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  1. Elliott returns to familiar territory

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... the racecourse where he will play a hand tonight representing the United States in the International Jockeys' Challenge. 'And up the top there- I think that was where we lived. Somewhere up ... runner-up in the first jockeys' championship of the professional era in the 1971-72 season. Elliott said both men were training these days, his uncle after a stint as assistant to high-profile ...

  2. Allan and Cruz launch two-pronged assault

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges. Cruz, the multiple Hong Kong jockeys'championship winner who has already landed a trainer's title as well (2001), has accepted invitations for progressive Danehill horse Lucky Owners and front-running Argentinian miler Citizen Kane. 'Lucky Owners earned his place with a fine win in the International Mile Trial last weekend and thoroughly ...

  3. Woods, Victoire to team up again

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... 22, arrived in a blaze of glory in 2008 after finishing fourth in the French jockeys' championship with over 100 winners, Woods said the rider's 2009 had been 'more character ...

  4. How Whyte absorbed Prebble's punches and came back off ropes

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

    ... to count the achievements of Hong Kong's greatest jockey. With an incredible late-season burst, Whyte charged past the ever-so-game Brett Prebble to record his 10th consecutive jockeys' ... on to his championship belt. Whyte was on the back foot from the very start of the season, as the aggressive riding style of Prebble lifted him to an unprecedented 16-win lead in December. ...

  5. Medaglia d'Oro's the mount they all want

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... in the jockey';s armoury: he couldn't be in two cities, 900 kilometres apart, on the one afternoon. Quest Star, a five-year-old by Broad Brush, underlined the extent to which racing has become international with his second straight win in Saturday's Pan American Handicap (Gr 2) at Gulfstream Park in Florida. Quest Star's dam Tinaca is now in Australia and her daughter by Danehill ...

  6. Family honour at stake as Waterhouse takes on Hayes

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... champion jockey Damien Oliver- a rider well known to Hong Kong racegoers and the winner of last year's international jockeys' challenge at Happy Valley. Waterhouse has been Sydney ...

  7. Training a new generation of winners

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they are in the gym every day, have classes in the afternoon and develop into adults right before your eyes.' Amy Chan Lim-chee is headmistress of the Apprentice Jockeys' School, and the former ... and become a senior jockey,'; Ng said from Matamata in the North Island. 'To accomplish that here first, and then go home and begin again with a 10-pound allowance should give me a good ...

  8. Safety first as Club pulls plug on last two races

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Four hours of persistent rain forced the Jockey Club to abandon the final part of the programme yesterday as fears for the jockeys' safety grew with each millilitre of deluge that soaked the course. In all, 138.8ml hit the track between races two and nine, forcing the official track rating down from good-to-yielding to soft as the track struggled to drain away the 14cm ...

  9. O'Meara hungry for success once again

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... in the UBS Hong Kong Open is very special.' In the 11 years since his career- defining 1998 season, when he claimed two major titles and won the Cisco World Matchplay Championship ... broke a long victory-drought at the 2004 Dubai Desert Classic. He also played in the first ever Presidents Cup away from American soil, facing the International Team at Royal Melbourne ...

  10. Betting exchanges making our lives hell, says Dwyer

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... but when you stop riding [Ballinger Ridge] he stops dead. You have to keep him going.' Dwyer said he believed exchange betting on the internet had changed the degree of scrutiny on jockeys. 'There is a lot of pressure on all of us. You get stick walking into and out of the racecourse. It wasn't like this when I started out, and it's down to this internet betting,' he ...




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