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Andrasch Starke

Nolen joins stellar cast for jockeys' showdown

The Jockey Club has been unable to tempt champion Australian sprinter Black Caviar to Hong Kong but has managed to do the next best thing by securing her jockey, Luke Nolen, as one of the new faces in the 2011 Cathay Pacific International Jockeys' Championship (CXIJC) at

Thursday, 17 November, 2011, 12:00am

Moore stays top of trainers' table after double with Ever King and Eyshal

John Moore was unable to provide Douglas Whyte with the crowning winner for his International Jockeys' Championship victory last night but he still managed to extend his trainers' table lead with a winning double at Happy Valley last night.

11 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Whyte has the firepower to keep his rivals at bay

John Moore is making every post a winner in the trainers' title race this season, and the combination with perennial champion jockey Douglas Whyte can put the seal on a third Cathay Pacific International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley tonight.

10 Dec 2008 - 12:00am


December 7

8am-noon Hong Kong International Sale Breeze-up. Interested buyers can have a close look at the horses before the auction. Lots will be breezed in pairs on the turf track at Sha Tin racecourse before the Hong Kong International Sale.

8-11.30am Buffet breakfast at the Jockey Club Box

10-11.15am Breeze-Up

6 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

World's top riders take their places for Valley Challenge

The Cathay Pacific International Jockeys' Challenge at Happy Valley on December 10 has found a nice blend of past champions and new faces this season, including one of North America's real stars in Garrett Gomez.

28 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

And they're off!

Caps fly at Happy Valley as some of the world's top jockeys declare it game on for tonight's Cathay Pacific International Jockeys Championship. In a field including past winners Andrasch Starke, Olivier Peslier, Douglas Whyte and Christophe Soumillon, it was Canadian Emma-Jayne Wilson (sixth from left) who was the main attraction.

5 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Birthday joy for Starke, Mosse

German jockey's celebrations tempered by two-day ban and HK$20,000 fine for careless riding

This week's birthday boys, Gerald Mosse and Andrasch Starke made their celebrations early on the track at Sha Tin yesterday but for Starke the day was tempered later by a careless-riding charge.

2 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Nunes is hot property among trainers

Manoel Nunes takes the honours as the most in-demand jockey at Sha Tin this afternoon - the only rider to command a full book on the 10-event New Year's Day programme.

1 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Fownes' Present surprises everyone

Trainer Caspar Fownes probably spoke for everyone after Present Treasure stunned punters, his jockey and stable followers alike with a 100-1 all-weather win in race eight.

'I could have given him a chance halfway through the race,' he said after Andrasch Starke gave the seven-year-old a perfect front-running trip in his first ride on Present Treasure.

24 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Punters putting their faith in Leung's Kenny

A long losing sequence for local handler Andy Leung Ting-wah has made little difference to punters, who have put their faith in the trainer to break the ice tonight with consistent Flying Kenny, to be ridden by stable jockey Andrasch Starke.

22 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Club wises up to the benefits of taking a more forgiving stance

The return of Eric Saint-Martin to his rightful place amongst the outstanding performers in the Hong Kong jockeys' room last weekend is another example of the Jockey Club's mellowed policies on licensing paying off.

22 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Jockeys' series lures quality field to HK

Three past winners will be among the star riders competing for the popular Cathay Pacific International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley next month.

20 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Careless jockeys pay price

The Jockey Club racing stewards continued their onslaught against careless riding at Happy Valley after a demolition derby down the straight in the ninth event brought two more suspensions and an adjourned hearing into further interference in the incident.

24 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Starke gets the best out of Sprinter

German jockey Andrasch Starke was almost apologetic as he broke the ice for his new Hong Kong stint with an overdue win on Sprinter.

Starke, who left in 2002 with a six-month ban for a cocaine positive, has made it back to Hong Kong at long last as retained rider for Andy Leung Ting-wah, but his victory came for rival trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fie.

18 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Hope ready to overpower rivals

Hong Kong sprinter Cape Of Good Hope shone yesterday in his work in Japan ahead of the Sprinters' Stakes, 1,200m, at Nakayama racecourse on the outskirts of Tokyo tomorrowthis Sunday.

29 Sep 2004 - 12:00am