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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ON THE RAILS

    Live webcast of top Hong Kong races is just a matter of will

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 11:46pm by Alan Aitken

    ... to being able to webcast highlight-level horseracing to a world eager for it, but obviously that isn't the case on US racing's biggest day (however beloved the Kentucky Derby might be). ... Grammy award winner Toni Braxton singing the national anthem, a legendary rock guitarist, Richie Sambora, playing the call to post, interviews with a world famous celebrity television chef, Bobby ...

  2. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Akeed's low-rated Derby victory is a blessing in disguise

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... here and by several of the trainers involved in the Derby, the point is where the Derby horses go from here. With a six-point rating rise to 108, Akeed Mofeed emerges as the Derby winner with the lowest-ever rating going forward after the Derby. In the past, those who did not have serious ratings before the Derby certainly did when the dust settled. Keen Winner won off a 92 rating 13 years ...

  3. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    A classic case of confusing the Hong Kong Derby picture

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... post-Classic Cup press conference when he pointed out that no four-year-old had, as yet, established proper credentials to be the Derby winner, and he conceded that It Has To Be You was the beneficiary ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Channelling candidates into their own lead-up event leaves punters scratching their heads and looking elsewhere for blue riband winner A classic case ...

  4. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Race calendar not offering much help to Derby hopefuls

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

    ... Collection still stands as the highlight example of coming in late and doing the job- he didn't make his first start here until February 15 and was the Derby winner exactly five weeks later. ... 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 ...

  5. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Akeed Mofeed no Collection, but doesn't have to be

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

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com He may be a worthy Derby favourite, but his ascension to the throne of expectation still tells us a lot about this year's classic Akeed Mofeed no Collection, but doesn't have to be And so we have the BMW Hong Kong Derby favourite we had been expecting since September, and a worthy one, but Akeed Mofeed's ascension to the throne ...

  6. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    All-conquering Hong Kong needs to flex muscles in new frontiers

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:31pm by Alan Aitken

    ... two Royal Ascot sprint winners have in common? Both ran last in the Derby.) Which makes us wonder whether fresh targets are required, or even possible, in order to improve on what is becoming ... with the Longines Hong Kong Mile winner and Tokyo will be his fourth start of the season, whereas it was his eighth in 2012 and seventh last year, so we'll see what that does for him. ...

  7. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    The good, the bad and the ugly of World Cup night in Dubai

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:18pm by Alan Aitken

    ... track, where winners don't ever seem to come from much further back than the first four. Tapeta, like every other artificial surface, seems to have passed through the usual phases: gift from ... the Dubai horses are also from the Asian Racing Conference, but take them out and Hong Kong, Japan and South Africa provided five important winners to again highlight a shift away from Europeans. ...

  8. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Selection for Derby should be delayed to the 11th hour

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Current form is so much more important- and the panel should take that into account Selection for Derby should be delayed to the 11th hour If the mishmash which has been the BMW Derby field selection this year has suggested anything, it is that the Jockey Club might save a lot of pain and an equal amount of face with a later announcement ...

  9. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Classic Mile? More like Class Two in terms of quality

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... More like Class Two in terms of quality Ol' River Hong Kong Derby may have more water to flow under its bridge in the next two months, but anyone who witnessed the Classic Mile on Sunday as a showcase for the four-year-olds had to leave thinking the city's favourite classic is already over. And not in a good way. Richard Gibson won the Classic Mile with Gold-Fun, but his 2013 Derby ...

  10. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    (Lack of) info from Mongolia leaves everyone in the dark

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

    ... on Sunday that the website had posted something new, dated September 15, and we could only assume this to be what we sought. It turned out to be nothing more than a gleeful winner's photo ...




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