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  1. Jockey Club will fight for world's best

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... will be working hard on getting them next time, knowing that it would be their farewell race.' One clear positive this year was the experience of Rocket Man coming to race in the Jockey Club Sprint ... Alan Aitken Executive director of racing Bill Nader believes the Jockey Club's fine-tuning for next year's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races has to centre ...

  2. Sport - Racing - Hong Kong International Races

    Injured Steve Drowne told to stay in hospital after nasty fall in Hong Kong Sprint

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 09:38am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com English jockey Steve Drowne remains in hospital nursing injuries from his nasty fall from Jwala in the final stages of the Longines Hong Kong Sprint ... of the ugly crash inside the final 100m at Sha Tin, when Jwala clipped the heels of another runner and fell. She later died of her injuries while being attended to by the Jockey Club vets. ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    'Golden harvest' of records for the opener of 2014-15 season

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 11:30pm by Alan Aitken

    ... a Group Two, and then the Jockey Club Sprint in November. With any luck, we will be able to sneak him into that international sprint in December." ... the gates in record numbers and surprised even Jockey Club officials. "We always like to be cautious at the beginning but, even if I had thrown caution to the wind, I could not have predicted ...

  4. Jockey Club lost in translation

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... of the crowd only turned up to see. By and large, the day was something about which the Hong Kong Jockey Club could be quite proud but there was one embarrassment which has become as consistent ... Silva in Cantonese, and without any accompanying translation. It was all the more surprising since Cruz and Da Silva have a strong command of English, and because the Jockey Club had at least ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    City headed for Sprint after Sterling victory

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 10:51am

    ... but booking a place in December's Group One Hong Kong Sprint. First comes the Group Two Jockey Club Sprint on November 17, where the set-weight and penalties conditions will favour ... and very clean-winded- obviously from the betting there was a lot of public confidence and he delivered. He will now go to the Jockey Club Sprint," Moore said. "But he will meet Frederick ...

  6. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Who is the world's best jockey? We're all about to find out

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:28pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Selected races heavily favour riders in Australia and the prize for being No 1- just the glory Who is the world's best jockey? We're all about to find out When the announcement came through about the "World's Best Jockey", we thought it a mistake, a missive intended for the entertainment section regarding a new reality show. We imagined a panel, chaired ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Trainer Michael Chang overcomes visa problems for Rich Tapestry's US races

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 09:28pm by Alan Aitken

    ... director of racing] Bill Nader and the Jockey Club have been very helpful," a delighted Chang said yesterday. Rich Tapestry will have his final serious workout this morning before he leaves ... to oversee the final preparation of Rich Tapestry for the Santa Anita Championship. The gelding's lead-up run to the Breeders' Cup Sprint on November 1 will see him become the first Hong ...

  8. Sport - Racing - HONG KONG SPRINT

    Lord almighty: Kanaloa blitzes rivals in Sprint

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 11:46pm by Michael Cox

    ... Hong Kong Sprint that saw his mount Jwala die, after which Hong Kong Jockey Club officials were forced to answer criticism for what was seen by some to be an insensitive presentation. ... or 125 we are really not concerned," he said. Hong Kong Jockey Club Chief Handicapper Nigel Gray is co-chairman of the committee and defended the 120 mark, saying the horse had beaten ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Forget the draw, it's Go Baby Go for the Centenary Sprint Cup

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Michael Cox

    ... Sprint Trophy. Go Baby Go has won seven from 11 over the specialists' course, and his preparation has been planned for this event, skipping the Group Two Jockey Club Sprint in the lead-up ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Jockey Tye Angland says Dennis Yip's entry has great speed for the HK$6 million feature race Forget the draw, it's Go Baby Go for sprint Tye ...

  10. Jockey Club may sue angry Aussie over claims of triad darts cover-up

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The Hong Kong Jockey Club will ask its lawyers to assess for prospective legal action comments made by the Australian trainer of Takeover Target, Joe Janiak, on the mysterious ... felt raw deals had been handed out here to jailed jockey Chris Munce and to Janiak, when Takeover Target was scratched from the Hong Kong Sprint last December with a drug positive. ...




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