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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Woods or Wire: who copped the worst slap?

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 08:11pm by Michael Cox

    ... at Clark as he raced beside him at Happy Valley. The incident wasn’t entirely unprovoked, though – Clark had accidently struck Intellectualstride across the nose with his whip. Later in the season ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Purton could still snatch the title, warns rampant Moreira

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:44pm by Michael Cox

    ... was on his way to an easy five-length victory. "Good horses make jockeys' lives easier," he said. "He got to the outside fence easily, and I probably touched him with the whip ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Delight in Harbour after trial improvement

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:25pm by Michael Cox

    ... was already warm when he headed out, and he still needed a couple of slaps with the whip to join in after turning, but it was better than previous efforts. In the final dirt trial of the morning over ...

  4. Sport - Racing - Hong Kong International Races

    French again hold the whip hand in Vase

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com French again hold whip hand in distance feature The chances of the locals breaking their long drought in the Hong Kong Vase look slimmer than ever as just two seemingly over-matched Hong Kong horses face another French onslaught in the distance feature. Gallic gallopers have won four of the last five runnings of the race, and the French have ...

  5. Sport - Racing - JOCKEYS

    Fourie adds interest but Whyte still has the whip hand

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Fourie gives fresh interestbut all eyes on Whyte It was a telling moment last week when the season's new jockey, South African Richard Fourie, met the press and was almost in awe of champion rider Douglas Whyte. He won't be alone in ...

  6. BHA cracking jokes with the whip rule

    Posted Oct 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... light of its idiocy as well. Not that it would have been easy to hide. Under arcane new whip rules introduced with equally bizarre timing in the week leading to England's richest race, Soumillon was fined his almost HK$624,000 winning percentage after he used the whip on Cirrus Des Aigles six times: one less than he is allowed, but simultaneously one more than he is allowed, ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    'I'm only reaching my peak'

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... Pure Force sneak by favoured pair Fantastico and Winfull Patrol in a Class Four straight race, but the jockey copped a fine for his over-enthusiastic whip work. So positioned 16-1 shot Pure ... with some hard riding of his own, producing a surprising flurry of blows with the whip. Stewards had no problem with the vigour but questioned So's technique, fining him $2,000 for raising ...

  8. Finezza has dash to whip past Derby candidates

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Finezza's impressive turn of foot will stand him in good stead stepping up in grade and help him repel the test of a trio of highly rated Group One Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby-bound hopefuls. Paul O'Sullivan ha ...

  9. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Hit A Home Run enjoys the change of tactics

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... to lay in under the whip, to take fourth behind Regency Champion, with the final 400m in a swift 22.21. Hit A Home Run is a son of Danzero and the unraced Kenmare mare Alpine Spirit. ...

  10. Whip rule fiasco brings juicy quotes from critics

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The 'whip rule' fiasco in Australia stirred up some heated emotions and strike action by jockeys before what appears to be a reasonable compromise was reached ... themselves with such groups by imposing restrictions on the frequency of whip use at stages in the home straight. Yesterday's tweaking of the rules has made the best of a difficult situation ...




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