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  1. Early followers find value in Prebble line-up

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Brett Prebble is all the rage in Jockey Challenge betting last night, punters swarming to back the Australian into $2.85 favourite after he opened at $3.20. Prebble has a eight-ride book led by impressive debut winner Dance For Gold and a tremendous each-way chance in the feature race aboard Thumbs Up. Dance for Gold scored from ...

  2. Prebble has the quality to Sparkle

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Despite giving away a numerical disadvantage to his rivals, a couple of gun rides can propel Brett Prebble to Jockey Challenge success today. Prebble ... of Prebble's mounts can see him through though- in particular Breeze Of Luck and Beauty Sparkle. The David Hall-trained improver Breeze Of Luck is chasing back-to-back victories (see page two) ...

  3. Prebble's daring tactics win the day

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com A gutsy move by Brett Prebble early in the day paid off and provided the blueprint for his winning ride aboard Familists, as a long-term plan to target ... give him some food and train him properly,' he said. 'We liked him before he was transferred, everybody knew about him, right?' 45 The number of wins Brett Prebble has racked up ...

  4. Prebble can make hay with Moore on his side

    Posted Apr 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com With John Moore's retained rider Darren Beadman sidelined indefinitely, Brett Prebble has formed a deadly combination with the stable and the run ... success. Prebble has ridden three winners out of his last four rides for Moore, starting with Admiration in the Chairman's Trophy two weeks ago, plus two consecutive placings before that. ...

  5. Prebble has right rides to dazzle

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Brett Prebble might be the outsider in his seemingly head-to-head showdown with Douglas Whyte in today's Jockey Challenge at Sha Tin, but the Aussie has the right rides to cause an upset. The oddsmakers had Prebble a $3.20 chance to win the challenge early yesterday, behind the $1.80 favourite Whyte. Prebble (10) has one less ride than ...

  6. Red-hot Prebble can clean up on the dirt

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com After a slow start to the season, Brett Prebble is on a roll and the Australian's rides can form the foundation of a dirt track Triple Trio at Sha Tin ... on the surface, but both of those victories were in this class 18% The winning strike rate of Brett Prebble after racking up 11 winners from 61 rides ...

  7. Purton can come up trumps over Prebble

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Zac Purton can get the better of compatriot and fellow Jockey Challenge favourite Brett Prebble today at Sha Tin. The two Aussies have eight rides ... Star. Adding to Purton's claims are a host of each-way shots, none without a chance but some hampered by wide barriers. Prebble has to wait until the last for his 'banker', top ...

  8. Perennial bridesmaid Prebble tips his cap to champion Whyte

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Ask jockey Brett Prebble about great rival Douglas Whyte and he sounds more like a fan of the man he has finished runner-up to in the championship for the past six seasons. The pair loom as clear standouts in the race for the title, in what must rank as one of the sport's greatest, albeit one-sided, rivalries. Prebble is realistic about his ...

  9. Giggles Forever needs to take a 'chill pill'

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Giggles Forever needs the mental make-up to match his engine if he is to fulfil his potential, according to Brett Prebble after the Michael Chang Chun-wai-trained gelding was part of a double for the Australian. Prebble said the four-year-old had the physical side of things sorted, but 'his mental issues would hold him back' unless ...

  10. 'Baby' B Choice proving a real boomer

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com A potential-laden first-starter described as a 'spook' and a 'real baby' gave Brett Prebble the first leg of a double, on what was a mixed programme for the Australian. Prebble scored on exciting debutante B Choice, followed that with victory on Bouncer for Caspar Fownes, but was left feeling flat when he was forced to sit up ...




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