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  1. 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 ...

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    Irish jockey Johnny Murtagh retires to focus on training

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 12:19am by AFP

    ... Classic successes, winning three English Derbys, four Irish Derbys and five Ascot Gold Cups since recording his first victory in the saddle aboard Chicago Style at the Irish course of Limerick ... enjoyed a purple patch of success in the Derby, English flat racing’s blue riband event, triumphing three times in six years aboard Sinndar (2000), High Chaparral (2002) and Motivator (2005) ...

  3. Carthage finally puts his best foot forward

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The backstory to Carthage is almost as rich as the tales of the ancient city, the nemesis of Rome, from which he takes his name. Bought by John Moore as a Trainer's Syndicate horse and a Derby prospect after running in the 2009 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Carthage was rated 97 but he could barely run out of sight on a dark night and never got to the races, let alone the Derby. Moore ...

  4. Ferraris feels he has worthy Derby contender

    Posted Jan 08th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Trainers of any horse on a 67 rating don't normally harbour Derby aspirations, less than three months out from the race. But Towering Feeling is no ordinary horse and David Ferraris ... if the handicappers take to him savagely in their reassessments today in the wake of this 31/2-length win. 'I really think this horse can make up into a Derby horse and it's just a matter of getting ...

  5. Whyte salutes 'fantastic' Size

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Champion jockey Douglas Whyte produced a tactical masterpiece to win the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby on Fay Fay yesterday then happily yielded the stage ... of the neck from the top of the straight, as Fay Fay dared a rival to get past him and none could. 'It's great to win a second Derby but I can't express how happy and excited I am ...

  6. Soumillon a winner all around

    Posted Apr 19th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken If Christophe Soumillon picks up a golf club or a tennis racquet, Tiger Woods or Roger Federer might have to start looking over their shoulder, as there doesn't seem a lot the Belgian whiz cannot do. In between winning a Group One at Sha Tin on Saturday and steering the Aga Khan's unbeaten Visindar to fresh favouritism for the Epsom Derby on Monday at Longchamp, ...

  7. Documentary makes great viewing in Derby romp

    Posted Apr 20th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... lengths. The best price you can get about the Sadler's Wells colt in the Derby at Epsom is now 5-1, but a number of the big operators have him as short as 7-2. Derby winners Sinndar, Galileo ... Murray Bell Michael Kent added to his growing reputation as a big-occasion trainer with the facile victory of unbeaten Documentary in Sunday's Group One Macau Derby at Taipa. Kent, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Mr Gnocchi: first pasta the post?

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by LO WEI

    ... took its name from Britain's Epsom Derby, although most other such races feature three-year-olds. However, Tsoi is not very confident of achieving his place in the history books. "His ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Gene Tsoi believes he's discovered a gem in Australian colt ahead of Sunday's Derby Mr Gnocchi: first pasta the post? Horse owner-breeder Dr Gene Tsoi ...

  9. Lucky Nine is a world star in the making

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... brought with it some baggage as the temptation for connections must be to press on through the set weights races over 1,800m and then the 2,000m of the Derby with Hong Kong's highest-rated ... that path? I'll leave that to Caspar but I won't be getting off him.' Fownes said he would make an entry for Lucky Nine in the renamed Derby Trial over 1,800m- the Hong Kong Classic ...

  10. Simulcast turnover gets a boost on HK race days

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... The weekend's Epsom Derby races were in between, but then the waters are being muddied at times by the bizarre presentation of events, too. We touched earlier in the season on the B-grade-at-best coverage of some Australian racing and how surprised were punters on Saturday night when their anticipation of the Epsom Derby was cut short, virtually at the vinegar stroke, as free to air ...




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