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  1. Sport - Racing

    Longines raises stakes in Hong Kong's International Jockeys' Championship

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Stakes raised for jockeys in Valley showdown The winner of next month's International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley will walk away with HK$500,000 after new international races sponsor Longines gave the series a much-needed prize-money boost. Three new faces will contest the annual showpiece on December 5- Hong Kong championship leader Zac Purton, ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Treble sends Weichong Marwing into top five in Jockeys' Championship

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

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com South African beats last year's tally of winners and he intends to remain among top five jockeys Treble has Marwing flying A three-timer from Weichong Marwing saw the South African leapfrog into fifth in the Jockeys' Championship - a position he intends to hang on to for as long as possible, setting a top five spot as a benchmark goal ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    I'm not counting my chickens in jockey's title race, says Whyte

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... an unreasonable task to catch him in the final seven meetings of the jockeys' championship. With 66 races remaining, Whyte stretched his lead to eight with victories on Hypersonic for John Size, ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com South African ace sets Purton a monumental task as he closes in on his 13th jockeys' title I'm not counting my chickens, says cautious Whyte ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Whyte stretches lead in jockeys' race

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... lead in jockeys' race Four winners for four different trainers at Sha Tin yesterday pushed Douglas Whyte eight clear of Zac Purton, who was winless on the day, with 15 meetings to go. But rather than add any more talk to the already much-discussed jockeys' championship chase, the 12-time title-holder Whyte was focusing on the here-and-now and labelling two of his winners bona ...

  5. Jockeys' series lures quality field to HK

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Three past winners will be among the star riders competing for the popular Cathay Pacific International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley next month. Last year's ... in the championship. Yet another past winner, French rider Olivier Peslier contested the series last year when he was a late call-up to replace Demuro, but the Italian, who rode in the series in 2002, is again ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Purton's Jockeys' Championship bid heats up with a double

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 10:29pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Purton's challenge heats up with a double Zac Purton awoke from a winter slumber and bounced back into form with a double to extend his Jockeys' Championship lead- but the man himself was heaping the praise on his two winners. In-form pair Precision King and Aerovelocity overcame adversity in their respective wins, earning plenty of respect ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Whyte's late win restores buffer ahead of ban

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Quickfire Purton strikes early but can't add to opening double on typically topsy-turvy night Whyte's late win restores buffer ahead of ban Zac Purton started like he would keep his slim jockeys' championship hopes alive with the opening two wins on the card, but leader Douglas Whyte got one back in the last - and punters suffered ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Purton finding life tougher

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... a three-timer would be enough to edge a little closer to the top of the jockeys' championship. But after a day where he bookended the programme with victories and rode a Group One winner in between, Zac Purton was left lamenting the dominance of championship leader Douglas Whyte, who got a treble of his own. "It's a tough school," sighed Purton after wins on Backstreet ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Zac Purton halves gap on suspended Douglas Whyte with dashing treble

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Australian makes most of rival's suspension to land a treble and halve gap on South African While Whyte's away, three-up Purton plays Australian jockey Zac Purton made the most of Douglas Whyte's absence thr ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Zac Purton stretches lead on Douglas Whyte with narrow-margin double

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... each from the Dennis Yip Chor-hung yard earlier in the evening, but Victor Delight's narrow win in race seven gave the Australian a double and stretched his Jockeys' Championship lead ...




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