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  1. HK 'too competitive' for Marcus

    Posted Oct 12th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Changes in the landscape for Hong Kong club jockeys look to have claimed a surprising and high-profile first victim with the decision by South African rider Anton Marcus to depart last night. Though he has had a slow start to the new term, Marcus had returned a personal best 55 winners last season to finish as the fifth-ranked rider in the championship with a high ...

  2. Review of 'careless riding' is overdue

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... 'careless' ride on Class Four hacker Waialae Win before the Hong Kong Derby was bad enough. But seeing Anton Marcus (pictured) marched for five after a relatively minor infringement on Sunday has gone beyond the pale. The fact that Marcus may have been unlucky to be charged at all for his ride on Summerland on Sunday, due to another horse, is a different debate. The fact that Marcus ...

  3. Surveyor can return to where he belongs

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... to the winning list in the sixth event at the city venue. It's just over one year ago that Surveyor, under Anton Marcus, was on a rating of 85 and obliterated a decent Class Two field over 1,800 ... because of that superb Marcus ride, simple ran above himself because subsequent efforts suggested the performance had both flattered and flattened him. But with a steady drop in the ratings ...

  4. Fradd a nose away from 300th win

    Posted Feb 29th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... to Super Ideal (Anton Marcus) after most thought he had done enough to win it. 'Today the luck was with my horse,' said Man. 'When you win a race like that, with a close photo ...

  5. Four riders from Europe will give Jockey Club more style

    Posted Nov 01st 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... The Jockey Club has also re-licensed first-term club jockeys Anthony Delpech, Craig Williams, Dwayne Dunn, Anton Marcus and Wayne Smith but has not extended the contract of British jockey Jimmy ...

  6. It's going to be a big afternoon for Hall

    Posted Oct 09th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Ruler (19 points) and he's clearly ahead of second choice Able Prince (Anton Marcus). However, the early betting has Able Prince (12) and the brilliant young sprinter Scintillation (Douglas ...

  7. In-form Dunn keeps winners rolling

    Posted Sep 20th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Australian jockey Dwayne Dunn continued the excellent start to his retainership with Tony Millard yesterday as Keen Flyer claimed another dirt win and there wasn't a protest anywhere in sight. Dunn had prevailed in tight finishes to score his initial two victories this term, then had to withstand a protest on each occasion from Anton Marcus. But with Keen ...

  8. Key To Success runs off with Prawn's record

    Posted Dec 07th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... after scoring in the seventh race over 1,200 metres. With Run And Win scorching along in front, the race was set up for a quick time and Key To Success (Anton Marcus) rattled home out wide ... but finished in exactly the right spot in such a fast run race,' Marcus said. 'It wasn't how I intended to ride him but had he jumped as normal, he probably would have been stuck wide ...

  9. Careful rethink needed on careless riding

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... for the first careless riding breach, four days for the second and five for the third. In the end, we witnessed the silly situation of Anton Marcus being sidelined for five days for a trivial offence, ...

  10. All Fit set to deliver magic 300th for Cruz

    Posted Sep 05th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Choice (Anton Marcus) looks one of the hardest to beat in the eighth event, a Class Two race over his pet distance of 1,400 metres. My Choice, a New Zealand-bred son of that country's ...




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