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  • Dec 25, 2014
  • Updated: 11:40pm


Not-so-Dominant trial gives Moore plenty to ponder

A failed first barrier trial by expensive import Dominant, blamed in part on a firm track, has thrown a spanner in the works of John Moore's preparations for the up-coming four-year-old features.

Wednesday, 4 January, 2012, 12:00am

Ponderosa has the Hall-marks of a champion

David Hall sent five runners to the starting blocks on Sunday at Sha Tin and came away with three minor placings, with Ponderosa making a massive impression at first time of asking in race three, a Class Four sprint over the 1,000m.

14 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Keen Winner is the most meteoric progression . . . since River Verdon won the

Normally after such a tumultuous Classic duel, with the classy Keen Winner overcoming such a proven top-grade performer as Housemaster, it would be the horses themselves who capture centre stage.

Not this time.

7 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Bumping into big names from history books

THE adventure-fantasy Time Bandits is an imaginative trip into the past.

A young time-traveller (Craig Warnock) sets out on a strange odyssey during which he meets famous names from history and romance - giants like Napoleon, Robin Hood and King Agamemnon. He also witnesses historic events like the sinking of the Titanic.

21 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Class rise no hurdle to smart Our Pal

DESPITE stepping up in class, Our Pal should give punters a run for their money in the second event this evening.

Trained by Derek Cruz and to be ridden by the very polished Declan Murphy, Our Pal has been a revelation having already greeted the judge three times this season.

5 Jun 1993 - 12:00am