Urban Sea

Big-money colt glistens for Moore

Trainer John Moore believes his annual northern hemisphere legwork this season may even produce 'a better collection' than his Derby-winning group last term, headed by one of the most expensive private purchases in Hong Kong history.

Wednesday, 9 September, 2009, 12:00am

Impressive Sea The Stars not ready for stud career

The owner of Europe's best three-year-old this season, Sea The Stars, has put potential buyers on hold while his superbly bred galloper cements his racing credentials.

26 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Arc a triumph of common sense

Unless the anti-gambling lobby is attempting to argue that simulcasting the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe brought us to the brink of a second typhoon in a month or shaved some more points off the Hang Seng Index, we can't see that Hong Kong is any the worse for its experience.

8 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Urban Sea foal fetches record price

Hong Kong-based owners David and Ling Tsui have enjoyed another windfall with Urban Sea after the top-class mare's latest produce smashed the world record price for a filly foal.

1 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

'I think it is a very harsh decision - 12 meetings for what?' says French ace after he is ruled out until March

Mercurial French jockey Eric Saint-Martin was last night banned for 12 meetings after he was found guilty of improper riding at the conclusion of an adjourned inquiry from Saturday's Sha Tin fixture.

11 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Make Ambitious grab for TT riches

Ambitious is what you'll have to be to nab a slice of tomorrow's Sha Tin Triple Trio in which chances are numerous.

The Peter Ho-trained improver has run two cracking thirds so far this season and still finds himself coming into tomorrow's Class Three 1,400-metre contest off bottom weight.

13 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Tse slammed over 'incompetent' Sydney ride

Local jockey Jackie C. K. Tse will require permission from Australian Jockey Club (AJC) stewards before riding in Sydney again following his efforts on brilliant youngster Adeewin there on Saturday.

The AJC chief stipendiary steward, Ray Murrihy, called the ride 'bordering on incompetence' and called Tse, trainer Bobby Thomsen and well-known local owner Sunny Yam before him.

6 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Tse slammed over 'incompetent' Sydney ride

Local jockey Jackie C. K. Tse will require permission from Australian Jockey Club (AJC) stewards before riding in Sydney again following his efforts on brilliant youngster Adeewin there on Saturday.

The AJC chief stipendiary steward, Ray Murrihy, called the ride 'bordering on incompetence' and called Tse, trainer Bobby Thomsen and well-known local owner Sunny Yam before him.

6 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

French flair keeps Eric in the hunt

ARC de Triomphe-winning rider Eric Saint-Martin only came for a holiday, but it seems he has been here ever since. His presence has been mutually beneficial to everyone concerned with racing, save for a wayward performance on Tim's Joy when he was lucky to escape censure for the interference caused to Jade Age down the back straight.

19 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Clive won't be denied this time

CLIVE Brittain, European racing's modern-day Marco Polo, had a look on his face last Sunday that could have been mistaken for that of Urban Sea's winning Arc connections, owner David Tsui and trainer Jean Lesbordes.

9 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Urban Sea's Arc win just the tonic for HK

URBAN Sea's unlikely triumph in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe has handed the Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club a magnificent ace in in their bid to upgrade the annual International Cup to Group Two status.

5 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Mosse's Arc hopes thrive in the rain

PERSISTENT rain has lashed Longchamp racecourse in the last 48 hours, throwing wide open today's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe but presenting Gerald Mosse with his biggest chance of climbing back to the top since his surprise return from Hong Kong earlier this year.

3 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

French filly can make class count

NOBODY knows better than Walter Swinburn that a top-class filly, in top form, can take an awful lot of beating in big races such as today's Hongkong International Cup; so it is easy to understand his enthusiasm for the French-trained Urban Sea.

18 Apr 1993 - 12:00am