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Three steps to success

TNT Distinguished Sales Award winner Edmond Hui Ka-kit has three golden rules for success - enthusiasm, courage and rapport.

Friday, 13 June, 2008, 12:00am

Cannon fodder

Job description: Pointless character whose sole raison d'etre is to die, usually right after delivering a heart-wrenching line about how much they love their child or devoted fiancee. Used as a cinematic vehicle to engender audience rapport.

11 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Cruz plots Treble trouble

Treble Gold can make a winning debut for the Tony Cruz stable in this evening's opening event at Sha Tin.

The reclassified griffin showed plenty of promise last season, notably on his final start when chasing home Red Diamond.

19 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Double joy for astute Yiu

Ricky Yiu's season ended on a high note yesterday with a brilliant Sha Tin double.

15 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

En Rapport in tip-top shape

All the hard work has been done and now only race day will show who is to be the winner of Hong Kong's most prestigious race, the $6.5 million Derby.

A lot of keen judges have been prepared to concede the Classic to Johan Cruyff since his brilliant win in the traditional lead-up race, the Classic Trial.

28 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

En Rapport shows his class - and there's more in store

EN RAPPORT appears to be improving all the time for his in-form trainer Lawrie Fownes, dashing home impressively at Sha Tin yesterday morning.

The classy New Zealand import was too good for recent winner and good worker Ablaze in a solid hitout and is one to keep on your side.

9 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Rapport has crack at Vase

Surprise Centurion Trophy winner En Rapport gets the chance to underline his claims as one of the most promising young horses in training in today's featured Sha Tin Vase.

24 May 1997 - 12:00am

Ample power left in Fownes' arsenal

Centurion Trophy winner En Rapport is one of several bullets remaining for long-serving trainer Lawrie Fownes to fire in a determined bid to make this season his best since coming to Hong Kong.

18 May 1997 - 12:00am

Smiling in sync

LAUGHTER may indeed be contagious, but the source of those synchronised smiles might be physical rather than emotional. There is a fascinating amount of synchrony that takes place beyond our awareness. The more people are in ''sync'' with each other, the greater the rapport. That's why we're instantly comfortable with some people and stiff with others.

27 Oct 1993 - 12:00am