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  • Dec 28, 2014
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Croesus can be king thanks to good draw

Croesus hasn't disgraced himself since winning his first outing as a griffin in June 2011.

Dropping to a better draw and engaging a jockey desperate to impress could be the difference when the John Size-trained Croesus attempts to break through for his first win since he was a griffin in the middle leg of the Triple Trio at Happy Valley tomorrow night.

Tuesday, 21 May, 2013, 5:39am

Hold your horses on the hype over Amber Sky

Maybe it's because we don't see that many griffin races these days but there was an air of excitement about Amber Sky's win that seems all out of proportion with what went on behind him and time will tell about his opposition.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Cool Bean looks a rock-solid banker

With a HK$1.8 million jackpot jumping into the Triple Trio pool at Sha Tin on Monday, the Derek Cruz-trained three-year-old Cool Bean can take advantage of another good barrier and provide a solid banker in the final leg.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Croesus can work his way up the ratings pole

Fitter and healthy Croesus looks ready to get back to winning ways after displaying a solid performance in the Lai Kok Handicap (1,200m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

Croesus showed ability when beating Wah May Star in a thrilling stretch duel to win his only start last season as a griffin in June over the straight 1,000m.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Impressive debutant makes no mistake for Whyte and Size

The most impressive victory of the day was left to John Size's debutant Glorious Days in the sixth, who rescued an otherwise forgettable afternoon for champion jockey Douglas Whyte.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Croesus and Triumph shine in Size's absence

John Size was in New York helping persuade North American racing administrators that drug-free racing should be implemented in the United States, but the writing out of his palm cards didn't take anything away from the preparation of two impressive winners in Croesus and Shining Triumph at Sha Tin.

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Nigerian fraudsters back to their old tricks

A TRULY unique business opportunity is being offered to a select number of Hong Kong investors.

No, not another China property development made from cardboard. It's our friends from Nigeria again, with a new twist to a favoured theme.

13 Sep 1994 - 12:00am