Savage Dragon

Dragon ready to roar again, says Millard

Ambitious Dragon's trainer Tony Millard is confident his reigning Horse of the Year will regain his swagger in tomorrow's Champions Mile after a 'nightmare' overseas trip - but declared Dubai conqueror Cityscape near-unbeatable in the HK$12 million feature.

Saturday, 5 May, 2012, 12:00am

Ambitious Dragon can prove superstar status in QE II Cup

Ambitious Dragon tossed aside some history in winning the Derby in March and he can repeat the dose in the HK$14 million Audemars Piguet QE II Cup at Sha Tin today.

1 May 2011 - 12:00am

New logo stirs criticism

Many people have criticised the government over the revised Brand Hong Kong dragon logo, which added three flying ribbons of different colours. The government spent HK$1.4 million on the new look by designer Alan Chan Yau-kin.

3 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

A dragon in the garage

Over time we all collect a great deal of stuff that piles up in our rooms and most of us only get round to sorting it out and throwing things away when we are forced to.

Englishman David Hart had decided that it was time to clear out his garage.

19 May 2004 - 12:00am

Dragon set to fire for Marcus

Country Dragon can become the latest example of a system which has served punters well in recent seasons by taking the fourth event on this afternoon's Sha Tin card.

2 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Dragon to scorch rivals

A Class Five dash down the Sha Tin straight 1,000-metre chute is right up Speedy Dragon's street. The Francis Lui-trained six-year is taken to win this afternoon's opening event at the New Territories venue on a card which promises to throw up plenty of decent betting opportunities.

7 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Breakfast fire drama

A man, 19, suffered serious burns to his hands and stomach when his shirt caught fire while he was cooking breakfast in his flat in Dragon Terrace, Causeway Bay. He was taken to Queen Mary Hospital where he was last night in a serious condition.

19 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Ho's Dragon can soon break through

It has been a great season for Peter Ho and, as we approach the final few meetings, the rookie trainer is throwing out a determined challenge to David Hayes for the trainers' premiership.

20 May 1999 - 12:00am

Dragon fired up for Triple Trio opener

Honest Dragon can improve again to anchor Triple Trio bets in the third event at troubled Sha Tin tomorrow night.

23 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Aggressive Dragon well on pace for further success

Aggressive Dragon may have surprised when he won on his belated reappearance but the way he's worked since it would be no surprise to see him score again and soon.

The Tony Cruz-trained New Zealand import appears to have done really well since that all-the-way success under apprentice Patrick Tse.

6 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Dragon to scorch rivals

Which ever way you look, it is hard to oppose Born Dragon in the sixth event on tonight's Sha Tin card which features a live simulcast of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe from France.

Born Dragon's form claims are just too strong to ignore and there is every reason to believe he is going to improve, to boot.

4 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Tim's Dragon shows plenty of early fire

HE won't be 99-1 next time but Tim's Dragon is sure to give you a run for your money this season.

Alex Wong Yu-on's three-year-old was making his raceday debut in the Class Four opener won by Grand Start and he is guaranteed to come on from this most promising of efforts.

9 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Man arrested

POLICE arrested a 26-year-old man last night in connection with two firebomb attacks on Shamshuipo police station in the past four days. A fire-bomb was hurled from a staircase of the Dragon Shopping Centre into the police station compound last night. The incident followed a similar attack last Thursday.

21 Feb 1994 - 12:00am