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  1. Opposition steers clear of 'two-horse race'

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... becoming the proverbial 'two-horse race'. The Jockey Club had to scramble to extend entries for the race, after initially receiving just two nominations from the main protagonists, ... as it stands was taken on February 18. From 2011 a similar race will be held around November so it becomes a three-year-old event for both southern and northern hemisphere bred horses ...

  2. Jockey Club missing golden chance to promote world's best horse racing

    Posted Jun 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It's unfortunate that the superb and competitive horse racing presently taking place in Hong Kong is 'relegated' to the racing pages and horse racing websites. The recent ... be headline news in any other sporting event. But with horse racing- once known as 'the sport of kings'- having been allowed to be associated with the seedier side of life, this did ...

  3. Prebble holds edge over Whyte in two-horse race

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... appears to have slightly stronger claims, however, with a couple of his main chances falling in races where Whyte will struggle to score points, and with the reverse true of Prebble's rides in the races where Whyte is favoured. Speaking of strong chances, Prebble should be looking for maximum points from Electronic Master and Prime Target, but wins from Turbo King, My Way, Glenealy Star ...

  4. Race-goers switch from horses to take in the form of six of the elite

    Posted Jun 18th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Macauley

    ... Richard Macauley Sha Tin Racecourse was a glittering showcase for fashion and timepieces when Prince Jewellery & Watch hosted the first of its three annual race days yesterday. ... for sport. Dorian Ho (third from left) seemed over the moon with his trophy for fashion design. 'The [race] day could be renamed 'elite', as it's also about the elites ...

  5. Prancing horses with provenance

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maranello-based Classiche Programme, which the marque introduced in 2006 to provide owners of historic and limited-series Prancing Horse cars with authenticity verification, parts, restoration ...

  6. To pick horses worthy of fronting a stamp, O'Donnell's your man

    Posted Jan 03rd 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... in all businesses, being on the front of a stamp is all that matters in Hong Kong's horse racing industry. It's the biggest gig in town and one where regular failure will only end ... been over-raced. One that'll have plenty of juice left in the orange by the time it gets to Hong Kong. 'The horse I look for is one that, based on my experience, is not fully ...

  7. 'He is a young horse with a future'

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... answer. My Glory (Howard Cheng Yue-tin) had raced well for fourth in his only two-year-old appearance and returned to the public eye with an impressive trial win down the straight recently- ... but I didn't want to use them today because I didn't want My Glory to be too keen,' he said. 'That was a nice win and he is a young horse with a future, but it was a very weak field. ...

  8. Aussie bookmaker pays on favourite before race is run

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen An Australian corporate bookmaker has paid out about HK$1.9 million in winnings on the Cox Plate, declaring So You Think the winner five days ahead of the race at Moonee Valley racecourse in Melbourne. The Bart Cummings-trained horse has dominated the three important weight-for-age lead-up races since resuming from a spell and last year's Cox Plate winner ...

  9. 'He is not much of a horse'

    Posted Jul 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... wouldn't go past horses and the owner thought that he might not like racing around other horses. 'So we used the apprentice claim, sent him out in front and he managed to hang ... Patrick Allen Trainer Alex Wong Yu-on was not overplaying the win of Clovis in the Waterfall Bay Handicap and simply stated the horse was in the right place at the right time to finally ...

  10. Super Size lets his horses do the talking for sixth trainers' title

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this season. If Size himself was a horse in a race at Sha Tin, he would have won the premiership race by the length of the straight. The old saying of 'horses for courses' also seemed ... brilliant record of producing horses that go on prolific winning streaks. Look at Brave Kid's record this season. Here was a horse who won his first six races before narrowly missing out ...




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