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Ford Taurus

'I want to stick in there and battle on because you never know,' double-winning

YOU can always dream. And the glint in the eye of popular Lawrie Fownes when Taurus (8-1) won the final event at sunny Sha Tin yesterday suggested this was the season he's been anticipating for a long, long time.

Sunday, 9 January, 2000, 12:00am

Taurus option hits bull's eye

A LATE decision to run Taurus proved a decisive one for shrewd race-planner Lawrie Fownes when his versatile sprinter landed the money in last night's third event, a Classes One and Two contest.

6 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Marcus can lift Red through TT minefield

Red In Green looks to be in the pink and banker material for tomorrow night's Sha Tin Triple Trio for which there is a carryover of $7.34 million.

The New Zealand-bred three-year-old contests the fourth event, the TT's middle leg, and should be very hard to keep out of the placings now he's back to the New Territories' venue.

4 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Doyle has speed to burn

English jockey Brett Doyle has been no stranger to the headlines since his successful move to Hong Kong and he can make news again today in the featured Association of Hong Kong Racing Journalists Cup at Sha Tin.

21 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Christmas in England now off Chin's agenda

Top local jockey Stanley K. M. Chin will not be spending Christmas in wintry England.

Chin, offered rides over the festive period by top trainer Mark Johnston, said at Happy Valley he had decided against making the lightning trip during the 10-day break in local racing.

20 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Taurus primed for bullish performance

It has been a vintage season for the uncle and nephew combination of Lawrie Fownes and Wendyll Woods and in the impressive debut winner Taurus they look to have one of the best griffins of the current crop.

30 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Fownes' Taurus set to charge

SATURDAY morning at the track means following the Lawrie Fownes team at work. It has proved a fruitful practice this season with Fownes and stable jockey Wendyll Woods poised to enjoy their best ever season in the territory.

6 Apr 1997 - 12:00am