House of Medici

Fact and fiction combine in tale of world-famous artwork

David By Mary Hoffman Published by Bloomsbury ISBN 978 1 4088 0052 2

Sunday, 2 October, 2011, 12:00am

Able One proves he is back in the groove

The return of spring was all the signal former Champions Mile winner Able One needed to set himself on a path back to that Group One event later this month as the veteran gelding swept aside more highly vaunted four-year-olds to find winning form again in the Chairman's Trophy (1,600m) yesterday.

5 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

On-fire So revels in first Group success

Ultra-consistent Mr Medici gave apprentice Ben So Tik-hung the biggest win of his brief career in the Group Three Premier Plate (1,800m) yesterday as a statement on the persuasive powers of his trainer Peter Ho Leung.

22 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Progressive Yummy Spirits can make up for lost time

Lightly raced Yummy Spirits was originally purchased as a Derby prospect, so the step up to 1,800m in the Group Three Premier Plate at Sha Tin today looks the point move to see him break into the higher grades.

21 Mar 2010 - 12:00am