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  1. Hong Kong Jockey Club Plate

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Storm Attack: Good performer on wet and dry tracks and races handy. Won two of past four starts at mile. Down in class on last start seventh in Gr 2 Waterford Crystal Mile at Moonee Valley. 2. Gunnamatta: Made some late ground at last start when seven- ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Osteoporosis, dehydration, kidney stones, starvation: how Hong Kong's jockeys are punishing their bodies to make the weight

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:26pm by Michael Cox

    ... competitors are forced to perform immediately after weighing-in and- outside of Hong Kong's lighter schedule- can be forced to maintain that grind day after day. "Jockeys need to achieve ... portion of salad. The scary part is that Hong Kong-based jockeys are fitter, and better-prepared diet-wise, than their counterparts in Ireland. When given VO2max tests- which involve jockeys ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Zac Purton, Hong Kong's first new champion jockey of the century

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 10:07pm by Michael Cox

    ... person who gets blamed is the jockey." The lack of support from Moore- despite clinching the Longines Hong Kong Vase with an amazing ride on Dominant- and other leading trainers is part ... horses. He will recall the angst of being a struggling 23-year-old in his rookie season in Hong Kong, starved of opportunities, riding 40-1 shots and brought to tears through frustration as more ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Clubs jockey for top-four finish as two-horse race grips Premiership

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 08:22pm

    ... the outcome we desire,” Hall added. In the other game, Hong Kong Football Club will look to begin the second-half of their campaign on a winning note as they confront Hong Kong Scottish at home. “We ... Staff Reporter WhichWay Valley and Leighton Asia HKCC have emerged as joint favourites for Paul Y Premiership honours, leaving the rest of the clubs jockeying to finish in the top-four ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Top Australian jockeys Bowman and Berry boost Hong Kong ranks

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 10:06pm by Alan Aitken

    ... As strong as the Hong Kong jockey ranks look at the moment, they will only get deeper in the final months of the season following the licensing of top Australians Hugh Bowman and Tommy Berry ... as 120 pounds. He has ridden in Hong Kong previously as part of the 2009 International Jockeys' Championship, and piloted Red Oog in the 2006 Hong Kong Sprint and Racing To Win in the Hong ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Jockey Club seeks permit for centre at Sai Kung to nurture golfers

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... with the Jockey Club asking the environment watchdog for a construction permit. The Jockey Club has long sought to convert land near the three public courses it runs on Kau Sai Chau into a facility to nurture players, coaches and course managers, as well as beginners. If permission is granted, the academy could be operating within two years. The Jockey Club promises the academy ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Frankel jockey Tom Queally set for Hong Kong challenge

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... afforded him, he is realistic about how much currency it carries in his new base. The 28-year-old was unveiled as Hong Kong's newest club jockey, starting a three-month stint tomorrow at Sha ... winners, including nine on Frankel. Hong Kong Jockey Club licensing committee secretary Steve Railton said Queally had the right attitude to thrive here. "He understands that jockeys ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Jockey Club to trot out the new and old at Lunar New Year parade

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 05:08am by Edward Tang

    ... Edward Tang edward.tang@scmp.com Jockey Club trots out magical horse show A giant spinning lantern and dancers wearing racing silks will help usher in the Year of the Horse, thanks to the Jockey Club. Its float at the Lunar New Year parade this year will showcase an LED spinning lantern featuring an animated version of mainland painter Xu Beihong's horse painting Shuang Jun. ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    'I'm ready to jump in deep end': Nash Rawiller joins riding greats in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 11:23am by Michael Cox

    ... to honour that commitment to the Japan Racing Association and I am grateful to the Hong Kong Jockey Club for understanding and letting me start late,” he said. “I’m excited to be coming over ... a long-held career ambition when his early season arrival bolsters an already strong jockey roster in September – and the heavyweight hoop assured Hong Kong owners and trainers this is no short-term ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - AGRICULTURE

    Jockey Club may face HK$10m bill over contaminated horse feed

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by Emily Tsang

    ... face HK$10 m bill The Hong Kong Jockey Club could be facing a compensation bill of HK$10 million after hundreds of thousands of freshwater fish in the New Territories were given contaminated ... a Jockey Club employee gave the contaminated feed to Yue Hing Hong for free in order to dispose of the two brands of horse feed which had been in stock for months since the contamination saga. ...




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