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  1. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Youngsters hope to win place in Jockey Club's trainee programme

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by VICTORIA DUTHIE

    ... to their work duties- which start at 3.30am and include stable work, riding lessons and academic classes- trainees are expected to maintain a high level of personal fitness. "They [applicants] ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    I'm keeping my options open, says Joao Moreira

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 10:18pm by Alan Aitken

    ... "When I was getting suspended constantly earlier this season and things weren't working out, I was upset and did think about whether I wanted to leave. But I knew that if I did ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    California Chrome owner apologises for bitter remarks over Triple Crown

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:47am by Reuters

    ... fairy-tale success. Bred for a pittance by two working-class men new to a sport usually dominated by the rich and famous, California Chrome defied the odds when he won the Kentucky Derby ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Trainer happy with Glorious draw, but is tempered by last year's memories

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:59pm by Alan Aitken

    ... going didn't bother him at all- he concentrated on his work with his head down and watched his footing," said Size. Jockey Joao Moreira, making his first appearance at the Fuchu track, ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    How Hong Kong's failed racehorses are enjoying new lease of life as showjumpers

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:02pm by Michael Cox

    ... white markings patiently went about his work- slow trotting around the ring, head down and under the total command of his young rider. His name is Phaedo and you will not find him in the annals ... the trotting ring like it was a mini Happy Valley. If the horse can change its attitude and they accept you as boss, that's when it works Martin Leung "He just took control and started doing ...

  6. Sport - RACING

    Dan Excel plan to be blueprint for future Australian forays

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:38pm by Alan Aitken

    ... in Melbourne too, we're thinking there could be a clear path with the timing and logistics worked out John Moore Moore and owner David Boehm have thus produced a blueprint for this year's ... success with them- including recent Godolphin Mile and Champions Mile winner Variety Club- under their South African trainers' names. "It's just a concept we'd like to work ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Caspar Fownes fixing to extend fortune with Lucky Nine

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:31pm by Michael Cox

    ... stablemate, had some other factors against him other than working early from a wide draw. "Military Attack got galloped on behind and lost his off hind shoe, and we had to get the blacksmith ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Delight for John Moore … and the taxman

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:05am by Alan Aitken

    ... "The win the other day was ideal because he didn't have to have a hard run and it topped him off nicely. He looks well, worked well. "The only negative is the tricky draw. Everything ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    South Africa's Variety Club aims to buck trend in Champions Mile

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 11:16pm by Alan Aitken

    ... trotting ring- unusual, perhaps, but in keeping with Brown's comments after the stallion worked on Thursday. "He went 1,200m, picked up his fractions from the 600m and that was all he ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Talking turf in Hong Kong

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 10:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... to be interesting," Engelbrecht-Bresges said. "But the conference is working for a more relevant racing product, geared to the customer. And, in the context of globalisation, to harmonisation. "If ...




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