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  1. Coetzee rekindles memories of famous green and black colours

    Posted Jan 31st 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken 'To get back on a winner for them [Archie and Betty] is just a thrill' A return to the Silent Witness connection wiped away the bitter winter cold for jockey Felix Coetzee last night at Happy Valley as he pulled on the famous green and black colours again to land Eye Witness a winner. It was the first time Coetzee had ridden this season for Archie and Betty ...

  2. Coetzee raves about sheer class of Silent Witness

    Posted Nov 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... prodigious talent. Even jockey Felix Coetzee doesn't know. 'He was leading comfortably and then at the 400 metres, he took time to have a look at the ambulance inside the running rail,' Coetzee explained. 'Then I realised he was bludging, so that's why I shook him up and made him race. 'He's won easily, but there is still more improvement to come. ...

  3. Deserving sprint stars Rocket Man and One World on another planet

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Kingdom failed to turn up in his world champion costume, while Rocket Man (Felix Coetzee) and One World (Darren Beadman) revisited their clash in the Dubai desert last March. Rocket Man ... for him to not run well, but I was concerned about racing right-handed for the first time and Rocket Man was very green going into the turn and on the turn itself,' said Coetzee. 'He ...

  4. Nervy times in Cruz camp

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... was just where we wanted, I felt a lot better.' Cruz said he felt Felix Coetzee probably came under greater pressure as the jockey of the great horse. 'He's under more expectation ...

  5. Witness cements his place in history

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... foxing and lengthened out superbly when jockey Felix Coetzee woke him up, hitting the line with two lengths and who knows how much extra to spare. For Cruz, Hong Kong's home-grown racing ... a conference where myself, Felix and the owners sit down with [Jockey Club senior handicapper] Ciaran Kennelly and Winfried [Engelbrecht-Bresges, executive director of racing] and possibly the chairman ...

  6. Witness' magnificent 12

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... into an arrogant victory in the space of a few power-packed strides. The $12.50 favourite gave his most ardent supporters a fright in the home stretch when jockey Felix Coetzee had to liven him up ... of handicappers earlier this year. Coetzee gave a premature victory salute as he sailed by Olivier Doleuze on Able Prince (45-1) but sat back down to push the five-year-old out to win the race by a length ...

  7. Local heroes to parade for fans

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... (Silent Witness) and Leung Kai Fai (Lucky Owners) - and to trainer Tony Cruz and jockey Felix Coetzee. The cheques will be for 11/2 times the advertised prizemoney, in keeping with a Club ...

  8. Silent but deadly

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong champion Silent Witness, with Felix Coetzee on board, works out on the dirt track at Sha Tin yesterday morning. Silent Witness, who has won all 11 of his career starts, competes in his first race of the season on Sunday, in the $3 million Cathay Pacific International Sprint Trial. Trainer Tony Cruz warned that his champion was better than ever. 'He came down ...

  9. All eyes on Sacred Kingdom again

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... as tough to win as the Group One to come. The race has everything, from the return match between Sacred Kingdom (Brett Prebble) and Singapore's idol, Rocket Man (Felix Coetzee), to the entry ...

  10. Lion City sensation Rocket Man gets a good feel of Sha Tin

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Singapore trainer Patrick Shaw wasted no time getting star sprinter Rocket Man out of his box at Sha Tin and onto the training track yesterday. The gelding only arrived on Sunday morning and Rocket Man wasn't out to do anything spectacular, merely shake the travel dust off his feet. He strode around the all-weather track for one lap under Felix Coetzee, who ...




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