John Size's patient handling of smart Warrior should pay big dividends before the season is out.Wednesday, 10 June, 2009, 12:00am
Master Dreamer hasn't had the best of luck, but he should be able to notch his sixth Happy Valley success in the middle pin of tomorrow night's Triple Trio, thanks to an inside barrier.
With the TT failing to go off last week after a tough set of results, the main prize is expected to reach HK$5 million and Master Dreamer looks a standout under Jacky Tong Chi-kit.26 May 2009 - 12:00am
John Size's boom young sprinter Warrior will be out to redeem his reputation with punters with a belated Class Two win in today's Kowloon Cricket Club Centenary Cup (1,000m) at Sha Tin.12 May 2008 - 12:00am
Brilliant Warrior may have lost the plot when surrounded by horses for the first time at Happy Valley last start, but the New Zealand-bred running machine showed he was back on track with an impressive win at Tuesday's barrier trials.4 May 2008 - 12:00am
John Size's boom young sprinter, Warrior, managed to keep his unbeaten record intact in the Rotary Centenary Challenge Cup (1,000m) yesterday and both jockey and trainer were happy despite another less-than-flattering margin.7 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Bear Macho has been an honest and consistent performer throughout his career and judging by yesterday's smart barrier trial win on the all-weather track at Sha Tin, another race victory is just around the corner.
Bear Macho was handled in this 1,050m trial by Christophe Soumillon, who had the smart sprinter travelling comfortably and close to the lead throughout.12 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
John Size's boom sprinter Warrior never had his supporters too concerned yesterday in his seasonal comeback, but there wouldn't be too many who would want to take such short odds again next time around.27 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
While Douglas Whyte's suspension on Sunday has caused plenty of discussion, with the majority believing it was a reprimand offence at best, the champion jockey looks set to pay all expenses with a strong book of rides at Sha Tin this afternoon.
Heading Whyte's agenda on this busy day at the office will be the exciting Warrior in the seventh event.26 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Newly crowned champion trainer Caspar Fownes will encounter stronger opposition next season, with four-time champion trainer John Size promising a resurgence.4 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
The luck didn't get any better for Keen Taker yesterday but the sprinter's bottom line certainly did.10 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Limoncello was a rank failure at his last outing but it will be no surprise if the three-year-old turns it all around in the opening leg of Sunday's Triple Trio at Sha Tin after coming up with gate one.1 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Racing fans waited all season to see how good John Size-trained debutant Warrior would be - and now that they know, they will have to wait until the new season for chapter two.21 May 2007 - 12:00am
John Size has experienced the quietest time of his six seasons in Hong Kong this term, but a bright ray of sunshine beamed down at Sha Tin on Tuesday in the shape of impressive unraced three-year-old Warrior.12 May 2007 - 12:00am
No one celebrates a win like jockey Olivier Doleuze and Triple Trio players may have to join the party at Sha Tin tomorrow as the likeable Frenchman looks to have terrific chances in the first two legs.
With an $8.2 million jackpot to start the pool off, Doleuze has two key mounts in Master Able, for trainer Gary Ng Ting-keung and Caspar Fownes's Check Mate.23 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
Last week there were several debutants that performed well, confirming the promise they had shown in trackwork, and none more so than Tony Cruz's Dreams Come True.
The talented galloper managed to win on debut, around the tight circuit of Happy Valley over 1,200 metres (Race 122) - a feat only the very capable horses can achieve.1 Nov 2004 - 12:00am