Author: David Morgan

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Huge weight concession gives Singapore Sling hope against Beauty Generation

Singapore Sling will attempt the seemingly insurmountable task of defeating Beauty Generation in Sunday’s (20 October) Group 2 Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy Handicap (1600m), with trainer Tony Millard taking heart from his gelding’s previous plucky attempts. The six-year-old was a closing second to the champ 12 months ago and the margin of half a[...]
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Another Beauty scores

The win of Frankie Lor-trained Fat Turtle in the Class 2 Beijing Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin yesterday, Tuesday, 1 October, completed a Joao Moreira four-timer, initiated when he took the day’s other feature, the Group 3 National Day Cup Handicap (1000m), on the John Size-trained Full Of Beauty (115lb). The five-year-old Full Of Beauty[...]
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Helene Charisma times it right

It wasn’t the Grand Prix de Paris but the Heung Yip Handicap (1800m) at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 25 September) represented the pinnacle, so far, of Helene Charisma’s Hong Kong career, and it was a timely peak at that. “It’s Mr. and Mrs. Woo’s anniversary, more than 60 years,” said a jubilant John Moore,[...]
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Aethero excites

Aethero heads into his second season unbeaten in three starts and showing signs that he might just live up to the hype that is building around him. “I guarantee you, he’s a superstar in the making,” John Moore said after the chestnut led Beauty Generation through the line in the 1000m barrier trial shortly after[...]
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Millard at the double in September

Tony Millard likes his Saturday racing, particularly when it falls in late September. The South African handler bagged a treble at the corresponding fixture last year; he opened his season’s tally with a brace during this month in 2017; and yesterday (21 September) he walked off with a double, thanks to Fun Times’ rolling win[...]
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