Blissful thinking

When your world seems to be falling apart, you can always count on someone telling you to look on the bright side. It's as if positivity is something you can summon at will.

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 12:00am

Perfect draw and tempo to suit My Way

An eye-catching leap-up run, an ideal draw and suitable tempo make My Way a perfect proposition to help players narrow down their options early in tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Happy Valley.

27 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Echo Leona Lewis (CD)

Leona Lewis became an instant celebrity when she won Britain's The X Factor. Unlike so many British stars, she cracked the US market with the fantastic single Bleeding Love, and her future looked bright.

22 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Power vocals best on ballads

Leona Lewis became an instant celebrity when she won Britain's The X Factor. Unlike so many British stars, she cracked the US market with the fantastic single Bleeding Love, and her future looked bright.

13 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

What is happiness?

Do you ever think of what happiness is? Do you feel happy every day? What makes you happy?

Some people may experience happiness from their work, some from their family or some from their hobbies. For me, I feel happy when I am playing and chatting with my friends. And as a student, I also feel happy when I have time to do something that's not related to study.

21 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Stay happy for a long and successful life

Most people think it's important to be happy, but have you ever thought why? Here are a few reasons.

Firstly, when you are doing something difficult and complicated, you feel bored and worried. But, if you look at something interesting, you will feel happy and relaxed.

Secondly, when you are happy, everything seems easy and you can finish your work quickly.

27 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Promising Zabebe set to upstage rivals

A weight pull on the other promising three-year-olds in the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union Cup (1,000 metres) should see up-and-coming sprinter Zabebe make a winning return at Happy Valley tonight.

9 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Captain Happy to salute for C-Team

A one-meeting drought was all it took to have fans of the C-Team - Tony Cruz and Felix Coetzee - to be clamouring for their idols to zoom back into the winning list.

And the primary object of their attention is unbeaten Captain Happy, who dominated last night's early markets at a quote of $16 for tonight's fifth event.

16 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Material success is a false happiness

Are you happy? Research done a few years ago found that over half of the Hongkongers interviewed felt they were unhappy most of the time. As teenagers, we already have a lot - clothes, good meals, safe homes - but still we never say we're 100 per cent happy. Why aren't we satisfied?

16 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Yellow Diamond proves to be a gem for Wong

It's been a relatively quiet season for trainer Alex Wong Yu-on, but based on the superlative victory of Yellow Diamond on weekend (race 254) that may be all set to change.

21 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

How does it feel to go back to school?

Edward Choi

Age: 16

Top tunes: Jay Chou's latest album

I'm really happy to go back to school. I will have the

16 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

King makes Happy choice

Mr Happy can put a smile on punters' faces by storming to victory in this evening's fourth event at Happy Valley.

The Ricky Yiu-trained son of Diesis can also anchor bets in the middle leg to the TT for which there is another tremendous jackpot of $19.36 million carried forward with the promise of a final pool around the $35 million mark.

20 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Happy times ahead for Yiu supporters

Mr Happy is set to put a smile on punters' and connections' faces given the way he stormed into fourth in the third of six trials run down Sha Tin's straight 1,000-metre chute yesterday.

6 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Mr Happy shows he's ready to repay loyalty

PUNTERS will have plenty to smile about if they stay loyal to the Ricky P.F. Yiu-trained Mr Happy (72-1) now that he has shown a first glimpse of form.

6 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Happy day in prospect for Barnes

TAIPA stalwart Joe Barnes is strongly fancied to send out Mr Happy to win the fourth event on this afternoon's Taipa card. Mr Happy almost certainly needed his last run when a highly creditable fourth to Right To Reason, the first four home pulling a good four lengths clear of their lesser rivals.

9 Mar 1997 - 12:00am