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Kranji Racecourse

Kranji fast catching up to Hong Kong benchmark

There isn't a lot that Singapore Turf Club can do about the weather, but the club seems to be making a proper job of its international meeting in other respects.

Wednesday, 23 May, 2012, 12:00am

Kranji fast catching up to Hong Kong benchmark

There isn't a lot that Singapore Turf Club can do about the weather, but the club seems to be making a proper job of its international meeting in other respects.

23 May 2012 - 12:00am

Rocket man flies past rivals again

Hong Kong's ageing sprint stars Sacred Kingdom and Green Birdie showed just how far they have receded from their peak as Rocket Man, a new world power in the sprinting ranks, emerged at Kranji racecourse in Singapore last night.

23 May 2011 - 12:00am

'Rocket Man looks better than ever'

Trainer Patrick Shaw is adamant Rocket Man is in better shape leading into today's Group One KrisFlyer International Sprint (1,200m) in Singapore than he was when he came up only a short-head shy of claiming the Jockey Club Sprint and Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin last December.

22 May 2011 - 12:00am

Green Birdie still has what it takes - Bussey

Green Birdie dashed the hopes of Singaporean fans with his gritty win in the rain-soaked Group One KrisFlyer International Sprint last year, and Caspar Fownes' travelling assistant Dale Bussey hopped off his charge after trackwork yesterday morning quietly confident the under-rated galloper can go back-to-back on Sunday.

20 May 2011 - 12:00am

Al Quoz Sprint adds flavour to showpiece

Dubai Racing Club has announced the programme for the US$26.25 million World Cup meeting on March 27, which will see a new turf sprint event run on the new Meydan track.

28 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Clock's ticking but Fownes hopeful of getting Green Birdie fit for Krisflyer

Caspar Fownes is involved in a race against time to have Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint runner-up Green Birdie fit for Singapore after a foot abscess burst in two places last week.

Fownes confirmed yesterday Green Birdie was 'fighting foot problems' and the healing process was taking time to complete.

10 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Takeover Target the standout for Kranji glory

Beating Aussie sprint stars a hefty challenge for Champion

For Hong Kong racing fans, today's clash of Absolute Champion and Takeover Target is a classic heart versus head confrontation, and if you decide to go with logic then Takeover Target selects himself.

18 May 2008 - 12:00am

Janiak's gem a distant Target for Champion

As a former world champion who has lived most of this season in the shadow of a shooting star called Sacred Kingdom, Absolute Champion won't get much respite in Singapore today when he lines up against the Australian fairytale horse Takeover Target.

18 May 2008 - 12:00am

Trainer Hall puts his faith in Champion's class

Trainer David Hall says the major things Absolute Champion has in his favour for tomorrow's S$1 million (HK$5.6 million) KrisFlyer Sprint in Singapore are his sheer class and will to win, attributes which may still see him prevail even though horseman's logic says the gelding's chances are forlorn.

17 May 2008 - 12:00am

Yiu to meet Kingdom owner to map out plans

Sacred Kingdom's trainer and jockey will meet owner Sin Kan-yuk on Thursday to map out future plans for the world champion sprinter after his luckless defeat on Sunday.

Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fie and jockey Gerald Mosse know the privilege of being associated with a champion brings with it the expectations that he'll never be beaten.

18 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

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