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  1. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Youngsters hope to win place in Jockey Club's trainee programme

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by VICTORIA DUTHIE

    ... said students would be taught English-language skills and a range of academic subjects including sports science and financial management. Students would also be able to train overseas, she ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    I'm keeping my options open, says Joao Moreira

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

    ... Trophy in the UK. Atzeni has won over 400 races and finished second in the Epsom Derby last week on Kingston Hill. There were no changes to the line-up of local Chinese riders, but Jacky Tong ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    California Chrome owner apologises for bitter remarks over Triple Crown

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:47am by Reuters

    ... forgive her husband. "This horse and our story has given so much joy to so many people. I hope that this 30 seconds isn't going to destroy all that," she said. ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    How Hong Kong's failed racehorses are enjoying new lease of life as showjumpers

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:02pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Handlers' patience and persistence at Beas River Riding School see rejects earn a chance to enjoy a second career Leap of faith On a rainy morning ... this private riding centre to retrain horses and give horses a second career. "It's a wonderful facility, not only to give a horse like Ambitious Dragon a chance to rest, but to give horses ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    My Name Is Bond spearheads Hong Kong sweep of interport

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 12:48am by By Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com

    ... in the Macau Derby, but was beaten into second by third favourite Best Season- denying trainer Gary Moore a fairytale farewell ahead of his departure to train in Australia. Moore has dominated ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Caspar Fownes fixing to extend fortune with Lucky Nine

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:31pm by Michael Cox

    ... Lucky Nine will head back to Japan at the start of next season hoping to collect a second leg of the Global Sprint Challenge and break his frustrating run of misfortune there following another sensational win in Singapore on Sunday night. Straight after the seven-year-old spaced his rivals in the KrisFlyer International Sprint for the second successive year, trainer Caspar Fownes ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    California Chrome well fancied for stage two of possible Triple Crown

    Posted May 16th 2014, 09:19pm by >Agence France-Presse

    ... Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome is shining even brighter heading into today's Preakness Stakes, the second leg of US flat racing's triple crown. "I think he loves it," ... look to pose any major threats, apart from Social Inclusion, who is expected to set the pace and, after drawing gate eight, was installed as the second choice at 5-1. The lone filly ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Delight for John Moore … and the taxman

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:05am by Alan Aitken

    ... Group One season of his career and piles up a stake money record for the ages. When Designs On Rome won the QE II Cup last week and Military Attack finished second, Moore smashed through Tony ... For a race that carries the tag "international" and holds a place in the world's top 50 races, the lack of competitive foreign horses has stuck out. But John Size, who was responsible ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Neil Callan's double spoiled by another ban

    Posted May 11th 2014, 12:40am by Alan Aitken

    ... in the stewards' room. Yiu and Callan combined in a race-to-race double as Furio and Graceful Kingdom took races five and six and it was the ride on the former that brought up the jockey's second ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Rome has designs on top 10 rating

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

    ... quality foreign competition is required for comparison, and the Jockey Club admits some attention will be given to raising the prize money for the QE II Cup for the first time in 12 years. ... "With four foreign horses, we did not have quantity, but we certainly did have quality and we acknowledge there is more competition to attract top-class horses," said chief executive ...




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