Monte Cristo

Monte Cristo is getting better with each start

Trainer Tony Millard has had a wonderful season with five Group triumphs among his 32 victories and is on the verge of saluting with Monte Cristo after a driving third in the restricted Equidia Racing Channel Handicap (1,650m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

Friday, 20 May, 2011, 12:00am

In-form Amityship can prove too good again

Amityship has gone from strength to strength this season, scoring most impressively last time out over this course and distance and looks an outstanding banker in the middle leg of tomorrow's Triple Trio that is expected to reach HK$7 million.

6 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Monte Cristo surprises French jockey

Olivier Doleuze has been saying for some time that Monte Cristo wants 2,000 metres but after the gelding won at the first time of asking over the metric mile-and-a-quarter in the ninth event, the Frenchman said: 'He's done a good job, I got a bit further back than I thought but he's run on well and got there in time.

25 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Inside alley gives Famagusta the edge despite weight rise

Famagusta gives the impression he is a horse on the march to better races and, with the advantage of gate one, should make light work of a rise in weight in the final leg of Sunday's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

14 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Impressive Mariachi up for bigger and better things

Mariachi can show he is a horse heading to bigger and better things by overcoming a wide barrier to win this afternoon's Carnation Handicap at Sha Tin at his 1,600-metre debut.

6 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Great Hero can keep win tally ticking over for Man

Manfred Man Ka-leung scored a career first when he landed three winners at Happy Valley on Wednesday night and the production line churned out another at Sha Tin yesterday, this time Great Hero in a barrier trial on the all-weather track.

1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

What the critics say

The Count Of Monte Cristo

A dramatisation of Alexandre Dumas' classic story about an innocent man who is wrongly and deliberately imprisoned. He transforms himself into the Count of Monte Cristo and sets out to destroy the men who manipulated and enslaved him. Starring Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Dagmara Dominczyk and Richard Harris.

Kenneth Turan

31 Jan 2002 - 12:00am