A barrier trial and a good draw should see the Caspar Fownes-trained Vanquish Delight bounce back to his real form and win the Hong Kong Golf Club Centenary Cup (1,800m) at Happy Valley tonight.14 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
Reigning champion trainer John Size may have been out of luck and thousands of kilometres away yesterday, but that didn't stop Caspar Fownes and him from turning up the heat in the trainers' championship at Sha Tin.8 Jun 2009 - 12:00am
Caspar Fownes feared a John Moore whitewash yesterday so when the premiership pacesetter gained only a one-win advantage over him, Fownes was satisfied. Fownes took the final race with Horace's Choice (Jacky Tong Chi-kit) at odds of 27-1 and it was the only ray of light on an otherwise tough day at the office.1 Jun 2009 - 12:00am
A stomach virus may have felled trainer Caspar Fownes, but the show went on in his absence with Gallant Master (Jacky Tong Chi-kit) breaking through for a well-deserved victory in the sixth event over the all-weather mile.16 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Victory Conqueror has been out of luck in five runs since scoring a smart first-up victory, but with the aid of barrier one he should bounce back to his best in the middle leg of tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Happy Valley.16 Dec 2008 - 12:00am
A fitter Danesis should relish a return to the all-weather track and have little trouble in bouncing back to his best in the final leg of Sunday's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.21 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
Paul O'Sullivan has spent more than a season trying to get Jade Dragonfly back to winning ways and was as surprised as anyone that the one horse to beat him came from the trainer's own yard.
Luminous, a transfer from the John Size yard, kept on fighting hard for Jacky Tong Chi-kit and spoiled the Jade Dragonfly party by arriving at 73-1 in the final event.3 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
It wasn't only about winning - it was about education, said trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing after improving griffin Big Profit broke through for his maiden victory and earned his connections an International Sale griffin bonus.13 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
It was rain-assisted bookends for Caspar Fownes, despite the Jockey Club narrowly avoiding the onset of real rainstorms during the race meeting.6 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Serious Play may be in the twilight of his career, but the nine-year-old can give his younger rivals a galloping lesson in the opening leg of tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Happy Valley.
The Peter Ho Leung-trained gelding certainly doesn't win out of turn, but his best form is clearly saved for when he lines up at the city circuit over 1,800 metres.27 May 2008 - 12:00am
For a stable stalwart who has never put a foot wrong in his first 39 starts, Fifty Fifty burned all his credits in a single afternoon, putting jockey Jacky Tong Chi-kit in hospital and causing a crippling injury to an outrider pony.7 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Paul O'Sullivan hailed his programme for a repeat win in the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby as being 'right on schedule' after assessing the fighting win of Never Look Back at only the third time of asking.2 Jan 2008 - 12:00am