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14 10, 2021

Mother Nature on Zac Purton’s side in premiership battle

By | 2021-10-14T06:47:59+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Sport|Comments Off on Mother Nature on Zac Purton’s side in premiership battle

Of all the jockeys in Hong Kong who need a boost, four-time champion – and current premiership leader – Zac Purton is probably not one of them.It seems Mother Nature doesn’t agree, however, with the Typhoon Kompasu-enforced cancellation of Wednesday ni...

14 10, 2021

John Size bullish ahead of Courier Wonder’s return: ‘he has more ratings points in hand’

By | 2021-10-14T05:32:31+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Sport|Comments Off on John Size bullish ahead of Courier Wonder’s return: ‘he has more ratings points in hand’

John Size is not one for grand statements but he remains optimistic his boom sprinter Courier Wonder has more upside, putting him in a strong position to extend his winning streak to six when he resumes in Sunday’s Group Two Premier Bowl (1,200m).The s...

13 10, 2021

China into Thomas and Uber Cup quarter-finals with 100 per cent records – and match to spare for the men

By | 2021-10-13T09:07:46+00:00 October 13th, 2021|Sport|Comments Off on China into Thomas and Uber Cup quarter-finals with 100 per cent records – and match to spare for the men

China have strolled into the quarter-finals of badminton’s Thomas and Uber Cups in Aarhus, Denmark with two more 5-0 victories in the men’s and women’s team events.The women’s team played their third and final group game in the Uber Cup on Tuesday nigh...

13 10, 2021

Former North Korea manager Jorn Andersen tipped to lead Hong Kong football team

By | 2021-10-13T07:55:10+00:00 October 13th, 2021|Sport|Comments Off on Former North Korea manager Jorn Andersen tipped to lead Hong Kong football team

The Hong Kong Football Association has targeted former North Korea manager Jorn Andersen to lead the representative team to next year’s 2023 Asian Cup qualification campaign.The FA remains tight-lipped on who will succeed Finn Mixu Paatelainen, who lef...

12 10, 2021

Alexis Badel eyes Happy Valley Delight before teaming up with yet another gun sprinter

By | 2021-10-12T10:33:30+00:00 October 12th, 2021|Sport|Comments Off on Alexis Badel eyes Happy Valley Delight before teaming up with yet another gun sprinter

Landing plum sprint rides has become a habit for Alexis Badel in recent times and the trend has continued ahead of Sunday’s Group Two Premier Bowl (1,200m) at Sha Tin, with the Frenchman to partner David Hayes’ exciting behemoth Naboo Attack.Badel will...

12 10, 2021

ONE Championship: Stamp Fairtex warns ‘arrogant’ Julie Mezabarba not to underestimate her in semi-final

By | 2021-10-12T10:16:17+00:00 October 12th, 2021|Sport|Comments Off on ONE Championship: Stamp Fairtex warns ‘arrogant’ Julie Mezabarba not to underestimate her in semi-final

Stamp Fairtex is confident she will have the edge – and the more dangerous striking – in her ONE Championship atomweight grand prix semi-final against Julie Mezabarba on October 29.Mezabarba (9-2-1) was called up as a replacement for the injured Ham Se...