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  1. Cheng has super Star qualities

    Posted Jul 02nd 2006, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... John Bell Leading local rider Howard Cheng Yue-tin is set to wind up the season as positively as he began it when he teams up with promising Maverick Star in the Hong Kong Racehorse Owners ... now well entrenched in the top 10 on the premiership table after racking up 34 victories. While it is clearly Cheng's best finishing position on the premiership ladder as a senior rider ...

  2. Mechanical problems hamper HK riders

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Team China Zongshen officials are going back to the drawing board after neither of the two Hong Kong wild-card riders lasted long enough to see the chequered flag at the MotoGP Chinese ... the other SAR rider at the event, was pulled from the 250cc race after an accident. Both were racing for Team China Zongshen, whose management exonerated them. 'Chow and Ho are the best riders ...

  3. Funding scheme offers new hope for HK riders

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jonahtan Powell The chances of Hong Kong's equestrian riders competing on home territory at the 2008 Olympic Games were given a boost with the announcement of a $2 million sports scholarship scheme this week. Show-jumping and dressage riders Charlotte Morse, Jennifer Chang Rui-hui, Kenneth Cheng Man-kit and Jennifer Lee are among the athletes hoping to benefit from ...

  4. Local riders shine as Jockey Club initiative starts to pay dividends

    Posted Jan 26th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Young guns ride half the winners on the card as they make the most of their chances The Jockey Club's new-season initiative to bring local riders back into prominence met ... disadvantaged as he was by having to come from well off the pace. Apprentice Jacky Tong Chi-kit joined the party for local riders and leaders by chiming in with his first win of the season on Lucky ...

  5. Top rider killed as horse falls on him

    Posted Dec 08th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Olympic Games. This is the first time a rider has died at the Asian Games. Shocked officials promised to carry out a full investigation and cause for the tragedy- but ruled out the possibility that heavy rain which affected Doha yesterday, had anything to do with the accident. 'The competition was proceeding as normal until the accident happened. Before [Kim] went out, 10 other riders ...

  6. HK's Olympic equestrian organisers can learn from rider tragedy

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The death of South Korean equestrian rider Kim Hyung-chil brings home all the risks and dangers involved in the sport- and a timely reminder with Hong Kong due to stage the 2008 Beijing Olympics equestrian events. Kim, an experienced rider who had taken part in two Olympics and also the last Asian Games in Pusan, was taking part in the individual cross-country ...

  7. Hong Kong riders eyeing medal haul

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun A full-strength Hong Kong team set off tomorrow for the Asian championships in Kuala Lumpur- their most important warm-up for December's Asian Games. The riders returned empty-handed from last year's championships in India, but coach Shen Jinkang is confident his nine-member squad can do better this time. 'All the good riders in Asia are expected to come ...

  8. Capital show by HK rider Gaelle Tong

    Posted Apr 28th 2006, 12:00am by Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart

    ... Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart in Kuala Lumpur Hong Kong's Gaelle Tong on ex-racehorse Capital Star competed in an exciting jump-off to take fifth place in the Young Rider Challenge yesterday. Magali Tong took 10th place on Open Treasure. Twenty-three riders, including sisters Gaelle and Magali, jumped a course of nine obstacles of 1.15 metres within a time limit of 64 seconds. ...

  9. Club may be better served if it sticks to mature riders

    Posted Oct 11th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... is best suited to more mature riders, especially those married with families. The reality is that the potential for teenagers to go off the rails is overwhelming and Ryan intimated that not wishing to lose his way was part of his reason for leaving. In most jurisdictions, focus for a young rider is not difficult- there is racing almost every day and he doesn't spend his time ...

  10. Malaysian PM attempts to make allies of motorcycle 'hell riders'

    Posted Aug 29th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur By day, Jojo Attan, 17, is a dispatch rider for a legal firm. By night, he and his 110cc Yamaha motorcycle join the ranks of Kuala Lumpur's street-racing 'hell riders'. Malaysian police estimate that 150,000 hell riders or mat rempit cruise the streets of the capital and major cities every night. They race for money or pleasure- ...




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