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  1. The jury is out on Chief Witness

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The most famous silks in the history of Hong Kong racing saluted yesterday and, while Chief Witness may fall some way short of the legendary Silent Witness standards, this win may be a portent of better things to come. Chief Witness, perfectly ...

  2. Prince looks back to his old self

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Fallen idol Royal Prince will return to racing with a significant 'gear change' in Sunday's Skoll Cup at Sha Tin, with the handsome chestnut having been gelded since last sporting the Shroff family colours. Royal Prince burst on ...

  3. Boss turns his back on contract for new season

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Australian jockey Glen Boss has flagged the first shock of the new season, yesterday advising the Jockey Club he will not return as a club rider for the 2008-09 term. Boss had previously accepted a full-season contract, but has decided to retu ...

  4. Regency Horse back where he belongs after end of Cruz 'separation'

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell For a horse who has competed honourably against Sacred Kingdom, Absolute Champion and Scintillation in Group races, Regency Horse had the look of a very well graded type in the Class Three Chek Keng Handicap. It was also a successful homecomin ...

  5. Coetzee takes a final bow before his legion of fans

    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell It may have been an emotional day for Felix Coetzee, riding at Sha Tin for the final time after 16 years, but it was an especially poignant moment for one fan who presented the South African horseman with a going-away souvenir. Woody Leung, 36 ...

  6. Cruz makes the most of acquisition

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell 'David had done a great job with this horse and there's no bad blood between us' Owner Cheng Keung-fai wanted the 'C-Team' of trainer Tony Cruz and jockey Felix Coetzee to take over his horse Egyptian Ra last season, a ...

  7. Prebble's new partnerships 'going great'

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Brett Prebble will go to his summer pasture as runner-up to Douglas Whyte for a third successive season, but a double for local handler Dennis Yip Chor-hong yesterday saw the Australian pause to momentarily ponder a possible future victory ove ...

  8. Double gives Cruz plenty to cheer about

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Tony Cruz was one of three trainers to prepare a double, but the perfectionist horseman was disappointed at not being able to vie for the big bucks in the Classic Mile- a race he had won in each of the previous two years. Cruz had to settle fo ...

  9. Chang savours Energy's 'low-pressure' success

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell All eyes might have been on short-priced favourite Best Friend in the final event, but the lower profile suited Michael Chang Chun-wai and jockey Vincent Sit Shun-keung just fine. They combined to land the Dongguan Handicap with Solar Energy, ...

  10. Local heroes to parade for fans

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Hong Kong's International Day heroes, Silent Witness and Lucky Owners, will parade for racegoers at Sha Tin after the fourth race. A video of their victories in the Hong Kong Sprint and Hong Kong Mile will provide an opportunity to relive one of the ...




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