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Majestic Falcon ready to soar back into action

Majestic Falcon won one of the slowest all-weather track trials of the season at Sha Tin yesterday, but the five-year-old achieved the primary objective in making a successful return from injury.

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012, 12:00am

Moore's new imports make a big impact

Premiership leading trainer John Moore demonstrated the depth of new talent that will make him hard to gun down in this year's title, with imports Time After Time and Majestic Falcon turning heads at the Happy Valley trials last Saturday morning.

6 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Moore stable shows plenty of promise at barrier trials

Trainer John Moore took the wraps off three of his unraced youngsters at the Sha Tin barrier trial session yesterday morning with Sovereign Falcon, Captain Sweet, and Sky Mascot all turning in eye-catching efforts.

9 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Tuscan Spirit can follow in classy Enthused's footsteps

The HKSAR Chief Executive's Cup was the race trainer John Size used to launch Enthused into the top sprinting ranks 12 months ago and the Australian handler will produce another exciting young talent in the 1,200m feature today with Tuscan Spirit.

13 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Young Kings Falcon is ready to challenge the big guns

Youth, weight and tactical ability are the ingredients for Kings Falcon to give Mark du Plessis a breakthrough feature win in the National Day Cup (1,400m) at Sha Tin today.

1 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Legs, wings, fins? They can all be super-quick

Peregrine falcon

This handsome bird of prey is the fastest-moving animal on Earth, flying at 80km/h and diving to make its kill at a stunning 322 km/h.

19 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

US horse ruled out over drug

American challenger Falcon Flight became the second drugs casualty of the International Races when the stewards yesterday afternoon ordered his withdrawal from the feature $14 million Hong Kong Cup.

The Ben Cecil-trained four-year-old tested positive to the prohibited substance methylprednisolone - a cortico steroid often used for joint problems.

18 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Yiu's fortune looks Wonderful

IT'S pretty hard to keep first-season trainer Ricky Yiu out of the limelight these days.

7 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Sprint veteran to soar

CHAMPION trainer John Moore backs up Super Falcon after a run at Sha Tin recently where the ageing sprinter and French ace Gerald Mosse ran out of room along the rails at a crucial stage in the race. Super Falcon is a Happy Valley winner in the past and is no slouch still when it comes to competing in sprint events in Class Four.

6 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Some bliss on the cards for this owner

OWNER'S Bliss has been a disappointing type to date having been supported and beaten on several occasions. He has now dropped down into Class Four and clearly found that slightly easier last night when finishing just behind the placegetters in the second event on the Sha Tin card.

23 Mar 1995 - 12:00am