Prawn

Prawns & shrimp

The words 'prawns' and 'shrimp' are used interchangeably on menus, unless the chef is using

a specific variety.

Sunday, 25 June, 2006, 12:00am

Punters find weight no object for Rain

Early punters seem confident that champion stayer Vengeance Of Rain can 'do a Fairy King Prawn' by winning today's National Day Cup first-up with the stopper of 133 pounds.

It takes a horse of true Group One ability to win a Premier race here with 133 pounds, as the tremendous win by Hong Kong's first international hero in the 2001 edition of this race underlined.

2 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Promiscuous prawns are really quite discreet

According to the highly regarded research firm Think-of-a-number & Double-it, at least 89 per cent of all online searches concern pornography. According to other sources, the proportion is higher still. The even more highly regarded firm Think-of-a-number, Double-it & Add-ten, says the figure is 99 per cent.

8 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Promiscuous prawns are really quite discreet

According to the highly regarded research firm Think-of-a-number & Double-it, at least 89 per cent of all online searches concern pornography. According to other sources, the proportion is higher still. The even more highly regarded firm Think-of-a-number, Double-it & Add-ten, says the figure is 99 per cent.

7 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Doubts linger about Scintillation's staying power

Although Scintillation won the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic mile (race 388) the picture for March 13 Derby favouritism became no clearer, given there was more than one hard luck story in the prestigious event.

15 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Change of tactics gets Prawn sizzling

Shum opts to have front-running star ridden quietly as he plots attempt on Classic Mile

Yesterday's $1.6 million Yuen Long Handicap at Sha Tin was a make-or-break occasion for Special King Prawn and with that challenge now safely put away, trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing will raise the bar to Group One level.

9 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Plenty of quality among latest griffin crop

This season's crop of griffins has established itself as one of the strongest on record, with many of the juveniles producing highly creditable performances when stepping up to open company.

8 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Allan's sizzling Prawn can grab the silverware

Retiring trainer Ivan Allan can pull off another of his trademark feature-race wins by landing the ATV Cup this afternoon with crack sprinter Special King Prawn.

16 May 2004 - 12:00am

Fairy King Prawn fires warning shots

Yasuda Kinen hero Fairy King Prawn made a faultless return to action when hacking up in one of six Happy Valley trials yesterday from the improving Gonlargo.

1 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Prawn has rivals on toast

Claimer Henry K. C. Tsang has the most important ride of his short career when he partners the excellent Fairy King Prawn in the featured Hongkong Telecom Cup at Sha Tin today.

21 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Surfing the tuf

The concept of 'surf 'n' turf' has always seemed to be a rather vulgar exercise in gluttonous excess. Images of the overweight over-indulging in huge portions of essentially incompatible lobster and steak spring to mind. It all seems tasteless, in terms of behaviour and flavour.

8 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Master versus the apprentice

CHAMPION elect Basil Marcus and rising star Simon H. K. Yim can dominate the fourth event on the final all-weather meeting of the season at Sha Tin tonight.

31 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Derby bolter sends a right Royal message

ROYAL King Prawn excelled in a solid hitout on the grass at a rain-lashed Sha Tin yesterday. Patrick Biancone's black horse led stablemate, Got It Made, from the 1,800-metre chute at the top of the back straight and they weren't hanging about.

15 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Full speed ahead for King Prawn

KING Prawn (Next Best) should be very hard to beat in tonight's final event on an intriguing Happy Valley card - certainly better than those dire equitrack meetings which are even boring to us Hong Kong racefans stationed in England!

16 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

King Prawn looks tasty option after good work

KING Prawn looks set to develop into a useful Class One sprinter the way he won last time out and the way he worked during yesterday morning's Sha Tin session.

The private purchase griffin son of Vacarme was always on the bit before clearing away to win as he liked from Illico over 1,235 metres at Happy Valley recently.

4 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

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