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Improving Double Moon can shine next season

Trainer Paul O'Sullivan's Double Moon continues to make progress with racing and was no exception in the Class Four Multiwinning Handicap (1,200m) at Happy Valley.

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 12:00am

Agiaal will be one to follow over longer trips

He may have shown nothing in the mornings, but Agiaal showed what he is capable of with an eye-catching second in the Ta Kung Pao 110th Anniversary Cup (1,650m) on Wednesday night.

The Andreas Schutz-trained gelding looked green in his trials, despite having plenty of sharp gallops, and was sent out at juicy odds of 51-1 for his first assignment against seasoned gallopers.

15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Happy times await owner

Paul O'Sullivan's (pictured) Happy Friends produced a much-improved performance to grab fourth at cricket-score odds in the Class Four Chai Wan Handicap (1,200m) last Sunday at Sha Tin and, with more experience, will find his way into the winner's enclosure next season.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Bullish Friend will have plenty of followers

Only seven went around in the griffin race on Sunday, but Tony Cruz's raw debutant Bullish Friend will be winning his share of races after catching the eye.

29 May 2012 - 12:00am

Blinkered Masquerader ready to steal show

Owner Leung Kai-fei won the 2004 Hong Kong Derby with Lucky Owners and couldn't relive the dream in this season's classic with Masquerader, but the Tony Millard-trained runner appears to be on the right path with an encouraging third in the Class One Venus Handicap (1,200m) at the all-dirt meeting on Wednesday night.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Family connections favour Dragon Pins

Dragon Pins turned in another eye-catching performance in the Class Four Kokura Handicap (1,650m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night and indicated he was ready to salute when stepping up in distance.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Improving Hong Kong Fat ready to dazzle

Trainer Francis Lui Kin-wai may have a huge task to match his 25 wins of last season, but he has his horses looking in good order and Hong Kong Fat is no exception.

Lui has racked up 13 winners this campaign and has a ready-made winner in Hong Kong Fat following another positive performance in the Class Four Lancashire Handicap (1,650m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

27 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Eastern Promise knocking on door

Trainer David Hall failed to find the winner's circle from his six starters at Happy Valley on Sunday, but Eastern Promise is shaping up as a promising player for the stable.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Yip's flashy youngsters are worth following

Dennis Yip Chor-hong's horses have been presenting themselves nicely lately and the young bloods Follow The Wind and Why Not are ready to score after positive performances at Sha Tin last Sunday.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Super Brother can make amends

Super Brother appears to be on the verge of opening his account after a luckless fourth in the Class Four Lok Fu Handicap (1,200m) on Wednesday night at Happy Valley .

The four-year-old arrived in Andreas Schutz's (pictured) door last season on a mark of 66 following his win in only start in Australia at Wyong Race Club in New South Wales.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Pure Force will be the one to keep an eye on

Pure Force may have been struggling to get into his rhythm since arriving, but put the writing on the wall with a gutsy effort in the Class Four Hyderabad Handicap over (1,000m) on Wednesday night at Happy Valley.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

As Tsui hits top gear so does Horse Aplenty

Me Tsui Yu-sak's stable is starting to fire on all cylinders with a double at the first March meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday and came home with two close seconds on Wednesday night's card at Happy Valley.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Improving Metrevelli is ready to strike

The David Ferraris-trained Metrevelli lived up to his improved trackwork with another good performance in the Wang Tak Handicap over the extended Valley mile on Wednesday night.

Metrevelli has taken some time to find his feet since arriving in November 2010 from his birthplace in South Africa and his latest three starts indicate the four-year-old is on the way up.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Holy Mac will be a big player in longer trips

David Ferraris has unearthed a smart one in Holy Mac, who looks to be heading in the right direction.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Genuine Leader coming along nicely

Genuine Leader showed he has improved significantly with a thundering third-placed performance in the Gloucester Handicap (1,200m) on Wednesday night at Happy Valley.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

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