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  • Aug 29, 2014
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'I'm only reaching my peak'

With compulsory retirement seven-race meetings away for Peter Ng Bik-kuen, the trainer joked that he might have only just reached his peak after an upset double gave him a career-best for winners in a season.

Monday, 17 June, 2013, 4:35am

Henry the great

Henry Cecil may have come from an aristocratic background and been knighted for his services to racing, but to the race-going public he was simply "Our 'Enry".

16 Jun 2013 - 10:14am

Training dream finally comes true for Chris So with Jockey Club licence

Chris So Wai-yin knows what it is like to suffer for his sport. As a young rider, the man who will take up a position as a fully-fledged Jockey Club trainer in July, started his career two decades ago braving the freezing Canadian winter.

26 Apr 2013 - 3:37am

Size, Fownes look forward to competing with assistants

Call it payback if you will, or just the continuation of a long-term friendship forged throughout more than a decade working together. Whatever the case, the transition from assistant to fully fledged trainer for Benno Yung Tin-pang will be given a huge kickstart with referrals from the overflowing stable of mentor John Size.

10 Apr 2013 - 5:34am

New trainers and jockey spice things up nicely

Licensing Committee releases can often be quite mundane - especially these days when the turnover of jockey licences is much lower than it once was - but Monday's provided more than usual, with the new trainers announced and a change to the jockey population for the final part of the term.

10 Apr 2013 - 4:13am

Fownes: Quality rides can win me the title

Caspar Fownes says if he is to mount a challenge for top trainer honours this season, it will require quality rides from jockeys - and that's exactly what he got from Tye Angland and Olivier Doleuze as the pair contributed a win each to a crucial double for the stable.

18 Mar 2013 - 3:12am

Motivated employees 'give great service'

Inadequate product and service knowledge among frontline employees, and a high turnover rate, prompted the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong last year to initiate the 'Driving towards Excellence' programme.

3 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

HR Voices

Upgrading knowledge and adding value are the keys to enhancing business performance. Companies need to give staff up-to-date and effective training so they can cope with the changing business world. A successful trainer has to be able to address firms' needs and equip staff with the right skills. Classified Post asks companies how important the role of a trainer in staff training is.

7 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Beauty brand seeks trainer who likes travelling

A famous luxury brand of fashion, fragrance, beauty, watches and fine jewellery is hiring a trainer to provide support to the boutique training manager and regional teams.

20 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Corporate eye trained for excellence

Judges note that companies show determination - and creativity - in raising the bar for their workforce

23 Jun 2006 - 12:00am