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Robin Parke

Dirt-track trial throws up Multizen magic for Millard

Trainer Tony Millard may have a useful acquisition in Multizen, who landed the first of two all-weather trials at Sha Tin yesterday.

Saturday, 30 September, 2000, 12:00am

Dirt-track trial throws up Multizen magic for Millard

Trainer Tony Millard may have a useful acquisition in Multizen, who landed the first of two all-weather trials at Sha Tin yesterday. Multizen prevailed by a head over the improving Hurray from the stable of Peter Chapple-Hyam with Give To Thee two lengths further back in third position having been there throughout the eight-runner dirt trial over 1,150 metres.

30 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Modern technology wins day as timing system is tried out

A sectional timing system specially adapted for racing will go into operation on a trial basis in Hong Kong at the end of next month. It will be initially tested over 400 metres and then in turf trials, but the Jockey Club is not saying when it will be in operation on our two racecourses.

22 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

'Worked back' rail given green light

The new 'worked back rail' on the troubled B Course at Happy Valley will have its raceday baptism at next Wednesday's meeting at the city track.

Racing officials, headed by the director of racing Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, met trainers after trackwork yesterday to discuss the arrangements and other pertinent topics.

28 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

SMULLEN'S CHRISTMAS WISHES COME TRUE

Young Irish star Pat Smullen put himself firmly in the Hong Kong shop window with a confident winning ride on Wishes (8-1) in the eighth event at Sha Tin yesterday.

27 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

QUINN'S SUSPENSION TO START ON WEDNESDAY

Irish lightweight Jimmy Quinn, who was suspended following the successful objection lodged by Glen Boss in the final race at Happy Valley on Saturday, will start his three-day ban on Wednesday.

6 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

This Toys story doesn't have happy ending

IT'S probably just as well that Brian Kan Ping-chee was not on course when an objection against King Of Toys was upheld, costing the colourful trainer his 700th winner of the season.

5 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Tune in for The Oscars

Happy Valley-loving The Oscars can steal the show by taking the featured Peninsula Golden Jubilee Cup at a rare day meeting at the city track this afternoon.

As the Sha Tin turf gets a break ahead for next week's International Races, the action shifts to the Valley and that puts The Oscars solidly in the picture for the longer sprint.

4 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Billion hits straps to Wong's Delight

Reliable Billion Delight is looking in good shape these days and Australian jockey Glen Boss will be facing next Wednesday's featured St Andrew's Challenge Quaich with optimism.

In a busy morning at Sha Tin yesterday, a number of gallopers likely to be involved on the all-weather card in midweek went through their paces, several of them impressively.

27 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

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