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Fields of Omagh

Red-hot Hayes takes Australia by storm

Even the super-optimist in trainer David Hayes could not have foreseen the remarkable first season he has enjoyed back home in Australia, but that doesn't mean he thinks it has finished.

Friday, 5 May, 2006, 12:00am

Bullish Luck and Russian Pearl up against the best

It will be no walk in the park for Cruz's pair in Dubai Duty Free

Stars horses are arriving from all over the world to give the Tony Cruz-trained duo Bullish Luck and Russian Pearl a run for their money in the Group One Dubai Duty Free (1,777m) at Nad-Al-Sheba tomorrow week.

17 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

McEvoy to make Hong Kong application, says Hayes

Tony McEvoy, David Hayes' retained trainer in Australia, will be one of the applicants to fill the position his boss will create with his departure in June.

16 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Draw gives some a flying start

It was nothing but a plastic toy aircraft, but from the way people reacted to it, it could have been worth millions. Eighteen million, to be exact.

The model jumbo jet in question was one of 14, each bearing a barrier number, distributed to entrants in Sunday's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup as part of the barrier draw ceremony yesterday morning.

10 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Cox Plate trio intend to follow well-worn path to December's international day

The A$3 million Cox Plate lived right up to its promise as a springboard race for Hong Kong's international day.

Runner-up Fields of Omagh, third-placed Starcraft and the unlucky Grand Armee (fourth) are all intended participants at Hong Kong racing's day of days on December 12.

24 Oct 2004 - 12:00am