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Port Hope

Fownes celebrates with 280-1 double

Popular trainer Lawrie Fownes made a bullish start to the Year Of The Ox with a long-priced double at Sha Tin yesterday.

Monday, 10 February, 1997, 12:00am

Omens point to Port Hope improving on griffin year

A BIG session at the track yesterday morning for the Lawrie Fownes' team with the winning griffin Port Hope going well enough to suggest he's worth one more chance.

A good judge was only saying at the end of this week that when Port Hope's sire, Grosvenor, gets a decent two-year-old they invariably train on.

19 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Hope springs eternal for Fownes-Woods combination

Port Hope can strike a blow for last season's griffins and continue Lawrie Fownes' and Wendyll Woods' brilliant start to the season by taking the second event on an interesting card at Sha Tin this afternoon.

The New Zealand import has looked a decent type from the very first moment he worked.

28 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Mission Sealed proves success

It was a case of mission accomplished for the Lawrie Fownes-trained Mission Sealed in the opening griffin event.

30 May 1996 - 12:00am

High-flying Kiwi plans to go first class after another treble

NEW Zealand champion jockey Lance O'Sullivan notched his second treble in 10 days with another exhilarating display at Sha Tin yesterday.

O'Sullivan has zoomed up the table and was in top form when punching home Port Hope (5-1) in the opening event, Peace Gallery (8-1) in the third and last start winner Sailing (11-1) who repeated the effort in the nightcap.

24 Mar 1996 - 12:00am