Alex Wong Siu-tan yesterday took a giant leap toward clearing his name of a drug-related charge imposed against him earlier this year, which resulted in a record $150,000 fine.Wednesday, 4 June, 2003, 12:00am
Yesterday's licensing committee also foreshadowed a battle facing trainers Peter Chapple-Hyam (left) and Alex Wong Siu-tan (right) if they are to remain next season. The committee deferred any decision on their applications, but both may face 'show cause' hearings later in the year.26 Mar 2003 - 12:00am
Trainer Alex Wong Siu-tan broke through in style yesterday at Happy Valley, scoring his first and second wins for the season within 90 minutes, but he was not there to see it.27 Oct 2002 - 12:00am
Alex Wong Siu-tan breathed a sigh of relief after finally ending his drought for the season when Lucky Superstar landed the final race of the night. 'It's been a long time,' Wong said after breaking his duck at the 116th attempt, 'and that final furlong seemed as if it would go on for ever. I don't think I've ever had a run like this one.'29 Nov 2001 - 12:00am
Alex Wong Siu-tan brought off a near 180-1 upset in the eighth race with Flamenco Star and then declared the result of the 1,400-metre event was not a shock to him. 'I'm not surprised at all because he has been very consistent,' said Wong.4 Jun 2001 - 12:00am
Alex Wong Siu-tan's New Zealand import Masterpiece continues to impress on the Sha Tin worktracks and should be supported accordingly when first seen out.10 Jan 2001 - 12:00am
Merry Star, with consistency very much his forte, is banker material in the second leg of tomorrow night's Happy Valley Triple Trio for which the Jackpot Reserve has been drawn upon to the tune of a mouth-watering $30 million.10 Oct 2000 - 12:00am
Local trainer Alex Wong Siu-tan has a couple of interesting staying types lurking in the wings in Enormous Way and Welldone Kid.
Wong potentially sets punters a poser next Wednesday night as he has the pair of them engaged in the same Class Four 1,800-metre event at Happy Valley.29 Apr 2000 - 12:00am
British champion jockey Kieren Fallon can notch the second winner of his winter stint by taking the Fakei Cup with the David Oughton-trained Emphasis tonight.
Fallon, who rode a double century of winners in Britain last season for the third time in succession, won on his first ride but has since been lumbered with a series of mediocre mounts.17 Nov 1999 - 12:00am
TRAINER Alex Wong Siu-tan has made some astute purchases in recent times and Arazi King (99-1) goes right to the top of that list after an eye-catching effort behind fellow debutant Ho Ho in last night's Class Four third event.13 Sep 1998 - 12:00am
Times have not been easy recently for the Ricky Yiu stable with the yard experiencing little success after a barnstorming start to the campaign.
But there were indications yesterday at trackwork that the tide may have turned and Yiu's horses could be well worth following in the next few weeks.21 Mar 1998 - 12:00am
TRAINER Alex Wong Siu-tan has a real knack with middle-distance performers and yesterday his Room For More (15-1) showed he was another of that ilk waiting to oblige.
Although he finished back in 10th place behind all-the-way winner Powernamic in the Class Five mile contest, the New Zealand-bred was a only 4.5 lengths off them at the line.22 Feb 1998 - 12:00am
A brief flirtation with sprinting behind him, Michael's Choice tackles the distance at which he is best and that should bring success in today's featured ATV Cup at Sha Tin.16 Mar 1997 - 12:00am
Another dirt meeting at Sha Tin tomorrow night sees Strike Out as appealing banker material in the Class Six third event - the opening leg of the Triple Trio. Strike Out has improved with racing this season for Alex Wong Siu-tan, who has his horses in fine form - notching another winner at the weekend with Fairview Star.29 Oct 1996 - 12:00am
Experienced local trainer Alex Wong Siu-tan yesterday said he was 'very disappointed' after his jockey, Larry Cassidy, had his appeal against a 12-meeting riding ban dismissed.25 Oct 1996 - 12:00am