Lee Yee-Tat

Jump on Yeung bandwagon for Challenge

One would have to search the record books for the last time a seven-pound claimer headed the jockeys' championship table, but that's where Keith Yeung Ming-lun sits and he has the ammunition for a good night at Happy Valley to keep him there.

Wednesday, 11 November, 2009, 12:00am

Trainer's magic works it again

29 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Sun Trooper does just enough to maintain unbeaten record

Australian rider Zac Purton was only too pleased to be wrong when hot favourite Sun Trooper scrambled home to win the St George's Challenge Cup, 1,000m, at Happy Valley last night and keep his unbeaten record.

23 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Perfect Style ready to pounce first-up for new mentor Fownes

Caspar Fownes knows enough about the fluctuating fortunes of the racing game to modestly accept the lucky break that seems to have come his way with the arrival in his yard of New Zealand private purchase Perfect Style.

Yesterday, Perfect Style handsomely won the fastest of six heats run over the straight 1,000-metre course at Sha Tin under the guidance of Weichong Marwing.

8 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Bank on red-hot Prebble to deliver the Challenge

The storyline and the price line are equally familiar as Douglas Whyte and Brett Prebble square up for another fascinating Jockey Challenge today, with the weight of recent history putting the combatants dead level.

7 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Du Plessis whips Lazy Buddies into action

Lazy Buddies may not be a jockey's idea of a fun ride but Mark du Plessis was equal to the task on the well-named Class Five stayer, refusing the old gelding any peace until the job was done.

11 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Skyview Bar upsets the odds to leave beaten rivals licking their wounds

Skyview Bar is not the easiest horse to follow, but there's no doubting his ability to pop up and cause an upset, and he left a race full of heartbreak stories behind him in the final contest to take the Begonia Handicap (1,400m) at 50-1.

9 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Lightweight Nightlign's the one

Nightlign has a head start over today's Premier Bowl field in two ways - he is already a Group One winner and he will receive parcels of weight from 12 of his 13 rivals - and those two advantages plus improved fitness should see him home into today's feature sprint.

26 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Lee's instructions from afar bring Nightlign home

The wonders of modern simulcasting paved the way for Almond Lee Yee-tat's exciting new acquisition, Nightlign, to keep his unbeaten record intact with a winning Hong Kong debut in the final event yesterday.

25 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Terrific Top Honor gives Lai the va-va-voom he's longed for

Mosse rewards French-loving owner with feature victory

Owner Lai Wai-chi can have legitimate claims to being Gerald Mosse's number one fan and last night gained his biggest reward yet from years of loyalty when Top Honor charged away with the Lok Sin Tong Cup (1,650m) at Sha Tin.

13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Lai makes historic start to Year of Rat

Just three weeks ago Almond Lee Yee-tat would have been happy to win a race - any race - with his long-time maiden Full Of Joy. And thoughts of winning a feature race with the five-year-old would barely have entered his mind.

10 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Mosse and Palio King look set to reign

The opening race of the New Year programme is always auspicious and winning it regarded by many owners as a sign of good fortune for the year ahead. French jockeys have almost made the race their own in recent years and it's a trend that may well continue at Sha Tin today when Gerald Mosse partners Palio King for Almond Lee Yee-tat.

1 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

54 turns out to be lucky number for Lee, Nunes

The magic number turned out to be 54 for both Manoel Nunes and Almond Lee Yee-tat at Sha Tin yesterday, with both men breaking through to end a losing run of exactly that number of runners.

27 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Top Honor ready to add his name to Lee's winners' list

Almond Lee Yee-tat has made a superb start to the season and the David Hayes protege has more fresh ammunition to fire in the coming weeks, as illustrated by the performance of Top Honor at yesterday's Sha Tin barrier trials.

24 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Lee gets the better of Fownes this time

It was deja vu with a difference and some payback time for trainer Almond Lee Yee-tat yesterday, as Being Famous finally found his way back to the winners' stall once again some 21/2 years after he went desperately close to making history.

8 Oct 2007 - 12:00am