Environmental messages go over visitors' heads

National pavilions promoting a sustainable lifestyle and a rethink of city planning at the World Expo in Shanghai are having a hit-and-miss impact on visitors, with many admitting the messages are going over their heads.

Thursday, 6 May, 2010, 12:00am

Sohna well placed to break his bridesmaid tag

With the advantage of an inside alley and the engagement of top jockey Brett Prebble, Sohna should be able to shake off his bridesmaid tag in the middle pin of tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Happy Valley.

15 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Win Practitioner's time has come to deliver the big one

The day that the Caspar Fownes-trained Win Practitioner has been awaiting for almost two years has arrived and with it an outstanding chance to land his first quality race in the Group Three Queen Mother Memorial Cup (2,400m) at Sha Tin today.

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

Thistle King to show his prowess

Thistle King looks set to reclaim his tag of one of Hong Kong's most promising stars when he resumes from a spell in today's Clear Water Bay Handicap (1,400m) at Sha Tin.

17 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Honest Dr Well streets ahead of rivals

The superior tactical speed of the John Size-trained stayer Dr Well should be the factor that sees him prevail once more in tonight's Class Three handicap over 2,200 metres (race six).

16 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Consistent Bear Dominance out to go one better

Consistent Bear Dominance hasn't managed to notch a win but that doesn't detract from his appeal as banker material in the final leg of the Triple Trio at Happy Valley tomorrow night.

The son of Zilzal has been the bridesmaid on both starts over 2,200 metres at the city course and gets his chance to go one better against similar opposition.

15 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Plenty of quality among latest griffin crop

This season's crop of griffins has established itself as one of the strongest on record, with many of the juveniles producing highly creditable performances when stepping up to open company.

8 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Improving Dr Well has healthy chance

A jackpot of $4 million boosts this Sunday's Triple Trio at Sha Tin, where the formidable John Size-Shane Dye team can accommodate players with the ideal banker in the middle leg in lightly raced Dr Well.

14 May 2004 - 12:00am

Analysing motivations

Warren had his eyes glued to Miss Lee who was giving out the Chinese test papers.

'Well done, Warren. You earned 92 marks this time,' said Miss Lee.

Warren couldn't believe his ears. Ninety-two marks. Wow! Now he could ask his father to give him a quartz watch just like the one George got from his grandmother.

9 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Namjong can handle weight in class drop

IT'S already a season that trainer Peter Ng Bik-kuen will never forget and he is again the man to follow in the first leg of the Double Trio at tomorrow's interesting Sha Tin meeting. Ng saddles up the progressive Namjong who simply hacked Namjong has not been in better shape in his life and he will jump from barrier five which should present Cruz with no problems.

29 Jan 1993 - 12:00am