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Australian Champion Racehorse of the Year

Improving Double Moon can shine next season

Trainer Paul O'Sullivan's Double Moon continues to make progress with racing and was no exception in the Class Four Multiwinning Handicap (1,200m) at Happy Valley.

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 12:00am

Superninsky can make his mark next term

Trainer Michael Chang Chun-wai has nice private purchases in his yard and Superninsky is no different, with the four-year-old showing a nice set of gears in the Class Three Cox's Handicap over (1,400m) at Sha Tin.

Superninsky impressed in his trackwork and trials and was in the market early on at $78 before drifting out to $110 under Olivier Doleuze.

10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Family connections favour Dragon Pins

Dragon Pins turned in another eye-catching performance in the Class Four Kokura Handicap (1,650m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night and indicated he was ready to salute when stepping up in distance.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Grand Elite can lift Fownes' spirit

Caspar Fownes (pictured) couldn't land a winner, despite sending six well-punted runners to the starting gates on Wednesday night, but Grand Elite looks a winner in the wings following another good performance in the Geranium Handicap over (1,650m).

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Exposed Samaready has a 'big motor'

Trainer Mick Price raised concerns Samaready would become a bigger target in tomorrow's A$3.5 million (HK$27.8 million) Group One Golden Slipper (1,200m) at Rosehill Gardens.

Samaready retained favouritism after drawing 11, while Gai Waterhouse's five chances fared favourably after all drew inside Price's horse, including Pierro who secured the coveted gate one.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

New Asia Rising finding his feet

Trainer Me Tsui Yu-sak's New Asia Rising was presented a torrid run, but still showed fighting qualities behind smart debutant Can Do in the Class Four Rambler Channel Handicap (1,200m) on Sunday at Sha Tin.

27 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Lui's two imports progressing nicely

Francis Lui Kin-wai may be having a quiet time of late, but the stable's two imports Zachary and Happy Ceramibo are coming along nicely, judging by their eye-catching efforts on Sunday at Sha Tin.

Zachary stepped out for the fourth time in the Class Three Elegant Fashion Handicap (1,600m) and, following three non-existent earlier outings, was almost at cricket-score odds.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Millard's latest looks a prospect

Tony Millard comes off a fine month of February with a winning strike rate of nearly 17 per cent from 36 starters and will have been pleased with the debut performance of Uwillbeglorious in the Class Three Merlion Handicap (1,200m) at the first Sunday meeting in March.

6 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Merry Anniversary puts the writing on the wall

Trainer Michael Chang Chun-wai has done well with his imports and Merry Anniversary looks another who won't be far off a win after a good showing in the Rotary Centenary Challenge Cup (1,000m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Black Caviar puts on an Orr-some show to notch her 18th straight victory

Wonder mare Black Caviar handled her first start beyond 1,200 metres with ease, destroying her opposition in the Group One CF Orr Stakes (1,400m) yesterday at Caulfield.

The world champion sprinter notched successive win number 18, joining Hall of Fame member Ajax, whose 18 consecutive wins happened between 1937-39.

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am