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  1. Sport - Racing

    Racing Digest- February 16, 2014

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:31pm

    ... Derby contender puts campaign in doubt again with track antics Expensive four-year-old Vanilla broke away riderless pre-race for the second time in a fortnight and set trainer Caspar ... in the Classic Cup, finishing second last, but Fownes is at his wit's end to work out the horse's behaviour. "Everything you do with him in the mornings, he's a perfect ...

  2. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Persistence could finally be paying off with Willie Cazals

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

    ... the horse. Marwing rode aggressively on the stayer, quickening the tempo through the final 1,000m of the 2,400m to see if there were chinks in the armour of his rivals at the distance and we witnessed that rare bird, the well-run staying race. The overall time was the fastest 2,400m at Sha Tin since Viva Pataca's hollow 2007 win in the same race, and that on a day when the track ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Dan Excel finally gets his reward

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... reward One international bid was launched but others thrown into disarray as rugged trier Dan Excel upset the flashy names and the HK$12 million Champions Mile stayed at home once more. The race ... a similarly under-rated character Helene Spirit (Matthew Chadwick) in a race that refused to go to script. "It was his turn," said Marwing. "He's ultra consistent and always ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING DIGEST

    Racing Digest, March 11, 2013

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am

    ... enough right to justify a short price in winning his second successive race. A failure to jump away smartly cost Little Men (Douglas Whyte) a win at his second run when he was odds-on, ... of a horse who will get further than 1,600m. Alan Aitken   Ferraris battler scores again after a perfect Fourie ride The owners of Victory Ide Say have already shown plenty of patience and it's ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Moore over the moon with his charges

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... and I thought he had a lot of scope for improvement but he's run a race like that," Moore said, and compared him with Akeed Mofeed, the horse generally touted as the one to beat on Derby day. ... all-weather mile. Weichong Marwing was aboard both horses and must have got a shock coming to the turn on Invictus, whose lead-up preparation had been in 1,000m races, when he found the horse ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Ferraris thanks staff for getting Affluence to relax

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... managed a second win yesterday. "And you know the first message I got after the race was a text from Caspar, who is at a horse sale in Perth, and he congratulated me on getting this horse ... it to where he was once headed. "As a young horse, I thought he was very smart but that went out the window- his gate manners got appalling and he cost himself many races," said Marwing. ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING DIGEST

    Racing Digest, December 23, 2012

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox, Alan Aitken

    ... broke through for his first local win in 10 attempts. "This horse is really lazy," said trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai, and jockey Weichong Marwing was even less encouraging. "Going ... a great bunch of horses. We'll take the win, but he is just a bottom of Class Three or Class Four horse - he just does too much wrong. Today was his day, he was the fit horse and he got ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Treble sends Weichong Marwing into top five in Jockeys' Championship

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... the horse only getting a run after the withdrawal of Tom's Eighth - the trainer happy to end up with a strong, senior rider on board. "When the horse was made first reserve, Douglas Whyte took the ride on Kingston Sparticus," Chang said. "You really have to ride this horse tough, my instructions in the parade ring were to get stuck into him, don't let him switch ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Chang cleans up on the dirt with a treble

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... and Champagne Days. The first two winners helped another dirt-track specialist, Olivier Doleuze, to a double. Champagne Days (Weichong Marwing) was one of the few runners to not race on the speed, skipping away with a Class Three by three lengths. "Champagne Days is a decent horse, but he is limited on the turf," said Chang, who unleashed Sunshine Kid on the dirt for the first time ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Green Eagle keeps soaring as he bags 4th straight win

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... decent horse, landing his fourth on end in the final race yesterday. The unassuming five-year-old was parked in the box seat by Weichong Marwing, he popped out from behind the leaders at the 300m ... remarkably well, but horses like this deserve to win races. He does everything for you- he begins, he relaxes and then he kicks when you ask him. He's push button." Green Eagle will now ...




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