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  1. Tong set for a busy afternoon at the Valley

    Posted May 06th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell It's a measure of how far apprentice Jacky Tong Chi-kit has come over the past two seasons that he will have a full book of 10 rides on today's landmark Sunday meeting at Happy Valley. Tong is attached to the stable of leading trainer Caspar Fownes, having originally been with the maestro Ivan Allan until he retired. But the interesting thing about ...

  2. Tong making ground again after careless-riding error

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... not to mention the effort of Jacky Tong Chi-kit on Sixty Seconds at Happy Valley last week. Tong rode the gelding with a level of verve and dash not always expected from or delivered by junior riders and, rather than being a flash in the pan, it is symptomatic of the vast improvement Tong has already made this season. We see it in racing constantly- improvement is everything- in horses, ...

  3. Three-times champion trainer Ivan Allan dies, aged 68

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Ivan Allan, three-times champion trainer in Hong Kong and an icon in his native Singapore, died yesterday, aged 68, after a long battle with illness. Allan, who died in the Lion City, was a dominant force for many years there and in Malaysia, winning the champion's title on seven occasions. He moved to Hong Kong in 1992, where he quickly became an equally ...

  4. Just like good old times for owner Ivan Allan

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Ivan Allan, the retired training maestro, has returned to Hong Kong as an owner and yesterday landed his first winner in that new role with the John Size-trained Maribeau ($92) in the Diamond Hill Handicap. However, Allan was quick to point out that it was not his first local winner as an owner, that honour belonging to Colonial Chief who took out the Invitation Cup in 1989 ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    It's not the Smithsonian, but a couple of additions and the Hong Kong Racing Museum would be a sure-fire winner

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 08:35pm by Michael Cox

    ... to be included. The anti-fungal shampoo bottle from Ivan Allan’s “Shampoogate” battle with the club would be a hit, too. A qualifier for both the “fashions on the field” and the “Hall of Shame” ...

  6. Sport - Racing - TRIPLE TRIO

    Forget Triple Trio, TT means Twin Turbo at the Valley

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 08:23pm by Michael Cox

    ... into an ideal trail, when Jacky Tong Chi-kit on Little Rainforest made sure he took the long way home around the home bend. Not only did the "legal interference" put him three-deep ...

  7. Red Cadeaux could be perfect present for Whyte

    Posted Nov 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... ride in the Vase, so I would be more than happy to ride Red Cadeaux if he comes here and if they do want me on him,' said Whyte, who won the Vase aboard Indigenous for Ivan Allan 13 years ... on Monday, as the horse is suffering with a foot problem. Meanwhile, freelance jockey Jacky Tong Chi-kit has been stood down from riding indefinitely by the stewards. Tong was due to return to race ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Demuro has Courage and Size on his side for Triple Trio

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 10:15pm by Michael Cox

    ... where it might pay to go without a banker, given the unreliable nature of some of the main chances. Take Novel Start (Tye Angland), Cosmo One (Jacky Tong Chi-kit), Ray Of Gold (Demuro), Flying ...

  9. Young gun Tong on the money

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Apprentice turns to strongarm tactics to keep Mosse in check, and secure tough win on Fast Track Apprentice Jacky Tong Chi-kit came of age at Happy Valley last night, showing courage and strength beyond his years to strongarm top senior rider Gerald Mosse back into a pocket and thereby land a massive gamble on his mount, Fast Track. Tong earned warm praise from his ...

  10. Smith has last laugh by beating Tong

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... No race result carried a greater sense of irony yesterday than the second event as Irish rider Wayne Smith climbed back off the canvas to beat apprentice rider Jacky Tong Chi-kit. Tong (Villager) was riding at his last meeting before commencing a five-day ban for his part in causing the fall which left Smith prone on the track at the 200-metre mark last Saturday. But the senior ...




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