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  1. Beadman declares himself 100 per cent fit for action

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the Hong Kong Sprint with a workout Saturday and a stalls test this morning where he was passed to wear blinkers. ...

  2. Club grants Strydom return ticket

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... years after his last stint here. The Jockey Club's licensing committee yesterday confirmed that Strydom would be returning to the scene of last month's Hong Kong Sprint win, granting ... of the KrisFlyer International Sprint in Singapore. ...

  3. Champion's demise a sad day for racing, but accidents will happen

    Posted May 21st 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... in the Absolute Champion tragedy. The horse himself is gone, having been humanely destroyed after shattering his right fetlock joint in the early stages of the feature sprint at Kranji. Fortunately, ... a great job in keeping the 2006 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint hero going, not only competing, but winning again this season at Group One level. When he thought he had the problem licked last ...

  4. Sport - Racing - JOCKEYS

    James McDonald's ban gives John Moore a selection headache

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... weekend's key international day lead-up races. Moore has five runners entered in each of the Longines Jockey Club Cup, Jockey Club Mile and Jockey Club Sprint next Sunday at Sha Tin and the already ... was rejected. The 20-year-old New Zealander was to ride Dominant in the Cup and Captain Sweet in the Sprint, but Moore was forced to look overseas for another pinch-hitting option yesterday. ...

  5. Barrier trials kick off season

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be the jockeys' sprint at 5.30pm. Manoel Nunes (pictured) cannot defend his title, however, as he has returned to Brazil. ...

  6. Sponsor switch is a surprise but maybe time will tell

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... preferring the Swiss watchmaker. While the extra HK$2 million stake money on the Cup and a million each on the Sprint and Vase were welcome under the new arrangement, they were hardly startling ... in November, the Jockey Club Sprint and Jockey Club Mile with the new name only to be attached to the Jockey Club Cup on that day. If a new sponsor is found for the other two, then that may necessitate ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Brett Prebble to miss start of Hong Kong racing season

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... winning the Melbourne Cup, the KrisFlyer in Singapore and the Chairman's Sprint. I've known for some time that there were important opportunities to sort through at home, ...

  8. Gate five gives Irian plenty of options

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'visitors draw', with fellow SAI Cup contender California Memory (gate 13) and defending KrisFlyer International Sprint champion Green Birdie (barrier 10) both handed outside gates. Sacred ...

  9. Inspiration pulls off almighty shock

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Fears that Hong Kong's quickest horses might be dethroned in the Hong Kong Sprint simply evaporated in a moment of pure inspiration yesterday that had trainer John Moore ... on the Moore-trained 67-1 chance Inspiration to win the Sprint, while the Caspar Fownes-trained Green Birdie made it a quinella ahead of hot favourite Apache Cat. The international scene was not on the agenda ...

  10. Has Beadman gone the wrong way?

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... horses will be looking to use the traditional New Year's Day sprint feature as a springboard into the four-year-old Group Ones, which commence with the Classic Mile in just over three weeks. ... Sprint, where he wore blinkers for the first time and drew out. Both contributed to him racing below his previous form in the Jockey Club Sprint when Admiration had been right there in the finish ...




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