The irrepressible and iridescent Andy Leung Ting-wah was at it again at Happy Valley last night, an unexpected running double of Class Five winners solidifying his position as “King of Class Five” and taking his win total to 399 – the race is now on to get to 400 before his time is up. And then the question is: what will he do when he stops leading in occasional winners at Happy Valley?Friday, 26 April, 2013, 6:24pm
As a true city boy who grew up in New York City and Hong Kong, horses are foreign animals to me. I'm more used to animals such as pigeons, rats and cockroaches, and more comfortable riding on a metal snake (otherwise known as the subway) than a horse. So when I was shown a dressage competition on YouTube, my first question was how that was possibly a sport; and an Olympics sport at that.13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
The annual issue of permits had us thinking about the ownership system and what is wrong with it. There is a flaw that has been gathering dust for, let's say, forever.20 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
A nondescript and almost sleepy-looking brown gelding stands at the edge of the all-weather track at Sha Tin and slowly turns his head, ears pricked, deliberately pausing in the half-dark, before stepping out on to the moist dirt.27 May 2012 - 12:00am
Australian Willie Pike arrived at the races knowing he would be suspended for a wayward ride last Wednesday night, but made the most of his time in the saddle with a double to continue a breakthrough run of good form.
Pike faced an adjourned inquiry yesterday into his winning ride on El Grande, and was given the expected two-meeting ban.20 May 2012 - 12:00am
The siren song of doing business in China has claimed many a wrecked vessel in the business world, not just in the modern day but going back a century, and when it comes to horse racing the song seems so much sweeter and irresistible.25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am