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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    The big guns return as Ambitious Dragon and Military Attack do battle

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 11:02pm by Michael Cox

    ... with a race." Military Attack came to Fownes in an off-season transfer from John Moore and the work he has done has been as much mental as physical, getting the "quirky" gelding to relax ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1621604/big-guns-return-ambitious-dragon-and-military-attack-do-battle
  2. 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

    ... an extreme physical price for doing that. He had just served a two-meeting suspension and let his weight balloon while on holiday. He was forced into crash dieting, sweating and starving away 11 ... and nutrition of athletes, mainly works with professional soccer players under Professor Stephen Wong Heung-sang in the University's Research Group for Physical Activity and Sport Nutrition. Video: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1428474/osteoporosis-dehydration-kidney-stones-starvation-how-hong-kongs
  3. 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

    ... an opportunity to have a happy, healthy and productive second career." After a horse is retired, Jockey Club vets ensure they have no physical ailments that will stop them having healthy post-racing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1522780/leap-faith-fresh-start-former-beasts-track
  4. 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

    ... in the Derby: if we can take any guide on that you'd have to think this horse is going into the Champions Mile even fitter, even more focused and even more physically prepared. He's the one ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1501119/able-friend-can-follow-designs-romes-footsteps-says-john-moore
  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Fortune favours the fastest in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:46pm by Michael Cox

    ... of exercise, triggered by adrenaline- essentially blood doping itself. The legs appear to be too skinny to carry a massive frame, they contain a ligament 10 times stronger than a metal spring. Still, ... not to be able to withstand the pounding they take. With great horses, what shines through above athleticism, and often helps them overcome the physical faults or limitations is what makes horses win: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1416911/fortune-favours-fastest-hong-kong
  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Study finds big spikes in jockeys' heart rates on race day

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:35pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox Getting to the heart of the matter on race day Racing is a game of ups and downs, crash diets and radical weight loss, followed by extreme exercise and all-out adrenaline, spiked with the ecstasy of victory and agony of defeat- all done in what is arguably the most dangerous sporting arena in the world. It's a crazy world graphically illustrated by the data ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1428475/study-finds-big-spikes-jockeys-heart-rates-race-day
  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Lucky Nine trainer hopeful of rising temperatures

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

    ... or Japan. Lucky Nine has won five Group Ones in a glittering career, despite battling exercise- induced pulmonary haemorrhaging- a condition thought to be exacerbated by cooler temperatures. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1425388/lucky-nine-trainer-hopeful-rising-temperatures
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1364051/jockey-club-urged-spend-more-research-protect-horses
  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Hong Kong Vase favourite The Fugue is on song, says John Gosden

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 11:05pm by AA

    ... one of the shortest of Sunday's public fancies since markets went up, but her non-appearance at trackwork for several days, and her limited exercise when she did appear, had rung alarm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1374756/hong-kong-vase-favourite-fugue-song-says-john-gosden
  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Buyers' interest well down in Hong Kong International Sale

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... at the March buying frenzy. Richards stressed that the event - which is restricted to HKJC-members only - wasn't a "money-making exercise", but a "service provision" - a simple ... will be able to send horses to the auction who are ready to be sold. What I liked about most of the horses in this sale is that they were ready. They were sold at the right time for them, physically ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1100844/buyers-interest-well-down-hong-kong-international-sale

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