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Percy Jackson

Whyte's instincts prove right for heedful Woods

Sean Woods heeded some sage words of advice from Douglas Whyte by keeping Percy Jackson at a mile, with the budding stayer digging deep to deliver a maiden win and the second leg of a race-to-race double for the 12-time champion jockey.

Monday, 15 October, 2012, 3:23am

Taking an age to get to grips with the handicapping system

Dear handicapping department. That's right, it's the handicappers' turn again on behalf of all those who can't quite get to grips with the quirks of the five-pound weight-for-age allowance for Northern Hemisphere three-year-olds for the first half of the year and which mysteriously vanishes in the second half.

26 Sep 2012 - 2:46am

Continental divide is no barrier to true love

Although they were in the same class at a local primary school, Flora Ngai and Percy Leung's childhood memories of each other grew blurry over the years. Much later, living on different continents, their budding romance was ignited thanks to broadband internet.

6 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

The rise of ancient Egypt's gods

The Red Pyramid Rick Riordan Published by Puffin ISBN 9780141384948

24 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

The Lightning Thief (DVD)

As the first of a possible five movie adaptations of the Percy Jackson & The Olympians novel series, The Lightning Thief does its job of putting things in context for viewers. In theory, the filmmakers hope people will leave the cinema longing for the sequels.

10 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

The Lightning Thief is lighting up the silver screen, reworking Greek myths for the new millennium. Now there's an RPG for the Nintendo DS based on the movie and book.

26 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Not another wizard story

As the first of a possible five adaptations of the Percy Jackson & The Olympians novel series, The Lightning Thief does its job of giving putting things in context for the audience. In theory, the filmmakers hope, people will leave the cinema longing for the sequels. Whether this will work remains to be seen.

21 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Tales of teen idols

Percy Jackson is the new teen superhero on the block. He is a Half-Blood, the son of a powerful Greek god.

In the 21st century, the gods of Ancient Greece have taken up residence in America - and one of them is Percy Jackson's dad.

26 Dec 2006 - 12:00am