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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Hong Kong dominates Dubai sprint features in successful international raid

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 01:39am by Alan Aitken

    ... a long way from home in the Duty Free, Dominant brave in the Sheema Classic after early interference, and the World Cup a popular home town result for Godolphin's African Story while Akeed ... in Hong Kong, we have been taking him for long walks, before and after trackwork, doing everything to get him to settle down and keep calm," Yiu said. "I still remember seeing Amber Sky ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Lucky eight are strongest Hong Kong contingent to land in Dubai

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 10:08pm by Alan Aitken

    ... anyway," said Gibson. "But Douglas came back very happy with the horse and said he was very relaxed, which is important. It isn't long since Akeed Mofeed last ran and he had a nice trial ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    John Moore remains confident in Designs On Rome for Hong Kong Derby, despite draw

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 01:40am by Alan Aitken

    ... On Rome's place as his first elect was not weakened by the wider launch. I'm not worried about Designs On Rome- he can make a long sustained run for 600m John Moore "No, I don't think ... "I'm not worried about Designs On Rome- he can make a long sustained run for 600m- but Able Friend can't and the inside draw will see him get a nice cushy run behind the speed to help him ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Pressure on John Moore-trained Military Attack in Gold Cup

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 01:44am by Alan Aitken

    ... Moreira as Moore looks for the key to switch Military Attack's winning ways back on. The horse hasn't won for a long time now. There was a jockey change, so they are obviously feeling ... a lot of pressure in their camp," said Gibson. "The horse hasn't won for a long time now. There was a jockey change, so they are obviously feeling a bit of pressure ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Study finds big spikes in jockeys' heart rates on race day

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:35pm by Michael Cox

    ... then back down. It is the same pattern repeated over and over," O'Reilly explains. "This is high-intensity work- and that requires high-intensity recovery. As long as they can get ...

  6. 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

    ... minute during the 10 races he rides in that afternoon, and when he rests, it doesn't drop below 160 beats per minute for long, again soaring to maximum level during each of the remaining ... myself to get by on natural ability and I had always got away with it, but that day got me thinking about what the long-term effects might be." O'Reilly, a PhD researcher in hydration ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Fortune favours the fastest in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:46pm by Michael Cox

    ... jockey Douglas Whyte said of the best racehorses. "They long to run faster and be competitive- they try to win. It's instilled in them." All modern thoroughbreds can be traced back ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    All You Wish given rev-up at the barriers to start cleanly in Classic Mile

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 10:37pm by Michael Cox

    ... for the Derby, that is his target race. There's a long time to go until March. We won't rush him, we will just keep him happy." Meanwhile, stewards on Friday concluded the adjourned ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Hong Kong Vase favourite The Fugue is on song, says John Gosden

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 11:05pm by AA

    ... fears that HK$15 million Longines Hong Kong Vase favourite, The Fugue, might have been a victim of her long journey last weekend. Owned by famed composer Andrew Lloyd-Webber, The Fugue has been ... She flew Sunday, London to Frankfurt, then she was on the ground for a while before a direct flight here and got in early on Monday. "It's a long trip and, for most horses ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - RACING

    US greats can't wait to duel at Happy Valley

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 09:11pm by Michael Cox

    ... long I can do this though, there's no secret about the history of my knees. "Even riding four races in a row [tonight] will be a challenge for me. I'll feel it on Thursday ...




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