Kent & Curwen

Kent & Curwen: a classical day at the races

Eric Fok, Allan Zeman and Thomas Tsang

Horse racing is very much on people's minds these days. The sport of kings always reaches fever pitch around the Lunar New Year, with numerous new cups and promotions.

Wednesday, 30 January, 2013, 4:48am

Eagle Regiment looks set to do battle on foreign soil

Olivier Doleuze kisses Eagle Regiment. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Kudos to Manfred Man Ka-leung, Olivier Doleuze and everyone else involved in preparing Eagle Regiment to win the Centenary Sprint Cup after a year off the scene with injury.

30 Jan 2013 - 3:44am

Regiment has unfinished business in the desert

Olivier Doleuze knows how to celebrate a big race win as he points his finger towards the grandstand after Eagle Regiment's stylish victory. Photo: Kenneth Chan

In a training triumph for Manfred Man Ka-leung, who also landed his 300th career winner, Eagle Regiment gave the handler his second Group One win and in arrogant style, taking the straight-course feature by the scruff of the neck when Doleuze pressed the button.

28 Jan 2013 - 7:03am

The faster the better for Lucky Nine, says Prebble

Brett Prebble

Top jockey Brett Prebble believes the presence of exciting three-year-old Amber Sky can only help the chances of Lucky Nine in the Kent & Curwen Centenary Sprint Cup on Sunday.

25 Jan 2013 - 3:13am

Ricky Yiu hopes youngster Amber Sky will score rare win

Amber Sky in action.

An exciting young horse tackling the best older ones is a highlight in most jurisdictions but a novelty here, where the Ricky Yiu Poon-fai-trained Amber Sky will on Sunday be the first in more than a decade even to attempt it.

24 Jan 2013 - 3:09am

Eagle Regiment aims for repeat success in Kent and Curwen Cup

Eagle Regiment (Olivier Doleuze) won the barrier trial batch 1 over 1,000 metres at Sha Tin. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Whether because of his sheer size or his sore legs, Eagle Regiment may always struggle to do anything other than gallop in a straight line - luckily it is something he does very well.

23 Jan 2013 - 4:39am

Aaron Kwok attends Kent & Curwen campaign launch

Actor-singer Aaron Kwok

Singer-actor Aaron Kwok Fu-shing and model Lynn Xiong Dailin have long been rumoured to be an item, but their relationship seems to have become less ambiguous now, with Kwok recently showing up at Xiong's father's funeral.

Appearing at British menswear brand Kent & Curwen's campaign launch at Central's IFC mall on Wednesday, however, Kwok declined to comment on the matter.

11 Jan 2013 - 4:28am