New Idea gave jockey Zac Purton a promising start to his quality book of engagements yesterday - but in the end the surprise victory turned out to be his sole winner on a day he could only describe with the 'F' word - frustrating.Sunday, 2 May, 2010, 12:00am
Treble Gold can make a winning debut for the Tony Cruz stable in this evening's opening event at Sha Tin.
The reclassified griffin showed plenty of promise last season, notably on his final start when chasing home Red Diamond.19 Sep 1998 - 12:00am
FOUR-TIME champion John Moore surged to the front in the race for this season's training honours with a 420-1 treble at Sha Tin yesterday.
Moore, who missed the meeting as he scoured the Sydney Easter sales for new blood, scored with Wang Tak Supreme in the second, Magnum Thirtythree in the fourth and Happy Occasions in the last.16 Apr 1995 - 12:00am
FRENCH jockey Claude Piccioni had his best day in the saddle in 18 months at Taipa and left punters stunned with a winning treble that required a calculator - or mathematical whiz - to work out the accumulated odds.24 Oct 1994 - 12:00am
LOCAL hero Tony Cruz sparkled as of old at Sha Tin last night with a 224-1 treble spearheaded by Survey King's triumph in the feature $1.25 million Piaget Gold Cup.
Cruz opened his account with a smooth success on Long March who gave Peter Tse Yan-sid a welcome change of fortune in the second event. Tse has now trained four winners this season.1 May 1994 - 12:00am
A SUPERB treble from David Hill, a double from Ivan Allan and a one vital winner from Lawrie Fownes has ensured that the trainers' championship should go all the way to the final race on June 13.
Defending champion John Moore gained a late winner and now has a two-winner cushion over Hill - widely seen as his most dangerous adversary - with Fownes one behind.30 May 1993 - 12:00am
CHAMPION jockey Basil Marcus underlined that he will be fighting for every last winner between now and the end4 Mar 1993 - 12:00am