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Grand Elite can lift Fownes' spirit

Caspar Fownes (pictured) couldn't land a winner, despite sending six well-punted runners to the starting gates on Wednesday night, but Grand Elite looks a winner in the wings following another good performance in the Geranium Handicap over (1,650m).

Friday, 20 April, 2012, 12:00am

New Asia Rising finding his feet

Trainer Me Tsui Yu-sak's New Asia Rising was presented a torrid run, but still showed fighting qualities behind smart debutant Can Do in the Class Four Rambler Channel Handicap (1,200m) on Sunday at Sha Tin.

27 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Winning Apex can revive the stable

Trainer Michael Chang Chun-wai may have lost his stable stalwart Longwah Supreme to Caspar Fownes, but he has unearthed a smart one in Winning Apex.

In a market dominated by Mentor, Quantum Power and Best Eleven in the Class Three Grassy Hill Handicap (1,200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday, Winning Apex jumped as a 21-1 fourth pick for Olivier Doleuze.

3 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Hall has another smart type in his yard

Red-hot David Hall has unearthed another interesting prospect in Super Tiger on Sunday at Happy Valley.

25 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Supreme Winner has glowing credentials

Francis Lui Kin-wai has been slowly chipping away with 16 winners this season and can expect plenty of fun with Supreme Winner.

The well-bred three-year-old made a solid debut performance in the Class Four Peridot Handicap on Sunday at Sha Tin after showing plenty in the mornings with Brett Prebble and Olivier Doleuze, who have done a lot of work with this fellow.

8 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

New kids on the block make solid debuts

Semos, Xtension and Paganini's Soul were some brand new imports being introduced to Hong Kong on Sunday and they left a lasting impression as potential future starters in next year's international races with sound efforts.

14 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Suisse D'Or ready to make his mark

Suisse D'Or has yet to light the board for a placing in 11 outings since arriving as a well-performed New Zealand import last season, but was again getting to the line with plenty of purpose for a second straight run in the Class Four Sha Tin Pass Handicap (1,650m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

3 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Saddlers Lodge has plenty to offer

Sean Woods has sourced some nice performed imports over the years, including the likes of King Dancer, Romping, Watch What Happens, Farm Legend and Magic Temple, and has another good one in Saddlers Lodge after running home a spirited second behind King Al Akbar in the Synergis Holdings Handicap over the 1,400m at Sha Tin on Sunday.

29 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Champ's pair hold promise

JOHN Moore was the man in form at Happy Valley last night and, the way a couple of his placed horses ran, there should be plenty more winners in the pipeline.

One of the most spectacular betting plunges of the night came on Moore's High Reward in the opening event. He eventually started at 4-1, having been a 13-1 chance in the overnight betting.

21 Oct 1993 - 12:00am