It has been a hard and tough season for trainer Francis Lui Kin-wai, but the popular handler continued to dig his way steadily out of the cellar with a timely double with a couple of his old stagers.Monday, 2 April, 2012, 12:00am
It has been a hard and tough season for trainer Francis Lui Kin-wai, but the popular handler continued to dig his way steadily out of the cellar with a timely double with a couple of his old stagers.
Telecom Gogo (Zac Purton) and The Only Kid (Gerald Mosse) gave Lui two of the first three events on the programme and took him to 12 wins for the term.2 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Every time ageing sprint champion Sacred Kingdom fails to fire, talk of retirement grows louder, but a freshen up and return to what is now his best trip can see him give weight to a sub-par field and win his 18th race in the Bauhinia Sprint Trophy.1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Francis Lui Kin-wai sensed the track was favouring frontrunners, but his fears were allayed when backmarker, The Only Kid, swooped from the tail for Gerald Mosse to score in a Class Four. 'Before the race I discussed with Gerald that it looked suited to the leaders,' he said.26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Paul O'Sullivan's flashy-looking four-year-old Cai Bao In will be suited by stepping up to 2,000m for the first time on Sunday and can act as a banker in a jackpot-boosted Triple Trio at Sha Tin.
Nearly HK$2 million is waiting in the TT pool, and O'Sullivan's untapped galloper can go one better than his last-start runner-up performance behind Real Specialist.23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Twice a season, racing fans are forced to endure these all-weather cards and the surface becomes an added variable since, every now and then, the night meetings feature a track where getting away from the rail is preferred, or at least not the poison it frequently can be.21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am