year with a bang

Leading apprentice Alex Lai Hoi-wing could pass a career milestone at Sha Tin this afternoon, and make his own personal statement to welcome the year of the Rooster with his 15th Hong Kong win.

This is the landmark at which apprentice jockeys have their 10 pound allowance reduced to seven and in many respects marks their coming of age in the racing industry.

11 Feb 2005 - 12:00am