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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Richard Gibson raring to test Akeed Mofeed in Jockey Club Cup

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 11:09pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Trainer says the stallion is ready for Sunday's feature after overcoming his fitness problems Gibson raring to test Akeed Mofeed Akeed Mofeed has finally pleased Richard Gibson for the first time this season and the trainer is once again keen to see the Derby winner tested against Hong Kong's best in the Group Two Longines Jockey Club ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Osteoporosis, dehydration, kidney stones, starvation: how Hong Kong's jockeys are punishing their bodies to make the weight

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:26pm by Michael Cox

    ... pounds in the 24 hours before race day. There's no doubt these guys are elite athletes. You test them on the treadmill and some of the guys have similar aerobic capacity to top footballers ... a battery of laboratory tests and recording the diets of participants. The data captured not only delivered a revealing insight into the extreme world of top-class jockeys, but on a personal level ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    17 Hong Kong horses test positive for drugged feed as zilpaterol found in 2nd brand

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 01:12pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Banned cattle supplement zilpaterol found in second brand of feed as Jockey Club awaits further results from laboratory tests 17 horses test positive ... type of feed from California was found to contain the banned substance zilpaterol; a total of 17 horses have tested positive for it. After four post-race positives for the cattle-feed ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Dettori tests positive at Longchamp, faces drugs inquiry

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 08:04am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Frankie Dettori, one of the outstanding jockeys of his generation, failed a drugs test when riding at Longchamp in France in September, his lawyer announced ... Christopher Stewart-Moore, in a statement to the British Press Association, reported: “On behalf of Frankie Dettori I can confirm that, as a consequence of a positive test at Longchamp on September ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Clock ticking for Ambitious Dragon as he faces late fitness test for Mile

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... his arrival on December 1 but looked to be well down the road to recovery after a decent track workout on Friday morning. However, his blood tests yesterday confirmed there were still health ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Fownes to test Lucky Nine in a quiet trial

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Fownes to test Lucky Nine in a quiet trial Japan-bound frequent flier Lucky Nine will be given an easy time in a Sha Tin all-weather track trial this morning, with the tough sprinter scheduled for a more searching workout closer to his departure date, trainer Caspar Fownes giving his stable star a clean bill of health after a recent scare. ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Eight horses pulled out of Sha Tin meeting over banned drug

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Runners withdrawn from Sha Tin race meeting after contaminated feed is suspected for positive test results indicating a banned drug Eight horses are pulled ... with another 27 horses tested for banned drug zilpaterol. On Monday, four Yiu-trained horses - June 2 winners Yat Ding Win and Legend Express, along with unplaced favourites Graceful Kingdom and Happy ...

  8. Comment - Blogs - RACING

    When is enough information too much?

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 08:03pm by Michael Cox

    ... of bone scans and results of blood tests to analyse ourselves? Will TV pundits point to the usually high enzyme levels of a fancied runner, or that he left a quarter of his feed one day, ... at 55-1 after an alarming vet report had punters scrambling for dictionaries. The test will come when a queried runner is allowed to race, and then flops as a highly fancied favourite. “Why,” ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - RACING

    Trainer John Size dampens expectations for Purse hero Endowing

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 12:16am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Emerging stayer may have won Sunday's feature in tough fashion, but trainer is not in a hurry to test his horse against tougher competition Size dampens expectations for Purse hero Endowing John Size was tempering expectations for Endowing as the trainer weighed up a Group Two Jockey Club Cup start for the budding stayer after ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Al-Zarooni withdraws appeal of 8-year ban

    Posted May 30th 2013, 11:46am by Associated Press in London

    ... have been tested Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor is set to assume control of the stables. All of his horses were checked by the BHA and tested negative.   ...




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