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  1. Sport - Racing

    Purton finding life tougher

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Aussie lands a three-timer, but champion Whyte gets a treble of his own to head the standings Purton finding life tougher In most cases you would expect ... in between, Zac Purton was left lamenting the dominance of championship leader Douglas Whyte, who got a treble of his own. "It's a tough school," sighed Purton after wins on Backstreet ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Zac Purton halves gap on suspended Douglas Whyte with dashing treble

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Australian makes most of rival's suspension to land a treble and halve gap on South African While Whyte's away, three-up Purton plays Australian jockey Zac Purton made the most of Douglas Whyte's absence through suspension to land a dashing three-timer at Happy Valley last night and slash in half the margin by which he trails ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Zac Purton stretches lead on Douglas Whyte with narrow-margin double

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Australian stretches his lead over Whyte as he seals a double by the narrowest of margins Inch by inch, Purton moves on If Zac Purton can end the 12-season dominance of Douglas Whyte, it could come down to a matter of inches - like the slender margin by which Victor Delight edged out Wrath Of Fire last night at Happy Valley. Purton and Whyte had a win ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Determined Whyte cuts Purton's lead to one

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Determined Whyte cuts Purton's lead to one Douglas Whyte had to follow Zac Purton home in the afternoon's feature race but the Durban Demon was in winning form through the rest of the card, with a three-timer that closed the gap between the two at the head of the jockeys' championship to one win. Purton's Gold Cup win on Military ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Purton's dream year set to end with a bang

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Alan.aitken@scmp.com Red-hot Aussie has had much to celebrate in 2012, and now has been handed perfect draws for this weekend's showpiece Purton's dream year set to end with a bang It has been a highlight year for Australian Zac Purton and he will be hoping to keep the ball rolling in the Longines International Jockeys' Championship tomorrow night ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    I'm not counting my chickens in jockey's title race, says Whyte

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com South African ace sets Purton a monumental task as he closes in on his 13th jockeys' title I'm not counting my chickens, says cautious Whyte The fat lady hasn't sung but there was the scrape of a chair and a clearing of the throat at Sha Tin as she stood up in readiness after Douglas Whyte's treble set Zac Purton ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Brilliant Joao Moreira wins International Jockeys' Championship in style

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... for Absolute Fantasy since then as he prevailed in the modest Class Four, but he was good enough to bring Moore level with Moreira in the lead. Purton, the favourite at the outset of the series, struck ... was in as strong a position as Purton, riding the favourite Chancellor, who launched his surge at the leaders passing the 200m and looked all over the winner until Noble Deluxe dropped out of the sky. ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Whyte's late win restores buffer ahead of ban

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Quickfire Purton strikes early but can't add to opening double on typically topsy-turvy night Whyte's late win restores buffer ahead of ban Zac Purton started like he would keep his slim jockeys' championship hopes alive with the opening two wins on the card, but leader Douglas Whyte got one back in the last - and punters suffered ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Longines raises stakes in Hong Kong's International Jockeys' Championship

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Stakes raised for jockeys in Valley showdown The winner of next month's International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley will walk away with HK$500,000 after new international races sponsor Longines gave the series a much-needed prize-money boost. Three new faces will contest the annual showpiece on December 5- Hong Kong championship leader Zac Purton ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Whyte stretches lead in jockeys' race

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Durban Demon claims a four-timer for four different trainers to go eight clear of Purton and declares Flagship Shine and Rad going places Whyte stretches lead in jockeys' race Four winners for four different trainers at Sha Tin yesterday pushed Douglas Whyte eight clear of Zac Purton, who was winless on the day, with 15 meetings to go. ...




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