Race Stage

Wong puts his younger rivals in the shade again

Veteran Wong Kam-po proved he is still a force to be reckoned with in the region by winning the second stage of the Tour of Taiwan yesterday.

Monday, 12 March, 2012, 12:00am

Lucky Red set for repeat performance

Lucky Red has built up an impressive record down the 1,000m straight course and he looks to have found the ideal race to continue on his winning way in the final leg of Thursday afternoon's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

With the TT only being partially won on Saturday, the main prize is expected to reach HK$4 million, and Lucky Red looks a standout.

29 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Young Elite can give Racing Club plenty to cheer about

The Racing Club has experienced a dream start to racehorse ownership and their winning run is not over yet, judging by the slick barrier trial win of Young Elite at Sha Tin yesterday.

Young Elite, handled by Weichong Marwing, worked home professionally over the final 400m to win the turf trial over 1,000m by a length from Mega Hill (Eddie Lai Wai-ming).

4 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Promising Danzulu can make amends with his luxury weight

Danzulu may have let his supporters down last start, but they are well advised to step up to the plate again when the promising gelding goes around under a postage stamp weight in the Cheong Wan Handicap (1,400m).

The David Hall-trained gelding scored an ultra-impressive win at his debut last season, before turning in a terrific performance in the Juvenile Sprint Trophy.

18 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Cheung has mountain to climb in Tour finale

Second-placed Cheung King-wai faces a daunting task in today's final stage of the Tour of South China Sea in Coloane, Macau.

Hong Kong's 2006 Asian Games points race champion has held his position since the opening stage.

21 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Latest Blitz shows he is a force to be reckoned with

Danny Lam Yin-lee has been to the top of the mountain in horse ownership, having landed the 2005 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint with Natural Blitz, and while his latest blitz has a fair way to go to match that, he at least kicked off positively in the first barrier trial at Sha Tin yesterday.

19 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Best Friend to mow down his rivals

Best Friend was simply dazzling in winning his final two appearances last season, and he should show himself to be a horse on the march to much better races when he returns in today's Dongguan Handicap (1,400m) at Sha Tin.

21 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Inside gate just the ticket for luckless Raiders

Treasure Raiders hasn't had the best of luck this term, but he can turn it all around with the advantage of an inside alley in the middle pin of tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Happy Valley.

12 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Kingdom takes all the right steps towards big day

Boom sprinter Sacred Kingdom took the first step towards his rich international target in December in a barrier trial at Sha Tin yesterday and emerged with a sound second to noted speed demon Adaikali.

19 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Kingsgate and Delpech gunning for more glory

Promising Kingsgate Glory has been a substantial improver with the addition of blinkers and he looks set to make light work of his class and distance rise in the final leg of tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Happy Valley.

8 May 2007 - 12:00am

Wong rides to first win

Wong Kam-po broke the Russian riders' stranglehold on the Tour of South China Sea by winning the fourth stage in Foshan yesterday.

The newly crowned Asian Games individual road-race champion outsprinted a massed bunch of 67 riders at the end of the 85km, 10-lap course to claim honours in a time of one hour, 52 minutes and 14 seconds.

29 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Wong savours second success

Wong Kam-po finished the inaugural Tour of Hong Kong-Shanghai with an impressive double, racing to his second stage victory in the race after he powered home to clinch the fourth and final leg in Sha Tin yesterday.

8 May 2006 - 12:00am

Shum's Natural Blitz sets blistering pace in trial

Danny Shum Chap-shing's Natural Blitz was an impressive winner at the Sha Tin trials yesterday. The former Macau-based sprinter cruised home in the first all-weather trial.

The speedster showed he has clearly progressed since his trial win 11 days ago, setting a solid early pace to register a cracking time of one minute and 9.8 seconds in the 1,200-metre distance.

26 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Riders prepare to conquer 'the hill'

It's just 2.2 kilometres long but riders are already quaking with fear at the prospect of climbing the one hill that could make or break their hopes as attention turns to the hilly Coloane sixth stage, the penultimate leg of the Tour of South China Sea today.

Known simply as 'the hill', previous Tours have been won and lost during this punishing stage.

31 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Able Prince proves he's a sprint star in the making

One of the more exciting aspects to the meeting held at Sha Tin last weekend was the comprehensive win of Able Prince, who annihilated quality opposition over 1,000 metres at Sha Tin (race 508) when clocking the excellent time of 56.1 seconds.

9 Apr 2004 - 12:00am