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Pike goes one better after learning from narrow defeat last time out

The benefit of a run has never been in doubt and Willie Pike took all the improvement he needed to win on Deep Thinker for Ricky Yiu Poon-fai after being narrowly beaten on him last start.

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 12:00am

Pike in a pickle with stipes but trainers praise him

Australian Willie Pike arrived at the races knowing he would be suspended for a wayward ride last Wednesday night, but made the most of his time in the saddle with a double to continue a breakthrough run of good form.

Pike faced an adjourned inquiry yesterday into his winning ride on El Grande, and was given the expected two-meeting ban.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

The First Rule

The First Rule by Robert Crais Orion, HK$91

3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Pike lands his biggest HK win and declares he's leaving at end of month

William Pike yesterday landed his biggest win in Hong Kong - the Group Three Bauhinia Sprint Trophy (1,000m) on Craig's Dragon for trainer John Moore, but will not seek to extend his licence at the end of the month and will return home to Perth to prepare for the arrival of his first child.

11 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Designer title hot off press

HOT off the press is fitness trainer Bob Pike's book, for which Keeping Posted readers were asked some while back to suggest a suitable title.

The book - bearing the title Designer Fitness By Bob Pike, as suggested by publican and animal rights activist Laura McAllister - will go on sale at the weekend at the SCMP Family bookshops.

25 May 1994 - 12:00am

Response to title quest keeps Pike on his toes

OUR request last week for suitable suggestions for personal trainer Bob Pike's forthcoming book on exercise really got some of you good folk in a sweat.

The faxes didn't stop coming. And now Pike will be left with the task of burning mental calories from among the offerings we have passed on to him.

12 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Pike book ideas hit new peak

THE fitness freaks among you didn't waste much time responding to our item of yesterday asking for help in finding a suitable name for personal trainer Bob Pike's book.

As you may recall Peak With Pike is the tentative title but Bob thought our readers might come up with something a little more catchy.

5 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

The sun rises on rather good joss

THE SECOND SUNRISE, by Geoff Pike (Random House, $175).

23 May 1993 - 12:00am

Rachel - viewer with all the right answers

RACHEL Pike returned to her Clapham Common home in London after a three-week holiday in Australia in January.

Having just travelled halfway around the world, she turned on her answering machine to digest three weeks' worth of messages, only to discover to her delight that she would be going on another long journey.

27 Mar 1993 - 12:00am