Royal Flush can come up trumps

Royal Flush was a transformed horse last season when a visor was added, and he should kick off a campaign aimed at December's Hong Kong Sprint on a winning note in the final leg of Sunday's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

Friday, 18 September, 2009, 12:00am

Millard's Flyer too speedy for rivals

The return to all-weather racing at Sha Tin tonight should put the Tony Millard-trained Keen Flyer back in the winner's circle and end the winning run of Sun Power.

1 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Flyers flourish on pity and passion

People take handbills because they feel sorry for the distributors, a study finds

People who accept handbills on the street are most likely to do so out of sympathy for the distributors, according to a university study - although some admit accepting the ads because they like the looks of the people handing them out.

7 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Call for crackdown on growing sex mail

Most of Japan's big cities are plagued with an epidemic of junk-mail advertisements for sexual services, adult videos and telephone dating services.

But one civil group in Osaka has had enough. About 100 people gathered at a local government office last week to demand that the Government crack down on the so-called 'pink' mail.

23 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Biancone settles DT quiz

THE fortunes of the Patrick Biancone stable and those of his apprentice, Simon H. K. Yim, have taken a turn for the better in recent weeks and the two could combine for a shock win in the fifth event at Happy Valley tomorrow night.

26 Apr 1994 - 12:00am