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  1. Englishman fined $25,000, incurs two-day ban for careless ride

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken The season is getting shorter for everyone, but the process is happening slightly quicker for English rider Brett Doyle, who caught a careless riding ban yesterday that will cancel out two of the remaining days. Doyle pleaded guilty to the charge after his ride Johnson in race five shifted in near the 1,300 metres, taking New Leader across the running of plunge horse ...

  2. Nikolic to terminate his club riding contract

    Posted Sep 11th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The Hong Kong season has hardly begun, but is expected to claim its first casualty today when Australian rider Danny Nikolic is released from his club riding contract. An Australian source close to the jockey said yesterday the lack of support for Nikolic was not the sole reason for his desire to leave after having just three rides on opening day. He was not paid up ...

  3. McDonald bounces back in style

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is that it won't affect my chances of coming here in the future, because I'd love to come back.' The New Zealand-born rider said it was a relief to boot home the opening two winners of the final ... into Class Five'. Call Me Achiever, on whom McDonald was a late replacement for injured rider Douglas Whyte, showed some quality and responded well after being eye-balled throughout by D Day ...

  4. Whyte has the arsenal

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anyone who witnessed Douglas Whyte annihilate his Jockey Challenge rivals on Sunday would not want to be on any other rider in tonight's Happy Valley edition of the competition where he boasts seven solid rides. Whyte was simply majestic as he reeled off five wins and four second placings and to record 84 points. Red-hot Durban Demon- $2.20 favourite- kicks off ...

  5. Drug-testing swoop a warning to jockeys

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... last week, and was 'merely part of the club's ongoing drive to ensure the safety of horses and riders in Hong Kong racing'. Just like the chance visit to the apprentice hostel ... on Saturday and then not until tomorrow, the usual three-day routine was broken. Any rider with an idea to party on Saturday night might have chanced the arm, thinking there would be no testing until ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    The International Jockeys' Championship from Happy Valley- follow SCMP Racing Post's live account

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 05:59pm

    ... Staff Reporters It's arguably Happy Valley's biggest night of the year on the track, with 12 of the world's best riders in Hong Kong to compete for the Longines International Jockeys' Championship. British champion Ryan Moore and Italian star Mirco Demuro ($3.70) head betting on the Jockey Challenge- which takes in races five through eight, the four races ...

  7. Upgrading heading in right direction

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... stables to Schutz (pictured). Expertly prepared for his return on September 8 over the Valley mile, lightning struck once again as he was badly baulked for a run behind Fun Rider as the second favourite for Whyte. With Whyte jumping ship for the short-priced favourite Fun Rider this time, Schutz called upon Olivier Doleuze and removed the blinkers. He was given a quiet time behind ...

  8. Zero to hero- Whyte to strike back in style

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... including feature winners Ambitious Dragon and Entrapment, on his way to collecting a massive 54 points- one of three times he has cracked the half-century this season. He is the only rider ...

  9. Regency Winner on target for major prize

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... year's Million Challenge, 57 points was enough for Turbo King to claim first prize ahead of Fun Rider on 53 points and Cheer with 50 points. Racing fans who need to catch up on their barrier ...

  10. Cheyne takes advantage of cheap lead

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the season.' Public Figure held off Fun Rider to score by a nose, with outsider Ambitious Owner finishing third to knock out many Triple Trio players. ...




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