Brave Series

Unbeaten Brave Kid can join immortals in seventh heaven

Unbeaten Brave Kid is set to join the immortals by taking his fantastic record through the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby (2,000m) today at Sha Tin to become racing's new superstar.

Sunday, 14 March, 2010, 12:00am

Brave Kid 'up to the Derby'

Brave Kid will attempt to do the impossible and win seven races for the season, and he will do it in style in the Group One Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby without champion jockey Douglas Whyte.

1 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Cult classic remake

Raideen (set for release on DVD)

Run for your lives! It's attack of the slowly moving killer robots from space! Watch lumbering giant robots battle it out as in 1975's Terror of Mechagodzilla in the new anime remake of Brave Raideen (also 1975), now simply titled Raideen.

22 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Men, women entitled to equal rights

Girls and boys are treated differently from childhood. For example, when a boy cries over a small thing, his parents will say: 'Don't cry now. You are a boy and you have to be strong.'

On the contrary, when a little girl cries, her parents may say: 'Don't cry, sweetheart. We'll buy you candies!'

29 May 2001 - 12:00am

No Excuses leaves strong impression

Monday morning's missed work had to be made up for yesterday with a number galloping in readiness for this evening's Happy Valley meeting headed by the Ivan Allan-trained No Excuses.

Allan has generally upped the work tempo for this three-year-old New Zealand-bred son of Justice Prevails who has quickly fallen to a rating of 30 in the middle of Class Five.

14 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Sharp Brave rescue launched

Northern International Holdings has launched a rescue bid for troubled wholly owned subsidiary Sharp Brave - which is facing a wind-up order - with the proposed compromise of debts with creditors. Sharp Brave owes $133.2 million to 199 creditors.

23 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Newcomers show hope for the future

It was the newcomers who caught the eye in last night's second event and they should be followed now that they've had the benefit of racing experience.

Brave Star (60-1) and Winwin Combination (31-1) finished third and fourth respectively in the 1,200-metre Class Four event and both were making good ground over the concluding stages behind all-the-way winner Vantage Point.

4 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Davison geared for Brave run

Kiwi jockey Grant Davison can continue his burst of form by taking the eighth event on All Brave (best bet) at Taipa this afternoon.

22 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Sharp Brave deal delayed

Sharp Brave Holdings and Ming Kee Investments are to delay the despatch of an offering document to February 14 because more time is needed to ascertain information.

The companies announced earlier that Ming Kee would acquire a 71.3 per cent stake in Sharp Brave and launch a possible unconditional offer.

3 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

A betrayal of trust

Gymnopedy (The Naked Child), Stage Renegades, Fringe Studio. Jan 21-23.

ONE word sums up a lot about this production which was performed at the Fringe Festival: brave.

Brave was the writer, Dino Mahoney, who penned this moving drama about child abuse and brave was the young amateur cast which took on the complex characters that make up Gymnopedy.

24 Jan 1994 - 12:00am