The Chronicles of Amber

Amber Sky teaches his elders a lesson

Mark du Plessis is reluctant to attach the 'best' tag to horses, as in 'best I have ridden', but couldn't help himself when it came to Amber Sky after Ricky Yiu Poon-fai's exceptional juvenile talent gave rivals another galloping lesson yesterday.

Monday, 25 June, 2012, 12:00am

Suborics claims speedy Amber Sky the equal of Hungarian legend

Andreas Suborics has compared super-impressive juvenile Amber Sky to champion Hungarian sprinter Overdose after the speedster's second win up the straight in slick time.

Suborics rode Overdose, dubbed the 'Budapest Bullet' for his phenomenal racetrack exploits, on five occasions for four wins, including an incredible 10-length romp in a Group Three in Italy.

7 May 2012 - 12:00am

Alert for Thailand lowered to amber

The Security Bureau lowered the outbound travel alert for Thailand from red to amber yesterday. This means the country shows signs of threat and travellers should monitor the situation and exercise caution, and that those who are there should attend to personal safety. The red warning had been in force since June 2.

10 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Treasure hunter

LIKE MOST CHILDREN who curled up under the covers with Enid Blyton's Famous Five and Secret Seven, Victoria Finlay craved adventure. Unlike most, she found it.

4 Jun 2006 - 12:00am