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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Trainers eye big prize ahead of season opener on Sunday

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:17pm by Alan Aitken

    ... No trainer has won back-to-back championships in a decade- and this season opens on Sunday with two leading handlers, rather than one, eligible for the after- effects of "victory". ... the hangover. "It is hard to do and there will be a few of the horses who performed well for the championship win last season who will find it tough this time around, as is always the case ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    I'm keeping my options open, says Joao Moreira

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 10:18pm by Alan Aitken

    ... that they would not apply for licences, but familiar faces will still fill the jockeys' room, with full season licences for championship leader Zac Purton, Neil Callan, Olivier Doleuze, Brett ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Kerrin McEvoy springs surprise to claim jockeys' championship

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 12:30am by Alan Aitken

    ... surprise to claim jockeys' championship Kerrin McEvoy stunned fans at Happy Valley on Wednesday night to lead all the way in the Longines International Jockeys' Championship as a despised ... on the championship before the opening leg before adding another HK$1.4 million in in-play wagers, and were equally sure they weren't expecting a lot from Darley Australia's number one jockey. He ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    International Jockeys' Championship draw again favours visiting riders

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 10:31pm by Alan Aitken

    ... looks set to continue in the Longines International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley on Wednesday after Douglas Whyte, Zac Purton and Keith Yeung Ming-lun drew a grab bag of the good, ... Championship Interviews ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Rome has designs on top 10 rating

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... of The Championships in Sydney, with a similar race over 2,000m worth double the QE II money, and a rise to US$6 million for the two longer turf races in Dubai next year, have put pressure on the club. ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RACING

    British champion Richard Hughes to replace Joao Moreira for Jockeys' Championship

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 10:48am

    ... Alan Aitken Champion British jockey Richard Hughes has been engaged to replace Joao Moreira in the Longines International Jockeys’ Championship at Happy Valley on December 4. Brazilian ... the 24-hour deadline passed on Thursday. His place will now be taken by Hughes, 40, who last week secured his second consecutive British championship and did so as the first rider to win more than 200 ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - RACING

    Gary Stevens joins the all-star cast at International Jockeys' Championship

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 10:37pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... Andrew Hawkins andrew.hawkins@scmp.com Hall of Fame American continues his comeback in the saddle and adds class to a quality field of riders next month Stevens joins all-star cast in HK Champion American jockey Gary Stevens will cap off his remarkable comeback to the saddle when he returns to Hong Kong to ride in next month's Longines International Jockeys' Championship ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - RACING

    US greats can't wait to duel at Happy Valley

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 09:11pm by Michael Cox

    ... at Happy Valley Racecourse ahead of tonight's Longines International Jockeys' Championship. Video: Interview with Gary Stevens At 50 and 48 years of age respectively, Stevens and Smith ... "The horse means everything to me and I'll do this until I absolutely can't do it any more." Video: International Jockeys' Championship Interviews For Stevens, a reduced ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Osteoporosis, dehydration, kidney stones, starvation: how Hong Kong's jockeys are punishing their bodies to make the weight

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:26pm by Michael Cox

    ... dehydrated and he was forced to miss three crucial meetings as he underwent laser treatment to have them removed. He watched his championship hopes evaporate as rival Douglas Whyte took his 13th ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Fortune favours the fastest in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:46pm by Michael Cox

    ... dropping from fifth gear down to third in a sports car. They are athletes, they are born to compete," said Whyte, who will ride the star of Sunday's show- Hong Kong Cup and Derby winner ...




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