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Behind the label: Marco Visconti

Who started it? Despite the rather misleading name, Marco Visconti began life in Hamburg, Germany, in 1986.

Saturday, 10 November, 2012, 11:30pm

Rock'n Typhoon shows he's in right mood

Paul O'Sullivan hasn't had much to talk about this season with only eight winners after 56 meetings, but the trainer can look forward to a win with Rock'n Typhoon after he went to the line with a bit of purpose in the Class Three Jardine Handicap (1,200m) on Wednesday night.

1 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Fun Heroes ready to stamp his authority

Trainer David Ferraris hasn't had too much to celebrate with only 15 winners on the board this season, but his fortunes appear to be changing with a double last Wednesday and promising Fun Heroes looks a solid chance in the final leg of Sunday's Triple Trio, which is estimated to reach HK$9 million.

14 May 2010 - 12:00am

Wind Damper can keep the ball rolling

Wind Damper has got his career off to a bright start and remains a leading chance in the middle leg of tomorrow's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

The three-year-old made his debut on December 19 over the straight 1,000m and ran home nicely to score a neck win over Power Return.

30 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Sampson talks up a storm on flying visit

There's a famous Australian play about another football code in Australia - AFL. Alan Hopgood's play is titled And the Big Men Fly. But in the case of Justin Sampson, the big men fly to Hong Kong and around the region to commentate on games and be MC at various rugby dinners.

2 Nov 2008 - 12:00am


The son of a $5 million Mark Six winner was admitted to hospital yesterday after drinking detergent following a dispute with his mother over money at their home in Hunghom.

The man had earlier accused his father of giving him nothing from his Mark Six win, despite giving $1 million to his sister.

21 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Staying test just what Dr ordered

Dr Win can benefit from the move to 1,800 metres and the removal of the blinkers to take the second event on this afternoon's Sha Tin Gold Cup card.

Besides the quality of the Gold Cup, there is also a $12 million Triple Trio jackpot, some useful griffins to watch for the future and what appears to be a decent betting opportunity in Dr Win.

26 Mar 2000 - 12:00am