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Quickening

Valley trial can prove decisive for Sovereign Falcon

Racing returns to the city track tonight after a brief respite over the past couple of weeks and last Wednesday's barrier trials at Happy Valley may prove the key to zeroing in on a couple of winners.

Wednesday, 7 July, 2010, 12:00am

The Quickening Maze

The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds Vintage, HK$104

13 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Cruz's graduation all but complete

Any sports psychologist will tell you that winning becomes a habit for top athletes.

And the same applies to the top trainers and riders in the 'sport of kings'.

13 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Ever is still a real joy for punters

EVER Joy looked a horse with a very bright future when coming home far too strongly for his rivals in last night's second event at Sha Tin.

The John Moore-trained three-year-old was highly regarded when under Billy Mitchell's care in Sydney, comfortably winning the last of his three starts before export.

22 May 1994 - 12:00am

Marcus not giving up without big fight

RETAINING the title may be beyond him but Basil Marcus will not quit without a fight - as yet another double yesterday showed.

The South African rider struck in the opening race with the useful Dazzling Union (7-1) and followed up when newcomer Manor Lord (10-1) produced a grand win in the fourth event.

11 Apr 1993 - 12:00am