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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Trainer happy with Glorious draw, but is tempered by last year's memories

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:59pm by Alan Aitken

    ... there's a big, long straight with rising ground and it might be setting him too much to do getting too far back in the field," Size said. Glorious Days was a picture of relaxed health ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Able Friend can follow in Designs On Rome's footsteps, says John Moore

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 10:28pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... lengths better now than when I last won on him?'- that's where I want him to be. "That means he's not only improved physically, but he's also improved mentally ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Talking turf in Hong Kong

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 10:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... testing, they all bring higher customer confidence and that contributes to the health of the industry." While tradition and history are foundations of horse racing in its birthplaces, ... and Asian Games. "And we have hundreds of thoroughbreds in riding schools in China, so we have a good understanding of requirements regarding training, animal health, and welfare ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Osteoporosis, dehydration, kidney stones, starvation: how Hong Kong's jockeys are punishing their bodies to make the weight

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:26pm by Michael Cox

    ... sports people," O'Reilly said. The study found jockeys' hydration levels on raceday are poor- which could impair decision-making during a race and lead to long-term health ... with concussions, poor bone density is one of the most significant health concerns for jockeys," O'Reilly said. "If they don't lose weight the right way they can be undernourished, ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Lucky Nine trainer hopeful of rising temperatures

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:12pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Caspar Fownes mindful of his sprinter's health, but encouraged by forecasts ahead of Sunday's HK$6 million feature Fownes hopeful mercury will rise Trainer Caspar Fownes is praying the cold snap eases by the weekend so his "susceptible" champion sprinter, Lucky Nine, can produce his best and book another trip to either Dubai ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Jockey Club urged to spend more on research to protect horses

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:12am by Christy Choi

    ... a decade with the club until 2011, said it set a fine example on caring for horses, but like the industry worldwide, it was not doing enough to look into the physical and mental effects on its ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Richard Gibson raring to test Akeed Mofeed in Jockey Club Cup

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 11:09pm by Alan Aitken

    ... is physically and mentally the right horse for here," Gibson said. "I wasn't originally certain to run him and I thought about going straight to the Hong Kong Mile, but he does so well ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Tycoon Lloyd Williams' six- shooter gunning for fifth Melbourne Cup

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 09:25pm by Reuters

    ... entrants and a siege mentality hyped by local media. Of the nine foreign-prepared entrants, Mount Athos is rated the strongest chance to win and give trainer Luca Cumani a maiden Melbourne Cup ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - RACING

    California Memory doubtful for International Races

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 01:27pm

    ... international contenders Blazing Speed and Pure Champion also emerged from Sunday’s meeting with health and fitness issues, but that California Memory, winner of the past two editions of Hong Kong’s ...

  10. Comment - Blogs - RACING

    When is enough information too much?

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 08:03pm by Michael Cox

    ... as a cause for concern? It can be a fine line between due diligence and information overload when reporting horse injuries or health issues, especially when it comes to dealing with the most ...




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