Gary Graham

Danehill's last colt shatters sale record

Records fell at yesterday's Hong Kong International Sale, with the last colt by late, great sire Danehill ever to be sold at public auction fetching HK$7.5 million and shattering the sale record in the process.

Sunday, 10 December, 2006, 12:00am

Bishop to send punters flying

Tough gelding Flying Bishop is the one that can send punters home happy after the final event at Sha Tin today, the 1,600 metres Class Three Chaozhou Handicap.

11 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Whyte raring to go with topweight Classa Victory

Champion rider Douglas Whyte hasn't had too many quiet days in recent years but he failed to break the ice at the season's opener at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Plagued by wide draws, the Durban Demon had to be content with a couple of minor placings and this will make him even more keen to crack it at tomorrow night's meeting at Happy Valley.

6 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Tong out for 'personal issues'

Stewards have stood down apprentice Jacky Tong Chi-kit indefinitely for 'personal reasons.'

Tong, allocated to Caspar Fownes, told stewards yesterday that he's been experiencing, in the words of chief stipe Jamie Stier 'some personal issues.'

4 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Kingy can eclipse challengers

Speed machine General Kingy will give his rivals something to chase over the straight 1,000 metres in race seven today, the Class Two Sheung Handicap.

4 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Stravinsky primed to give Shum and Dye a flying start

Trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing and new stable rider Shane Dye can kick their official association off to a flying start by taking out the final leg of the Triple Trio for Sunday's season opener at Sha Tin.

Shum and Dye will combine in race six with last season's smart griffin, Lucky Stravinsky.

2 Sep 2005 - 12:00am