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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Respect my 'Dad's Army in dress rehearsals for internationals: Fownes

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 02:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... a big, gross horse who needs racing to get him really fit, so stepping up from a good 1,200m run he might just want the run over the mile before we see him peak." Moore has confidence in his ... fit, Sterling City is clean-winded and ready to go and I think the public should definitely overlook his last run," he said. "Designs On Rome... had a bit of second-up syndrome last ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    The big guns return as Ambitious Dragon and Military Attack do battle

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 11:02pm by Michael Cox

    ... he is in his prep. The way I train him, my target is the Hong Kong Cup in December and he will be spot on for that race. He has had a good preparation coming into this but his fitness level ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Dan Excel's build-up in Australia not ideal, says trainer John Moore

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:03pm by Alan Aitken

    ... short of fitness, despite an "encouraging" trial at Sydney's Rosehill racecourse on Tuesday. With Tommy Berry on board, Dan Excel finished a close third over 1,030 metres ... that it wasn't ideal to miss that first trial. Mother Nature went against us there and as a result he's going to be a shade short on fitness going into the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes." The Group ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RACING

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

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

    ... to their work duties- which start at 3.30am and include stable work, riding lessons and academic classes- trainees are expected to maintain a high level of personal fitness. "They [applicants] ...

  5. Sport - RACING

    Dan Excel plan to be blueprint for future Australian forays

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:38pm by Alan Aitken

    ... there are virtually no races to get the peak fitness required for a major event like a Cox Plate in October. With Gary having stables in Sydney, and he'll be able to get a satellite operation ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    South Africa's Variety Club aims to buck trend in Champions Mile

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 11:16pm by Alan Aitken

    ... such a professional." He ran three times in Dubai, we haven't backed off him since and he arrived very fit Trevor Brown No one could doubt that, with 16 wins from 22 starts, and Variety Club looks ... needed," Brown said. "He ran three times in Dubai, we haven't backed off him since and he arrived very fit. There isn't much for him coming up in the next month or two so ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Delight for John Moore … and the taxman

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

    ... as I am," Moore said on Saturday. "My level of confidence for Sunday is very high- I have two very fit horses. Able Friend put on some weight since the Derby, but that's a good thing. ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Trainer John Moore: Hong Kong will make its mark in Dubai World Cup

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:36pm by Alan Aitken

    ... reportedly, cost Qatar's Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani around €20 million (HK$212 million) in recent days- but both trainers oozed confidence with race fitness the factor cited ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Caspar Fownes hopes for Lucky double after rocky road

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 08:50pm

    ... the way through," Fownes said. "He had a quarter crack, on and off, but at this stage everything is good with him on that front. We are only just starting to get him fit. "He is nowhere near fully fit for this race, but we at least got one 1,800m race into him at the Valley and another trial last week. I am doing as much as I can under the circumstances- and looking ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Double delight for John Moore as Designs On Rome leads home Able Friend in Derby 1-2

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:29pm by Alan Aitken

    ... is a bonus. We never deviated from the plan and it has paid off," said Moore, who was circumspect when asked where Designs On Rome fits among his other Derby winners- Makarpura Star, Viva Pataca ...




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