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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Trainers eye big prize ahead of season opener on Sunday

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:17pm by Alan Aitken

    ... this time around. "Some came in during the middle and late part of last season and will be better for more maturity, and I've got some nice purchases as well in both the unraced ... in twice in a row," Size said. "But that's the scenario and I have to deal with that. I probably didn't do as well in Class Four as the team normally does, so I'll have ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Neil Callan's double spoiled by another ban

    Posted May 11th 2014, 12:40am by Alan Aitken

    ... careless charge for the week. After watching a couple of the early races, it actually was my intention to head to the middle of the track when we straightened but Furio took the whole thing further ... of the track once they turned into the straight. "After watching a couple of the early races, it actually was my intention to head to the middle of the track when we straightened but Furio took ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Youngsters hope to win place in Jockey Club's trainee programme

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by VICTORIA DUTHIE

    ... to their work duties- which start at 3.30am and include stable work, riding lessons and academic classes- trainees are expected to maintain a high level of personal fitness. "They [applicants] ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Injection of cash a boost for owners in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:51pm by Michael Cox

    ... winning the Triple Crown or the Hong Kong Speed Series. There are also significant increases and fresh incentives for feature races and victories in Classes One and Two. We are very lucky, ... there trying to buy horses for the Cups." Nader said the changes were weighted towards higher quality races to address a weakness in the number of horses rated above 80- with a Class One handicap ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    California Chrome owner apologises for bitter remarks over Triple Crown

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:47am by Reuters

    ... fairy-tale success. Bred for a pittance by two working-class men new to a sport usually dominated by the rich and famous, California Chrome defied the odds when he won the Kentucky Derby ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    How Hong Kong's failed racehorses are enjoying new lease of life as showjumpers

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:02pm by Michael Cox

    ... on the mainland, and Jockey Club head vet Chris Riggs said they play a vital part in developing a culture of horse husbandry there. Phaedo will never be a world-class showjumper- the days of thoroughbreds ...

  7. Sport - RACING

    Dan Excel plan to be blueprint for future Australian forays

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:38pm by Alan Aitken

    ... oversees top-class South African horses from other yards. Due to tough quarantine regulations, South African horses have an arduous journey involving many months of travel and quarantine ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Hong Kong's lack of Group One features actually a positive on the world stage

    Posted May 15th 2014, 08:44pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... Kong system that there are so few races for top-class gallopers, as it means the best horses either take on each other regularly – there is no hiding and it makes for competitive racing ... that there are so few races for top-class gallopers It is among the sprinters where this is most stark, especially when comparing with a jurisdiction like Australia. If you have a horse who excels at 1,200m ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Sound out Hypersonic as banker in tough Triple Trio

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 08:20pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com An even opening leg keeps options limited in the middle pin, with John Size’s all-weather specialist looking the most reliable Sound out Hypersonic as banker in tough Triple Trio Impressive dirt-track credentials and the scope to race in higher grades make the John Size-trained Hypersonic the best banker in the middle pin of a challenging ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Rome has designs on top 10 rating

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... "With four foreign horses, we did not have quantity, but we certainly did have quality and we acknowledge there is more competition to attract top-class horses," said chief executive ...




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