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  1. Ambitious Dragon is one to beat- Guyon

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

    ... the Derby itself 11 years ago with Keen Winner. But every dog has his day and the trainer roared back into the top grade as Ambitious Dragon stamped himself as the clear Derby favourite yesterday, ... I don't have a big string so the horse has been able to get special care,' Millard said. 'Keen Winner was really a Class Two horse, who I managed to win the Derby with and I was quite ...

  2. Derby signs too early for Jacobee, but he is going the right way

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... trainer John Moore' bulging classic contingent. With quite a number of much higher-rated Hong Kong Derby contenders yet to step out for Moore this season, the trainer was in no hurry to talk ... He's more relaxed, a delight to work with now.' While Moore wasn't talking about Derby plans, he admitted the win off a 78 rating would take Jacobee into the 80s in the handicaps ...

  3. Cruz blames official for injury

    Posted Feb 21st 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... for the Hong Kong Derby Trial, one might have put it down to bad luck. But trainer Tony Cruz didn't think so. The former champion jockey turned leading trainer blamed a nearby Jockey Club official ... understudy to Derby favourite Floral Pegasus and was aghast at the freakish accident which leaves those Derby plans in disarray. Although stewards charged him with misconduct (he pleaded guilty) ...

  4. Helene Mascot can drive Cruz to Derby delight

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken No runner in the HK$16 million Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby has staged a better trial for the race than Helene Mascot and he looks the horse to erase Tony Cruz's Derby disappointment of 12 months ago and take the classic today at Sha Tin. Cruz was pipped on the post in the 2007 Derby with Floral Pegasus, something that grates on Cruz's memory for both ...

  5. On the Rails

    Posted Mar 17th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... a dozen horses might emerge as the Derby winner but all of them are capable of emerging as rival stars at the top end of things over the next couple of seasons. In terms of performance ratings, ... with Alan Aitken With the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby behind us for another season, the postscript to the race is the new breed of stars that racing has been seeking has to all ...

  6. Hall eyes classic for victorious Bay

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken It may have been by the side door, but Australian trainer David Hall entered the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby fray at Sha Tin yesterday as his English import Hawkes Bay cruised away with the Police Cup, 1,600m, at his third local start. With the Derby just over a month away, Hawkes Bay will have to take a major step up to winning the Derby Trial in a fortnight ...

  7. Specialist earns crack at HK Derby

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be confident,' said Ferraris, the 2005 Derby winner with Vengeance Of Rain. He will also send out Liberator in this year's Group One. Executive director of racing Bill Nader said the Derby had a history dating back to 1873, but has 'blossomed to the point where our HK$16 million in prize money eclipses that of both the Epsom Derby in England and the Kentucky Derby in the United ...

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    BMW to sponsor Hong Kong Derby

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... to the HK$16 million in stake money the Derby has carried since 2007, which leaves it sitting just ahead of the Epsom Derby, just behind the Kentucky Derby, but a long way behind almost HK$28 million ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com BMW to sponsor Derby The Hong Kong Derby will have a change of sponsor from one German prestige car maker to another when it is run later this season. ...

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    Derby far from certain for improving Wayfoong Express

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 10:24pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Wayfoong might not take Express route to Derby Improving four-year-old Way-foong Express took another step towards putting himself in the Hong Kong Derby ... after his well-earned Class Three victory. "He's won today off a 79 rating and obviously there is a process for selecting the Derby field and whether he will have the rating ...

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    To run or not to run: that is Ho's Derby question for Flame Hero

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 12:51am by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... Andrew Hawkins andrew.hawkins@scmp.com To run or not: Ho's Derby question for Hero Peter Ho Leung has until tomorrow morning to decide if Flame Hero will be a late entry for the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2,000m) after the four-year-old put himself into the picture with a determined victory on Saturday. Douglas Whyte took advantage of the inside draw on the last-start winner ...




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