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  1. Ambitious Dragon can fire past his rivals again

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Alan.aitken@scmp.com Ambitious Dragon was back to something like his best to take the first leg of the Triple Crown last month and the five-year-old only has to turn up ... Dragon (Douglas Whyte) came off a freshen-up to provide the correct responses in the Stewards' Cup. It was the Ambitious Dragon we had become used to seeing- gathering his rivals up in a few ...

  2. Ambitious Dragon to redeem himself

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... against the horse coming off a career low but Ambitious Dragon gets his chance to redeem himself. Had you arrived from Mars and seen a one-horse race, the Dubai Duty Free- or alternatively from Europe and seen only two races, add the Hong Kong Cup where Ambitious Dragon also failed- you might wonder why we are having this discussion. In Dubai, Cityscape (James Doyle) was a comprehensive ...

  3. Whyte booked for HK cup ride on Ambitious Dragon

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Champion jockey Douglas Whyte is back on board Ambitious Dragon for the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup and Jockey Club stewards are investigating whether ... Whyte was dropped by trainer Tony Millard in favour of Guyon, who was flown in to ride Ambitious Dragon in his Group Two lead-up race to the international Group One contest. The French rider ...

  4. Ambitious Dragon still a champion, insists Guyon

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com There was just a nose in it, but just enough to swear about for favourite punters as French jockey Maxime Guyon's unbeaten run on Ambitious Dragon ... declared Ambitious Dragon was the best horse he had seen in 40 years in Hong Kong racing and that only injury or bad luck would see him beaten against domestic opposition, but bad luck arrived ...

  5. Ambitious Dragon can prove superstar status in QE II Cup

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Ambitious Dragon tossed aside some history in winning the Derby in March and he can repeat the dose in the HK$14 million Audemars Piguet QE II Cup at Sha Tin today. In what shapes as an all-Tony finish, the Tony Millard-trained four year Ambitious Dragon (Douglas Whyte) and the Tony Cruz-trained California Memory (Matthew Chadwick) will shape up from the back ...

  6. Derby rivals at the mercy of mighty Ambitious Dragon

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken It has been 11 long years for trainer Tony Millard since Keen Winner landed him the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, but his Ambitious Dragon only has to live up to the declaration by his jockey to make a second classic today at Sha Tin a mere formality. After winning the Classic Cup on Ambitious Dragon last month, French wonder boy Maxime Guyon told the media all ...

  7. Amazing Ambitious Dragon takes Whyte to new heights

    Posted May 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Derby winner Ambitious Dragon transported champion jockey Douglas Whyte back to the earliest days of his Hong Kong career yesterday in giving him a third Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II ... with a controversial defeat that will see the dissolution of the trainer-jockey partnership behind his greatest wins, Ambitious Dragon looked every inch the future of Hong Kong's top-level aspirations. ...

  8. Mustard-keen Guyon vows to return to ride Ambitious Dragon in Derby

    Posted Jan 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Maxime Guyon has already reserved his return ticket from France if Ambitious Dragon can continue his brilliant form in next month's Hong Kong Classic Cup (1,800m) ... to return a month later to take on the best local four-year-olds with Ambitious Dragon- who trounced his Class Three opposition with top weight. 'I said after his last win that I really felt ...

  9. Ambitious Dragon is one to beat- Guyon

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Brilliant French rider Maxime Guyon landed his first local Group One on the back of Ambitious Dragon's electrifying finishing burst yesterday in the Mercedes-Benz Classic ... was adamant Ambitious Dragon could be the first after he covered ground in the moderately run race, then simply outran his high-class rivals when it mattered. 'If things follow the same as today, ...

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    Entering the Dragon’s den

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 02:28pm by Michael Cox

    ... is Tony Millard and the aim of the game is securing the ride on the mighty Ambitious Dragon. You’ll be subject to scrutiny from a ruthless panel of owners, cynical media experts and highly ... been Douglas Whyte, Maxime Guyon, Umberto Rispoli, Weichong Marwing and, wait for it, the answer to a tricky trivia question – Who was Ambitious Dragon’s first jockey? Jacky Tong Chi-kit. Whyte ...




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