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Starcraft

Beautiful Scenery has what it takes to go higher

Almond Lee hasn't had a visit to the winner's circle in eight meetings following the success of Clement Spirit on March 12, but Beautiful Scenery put the writing on the wall with a fine debut effort to nearly upset the odds-on choice Fortune General last Saturday at Sha T

Tuesday, 12 April, 2011, 12:00am

Beautiful Scenery has what it takes to go higher

Almond Lee hasn't had a visit to the winner's circle in eight meetings following the success of Clement Spirit on March 12, but Beautiful Scenery put the writing on the wall with a fine debut effort to nearly upset the odds-on choice Fortune General last Saturday at Sha Tin.

12 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

British influence declines along with its horses

The marvellous win by Australia's global roamer, Starcraft, in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Newmarket last Saturday was the latest evidence of a huge shift in the power base of world racing.

28 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Starcraft's HK date is cancelled

Top Australian racehorse Starcraft will not be coming for the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races on December 12 after his defeat in Saturday's Cox Plate and Godolphin star Sulamani is considered unlikely despite his weekend victory in Canada.

26 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Aussie lays down A$2m challenge

Australian racehorse owner Paul Makin stunned the assembled media after winning his first Group One race in Australia yesterday afternoon, challenging the owner of unbeaten colt Reset to a A$2 million (HK$11.6 million) privately funded match race between the three-year-olds.

7 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Rusty Yugoslavs shake off years of isolation

YUGOSLAVIA, once the pride of European football but now trying to restore their credibility after three years in exile, showed they were still a force to be reckoned with when they lifted the Carlsberg Cup at the Hong Kong Stadium yesterday.

5 Feb 1995 - 12:00am