Stitch

South African continues winning spree

Jockey Jeff Lloyd has taken his season tally to 24 and confirmed his spot in the top four with a double aboard Go Stitch, in the first race, and Aashiq.

Wednesday, 17 February, 2010, 12:00am

Galbraith shows he's on the up with another victory

It still all looks a matter of getting his head right, but Galbraith took some more steps towards eventually showing his real worth as he completed his second easy win from two starts up the Sha Tin straight.

26 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Erratic Strong Gain back on best behaviour

Talented Strong Gain earned his ticket back to the races with a no-nonsense display to take the opening all-weather track trial at Sha Tin on Tuesday.

16 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Proverbs

1 What does a stitch in time save?

2 What kind of people shouldn't throw stones?

3 To err is human, but what about to forgive?

4 Which 19th-century crime-fiction writer coined the phrase 'a change is as good as a rest'?

5 What is said to be the better part of valour?

19 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Williams hopes rest will work wonders for injury

Australian jockey Craig Williams has been riding with a stress fracture in his left shoulder for two weeks and will stand down from Happy Valley tomorrow night to rest the injury.

26 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

In-form Fownes has feature in his grasp

Sophomore trainer Caspar Fownes couldn't have wished for a better start to the season, having won two features in the opening two meetings and the young trainer has a top chance to make it three from three with Visorhill in the Kwangtung Handicap Cup over 1,400 metres.

11 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Bank on Unicorn to rediscover old spark

In the past three seasons, no favourite has managed to win the $3 million Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup but John Size's stable star Electronic Unicorn should change all of that at Sha Tin this afternoon.

22 May 2004 - 12:00am

millard dreams of singapore fling

Trainer Tony Millard is hoping to add Blue Stitch to the growing Hong Kong contingent for the Singapore Airlines International Cup at Kranji in a fortnight after the gelding's superb effort in the Champions Mile.

2 May 2004 - 12:00am

A chance to broadcast your inner child

The newly launched Disney Channel (available on NOW Broadband TV) is looking for some fresh blood. They are seeking someone to represent Hong Kong on their live interactive children's show, Studio D.

They want to add a fresh face to their multinational team of hosts, who include Michael (South Korea), Nikki (Philippines), and Azura (Malaysia).

28 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Elegant Fashion due to show credentials

Leading big-race trainer David Hayes says Elegant Fashion 'is due' and will lay out her Hong Kong Cup credentials for all to see at Sha Tin today.

The Derby-winning mare has raced well but been beaten into minor placings at two starts this season over 1,400m and 1,600m, but moves to set weights and 2,000m today in the Group Two Asia's World City International Cup Trial.

15 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Elegant Fashion can prove International credentials

Derby winning mare Elegant Fashion gets her chance to prove herself as the leading local contender for the Hong Kong Cup in December by taking out the $3 million Asia's World City International Cup Trial over the same course and distance at Sha Tin this afternoon.

15 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Whyte has it all sewn up

South African rider Douglas Whyte turned up a double and the flame to white hot yesterday in the battle for a third successive jockeys' championship.

With main rival Shane Dye again winless, Whyte has drawn 14 wins clear at the top of the ladder with only 12 meetings to run and the New Zealander's task is looking highly improbable, if not yet impossible.

11 May 2003 - 12:00am

MILLARD HAS THEM IN STITCHES FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK

Champion jockey Douglas Whyte paved the way for a quick return to the winner's stall for the talented Blue Stitch yesterday when the gelding made it two in a week in the eighth event. Trainer Tony Millard (left) said he had no hesitation in running Blue Stitch again so soon after the soft win he had enjoyed in his last start.

7 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Lilo & Stitch

Starring (the voices of): Daveigh Chase, Christopher Sanders, Tia Carrere, David Ogden Stiers

Director: Christopher Sanders

Category: I

11 Jul 2002 - 12:00am