Manfred Man Ka-Leung

Pleasure Gains will get better with age

Pleasure Gains

Lots of excitement was provided from the dozen newcomers at Sha Tin and one that stood up was the Manfred Man Ka-leung-trained Pleasure Gains in the Class Four Hillwood Handicap (1,400m).

Friday, 3 May, 2013, 4:48am

Time running out for lame Eagle Regiment in Dubai

Eagle Regiment.

Another Dubai mission is turning to disaster for Manfred Man Ka-leung's injury-prone sprinter Eagle Regiment, who is battling lameness and seems in severe doubt to take his place in Saturday's Al Quoz Sprint.

27 Mar 2013 - 4:53am

Care Free Pegasus will get all the favours

Care Free Pegasus looks a rock-solid banker in the final leg of the TT. Photo: Kenneth Chan

A potential HK$10 million Triple Trio dividend awaits punters at Happy Valley, but it won't be easy and the Manfred Man Ka-leung-trained Care Free Pegasus has the light weight and low draw that should see him right in the finish as an anchor for the final leg.

26 Mar 2013 - 3:15am

Racing Digest, March 3, 2013

Umberto Rispoli points his way towards the stands. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Manfred Man Ka-leung was doing his best to downplay the Class Five success of City Delight, trotting out all the usual reasons why the handicapper shouldn't slug his maiden winner too many points.

3 Mar 2013 - 6:38am

Improving China Angel is the one next time

Manfred Man Ka-leung's yard has got off to a slow start but he has some of his youngsters knocking on the door, and China Angel is no exception after a strong second in the Class Four Shenzhen Handicap (1,200m) at Sha Tin.

9 Oct 2012 - 4:08am

All Round coming to hand nicely

All Round coming to hand nicely

The Manfred Man Ka-leung-trained All Round looks to be heading in the right direction after an encouraging performance in the Class Three Hong Kong Outstanding Athletes Cup (1,650m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

29 Sep 2012 - 3:03am

Common Goal is no stranger to the dirt

When highly sought-after stable transfer Common Goal landed in the yard of Manfred Man Ka-leung, the plan was always to head to the all-weather track for a first-up, Class Four kill.

15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Prebble's daring tactics win the day

A gutsy move by Brett Prebble early in the day paid off and provided the blueprint for his winning ride aboard Familists, as a long-term plan to target the HK$1.8 million ATV Cup came to fruition for trainer David Hall.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Double joy as Purton's season just gets better

Zac Purton landed one of his longest-priced doubles of the season with Strathtay and Samadhi to reach the half century of winners and crept out to a worthwhile lead over Brett Prebble in the race for second in the jockeys' championship.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Common Goal seems set to soar skyward

Punters will be all over recent stable transfer Common Goal when he next steps out on raceday after the talented grey's impressive first trial for new trainer Manfred Man Ka-leung.

With blinkers on for the first time in a trial, the five-year-old did his work stylishly under jockey Brett Prebble, catching the eye in his 1,050m dirt test.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Suspended Prebble's loss is Doleuze's gain on impressive debut winner

Suspension and a change of plans cost Brett Prebble the winning ride on debutant Electronic Fortune, when the three-year-old scored in the hands of Olivier Doleuze to open proceedings. 'Brett did all the work on the horse and I had planned to run him on the 23rd over 1,000m when Brett would have been able to ride him,' trainer Manfred Man Ka-leung said.

16 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Brett glad to be 'Double Doyle' again

Brett Doyle had endured 118 winless rides before capturing the opening event last night at Happy Valley, but only had to wait 30 minutes to get his next victory, as he nabbed a race-to-race double and then confirmed he would depart the Hong Kong riding ranks at the start of next month.

5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Good Boy Boy looks ready for more success

Paul O'Sullivan's smart sprinter Good Boy Boy showed he will be ready to rumble when next produced with an eye-catching trial performance at Happy Valley last Saturday.

The five-year-old showed blistering gate speed in a 1,000m jump-out, cruising away to a big lead before Derek Leung Ka-chun dropped his hands late and idled to the line.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Castle displays mega progress

Trainer Manfred Man Ka-leung isn't likely to threaten his career best last season of 43 victories, despite chalking up win number 32 with Euro Swiftly, but should have been pleased to see the massive improvement shown by Mega Castle on the storm-battered track at Happy Valley on Wednesday evening.

24 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Dirt freak makes a fine return to track from bleeding attack

Trainer Manfred Man Ka-leung managed to nurture his promising dirt performer Five Clubs back from a bleeding attack on January 16 to claim a resuming win in the Omega Handicap (1,200m). Man and red-hot Derek Leung Ka-chun combined to grab a first victory with the Danbird gelding after a five-month absence from the race-track, no easy feat according to the trainer.

20 Jun 2011 - 12:00am