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  1. Dragon sets Derby alight on a day of high drama

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

    ... to be one of those rare races without a hard-luck story. French prodigy Maxime Guyon had declared Ambitious Dragon the Derby winner a month before after winning the Classic Cup on the gelding ... very quickly,' said Lloyd. 'Take out the winner and I beat the rest by almost four lengths.' For winning trainer Millard, it was a second Derby, 11 years after success with Keen ...

  2. Elliott returns to familiar territory

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... as Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Stewart Elliott took a trip back to his Hong Kong childhood. 'That's where I used to walk home through the cemetery,' he reminisced during a walk around ... to stand in the limelight had been and gone, but that was until Smarty Jones came along and swept up the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes this year for the Pennsylvania-based rider and thrust ...

  3. Brave Kid decision may come to haunt Whyte

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... blinking.' Amongst Whyte's thousands of winners, he has yet to include the Derby, but his rides have included short course sprinters, a favourite in Bowman's Crossing who suffered a heart ... Alan Aitken While champion jockey Douglas Whyte doesn't lie awake worrying that he has yet to win the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, he probably has one crazy wish leading ...

  4. 'Settled' Vigor Delight ready to surprise a few people, insists Fownes

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken While Caspar Fownes has yet to land a Hong Kong Derby winner in what has been a brief but fruitful training career, he has managed to produce some surprises and is hoping Vigor ... Delight scared the daylights out of the hot favourite, Helene Mascot, to go down by only a neck in the yellow and red colours of Peter Law Kin-sang. 'The Derby is one of those races where ...

  5. Impressive Sea The Stars not ready for stud career

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... a goldmine on its hands. Sea The Stars is the latest topliner from the family's 1993 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Urban Sea, who had already produced the 2001 Epsom Derby winner Galileo ... the great Nashwan in 1989 to win the 2000 Guineas and the Derby on June 6, and he holds an entry for Sunday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby as well. However, the colt is only a 50-50 chance ...

  6. A classic family tale

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... this was their fourth visit to the summit. There was Galileo [by Sadler's Wells], winner of his first six races including the Epsom Derby, the Irish Derby and that wonderful victory against the older ... classic winner and, who knows, perhaps next month's Epsom Derby winner as well. ...

  7. Beadman on cloud nine after Collection draw

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Collection's major rivals for the 2009 Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby took some comfort from their good barrier draws yesterday, but their enthusiasm failed to match ... covered up and relaxed. Trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing, double-handed with Classic Mile winner Thumbs Up and outsider Quick Touch (gate three) was enthusiastic: 'Thumbs Up was beaten ...

  8. How Whyte absorbed Prebble's punches and came back off ropes

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... premiership, chalk up 100 winners and break the century for the fourth time in his career. Whyte's one glaring omission from the history books can now also be neatly pencilled in after the Durban Demon made a gutsy switch from unbeaten Brave Kid to land that elusive first Hong Kong Derby aboard Super Satin. Prebble fought valiantly for the title, had Whyte on the ropes for the majority ...

  9. On the Rails

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... are a bit fuzzy but Gary Stevens did ride 20 winners in 89 rides in 1994-95, and since the handover there has been nobody close to Olivier Doleuze's 2001-02 first-time stint. He netted 26 wins ... anyway- a foundation here may be in his best interests to follow through. If for no other reason than Doussot's early comment Guyon was 'used to riding three or four winners a day' ...

  10. Norman invades Sha Tin in style

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Tony Cruz has a real gift for preparing first-up winners and yesterday's debutant Norman Invader carried the master's total confidence in landing the 18 Districts Cup ... was a soft snap with this sharp youngster. There was a common bond between the pair as well, with bloodstock agent Dan O'Donnell having found the dual Group One winner for Cruz and also being ...




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