Mraz lets the good vibes flow

Hours before his concert last Sunday, US singer-songwriter Jason Mraz preached the importance of 'song karma' - or treating music with respect.

Sunday, 1 July, 2012, 12:00am

Will the real Lucky Record turn up?

Lucky Record left his fans with losing tickets and bad memories at his last start at Happy Valley, but Douglas Whyte should get the four-year-old to turn that around at the same venue tonight in the Hong Kong Art Festival 40th Anniversary Cup (1,200m).

7 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tough Lucky Nine Dubai-bound

Hong Kong Sprint winner Lucky Nine withstood Glorious Days and then a protest to grab his second major of the season in the Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup yesterday and now heads to Dubai, where trainer Caspar Fownes may have an influential supporter in his corner.

5 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Lucky Nine has feature at his mercy

The luxury of an ideal draw and a return to the scene of his biggest win can see the Caspar Fownes-trained Lucky Nine bounce back to winning form in the Group One Chairman's Sprint Prize (1,200m) at Sha Tin today.

5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Lucky Nine gets no breaks on day of drama

Hong Kong trainer Caspar Fownes was left frustrated over the Japanese rules of racing after a drama-laden Sprinters Stakes in Tokyo yesterday that saw his runner Lucky Nine bruised and beaten and stewards took no action.

3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Fownes has plenty of faith in Lucky Nine

Caspar Fownes will press on to Monday's BMW Champions Mile with Lucky Nine, confident the four-year-old is on the verge of becoming Hong Kong's next top miler.

21 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Give a little bid

The Vertical Limit wine cellar could be yours for a mere HK$100,000 - if you're lucky. Created by Porsche Design Studio in conjunction with Veuve Clicquot, the brushed-steel armoire comes with 12 vintage magnums and is the only one (of 15 worldwide) available in Asia. Measuring 2.1 metres by 60cm, it keeps bottles chilled at 12 degrees Celsius.

17 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Lucky Fruit ready for Happy Valley harvest

He's hardly been enthusiastic when things get down and dirty in the rucks and mauls, but Lucky Fruit will not get a better chance to break through for a win than in the Hong Kong Football Club Centenary Challenge Cup (1,200m) at Happy Valley tonight.

25 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Lucky Baby shows his dominance at pet trip

Danny Shum Chap-shing was delighted to get the career of promising sprinter Lucky Baby back on track, with the Australian-bred speedball winning his sixth race from just seven appearances but reaching another career junction as he moves into Class One.

21 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Gains primed to dazzle first-up

Promising three-year-old Friendly Gains looks set to lower the boom on the brilliant Lucky Baby when he lines up for his debut in this afternoon's HKU Foundation Handicap (1,000m) at Sha Tin.

The O'Reilly gelding arrived in Hong Kong after showing great promise in three starts as a juvenile in New Zealand where he raced under the name of Master Hunter.

20 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Lucky Diamond to make amends

Promising Danehill gelding Lucky Diamond has proven costly to punters in his three appearances to date but with a rise to 1,600 metres, the Tony Cruz-trained four-year-old looks set to square the ledger in the middle leg of tomorrow's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

3 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Fownes trio hold the key for TT players

Caspar Fownes is the trainer to stick with in all three legs of the Triple Trio tomorrow at Sha Tin and in particular in the final leg with Pionero, who has made a positive impact from three starts.

The progressive galloper has finished no worse than second, and won well over 1,400 metres on February 2 beating Check Mate.

25 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Future looks bright for young prospects

There were a number to note for the future from the seven trials at Sha Tin yesterday, including Andy Leung Ting-wah's Super Fighter, who took out the first turf heat in an impressive manner.

The speedy son of Gold Brose displayed plenty of early dash without being pressed by Michael Rodd and came through to win the trial comfortably.

16 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Celebrate your good fortunes

What a relief - Chinese New Year is coming and we don't have to put up with the pressure of making resolutions like we had to last month.

Instead, we can focus on guilt-free celebrating without the need for ongoing follow-up and broken promises. There is also no pressure to find the best party or place to go as you take out of Chinese New Year what you want.

6 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Lucky heading in the right direction

Never mind the lateness of the hour - it should be worth sticking around until the final event this evening where Tony Cruz-trained Lucky Good Day is expected to take all the beating following a massive turnaround in recent trackwork.

The Argentinean import has turned the corner since his last run on October 17, where he finished a dismal last behind stablemate Russian Pearl.

17 Nov 2004 - 12:00am