Allen Patrick

Red-hot Whyte can light up the Valley

Punters can bank on Douglas Whyte keeping the good times rolling with Million Darling in the final leg of the Triple Trio at Happy Valley tomorrow night after his mammoth haul at Sha Tin last Sunday.

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 12:00am

Victory Gold can make a big impact next campaign

Zac Purton has developed a good knack for getting on some promising young horses, and partnered the Andreas Schutz-trained Victory Gold in his first barrier trial appearance at Sha Tin yesterday.

15 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Great Guy may have had his last hurrah

Great Guy made the most of a well-judged Matthew Chadwick ride to claim his fourth win, hugely pleasing trainer Tony Cruz, who has been battling the horse's legs all season in a bid to get him over the line one more time before retirement.

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Barrier four holds the key to TT riches

Barrier four could hold the key to the HK$28 million Triple Trio fortune at Happy Valley tomorrow night, with three likely banker plays in High Return, Let's Goal and Best Win all drawing that gate in their respective races.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Buccaneer makes TT banker appeal

An estimated HK$30 million pool for Sunday's Triple Trio should get punters into a ticket filling frenzy, and the winners should be assured a massive payday with no standout chances among the three legs of the exotic.

3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Witness Crown-ing moment

Crown Witness relished his debut outing at Happy Valley and his first step up to a mile last start, and the bulky Tony Cruz-trained galloper makes huge appeal as a banker in the middle leg of tomorrow night's HK$8.7 million jackpot Triple Trio.

31 May 2011 - 12:00am

'Super' Lui enjoys sweet taste of success

Trainer Francis Lui Kin-wai chimed in for a 'super' double with rising talent Super Goodies, ridden by Weichong Marwing, and the overdue Super Bobo, who nailed his first win for the season from a wide gate under Brett Prebble.

30 May 2011 - 12:00am

In-form Happy Forever can steam home again

Happy Forever can provide Matthew Chadwick with a perfect training run on a fast-finishing backmarker tomorrow before he jets south to accompany Tony Cruz-trained stablemate California Memory in the Singapore International Airlines Cup at Kranji on Sunday.

20 May 2011 - 12:00am

California Memory - and others - dreaming of Cup

Hong Kong horses have dominated the KrisFlyer Sprint (1,200m) in Singapore for the past two years with Sacred Kingdom and Green Birdie - and while they will contest the race again this year, the focus on Sunday will shift to a race Hong Kong has never won, the Singapore International Airlines Cup (2,000m).

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

Fownes' new recruit Affluence Of Rain sparkles in trials

Caspar Fownes unveiled two new stable acquisitions at the barrier trial session last Friday, with Affluence Of Rain and Green Zone both moving nicely for the trainer, who also gave his sprint star Green Birdie one last stretch of the legs before the Singapore raid this Sunday.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

Prebble chipping away

A double for Brett Prebble has done little to help the Australian ace start making a meaningful dent in Douglas Whyte's jockeys' premiership lead, which stood at 19 wins prior to yesterday's meeting.

16 May 2011 - 12:00am