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Saturday, 8 September, 2012, 5:58pm

Chiefs wary, despite rude health

Behind the scenes at the Jockey Club, there is the laudably circumspect view that turnover increases should not be taken for granted heading into an uncertain economic future, despite racking up a third successive significant increase this season.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Thrilled Yiu savours all-round good season

Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai had an all-round good day out at Sha Tin to match the all-round good season he has enjoyed, despite farewelling his champion sprinter Sacred Kingdom.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Cheers all round for Perfect ending

Perfect Cheers has a query over him at tonight's distance, but he ticks plenty of other boxes for the Bulldozer Handicap (1,800m).

11 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Whyte feels good enough to work again

Champion jockey Douglas Whyte has declared himself back to work this morning, despite the injuries he suffered at the start of the final race on Sunday.

Whyte was thrown forward over the neck of his mount and onto the ground when Aomen stumbled out of the starting gates and almost fell.

10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Shower proves refreshing as gelding finally makes the breakthrough

A brief but heavy shower early in proceedings was getting most of the credit from trainer Peter Ng Bik-kuen for Taknam's long-shot breakthrough victory in the Gascoigne Handicap (1,600m). 'He's had fetlock problems and missed over a year of racing and the difference today was just that little bit of give in the track,' Ng said.

9 Jul 2012 - 12:00am