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  1. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Picking the right race for horses is key: top trainer

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 03:59am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Michael Chang stays cool as his charge Dibayani goes for QEII Cup glory at Sha Tin on Sunday Picking the right race for horses is key: top trainer Training horses ... and trainer for more than 20 years, that an underperforming horse, like a child struggling with lessons, can do better if put in the right race or environment. Such was the case with Rich Tapestry. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Youngsters hope to win place in Jockey Club's trainee programme

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by VICTORIA DUTHIE

    ... should be committed, have respect for others and love animals," Chan said. On average, only three applicants each year succeed in becoming certified jockeys, with salaries for racing ...

  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

    ... Symposium in the city. Friday's forum at City University was the first of its kind in Hong Kong and brought together animal rights activists, legal experts and vets. Brian Stewart, who spent ... that it was willing to make sure horses were looked after. "I'd say around 90 per cent would be swayed," Stewart said. Animal rights groups have long used the high-profile deaths of horses, ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Neil Callan's double spoiled by another ban

    Posted May 11th 2014, 12:40am by Alan Aitken

    ... that far. He is one-paced, but he is getting stronger. "The other day he came to win it and didn't finish off the race- this time, he ran the 1,400m right out." Yiu said ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Talking turf in Hong Kong

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 10:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... and Asian Games. "And we have hundreds of thoroughbreds in riding schools in China, so we have a good understanding of requirements regarding training, animal health, and welfare ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Customer is king in fight for racing to keep relevance, says HKJC chief

    Posted May 06th 2014, 10:16pm by Alan Aitken

    ... global sports like football were able to get the largest share of their revenues from broadcast rights, which had a link to the rise of sports betting and also significant incomes from commercial ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Rome has designs on top 10 rating

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Vengeance Of Rain and Ambitious Dragon both received 119 and, looking back at what they beat... that seems the right figure, so Designs on Rome has an edge Nigel Gray The staging ... Of Rain and Ambitious Dragon both received 119 and, looking back at what they beat and what happened subsequently, that seems the right figure, so Designs on Rome has an edge at the same ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Lack of travel may swing John Moore towards Designs On Rome

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 12:52am by ALAN ATIKEN

    ... to Singapore after this race, as long as the horse is all right, and he'll fly out on May 9," said Fownes. "The blinkers are the only thing new, added purely to address the horse's ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Neil Callan wins rare victory in appeal against improper riding

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 11:10pm by Alan Aitken

    ... with no penalty or fine and, like Schofield, he was represented yesterday by barrister Kevin Egan. "Kevin did a fantastic job and I know the right decision was made," Callan said on Thursday. ... right to the line and I've always pleaded guilty, took it on the chin and moved on. But this time I felt wronged." Callan was banned after an incident involving himself and Eddy Lai ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Hong Kong dominates Dubai sprint features in successful international raid

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 01:39am by Alan Aitken

    ... when Moreira hooked right on the gelding, moved into clear space and Sterling City launched his finishing sprint. "Sterling City has beaten Rich Tapestry every time they have met in Hong ...




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