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Roman Imp

Marcus makes sure of a Special victory in sprint thriller

Special (7-2 favourite) is more than living up to his name and a superb win for Basil Marcus in the top-class sprint at Sha Tin yesterday suggests bigger things ahead.

Monday, 27 October, 1997, 12:00am

Storm warning hoisted

Bumper Storm can stamp his sprinting class all over this afternoon's exciting final event on Happy Valley's inaugural National Day card.

2 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Scintillating gallop from star youngster

BUMPER Storm looked every inch a top Class One performer with a breathtaking workout at a busy Sha Tin yesterday morning.

21 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Kowloon Pride proves class act

The first meeting to be held under Chinese rule couldn't have started in better fashion.

The top-grade, HKSAR Chief Executive's Cup opened the eight-race card at Happy Valley on Saturday, and Kowloon Pride produced a winning performance to match the historic occasion, clocking a record time of one minute and 9.7 seconds for the 1,200-metre trip.

11 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Roman Imp has class on rivals

Smart sprinter Roman Imp can end his first Hong Kong season on an upbeat note by winning the seventh event on today's Sha Tin card for trainer John Moore.

Crack Australian rider Patrick Payne will become the fourth jockey in as many starts for the English import as Douglas Whyte, who rode the horse last time, has opted for the Tony Cruz-trained Pinch The Devil.

24 May 1997 - 12:00am

Moore sets Imp for return to winning ways

Smart sprinter Roman Imp lost no friends at Happy Valley last time when he finished fourth in the L'Or de Martell Cup and he can win the sixth race today on his return to Sha Tin.

19 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Dancer light on his feet in morning waltz

THE Ivan Allan-trained Bold Dancer warmed up a bitterly cold morning at Sha Tin yesterday with a workout which firmly suggested he can repeat his recent victory. The Allan team is in cracking form and Bold Dancer's improvement is there to see on virtually a meeting-by-meeting basis.

26 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Moore lands double with a little help from stipes

MULTIPLE champion trainer John Moore bounced back from last week's topsy-turvy meeting to land a double on yesterday's Sha Tin card, with just a little help from the race-meeting stewards.

19 Jan 1997 - 12:00am