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Single-Handed Sailing

Hong Kong-born Meads sets sail on an adventure of a lifetime

An average 18-year-old guy's idea of fun is normally a night out with the lads, but for Oscar Meads it's a day out in his boat, sailing by himself.

Sunday, 24 May, 2009, 12:00am

Trial therapy: St Tropez spray tan

What is it?

An in-salon machine application of the St Tropez tanning agent. You can have it manually applied, but the machine spray is said to give better results.

What was it like?

25 May 2007 - 12:00am

Crowd crush at laser light show

Four people were taken to hospital with breathing problems last night as thousands packed Golden Bauhinia Square to watch the laser and fireworks show.

13 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

So rides luck and saves face

What a difference a season makes. Apprentice Richard So endured an awful campaign last season which resulted in an embarrassing zero next to his name in the win column But Lawrie Fownes' five-pound claimer is all heart and yesterday he notched his fifth winner of the term when running clean away with the traditional New Year's Day feature event, the Chinese Club Centenary Cup.

2 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Clear Spray best in wet

WHEN it is wet at Sha Tin there are few horses who go better in the ground than Neville Begg's Clear Spray (Nap) who looks set to take plenty of beating in this afternoon's opening event.

There is nothing quite like starting a meeting on a winning note. It buoys the confidence and from there is also the feeling of playing with ''their'' money, rather than your own.

19 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

Sniff of promise about Begg hopeful Clear Spray

COURSE and distance winner Clear Spray comes solidly into the reckoning for the fourth event on tomorrow night's final Happy Valley card of the season and looks a useful Double Trio banker.

With the presence of handy debut winner Make It Happen in the field, punters are entitled to a shade of odds about the Neville Begg-trained Clear Spray who will be partnered by Greg Childs.

1 Jun 1993 - 12:00am