In-form Shum can get the best out of Spirit

Trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing has come out running this season to be sitting third on the championship ladder and a switch to his in-form yard may be just the move to get the best from Charity Spirit in the Lok Sin Tong Cup (1,000m) today.

Sunday, 8 January, 2012, 12:00am

In the groove

Asian Drum Spirit - Funky Sueyoshi with Friends As a leader of the well-established Japanese rock band, Bakufu Slump, Sueyoshi (pictured) not only plays drums, but also has composed and produced hit songs for other artistes.

19 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson - Spirit (Island Records) When the taxman went after Willie Nelson in the late 1980s he responded with one of his most convincing releases in years.

The 'clearance sale' Who Will Buy My Memories from 1991 was available only through mail order and found Nelson with acoustic guitar and a straightforward frame of mind.

2 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Youngsters reward keen trackwatchers

ONE of the bonuses for crawling out of bed at some ungoldly hour to cover trackwork - besides the obvious financial one of spotting future winners - is the sheer pleasure of watching the griffins progress.

15 May 1994 - 12:00am

Dittman's burning desire for longer trip

IT was great day all round for riders who returned to Hong Kong especially for yesterday's big day.

And it looks as if winning rider Mick Dittman, who scored on Wonderful Moment for Ivan Allan in the seventh yesterday, would like to make his next stay in Hong Kong just a little bit longer. About two months and 30 days longer to be more exact.

13 Dec 1993 - 12:00am