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Mossman

Du Plessis double a timely reminder of his rich talents

Mark du Plessis had some nervous moments in both legs of a double and the timing of his winning day was perfect, arriving at a key stage of the season with jockey departures soon to open opportunities for the natural lightweight.

Sunday, 22 January, 2012, 12:00am

Mossman will feel right at home

John Size often takes less experienced horses to Happy Valley to enhance their racing education with some bump and bustle but rarely have lessons been so thoroughly dished out as in King Mossman's case and he should welcome a return to Sha Tin for the Chinese Recreation Club Challenge Cup (1,200m) today.

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Mossman is a class act

John Size-trained horses usually make a successful transition from Happy Valley to Sha Tin, but King Mossman should take his form on the bigger track successfully to the Valley for the Hong Kong Country Club Challenge Cup (1,000m).

28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

City King shows instant progress

City King may have shown nothing in the mornings, but he showed what he is capable of with an eye-catching performance in the Conghua Handicap (1,200m) on Sunday at Sha Tin.

The Dennis Yip Chor-hong-trained five-year-old was never a factor in his only two runs last season after arriving from Australia, but showed the two-month break may have done him the world of good.

20 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Young guns still need to learn ropes

Who was the mid-table trainer who stood up at the trainers' meeting with Jockey Club officials on Friday and complained that all trainers didn't have whatever access they liked to boom apprentice Alvin Ng Ka-chun? Our spies - who were queuing up to relate the matter due to the personalities involved - say that there was even a demand for rules to be changed.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

King Mossman can handle all conditions

Trainer John Size's Supreme Jewellery looks the real deal after a sizzling debut win on Tuesday and stablemate King Mossman won't be too far off a win of his own following a game first-up fourth against a sound Class Three field over the straight 1,000m.

13 May 2011 - 12:00am

Mossman Blitz is bred to go higher

Manfred Man Ka-leung left Happy Valley with his head held high on Wednesday night after exacting an elusive win out of My Mate Adric in the Class Three Kwong Tin Handicap, and the trainer should look forward to a future win with progressive Mossman Blitz following a positive performance in the Class Four Ping Shek Handicap (1,650m).

7 Jan 2011 - 12:00am