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Happy times await owner

Paul O'Sullivan's (pictured) Happy Friends produced a much-improved performance to grab fourth at cricket-score odds in the Class Four Chai Wan Handicap (1,200m) last Sunday at Sha Tin and, with more experience, will find his way into the winner's enclosure next season.

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 12:00am

Diamond Angel ready to sprout wings

Trainer Manfred Man Ka-leung (pictured) never landed a blow at Happy Valley on Wednesday night, but will have left the track feeling good about the improved performance of Diamond Angel in the Class Four Green Lane Handicap (1,200m).

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Eye-catcher Jolly Victor has plenty of upside

Trainer Tony Millard appears to have unearthed a nice prospect in Jolly Victor, who produced an eye-catching performance in the Class Four HKU Faculty Of Social Sciences Handicap over (1,400m) on Sunday.

The three-year-old had a solid preparation and travelled smoothly in all four trials - two for former handler David Hall.

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Imperial Rome looks ready to rule

Imperial Rome has taken time to find his legs, but looks to have turned the corner following a gear change in March and a gelding operation, and expectations will be running high for a dazzling performance when he next steps out.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Yip's flashy youngsters are worth following

Dennis Yip Chor-hong's horses have been presenting themselves nicely lately and the young bloods Follow The Wind and Why Not are ready to score after positive performances at Sha Tin last Sunday.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Lui's two imports progressing nicely

Francis Lui Kin-wai may be having a quiet time of late, but the stable's two imports Zachary and Happy Ceramibo are coming along nicely, judging by their eye-catching efforts on Sunday at Sha Tin.

Zachary stepped out for the fourth time in the Class Three Elegant Fashion Handicap (1,600m) and, following three non-existent earlier outings, was almost at cricket-score odds.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Mega Posh is a sprint star in the making

Mega Posh stamped himself as a type who is ready to go places with an eye-catching debut performance in the Billion Win Handicap (1,200 metres) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Improving All Friends ready to show worth

All Friends showed he was going in the right direction with a solid performance in the Class Three Hong Kong Club Challenge Cup (1,200m) on Wednesday night at Happy Valley.

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Owner to strike it rich with smart youngster

Theheroinmyheart has made a good impression in his two outings and his latest effort indicated he is heading in the right direction.

20 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Hall has another smart type in his yard

Red-hot David Hall has unearthed another interesting prospect in Super Tiger on Sunday at Happy Valley.

25 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

It's a Breeze as Hall's yard fires on all cylinders

David Hall has hit the ground running, with Carry The Zeal chalking up win number five for the stable after a sterling effort in the Community Chest Cup on Wednesday at a rain-pounded Happy Valley course. And the stable will soon be cashing in with the lightly raced Breeze Of Luck after a sound come-from-behind performance in the Class Four Plover Cove Handicap.

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Bumper Strike indicates he is heading in the right direction

Multiple champion trainer John Size (pictured) has got his season off to a slow start, but walked away from Wednesday night's meeting at Happy Valley a happy camper with a Class One victory by Ride With The Wind and confident of getting a win out of lightly raced Bumper Strike.

26 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

There's a lot more Cash in store

Green Cash turned in a positive performance to be a clear-cut second in the Class Three Chongqing Handicap behind the short-priced favourite Vitality Express and can be penciled in as a future winner from the National Day meeting.

5 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Fownes' Best Win shows flash of brilliance

Caspar Fownes took training honours with a double on opening day with boom youngster Lucky Nine in the HKSAR Chief Executive's Cup and Royal Pumpkin in the Class Three, but he also unveiled a smart sort in debutant Best Win, who produced a huge run for third in race eight, a Class Three sprint.

7 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Quick back-up should do the trick for Happy Tumbler

It isn't often we have two bites at the same cherry within three days, but the David Hall-trained Happy Tumbler can turn Sunday's all-weather defeat upside down to win the Cafeteria Handicap (1,800m) at Happy Valley tonight.

7 Jul 2010 - 12:00am