Horse of the Year candidate Vengeance Of Rain overcame a steady tempo and an on-pace and rail bias to extend his winning streak to five when taking out the Champions & Chater Cup (race 634) over 2,400 metres on Sunday.Tuesday, 31 May, 2005, 12:00am
Sophomore trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing should finish the season as strongly as he began it, after All's Well and Elegant King Prawn showed enough class to win their respective heats at Sha Tin.18 May 2005 - 12:00am
Every season at this time of year the track bias suiting front runners becomes prevalent with the summer grass starting to come through and that was the case at Sha Tin last Saturday where on pace and on the rail was clearly the place to be.10 May 2005 - 12:00am
Sophomore trainer Caspar Fownes landed two of the three all-weather trials at Sha Tin yesterday where conditions were far from ideal following a deluge of rain in the early hours of the morning.
Fownes's stable stalwart The Duke won the opening heat, where only three horses competed.7 May 2005 - 12:00am
Will Silent Witness see out the mile? That has been the question for most fans in recent weeks, and following his dominant victory in the Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup (race 561) over 1,400 metres, connections and supporters must be feeling reasonably confident he will do so.3 May 2005 - 12:00am
Laser Power has what it takes notch his second consecutive win tomorrow night at Happy Valley.
The way he won on debut last month suggests he is the perfect selection for banker in the middle pin of the Triple Trio.19 Apr 2005 - 12:00am
A jackpot of $2.7 million adds more than a little interest to the Triple Trio tomorrow and all-weather specialist Super Wongchoy makes a perfect banker in the middle pin following his last-start victory.
He received a five-point penalty for the course and distance win - which looks quite lenient - but he should still prove hard to beat.15 Apr 2005 - 12:00am
Even at this early stage, the quality of the griffins this year look arguably the best ever, and that would appear to be the case if the performance by International Sale purchase Good Ba Ba is anything to go by.
The son of Lear Fan was purchased for $1.7 million and looks well on his way to repaying his connections following his second win from as many starts.12 Apr 2005 - 12:00am
Caspar Fownes is the trainer to stick with in all three legs of the Triple Trio tomorrow at Sha Tin and in particular in the final leg with Pionero, who has made a positive impact from three starts.
The progressive galloper has finished no worse than second, and won well over 1,400 metres on February 2 beating Check Mate.25 Mar 2005 - 12:00am
He may not win too often but the 'quinella king' of Hong Kong, King Of Fish, looks the ideal banker selection in the middle pin of the Triple Trio tomorrow night at Happy Valley.8 Mar 2005 - 12:00am