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Dragon Keeper trials like a good buy

The first of the 2012 Hong Kong International Sales' stock were revealed at yesterday's Sha Tin turf trials and the Peter Ng Bik-kuen-trained Dragon Keeper impressed most with a professional display.

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 12:00am

Dragon Keeper trials like a good buy

The first of the 2012 Hong Kong International Sales' stock were revealed at yesterday's Sha Tin turf trials and the Peter Ng Bik-kuen-trained Dragon Keeper impressed most with a professional display.

The two-year-old son of Keeper was knocked down for HK$3.7 million to clients of Ng, and the shrewd horseman looks to have a precocious talent on his hands.

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

Whyte 'went against my instructions'

Ambitious Dragon's trainer, Tony Millard, and champion jockey Douglas Whyte were at loggerheads over where the fault lay after the reigning Horse Of The Year's defeat in the BMW Champions Mile at Sha Tin yesterday.

7 May 2012 - 12:00am

Where to launch a fancy dragon-themed vodka (in the Year of the Dragon)? Dragon-i, of course

No stranger to ostentatious parties, Dragon-i was the place to be last week for the launch of Royal Dragon's new vodka collection. As the Jamie Foxx party anthem Blame it (On the Alcohol) aptly echoed into the wee hours, partygoers included model Ana Rivera, restaurateur Bonnie Gokson, fashion blogger Denise Lai, Cove and Zue Overly, Nisa Huber and Olivia Buckingham.

27 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Enter the Year of the Dragon

In case you missed the memo, Chinese New Year starts tomorrow. This is the Year of the Dragon - and all of us are influenced by the electric, drama-filled energy of this fiery creature for the next 12 months.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Born to dance

In a time of precociousness - when there is a whole fashion industry dedicated to children, who can then wear their creations to their own beauty pageants - it is perhaps no surprise that one of the city's most popular nightspots is welcoming minors.

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

notes from the dorm

It's an undergraduate's worst nightmare: binge eating. With the freedom of university comes the freedom to eat what you want and when you want - without your parents looking over your shoulder. It has become my mission to avoid piling on extra kilograms.

The solution, I figured, lay in regular exercise. That led me to the university's dragon boat team.

25 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Dragon's win leaves Moore astonished

John Moore training a winner early in the season is never fresh news, but the man himself was left somewhat bemused as Soaring Dragon bolted in with a rain-soaked Kwangtung Handicap Cup (1,400m) first-up to break the ice for the new term.

13 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Editor's picks: Travel essentials

Store your make-up and toiletries in this zip-up bag. It's made from coated canvas that's waterproof and easy to clean. Connect Four Large Colin bag (HK$1,200) from Kate Spade, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 3188 1928

14 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Tough Beadman gets monkey off his back

There was an air of having turned the corner for Darren Beadman as he saluted with his fist double for two months on Fortune Dragon and Master Power and took half the Jockey Challenge.

7 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Withdrawals of two runners force Club to hand back $64m in bets

The Jockey Club was forced to hand back some HK$64 million in bets as the final race descended into disarray at the barriers and two of the strongest fancies were withdrawn after mishaps.

26 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Able Dragon can handle class rise thanks to weight drop

If seeing is believing then the Almond Lee Yee-tat-trained Able Dragon can make it two wins on the bounce by grabbing the spoils in the Hong Kong Country Club Challenge Cup (1,650m) at Happy Valley tonight.

7 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

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