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  1. On the Rails

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... issues afterwards and was retired after running ninth to Sacred Kingdom in December, but the horse he defeated in the Bowl, One World, finished second in the Hong Kong Sprint as well. So ... Pacific Hong Kong Internationals, is well and truly under way. The Sha Tin Trophy is the regular jumping off point for many of the best gallopers each season but, with the one notable exception ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Say hello to My Little Friend- he's a gun

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 08:26pm by Michael Cox

    ... with a substantial amount of mucopus after an 11th in the Group One Hong Kong Classic Mile (1,600m). He was then withdrawn from the Group One Hong Kong Classic Cup (1,800m) with more mucus issues ... Derby last year- was given a niggle to run into second but looked a picture of health. The 90-rater should be able to secure a spot in the Group One Hong Kong Derby field if that is where ...

  3. Allan announces surprise retirement

    Posted May 10th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken A prolific career as trainer comes to an end due to his mother's failing health Three-times Hong Kong champion Ivan Allan yesterday announced his retirement as a trainer ... mark on Hong Kong racing. Close to concluding his 12th season here, Allan has been champion trainer three times, won 536 Hong Kong races, 36 local and international Group Ones, produced six ...

  4. Tony McGovern

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan Hopfner

    ... 6am for barrier trials, which start at 7am. Barrier testing is for horses that have not raced in Hong Kong previously or have had [behavioural] or health issues- they need to pass a test ... High stakes and stubborn steeds are all in a day's work, the man responsible for getting Hong Kong's racehorses out of the gates on time tells Jonathan Hopfner. 'Some ...

  5. Club will need good planning with griffins

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... before the end of the season. Almost uniquely a Hong Kong-style of race due to its cross-over of northern and southern hemisphere sources, griffin racing virtually takes the place of two-year-old ... to debate, since the sources of growth in recent seasons appear to be a mix of rebates, general economic positives and an apparent leakage from illegal avenues from outside of Hong Kong rather than ...

  6. Break helps Gibson get ahead of learning curve

    Posted Sep 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... without any racing in sight. After winding up his operation in Chantilly, France, Gibson moved to Hong Kong as an interested observer towards the end of last season before his licence became ... of a period without racing. It's a long time since I was able to do that, and step back and take a look at things.' As he sails into uncharted waters and his first season as a Hong Kong ...

  7. Club should mull use of healing drugs

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... little to be gained by a further micro-dissection of Dream Horse's health, or Legionnaire's for that matter. The reality seems to be that there is an environmental issue affecting the health of the horses at Sha Tin and that horses in competition are turning up with positive mucus readings significantly more than in other jurisdictions. The bigger issue is about the legitimate ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Former champion Good Ba Ba returns to racing despite age

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... as the horse's ultimate target. Owner John Yuen Se-kit attracted widespread criticism last year when he announced he would bring his three-time Hong Kong Mile winner out of retirement - even Hong Kong ... forward to the race and hopefully he runs well." Hore-Lacy said the horse did not have any major issues and felt he was chosen as trainer for Good Ba Ba because of his ability to provide more ...

  9. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Ridding the world of steroid menace is a complex issue

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com While Hong Kong has little tolerance, finding a level playing field will take some doing Ridding the world of steroid menace is a complex issue The events ... of steroids issues in different jurisdictions along the road to a level playing field. In the immediate aftermath of the Al Zarooni findings, leading British trainer Roger Charlton was the one ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Tommy Berry wins QE II Cup just hours after arriving in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Australian jockey wins QE II Cup mere hours after arriving in Hong Kong for the first time on a day that had everything at Sha Tin Instant impact as Berry ... Mahmoud Al Zarooni. He used the platform of an international race day to issue a statement to the visiting overseas media. "The [IFHA] chairman, Louis Romanet, and I have had a discussion ...




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