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  1. Canadian model-rider graces International Jockeys' Championship

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... Club has invited to town a top filly, Canadian rider and model Chantal Sutherland, to take part in the Cathay Pacific International Jockeys' Championship races tonight. It's the female jockey';s first race in Hong Kong, and the club even hosted a contest to assign her a Chinese name (a custom for all new foreign riders in town). Sutherland (right) will be known ...

  2. Female challenger

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... for winners in a season at Woodbine racecourse with 175 victories from 1,096 rides. In the process, she became the first apprentice to win the jockeys' championship at Woodbine in its 50-year ... Alan Aitken The Cathay Pacific International Jockeys Championship will feature a female rider for the first time, after Canadian Emma-Jayne Wilson was invited to participate at Happy ...

  3. Canadian to strike blow for fairer sex

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... jockey Hugh Bowman has also arrived in Hong Kong ahead of his tilt at both the International Jockeys' Championship and the Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday. Bowman is regular rider ... Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley tonight and will be out to show the men how to ride a winner- in her trademark pink boots and tack, of course. Sutherland, who has starred in a reality TV ...

  4. All the fun of the carnival

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Soumillon (centre left) and Yutaka Take share the International Jockeys' Championship trophy at Happy Valley. Unstoppable Tony Cruz sports a bandaged nose after confronting burglers in his ... Lords of the ring Trainers, owners, jockeys and international media attend the barrier draw under the new $400 million parade ring at Sha Tin, which will be showcased to the world ...

  5. DJ Chrissie Chau proves a firm favourite at warming up Happy Valley punters

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai Actress and former 'pseudo-model' Chrissie Chau Sau-na debuted her DJing skills at the International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley racecourse on Wednesday. Squeezed in between the fifth and sixth races, her three-song set was cut short by the anxious emcee, under pressure to keep the brouhaha to a minimum. During her 10 minutes on the podium, ...

  6. Boss lands a contract for next season

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... in last December's International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley after winning a series leg on Manfred Man Ka-leung's Harry Harry. ...

  7. Young guns look set to get Size back on track

    Posted Sep 09th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Beadman on the jockeys' premiership. But undoubtedly the star of this trio is Boss, winner of three Melbourne Cups on Makybe Diva and appropriately ranked as the top Group One jockey 'Down Under' at the present time. ...

  8. Prebble needs to strike more gold at the Valley

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken No matter how many twists and turns have come and gone in the 2010 jockeys' championship, there always seems to be another looming and tonight is one more pivotal moment. Momentum was with Brett Prebble at the most recent Happy Valley fixture, when he took a record six races. Many thought the race was over and Douglas Whyte had foundered after nine straight titles. ...

  9. Has Whyte got anything left in his bag of tricks?

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The numbers don't look good but did the jockeys' championship end on Sunday? It would be hard to think otherwise, though, if Douglas Whyte was nine in front with 58 races to run, our experience is that he would not be ready to call it over. Not until it was mathematically impossible. And with Whyte in the unusual position of chasing rather than chased, he ...

  10. Douglas Whyte

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... even though I've achieved everything I could have wanted in Hong Kong. I'm chasing a 12th jockeys' championship, have landed more than HK$1 billion in prize money and won every ... was with London News in that 1997 race. He was the first South African horse to travel overseas for an international race. People don't always appreciate the stress horses are subjected to by travel, ...




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