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Bumper

O'Sullivan has his yard in spectacular order

Paul O'Sullivan dominated the three trials held at Sha Tin yesterday morning, in terms of sheer quantity, with 17 of the 33 participants coming from his yard.

Saturday, 9 October, 2004, 12:00am

Six of best for tipster

Followers of Clint Hutchison had a field day at the Wednesday public holiday meeting at Sha Tin, where the Racing Post tipster found six of the 10 winners on top.

He correctly labelled Tri Magic ($25), Wiki Wiki ($21), Modern Prospect ($61.50), Cornwall Chiefs ($31.50), High Intelligent ($23.50) and Bumper Bumper ($20.00).

30 May 2004 - 12:00am

Bumper performance in prospect for Size and Dye

The hugely successful John Size-Shane Dye partnership should have the last laugh at Sha Tin this afternoon with Bumper Bumper, a progressive Australian-bred gelding who looks a solid chance to land his third win from five starts.

7 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Drivers protest at bumper ban

Drivers of about 100 Land Rovers staged a slow-drive protest from Sha Tin to Central yesterday over a proposed ban of external front bumpers for the vehicles. They then marched to Government headquarters where they handed in a petition claiming the Transport Department had failed to produce sufficient data to justify the ban, which will come into effect in June.

4 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Door floors Bumper Storm, breaks jaw

Quality galloper Bumper Storm has broken his jaw in an accident and will be out of action for at least eight weeks.

But trainer Patrick Biancone was thankful yesterday, saying it could have been a lot worse.

'He was on the walking machine, actually right in front of me. He bit at a partition of a door and it came back and smashed him in the jaw,' he said.

9 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Storm warning hoisted

Bumper Storm can stamp his sprinting class all over this afternoon's exciting final event on Happy Valley's inaugural National Day card.

2 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Scintillating gallop from star youngster

BUMPER Storm looked every inch a top Class One performer with a breathtaking workout at a busy Sha Tin yesterday morning.

21 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Storming victory a Bumper effort

The holiday weekend produced some quality fair, but griffin winners Bumper Storm and Kimber stand out as two potential stars of the future.

3 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Bleeding attack lays Bumper Star low

Discussions were continuing yesterday over the future of top Class One performer Bumper Star following a bleeding attack during routine training. Trainer Patrick Biancone confirmed yesterday: 'He was only cantering when he bled. There was no reason for it, it is just one of those things. 'The only good thing for him and his jockey is that he was only going slowly at the time.

7 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Bumper's star just keeps on rising

SUNDAY'S Gold Cup looms large on the horizon with the Patrick Biancone-trained Bumper Star set to be looming large on his rivals heels as they come inside the final 200 metres of the 2,000-metre contest.

15 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Quality win as Bumper season goes on

LEADING trainer Patrick Biancone was wreathed in smiles as favourite Bumper Star (5-2) made a sensational return to the Sha Tin track in the final event on Derby Day.

27 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Bumper mag of memories

BELATED congratulations are in order to Tatler, the coffee table tome which has faithfully chronicled the social foibles of the good, the great and the plain aspiring since time immemorial, and some say even longer.

28 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Bumper package in offing

A CLASSY griffin event opened the card at Sha Tin yesterday with a classy win from David Hill's Debonair.

While all eyes may have been focused on the dashing win of this wonderfully athletic son of Zedative, there were plenty of useful runs from those finishing behind.

None more so that of than Bumper Star, the stablemate of American Star who ran second.

8 Mar 1993 - 12:00am