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Hold your horses on the hype over Amber Sky

Maybe it's because we don't see that many griffin races these days but there was an air of excitement about Amber Sky's win that seems all out of proportion with what went on behind him and time will tell about his opposition.

Wednesday, 11 April, 2012, 12:00am

Club will need good planning with griffins

Sunday's cancellation of the first scheduled griffin race of this season has to beg the question whether griffin racing will have a place at all in the near future.

6 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin Downtown Church (Credential Recordings)

7 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Vet cleared in mix-up over cat

A tribunal has cleared a vet of misconduct over a sick cat whose owners she had been accused of misleading - allegedly so she could keep the animal for herself.

A Veterinary Surgeons Board tribunal heard that Wang Chiu-man had taken her cat Jai Jai to Kylie Griffin's 24-hour Sai Ying Pun clinic around 8.30pm on March 16, 2004.

11 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Punters show no fear with Money Man

Will the real Money Man please stand up? Judging by the weight of money for the three-year-old in early markets last night, an army of punters expect him to do so and make a belated return to the winning list at Sha Tin tonight.

31 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Moore sets sights on the big races

Trainer John Moore didn't want to talk about championships despite slashing John Size's lead in half with a four-timer at Sha Tin but did declare he expects 'to train more winners than in any season in my career'.

Size had led by a significant margin during January but went into the meeting nine in front, ended it just five ahead.

20 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Four Aces vacancy swings Marcus' way

The decision of jockey Glyn Schofield to ride New Zealand-bred speed machine Flashing Star instead of unbeaten griffin winner Four Aces at Sha Tin tomorrow has opened the way for the rekindling of one of last year's most potent partnerships.

12 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

at the box office

The Top 10 films at North American cinemas

1 (*) US$31.2M The Sum Of All Fears: Terrorists acquire a nuclear device and plan to use it at the Super Bowl, blaming the attack on Russia. Jack Ryan (Ben Affleck) is on the case.

6 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

What The Critics Say

Double Take

Eddie Griffin, Orlando Jones and Edward Herrmann star in this buddy action comedy about a successful New York banker who is framed for money-laundering and switches identities with a petty thief.

Michael Rechtshaffen

Hollywood Reporter

18 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Moore stirs Martini ahead of griffin opener

Treat yourself to a Double Martini at Sha Tin on Sunday.

It is that griffin time of year and the John Moore-trained youngster should be particularly hard to beat in Sunday's first event and the opening of the griffin season.

31 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Speedy has legs for opener

Speedy Champion looks a worthwhile wager on a desperately tricky card at Happy Valley this afternoon.

The Australian-bred gelding represents the David Hayes-Basil Marcus trainer and jockey combination which has done so well with youngsters in these Class Four contests.

And this afternoon's opening event is no more than a common-or-garden Class Four affair.

30 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Heart can beat Strong for Munce

Take evens or better about Strongheart in the opening griffin event on this evening's Sha Tin card.

That would be a value price about the John Moore-trained grey who looks one of the few outstanding win wagers on what could be a tricky night.

7 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Silver Power has plenty in reserve for next term

THE Tony Cruz stable has assembled some talented young gallopers this season and Silver Power (99-1) joined those ranks with a smart effort behind Win For Lily in the second of yesterday's griffin contests.

10 May 1998 - 12:00am

Roberts' Fortune lands Invitation

South African apprentice Ryan Roberts produced a peach of a ride to snatch victory on Natural Fortune in yesterday's Macau Apprentice Jockeys Invitation Cup.

The showpiece 1,800-metre event was run at a furious pace with Stanley coming from off the speed to challenge last and tellingly on the Paul Leung-trained galloper.

23 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Griffins expose weakness in depth

Saturday's meeting at Sha Tin was definitely one to keep close tabs on, with quality performances throughout the afternoon.

The nine-race card kicked off with an exciting griffin performance in the 1,400 metre Arctic Ocean Plate won by Lord Of Warriors.

12 Mar 1998 - 12:00am