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  1. Club seeks ways to beat horse flu impact on HK

    Posted Sep 26th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Jockey Club officials are hopeful the Australian equine influenza outbreak will not effect its Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races showpiece in December, but are resigned to an impact on bread-and-butter racing. Melbourne racing continues although Sydney's has shut down and Melbourne-based stars such as Miss Finland, Miss Andretti and Apache Cat ...

  2. Veteran understudy Lloyd just loves being part of 'Team Moore'

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... must help. 'When equine influenza hit Australia and Jeff was riding down there, he called one day and asked if he could ride for me and I said I'd just had the same conversation ...

  3. Hong Kong qualifiers give Australian pair much-needed action

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... and Athanasoff have been frustrated by the equine influenza which has crippled the Australian racing industry and halted all equestrian competitions. They will ride borrowed horses this weekend. Among ...

  4. Australian horse flu threatens headaches for HK

    Posted Sep 26th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The equine influenza problem in Australia has not really had an impact on Hong Kong, but the knock-on effect will soon be felt as new stock from Down Under is refused entry. The Jockey Club has struggled to maintain capacity fields this season and the precise reason why is something that new executive director of racing Bill Nader must quickly come to grips with. ...

  5. HK coach gives youngsters a chance

    Posted Feb 21st 2007, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... are professionals and we must do our job.' Mior will also have to make do without defender Lee Wai-lun and midfielder Cheung Sai-ho, who are suffering from influenza. The Olyroos will be strengthened ...

  6. Riders reassured over heat concerns at HK's Olympic facilities

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... of an outbreak of equine influenza and the analytical data on a sampling of horses at the test event. 'It's very helpful, very well-explained,' said Manuel Bandeira De Mello, secretary ...

  7. With fields already small, Club is feeling the Down Under EI factor

    Posted Feb 06th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Today will see the first Australian-sourced shipment of horses since August arrive at Chek Lap Kok airport and the Jockey Club has breathed a collective sigh of relief. But while the anxieties around Equine Influenza (EI) 'Down Under' are largely over, the knock-on effects will be felt in Hong Kong for some time to come. Because, although these PPs ...

  8. Pataca plans up in the air

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... at [Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department] for their hard work and co-operation,' Player said. 'It has been a difficult year, with the equine influenza considerations, but it's ...

  9. Chang lands his double- at last

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... going at it in the lead in front of him.' The brunt of the equine influenza outfall from Australia so far has been felt with the griffin races, where Australian two-year-olds usually hold ...

  10. Hong Kong hopefuls in final push for Olympic berths

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... to Europe. Australia was hit with equine influenza last August and for a long time horses were not permitted to enter or leave. Jennifer Chang is the only rider on the list of potential Olympians who ...




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