Valley trial can prove decisive for Sovereign Falcon

Racing returns to the city track tonight after a brief respite over the past couple of weeks and last Wednesday's barrier trials at Happy Valley may prove the key to zeroing in on a couple of winners.

Wednesday, 7 July, 2010, 12:00am

What The Critics Say

Highlander: Endgame

7 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Cruz's graduation all but complete

Any sports psychologist will tell you that winning becomes a habit for top athletes.

And the same applies to the top trainers and riders in the 'sport of kings'.

13 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Highlander Club secrets should stay under the kilt

WE were rather excited when a member of the self-described 'world's most exciting and unique club' offered to break the solemn oath of secrecy and let Lai See readers into its success secrets.

This club is called the Highlander Club, and their Global Edition Editorial Office is a GPO Box in Central - must be a bit cramped.

5 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Ever is still a real joy for punters

EVER Joy looked a horse with a very bright future when coming home far too strongly for his rivals in last night's second event at Sha Tin.

The John Moore-trained three-year-old was highly regarded when under Billy Mitchell's care in Sydney, comfortably winning the last of his three starts before export.

22 May 1994 - 12:00am

Marcus not giving up without big fight

RETAINING the title may be beyond him but Basil Marcus will not quit without a fight - as yet another double yesterday showed.

The South African rider struck in the opening race with the useful Dazzling Union (7-1) and followed up when newcomer Manor Lord (10-1) produced a grand win in the fourth event.

11 Apr 1993 - 12:00am