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Ben So Tik-Hung

Chang's Power to finally rise to the occasion at Happy Valley

It has been a lengthy wait for the owners of Rising Power but the Hong Kong Football Club Centenary Challenge Cup (1,650m) at Happy Valley looks like the gelding's chance to break through in style.

Tuesday, 25 February, 2014, 7:51pm

Yip brings up milestone winner with a double

Dennis Yip Chor-hong knew the comedown from his fairytale Trainers' Championship of last season would be tough but after a slow first half of the term a double at Sha Tin got things moving in the right direction for the stable.

8 Feb 2014 - 10:56pm

'I'm only reaching my peak'

With compulsory retirement seven-race meetings away for Peter Ng Bik-kuen, the trainer joked that he might have only just reached his peak after an upset double gave him a career-best for winners in a season.

17 Jun 2013 - 4:35am

Racing Digest, November 11, 2012

'If he can continue to improve, then he might win a few more'

11 Nov 2012 - 4:09am

Gold Tartini's upset win sums up a miserable day for stunned punters

It was a nightmare day for punters, but the win of David Hall's Gold Tartini was the nadir, as a horse described as weak by his trainer became the longest-priced winner of the season.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

So finally gets his Award as he joins seniors

Ben So Tik-hung had already been stranded on 69 wins for more than a month, but making the wait for the 70 even more agonising was the fact that he was the last of his apprentice class to graduate to the senior ranks.

The 25-year-old finally out-rode his claim with win number 70, scoring for his master Peter Ho Leung on Mr Award, and quickly breathed a sigh of relief.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Connoisseur's Pick can break through

Tempo and position are going to be the keys to today's Class Three feature at Sha Tin, the CUHK Alumni Cup (2,000m), and Connoisseur's Pick gives apprentice Ben So Tik-hung a chance to graduate in style.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Master Ho hands apprentice a gift-wrapped birthday present

Apprentice Ben So Tik-hung was given a 26th birthday present by master Peter Ho Leung in the form of a ride on Healthy Blueberry in a Class Four on the dirt. So hustled up from gate one on the speedy five-year-old and took control over the extended dirt mile to record the gelding's fourth career victory and his 16th for the season.

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Prebble knows how to get best out of Supreme

Brett Prebble kept his record up with under-rated Real Supreme in the final event after showing him who was boss.

With Bullish King doing his thing and tearing away in front, Prebble had no intention of taking things easy on the Peter Ng Bik-kuen-trained four-year-old as he knows well after four rides for two wins and two placings now.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

The Peak can carry on family tradition

The John Size-trained The Peak will soon be ready to climb through the grades after his forward display in a Sha Tin barrier trial yesterday.

In his second trial, the three-year-old Private Purchase Griffin jumped perfectly and hit the ground running for Mark du Plessis, showing surprising speed.

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

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