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  1. Stars of the turf

    Posted Sep 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and a mighty horse at either 2,000m or 2,400m. He's won two of his three starts at 2,400m, including the world's equal-richest race on turf, the US$5 million Dubai Sheema Classic last March. ... Champions & Chater Cup. Trips to Melbourne and the US have been canned and his focus is now the International Races in December. ABSOLUTE CHAMPION (David Hall) 18 starts, five wins, two seconds, ...

  2. Racing Club can 'have lot of fun with Young Label'

    Posted Jun 09th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Members revel in their talented first-up winner The Racing Club concept received a massive shot in the arm when their first horse to race, Young Label, won on its debut at Sha Tin yesterday in the manner of a racer destined for bigger things. The mounting yard after the race was both joyous and chaotic, with members revelling in their good fortune and many getting ...

  3. Jet Plane lands on time to end HK's sprint dominance

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a brave three-quarters of a length away in third. 'The horse showed his terrific fighting qualities once again. I knew he was going to fight, but it was just one of those races that took all ... to wait for another day before he claims his first, seemingly inevitable, Iiternational Group One win. 'He had no excuses. He ran his usual super race and was just nailed by one better,' ...

  4. The luckiest man in HK racing

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

    ... 'I'm riding for an incredible trainer who also happens to have the best sprinter in the world. We are in Hong Kong, where racing is very well run and the stakes money is high. If this is not the best jockey job in the world, what is?' Coetzee, however, is in racing's hot seat and he knows it. He's not only the regular rider of unbeaten champion Silent Witness, he's ...

  5. Quartet settles in nicely as Sha Tin prepares for big influx

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The influx of visitors to the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Race meeting on Sunday week is set to pick up the pace, with no problems reported among the four horses already in quarantine. Melbourne Cup winner Americain and Singapore sprinter Rocket Man were joined by Hong Kong Cup runner Snow Fairy, coming of a win in Japan, and South African speedster ...

  6. Strydom finally ready to turn back the clock

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... such a serious part in Hong Kong racing in the past and the present. He rode here during the 1995-96 and 1996-97 seasons, winning 55 races at a strike rate of better than one win in every 10 rides, ...

  7. Fownes' hopes lifted for Stakes

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Tokyo and trainer Caspar Fownes goes into the race positive, despite the awesome presence of Singapore champion Rocket Man. The Patrick Shaw-trained sprinter wound up his prep on Friday ... 'They had a gallop on Tuesday when I was here and they went nicely and pulled up really well from it. We are on track for a competitive race.' Dasher Go Go, who ran such a fabulous race ...

  8. Rocket Man puts Hong Kong rivals in the shade

    Posted May 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... (HK$18.8 million) SAI Cup, just reward after he missed his ride on the expensive blueblood in the Hong Kong Queen Elizabeth II Cup on May 1, after breaking his collarbone in a race fall days before ... win this race at home.' The Singaporean's win will have some screaming for a match-race between Rocket Man and the world's top-rated Australian sprinter, Black Caviar ...

  9. Just like old times for C-Team, but Sunshine's injury takes gloss off win

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... after he had hung badly at his last start. 'I wanted a strong rider because he is a little bit immature with the way he was racing,' he said. 'The horse was running-on last start ...

  10. Coetzee to take over on Memory

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox Trainer Tony Cruz said the connections of California Memory are simply looking for a change of luck with new jockey Felix Coetzee in the Singapore Airlines Cup on May 20, and Matthew Chadwick will remain the grey's 'Hong Kong rider&# ...




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