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  1. Sport - Racing

    Lucky Nine defies niggles to win an emotional second Chairman's Sprint Prize

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:13pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Lucky Nine defies niggles to win his second Prize With a coat that had him looking like a woolly mammoth, an injured leg too sensitive to touch and a misshapen hoof, there was a time not too long ago that Lucky Nine didn't even look like running in Sunday's Group One Chairman's Sprint Prize (1,200m)- let alone winning first-up ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Bumper prize further boosts International Jockeys Championship

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley will go to another level. Douglas Whyte, a three time winner or co-winner (2002, 2007, 2008), said the prize-money boost would give the already ... prize money to lure riders, preferring to let the event's prestige speak for itself. "We didn't tell them about the money when we were recruiting them much, or flex our muscles ...

  3. Cruz's Fun Rider closes in on Million Challenge prize

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... wasn't stable money, that's for sure. 'I have been riding him in trackwork and he is not a very brave horse so we wanted to try and ride him in the lead tonight.' ...

  4. $14m prize to draw top global horses

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... to commemorate a visit by Queen Elizabeth II. 'It started as a Class Two race over 1,575 metres and prize money of $50,000,' explained Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, the Hong Kong Jockey ... and with a prize of $4 million. 'In 1998-99, when Audemars Piguet became our sponsor, the prize money rose steadily to $5.35 million. The event became an International Group One race in 2001 ...

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    Fownes' Nine looks for some of his old luck in Chairman's Sprint Prize

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 08:53pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Nine looks for some of his old luck Lucky Nine might be vulnerable on a number of levels in the Chairman's Sprint Prize (1,200m) but if the five-time Group One winner produces his best it will require a next-level leap in performance by any of his rivals to get near him. Caspar Fownes' gutsy gelding is aiming to be the first back-to-back ...

  6. Awards take the prize for stupidity

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... strike a discordant note. Why have nominations at all? It's a public vote. If your favourite jockey this year was Leith Innes because you got all the money when Made In Hongkong won last ...

  7. More money, extra distance and the Sprint becomes a target

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... domination, when Hong Kong-trained sprinters filled the first five placings and took 100 per cent of the prize money. Speaking of prize money, this year's international races will be the richest ...

  8. Money talks in raising city's profile

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Jockey Club's head of handicapping, race planning and international racing, puts it: 'The prize money is sensational.' More overseas owners were targeting Hong Kong, rather than ... of their type. In terms of prize money alone, Hong Kong International Races is the third most-valuable meeting in the world. The second reason behind Hong Kong's increasing racing profile, Mr ...

  9. International sale graduates turning into great money spinners

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... prize money winner from the 2006 sale. The Jockey Club also went back to the future and reinvented the subscription griffin (SG) concept. More than 100 members put in for the 20 available ...

  10. Big pay day moves Moore to top of money table

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... stable by prize money but came out the other end some HK$1.8 million in front after wins by Sunny Golf, Moshi Moshi, Kings Falcon and Able One. He's now on track to win the 'financial ... vintage year of 2005-06 but still the richest stable in town for the current term. 'That's the goal we set ourselves, to be the leading stable by prize money and, as you know, ...




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