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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Caspar Fownes hopes for Lucky double after rocky road

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 08:50pm

    ... with Lucky Nine. He overcame patchy preparations- with bad feet, a dull coat and missed work- to win last month's Group One Chairman's Sprint Prize and stayed true to form heading ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Osteoporosis, dehydration, kidney stones, starvation: how Hong Kong's jockeys are punishing their bodies to make the weight

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:26pm by Michael Cox

    ... When he lifts his feet into the stirrups, what feels like bolts of electricity surge through his hips each time he moves. All he can hear is the sound of his heart thumping at 190 beats per ... the 125 pounds he walks around at on non-racedays. Like fellow Australian Tye Angland, who stands six feet tall, Purton isn't a jockey just because he meets the criteria of being small ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Jockey Club urged to spend more on research to protect horses

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:12am by Christy Choi

    ... at Cambridge University. In areas other than disease, more was known about cattle, sheep, pigs and chickens than horses, he said. "There's very little good quality horse-welfare ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - RACING

    Rest the mystery factor for Lucky Nine

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 10:38pm by Alan Aitken

    ... but I can say that he feels as good as he ever has. His feet are great and I think he'll run really well. Happily, the rain stopped and weather's been great. "We didn't want him ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Hong Kong pair go close, but Shea Shea snares US$1m Al Quoz Sprint

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Weichong Marwing was fuming after the US$2 million race, won by American-bred Reynaldothewizard, claiming the starter let the field go after he had called out to say the horse's feet were off ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Trying times for Fownes and unlucky Lucky Nine

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... in races or it's his feet. Just when Fownes thought he had Lucky Nine in perfect shape, the gelding missed a trial after not eating up, then got back in the swing only to do some damage to his feet at the trials last week. Lucky Nine has already won three Group Ones, despite having rarely had things just so, and it would be no surprise if he won another in the Sprinters' Stakes, ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Clash of big three in Jubilee Cup overshadows Derby

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... since he got blinkers and maybe he is better than he was then, but Lucky Nine's feet weren't perfect at that stage and they're good now, so he's better, too." Whyte rode ...

  8. Comment - Blogs - RACING

    Surreal time in magical Meydan

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 02:19pm

    ... Private Zone bursts away, he must lead by seven, but decides he has had enough (0.30s). Jockey A A Rivas’ feet come out of the irons and the field also takes evasive action; but the most amazing ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Champ Ambitious Dragon out of luck in Hong Kong Mile barrier draw

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Rival Glorious Days gets a plum gate but his trainer, John Size, is not counting his chickens just yet in the Hong Kong Mile Luck of draw against the dragon When Ambitious Dragon's owner, Johnson Lam Pui-hung, peeled back the number 11 at the barrier draw for the HK$20 million Longines Hong Mile yesterday, the audible sigh from onlookers ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - RACING

    John Moore predicts 'whopper' from Irian in Sha Tin Trophy

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... cutting", a term that refers to a horse's hooves making contact with his other feet or legs during his running action. "We've got Irian's shoeing right again so that he ...




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