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  1. Super Whyte closes in on personal milestone

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Another day, another treble for Douglas Whyte as he marches on to a 12th straight championship and what might wind up as his best-ever season- which is saying something by his standards. The Durban Demon opened the scoring with Sean Woods' Brothers In Arms in the second, followed with O'Halo for John Size an hour later, then landed his ...

  2. All's well that ends well

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The day did not go exactly as scripted for champion jockey Douglas Whyte after getting down to unbackable odds in the Jockey Challenge at one stage yesterday, but it was a case of all's well that ended, well, almost well. Whyte was always a strong favourite to win his fourth Challenge on end and got to as short as 1.03 in the aftermath ...

  3. Whyte settles for a double

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Champion jockey Douglas Whyte was back from a steward-inflicted break yesterday with a book that promised more but he had to make do with a double for John Size and David Hall. Defeats on the card included two long odds-on chances for Size in Aomen and Tuxedo, but supporters of the Dream Team also didn't forget to back debutant G-One Winning ...

  4. Whyte feels good enough to work again

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Champion jockey Douglas Whyte has declared himself back to work this morning, despite the injuries he suffered at the start of the final race on Sunday. Whyte was thrown forward over the neck of his mount and onto the ground when Aomen stumbled out of the starting gates and almost fell. As Aomen then scrambled to stand upright again, he stepped ...

  5. Lee targets Valley prize with Happy Yeah Yeah

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The next edition of the Happy Valley Million Challenge doesn't kick off until September, but the Almond Lee-trained Happy Yeah Yeah fired the first shot without ever having raced at the city course when he took the Hong Kong Island Handicap (1,200m). The four-year-old son of Kashani has improved at each of his four starts, putting ...

  6. Size, Whyte keep rivals at bay

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com John Size and Douglas Whyte may not have had the day they hoped at Sha Tin yesterday, but a lone victory in tandem helped each of them marginally improving his advantage at the top of the leader boards for the trainer and jockey championships. Whyte has gone to 32 wins and opened up a 16-win break in the riders' table over Darren Beadman ...

  7. With title in bag, Whyte eyes century mark

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Champion jockey Douglas Whyte has set himself just one more relatively modest target before the end of the season- to land a century of winners for the fifth time. With an 11 straight championship banked and the 1,300-win mark behind him, Whyte's treble on Delish and Fulfil A Wish for John Size and Aerosa for Manfred Man Ka-leung put him ...

  8. Raw Glorious Days is 'the real deal'

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Douglas Whyte is calling him the real deal, even his conservative trainer John Size has stamped him a good horse and the toughest problem with Glorious Days right now is trying to make a call on where his limits might lie. Glorious Days (Whyte) had another stroll in the park to win the Midland Holdings Cup (1,400m) and all eyes now turn ...



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