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  1. Sport - Racing

    BMW to sponsor Hong Kong Derby

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com BMW to sponsor Derby The Hong Kong Derby will have a change of sponsor from one German prestige car maker to another when it is run later this season. The Jockey Club's seven-year romance with Mercedes-Benz has ended, with the announcement yesterday that BMW will put its name on the Derby for the next five years. There will be no increase ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1082676/bmw-sponsor-hong-kong-derby
  2. Sport - Racing

    Derby far from certain for improving Wayfoong Express

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 10:24pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Wayfoong might not take Express route to Derby Improving four-year-old Way-foong Express took another step towards putting himself in the Hong Kong Derby on Sunday but it didn't require a mind reader to see that trainer Richard Gibson was not doing cartwheels over the idea. Gibson, who racked up a double after having won with Sugar City earlier, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1433848/derby-far-certain-improving-wayfoong-express
  3. Sport - Racing

    Derby generation have the chance to prove true worth

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Derby generation have the chance to prove true worth Now we enter the proving phase for the season's four-year-olds and Mizani's last-to-first swamping of Class One rivals in Sunday's final race will have come as a welcome sign for all concerned. As we recorded here prior to the 2013 Derby, the suggestion that it was a weaker Derby ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1216208/derby-generation-have-chance-prove-true-worth
  4. Sport - Racing

    Mr Gnocchi books a place in the Hong Kong Derby but no certainty to line up

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 10:06pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Gnocchi no certainty for Derby but ensures place Trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing said that Hong Kong Derby plans for Mr Gnocchi are not set in stone, despite the gelding's third win of the term to ensure a start. The son of Hard Spun produced a powerful finish to wear down lightly-weighted Approve and bookend the Lunar New Year card for jockey Gerald Mosse, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1419388/mr-gnocchi-books-place-hong-kong-derby-no-certainty-line
  5. Sport - Racing

    Champion Whyte recalls ride to success

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Champion Whyte recalls ride to success "When Akeed Mofeed came out of the gates, I immediately had the position I wanted and I was comfortable and confident. But that only lasted until we got around to the back of the course. As they seem to do with a lot of these Group races- and it seems to happen in the Derby every year- when we got ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1193188/champion-whyte-recalls-ride-success
  6. Sport - Racing

    Lucky Nine set to steal limelight from Derby

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Lucky Nine set to steal limelight from Derby The Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup threatens to overshadow the BMW Hong Kong Derby on March 17 after trainer Caspar Fownes confirmed he had abandoned a Dubai assignment for last year's winner, Lucky Nine. Following Lucky Nine's Group One Chairman's Sprint Prize win last week, Fownes had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1157277/lucky-nine-set-steal-limelight-derby
  7. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Race calendar not offering much help to Derby hopefuls

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Few options for trainers to prepare expensive Private Purchase horses for the main event Race calendar not offering much help to Derby hopefuls Trainers seem to be leaving some Derby runners until later in the season now for their first appearance, but are they getting much help from the programme in preparing them? In recent seasons, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1143834/race-calendar-not-offering-much-help-derby-hopefuls
  8. Beadman's return still uncertain

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Darren Beadman will not ride at the Hong Kong Gold Cup meeting on Sunday and the date of his return is uncertain after the leading jockey checked himself back into hospital. Beadman was knocked unconscious for some time and fractured a cheekbone last Friday when his barrier trial mount snapped a joint and hurled him to the ground. Beadman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993226/beadmans-return-still-uncertain
  9. HK buyers splash out at Karaka sales

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Hong Kong connections were prime movers at the Karaka Premier Yearling Sale in New Zealand this week, with the Jockey Club the second-biggest spender and Dr Gene Tsoi Wai-wang the seller of the colt that topped the prestigious auction. Tsoi (pictured) is best known in racing as the owner-breeder of the Derby-winning filly Elegant Fashion, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991554/hk-buyers-splash-out-karaka-sales
  10. Sport - Racing

    Fownes knows he can pull it off with Best Show

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Fownes insists his pair can get their act together Caspar Fownes didn't have a runner in last year's Derby and has what could best be described as knockout chances this year but the winning trainer from the 2010 classic with Super Satin feels the door might just have opened for him lately. Best Show arrived from New Zealand with a huge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1190010/fownes-knows-he-can-pull-it-best-show

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