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  1. Drop back to a sprint distance proves just the right tonic

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Trainer Sean Woods has flirted with a mile and even further with Brothers In Arms, but champion jockey Douglas Whyte said the decision to drop him back to sprinting has been all the difference. Brothers In Arms made it two Class Five wins on end when he added a turf win to the one he collected on the all-weather last start and he never looked like being anywhere ...

  2. Track Lightning can take advantage of weight drop

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Triple Trio tomorrow night. Fownes has utilised Ho's seven-pound claim to give Track Lightning 118 pounds to carry over the sprint trip of 1,200 metres. Douglas Whyte rode the Black ... the lightly weighted galloper should prove too strong for his rivals in the sprint home. Whyte will partner John Size's Flora Danica for the first time in a while, but an awkward draw in seven ...

  3. As expected, Whyte's the man for the job

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in race four with Kensworth Kid, and followed by All Delight and Zezao in a 1,000m sprint. Hear The Roar provides another chance before rides on stablemates Sunny King and Sunny Fay bring him ...

  4. Doleuze can give Whyte a run for his money

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at double-figure odds ($13 last night). The flamboyant rider also teams up with Eagle Regiment in the Chairman's Sprint Prize, after the pair snatched the first leg of the Speed Series last month, ...

  5. Whyte all clear after fall, but Rispoli not so lucky

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as a hot favourite, but the trainer was unconcerned: 'You would hope from his pedigree that this early racing over sprints isn't going to necessarily be his best. Over the seasons, ...

  6. Fast Winner chips in for Dream Team

    Posted May 25th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken What looked like a day that might turn the battle for the trainers' championship didn't quite work out that way, but trainer John Size was able to turn the screws a little on leader John Moore when revamped Fast Winner took the Class Five sprint. A long-term maiden when he arrived at Size's yard, Fast Winner has now won twice over the Sha Tin 1,200m ...

  7. Long odds make Whyte even more enticing

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Size for the final five events. John Dory looks a good chance of rolling early favourite Smart Giant in race six, Brave Kid can sprint well fresh and has minor claims in the feature, while ...

  8. Whyte relishes prospect of stopping Witness in his tracks

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice Douglas Whyte will quite happily be cast in the role of a villain today. The champion jockey rides Multidandy in the $4.5 million Centenary Sprint Cup at Sha Tin, the big ... of the International Sprint last December. 'His work the other morning was very encouraging,' Whyte said modestly. 'But I've also seen Silent Witness work and it sends a shiver up your ...

  9. Whyte can maintain his impressive record

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the mile, while Tai Sing Yeh looks a great hope in the feature sprint and has drawn perfectly in barrier two, giving Whyte full control of the exact moment he presses the button to unleash ...

  10. Punters can cash in on Whyte's generous odds

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Thursday, and was the quickest draw in the west when whipping out his mobile phone for the replacement ride on Green Birdie in the Sprint. Last-start winner Lucky Bravo is a chance for Whyte, ...




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