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  1. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Jockey Club's simulcast quality control has gone to hell

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 09:42pm by Alan Aitken

    ... of the Jockey Club's simulcast policy has crumbled and fallen away, but we can't see for a minute why it had to be this way. As we recall it, simulcasts of overseas races were expanded ... Group races and is regarded as one of the year's highest-quality race cards? Oddly enough, there was one Rosehill race which might have passed muster- an open sprint handicap featuring ...

  2. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Jockey Club can up the international ante by boosting support card

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 09:17pm by Alan Aitken

    ... that the Jockey Club can up the ante. The day has been static in terms of events since the Hong Kong Sprint was added in 1999 and it is only in terms of prize money changes or cosmetic touches to some ... Alan Aitken Bringing back 'Show Off Day' could alert fans to the idea that the minor-event runners are extremely well thought-of Jockey Club can up international ante ...

  3. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Jockey Club raises the bar to be envy of the world

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken But now for the hard part: Jockey Club and its new sponsor have to find ways to trump Sunday's spectacle on and off the track Raising the bar to be envy of the world If, ... the Jockey Club made a soaring success of its first international meeting on Sunday in partnership with Longines. As chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges wryly observed, when we asked him ...

  4. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Hey Mongolia: get your own jockeys

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:49pm by Alan Aitken

    ... become an arms race. The Jockey Club has already flagged an unspecified increase for the QE II Cup, and we’ll leave that until we know more, but there was another idea floating about as to how ... Plan to set up racing there came as little surprise- but if they are going to do it, they need to do it without borrowing Hong Kong riders Hey Mongolia: get your own jockeys The story ...

  5. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Australian interest in Hong Kong Sprint gives it desired flavour

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... went home in tatters. Between the Patinack Farm Classic last weekend and the Jockey Club Sprint this weekend, the players and pretenders for the Sprint should be pretty well sorted, even before ... standard-bearers, including the John Moore-trained Time After Time. John Size elected to miss throwing Real Specialist in the deep end in the Group Two Jockey Club Mile, while Moore has adopted a more ...

  6. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Opportunity or conflict of interest?

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 08:51pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Moore on Sunday to bowl a googly down to the Jockey Club regarding horse ownership, or possibly to open up a big opportunity for an owner or prospective owner. On the weekend, it was announced ... of increasing internationalisation of racing, this isn't the first time something like this has come up. When it was put to Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges that his ...

  7. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Triple Trio jackpot revives memories of glory days for the legendary bet

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... try telling anyone who wins it on Sunday that the TT was once a big deal that's all over now, but even the bizarre Jockey Club estimate for the likely final dividend pool last weekend was testimony to how badly awry things have gone. Once upon a time, the Jockey Club estimate of the likely dividend pool was something you could just about take to the bank, but now it's trending ...

  8. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    South Africa has talent pool waiting to be tapped

    Posted May 06th 2014, 10:52pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Quarantine regulations curb horse movement but catalyst for change could come if country bids for the 2024 Olympic Games South Africa looks market of the future On the back of Variety Club ... Sprint Trophy, has disappeared – but if the point was to give horses more time and improve these races as nurseries of future stars, then the jury is out and staying out. The three griffin events ...

  9. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Hong Kong team will rise to the occasion on international day

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... strong Mile team. The 2012 Jockey Club Sprint and Cup looked up to the average standards for those races and the Hong Kong Sprint has a history which screams how tough to beat the local sprinters ... would suggest- just a little one. Singaporean sprinter Super Easy had nothing in his favour having to lump around the equal top weight in the Jockey Club Sprint and really shouldn't have ...

  10. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Hong Kong punters experts at weeding out the no-hopers

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:49pm by Alan Aitken

    ... calculated the real market interest in outsiders, ie with the Jockey Club takeout included, there would be many more. Hong Kong might boast envious average field sizes of over 12 runners a race ...




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