Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Area


Hadley by Nick Macfie Earnshaw Books HK$160

Sunday, 8 May, 2011, 12:00am

Campus sites chosen for international schools

Large greenfield sites and vacant premises have been earmarked by the government for developing international schools, in a move that echoes Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's educational pledge in his last policy address.

20 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Lane's Weapon can hit TT target

Heavy Weapon looks the right kind of banker for the third event which opens Thursday afternoon's special National Day meeting at Happy Valley.

The Geoff Lane-trained griffin has always worked like an above-average sort. He should appreciate the Class Four company and race prominently all the way before battling on for at least one of the placings.

30 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Sectional times prove Aussie import is the genuine article

MR VITALITY landed Sunday's Chairman's Prize in the style of a true champion. It is not that the overall time was outstanding. A Topspeed of 75 rates this the superior of his three starts in the territory, but the speed figure on its own in no way promotes the weekend's effort as outstanding.

13 May 1995 - 12:00am

Newcomer gives Prize showing

ALEX Wong Yu-on has produced a number of classy griffins over the last few seasons - Deerfield, Winning Chance and Supreme Monarch spring readily to mind.

Yesterday, he gave his Show Dancer gelding, Grand Prize, his racecourse debut and while he is not in the same class as the likes of Deerfield, he is an almost certain future winner.

9 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Valley trials a joy for Magic's Begg

MAGIC Joy looks set to make his presence felt in Class Two following a super-smooth barrier trial success in the fourth of six heats run on the Happy Valley grass yesterday morning.

9 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Derby glory hope ends for injured Deerfield

HONGKONG Derby favourite Deerfield has been dramatically pulled out of today's $3.5-million Classic at Sha Tin.

The American-bred rising champion has a suspensory ligament problem and yesterday's withdrawal brought to an unhappy end a troubled preparation for the galloper expected to be local racing's next major star.

7 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Watson draw gives ailing Rowe a major Open tonic

SCOTT Rowe will clamber out of his sick-bed to line up alongside defending champion Tom Watson in the first round of the US$250,000 Kent Hongkong Open at Fanling this morning.

The 17-year-old Hongkong amateur champion has been handed a dream draw which has pitted him with eight-time major winner Watson and Taiwan's Chen Tse-chung.

11 Feb 1993 - 12:00am

Deerfield back on right course

DEERFIELD is back. Alex Wong Yu-on's private purchase griffin sensation from last season finished hard on the bridle when a close second to Right Way in a brilliant fourth of nine barrier trials at Sha Tin yesterday morning.

3 Feb 1993 - 12:00am

Deerfield can rediscover form

DEERFIELD looks to be coming right back to the kind of form which made him the great white hope of the private purchase griffins at the beginning of the season.

26 Jan 1993 - 12:00am

Rowe takes title by a runaway 12 shots

TEENAGER Scott Rowe cement Never under pressure he concentrated on maintaining a smooth tempo and steering clear of potential trouble. A three-foot birdie putt at the short second set him on his way and although he dropped shots at the fifth, sixth and seventh he went into lunch knowing that barring a disaster the trophy was his.

26 Jan 1993 - 12:00am