Best of the Best

Cyclist Sarah Lee Wai-sze gets top prize at sport 'Oscars'

Lee Wai-sze shows off the two awards she won last night after a year in which she won an Olympic medal and a world title, among other successes. Photo: Edward Wong

It was no surprise when cycling star Sarah Lee Wai-sze walked on stage to receive her Bank of China Best of the Best Sports Stars Award for 2012 from the hands of Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor last night.

Friday, 15 March, 2013, 5:36am


Budding detectives at SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School had their sleuthing skills tested recently when the English Award Scheme (EAS) staged a murder on the school premises.

15 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Best Of The Best shows his old spark

Former champion sprinter Best Of The Best took the second of two barrier trials at Sha Tin yesterday in pretty good style, and the ageing son of Rahy looked on much better terms with himself following a fair effort on his reappearance.

19 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Storm can surge for TT opener

The Ricky Yiu-trained Storm Boy, desperately unlucky not to flash home into the placings at Sha Tin last weekend, could be the way to go in the fourth event on Sunday's dual simulcast card at Sha Tin.

29 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

'He's sheer class. When I asked him, we were gone . . . it was unbelievable

DOUGLAS Whyte paid Best Of The Best the ultimate compliment when he insisted the five-year-old was his 'best of the best'.

The South African rider rode the perfect race on the imposing speedster in yesterday's $2.6 million Centenary Cup at a murky Sha Tin.

12 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Dashing sprint stars turn on the quality

It certainly wasn't a case of saving the best for last but the cream of Hong Kong's sprinters set the tone for a revealing barrier trial session on the Sha Tin turf yesterday morning.

6 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Ping sets test for The Best

Long-serving trainer Wong Tang-ping's stable star Best Of The Best heads for the top today when he attempts to land the Centenary Cup, second leg of the Sprint Championship.

13 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

More to come from Best Of The Best

Progressive Best Of The Best gave notice that he'll be a force to be reckoned with this season with a solid second in the final of four trials on the all-weather surface at Sha Tin yesterday.

The Wong Tang-ping-trained youngster was one of the very best griffins from last season and had no trouble graduating to senior company with a fine sprint win at Happy Valley.

16 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Rain delays Legrix's double celebrations

French star Eric Legrix was literally laughing in the streaming rain when Tres Vite (7-1) won the final event at Sha Tin yesterday to make it a double for the talented rider.

20 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Straight to the eject button

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18 Jul 1993 - 12:00am