Veteran Glenealy Star ready to shine

Glenealy Star showed he is ready get back to the winner's circle with a gutsy performance in the Causeway Handicap (1,200m) on Wednesday night at Happy Valley and it may well happen in six days' time as the seven-year-old has been entered in a Class Three handicap race.

Friday, 13 January, 2012, 12:00am

Tonight's the night for Super Plus

Super Plus doesn't win many, but he has all the right ingredients to see him back in the winner's stall after the Fakei Cup (1,000m) at Happy Valley tonight to continue a booming start to the new term for his trainer.

9 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Tom's Eighth looks a class act for bumper TT

Trainer John Moore has unearthed another gem in Tom's Eighth and he looks a great chance to repeat his last-start victory in the middle leg of Sunday's Triple Trio, worth an estimated HK$15 million.

26 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

special mentions

Jevin Dale Hewe, 9, KCIS

Jackie Ho, 9, Kiangsu & Chekiang Primary School

Sophie French, 9, Glenealy School

Cheryl Wong, 11, King George V

Sophie Lai, 15, West Island School

Rachel Chantal Lee, 13, Canadian International School

Julia Jamieson, 9 1/2, Kennedy School

27 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Just Chill is the one to break ice for Ng

Trainer Peter Ng Bik-kuen has not produced a winner from last 13 meetings, but the sales graduate Just Chill has the budding credentials to get the stable out of a cold spell in the opening leg of tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Happy Valley.

22 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Improving Yue Lu Treasure ready to deliver the goods

Yue Lu Treasure will finally step up to his right distance at Happy Valley tonight and a continuation of trainer David Hall's hot streak should follow in the Wayfoong Centenary Bowl (1,650m).

18 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

The real work starts now for Fownes' unbeaten El Morro

Caspar Fownes is impatient to get El Morro back to Sha Tin 'to see just what we've got on our hands' after the Australian import put on another show at Happy Valley last night.

The son of Brief Truce won his only start in Brisbane and is now three from three after leading throughout over the Valley 1,200m under James Winks.

22 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Quick back-up and step up in trip suits Victory Conqueror

The benefit of a quick back-up and a rise in distance will be the factors that give the John Moore-trained Victory Conqueror the edge in the Clear Water Bay Handicap (1,200m) at Happy Valley tonight.

3 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Prebble to prove too good again in Challenge

Derek Leung Ka-chun may make the pace but Brett Prebble will be the man charging home at the business end and the Australian may continue what has been a period of Jockey Challenge domination.

31 May 2009 - 12:00am

Talented Ribot Legend can keep the ball rolling for Lee

Trainer Almond Lee Yee-tat has been enjoying a good run of success with his younger brigade and the winning roll looks set to continue when promising Ribot Legend lines up for his second start in the middle leg of Sunday's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

24 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Wizard of Oz looking for singers of note to join cast or chorus

We're off to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of Oz. Well, not till May, actually, when the Hong Kong Singers will be staging the feel-good musical at the Sheung Wan Civic Centre. But before that, they need to find a Dorothy, Cowardly Lion, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and a chorus of 30 kids and adults to sing just like Judy Garland (pictured) in the 1939 film.

2 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Prince can keep Moore's season bubbling along nicely

John Moore's stable is brimming with promising youngsters, and Sea Prince is another who can get his career on track by claiming the final leg of Thursday afternoon's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

With the TT failing to go off on Sunday, the main prize is expected to reach HK$5 million, and Sea Prince looks a standout in a race light on serious chances.

30 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Lui's grey looks like a Billion dollars

Howard Cheng Yue-tin burst into the new season with a Sha Tin double on Monday and the leading local rider looks to have another readymade winner coming up in the shape of handsome grey gelding Billion.

The Australian-bred five-year-old is lightly raced, having been to the races just 10 times, but he's won two of them and there remains a lot of upside still to be harvested.

21 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Cocktail dresses going for a song before boutique owner flies south for the winter

It seems the little art and graffiti party thrown last Thursday at La Belle Beauty & Hair Salon inadvertently became a farewell soiree for local gal Dana Urmonas. The former public relations and marketing manager for Cafe Deco has been running a quaint cocktail dress boutique called Mandarin Rose at the back of the Glenealy slope beauty parlour.

16 Sep 2008 - 12:00am


How can we better protect our rivers and streams?

Many streams running through developed areas on Hong Kong Island are polluted due to illegal discharges or poor maintenance of drains.

It is always surprising to me that little action seems to be taken about cases of obvious pollution of streams in government-maintained areas.

10 Mar 2008 - 12:00am