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  1. Sport - Racing

    The racecourse with no horses, beer or people

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 07:21pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Follow @KemblaCoxy In the space of eight days we’ve experienced a race meeting without horses and a racecourse with no beer – and this Wednesday night we ... down to its purest form – the most desperate, hardcore punters imaginable. Firstly, the entry price was fair, and what it should be at most racetracks around the world – free. That’s a discount ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Farewell Happy Valley, hello Sha Tin dirt racing

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 09:17pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... Andrew Hawkins andrew.hawkins@scmp.com The curtain came down at Happy Valley on Wednesday night, the stars of the show – headlined by Caspar Fownes and Zac Purton – took their final bows ... hope to generate,” said English travel writer (and son of an Epsom Derby-winning jockey) Will Hide. At Happy Valley, the racegoer is right amongst the action, whether you’re in the beer garden ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Zac Purton aborts Japan stint to seek treatment for heel injury

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:33am by Michael Cox

    ... at Chukyo Racecourse in Nagoya yesterday when a left heel injury that had flared up at the previous weekend's meetings became too painful to continue riding. I had ridden six winners from about ... and Chronicle Sky, but after finishing fourth on Mikki Seagull in the following event he declared himself unfit to continue and immediately after leaving the racecourse booked flights to Sydney. ...

  4. Comment - Blogs - RACING

    Dirt tracks, dark racecourses and dilated pupils

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 04:29pm by Michael Cox

    ... to guests, on a Wednesday it is down to the 15,000 core members of the punting fraternity – the only requirement for membership is a desire to bet on anything. It’s hard to find a winner on a dirt ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup Final: Sabella will step down regardless of result, while Loew reaches for long-term goal

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 12:56am by AFP

    ... Reuters in Buenos Aires Argentina manager has forged a work ethic among players; Germany's boss has instilled determined team spirit Sabella ready to walk while Loew laughs off pressure i:p/ Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella is to step down after the final regardless of the result, his agent said. And Sabella, 59, could deliver no better parting gift than winning ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Welsh rugby in crisis as talks break down

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cardiff National team captain Sam Warburton left isolated after signing WRU contract Welsh rugby was plunged into crisis on Friday after acrimonious talks between Regional Rugby Wales (RRW) and the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) over the ...

  7. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Tiger Woods in desperate scrap to keep season alive

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:13am

    ... Woods is healthy. “I think what it’s going to boil down to, would be my guess, is how healthy Tiger is and how he feels like his game is,” said Jim Furyk, who has secured his spot on the team ...

  8. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    It’s payback time for Waratahs reject Nemani Nadolo

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 09:58pm by Reuters

    ... different, a little bit of X-factor," Blackadder said when Nadolo was named in the Crusaders squad last year. "This guy has got it. He is an absolute hulk of a man, yet he can fly down ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    The rides that deserved all the plaudits

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:04pm by Michael Cox

    ... bring down Classic Mile conqueror and stablemate Able Friend. It is one thing to say it, but another to execute it with ice-cold precision as Berry did. Playing to his mount's strengths, ... Group Three January Cup (1,800m) Happy Valley is as quirky and idiosyncratic a racecourse as there is, and one that takes top riders many years to master. But for Moreira it became the perfect ...

  10. Sport - Rugby

    South Africa stun New Zealand to grab Commonwealth gold

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 08:17am by AFP

    ... international Cornal Hendricks threatened for South Africa, while Afrika did well to track back and knock the ball out of a fast-advancing Kiwi wingman Ben Lam down the right. The BlitzBokke were then dealt a blow when influential skipper Kyle Brown was replaced after just two minutes with nasty-looking shoulder injury. Kwagga Smith snagged down Lam straight after, but New Zealand skipper ...




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