Austrian rider Andreas Suborics is making trophy races his speciality but was just happy to be ticking the winners over again after claiming the Pok Oi Cup for Tony Cruz on Real Supreme at long odds.Monday, 11 March, 2013, 4:02am
David Hall became the first trainer to land four wins with one horse this season as the transformation of Solar Great continued at his fourth outing for the yard.28 Jan 2013 - 4:36am
With a small number of jockeys, trainers, races and horses, Hong Kong has fewer opportunities than other racing jurisdictions for the kind of meat-on-the-bone stories that happen elsewhere.
In Australia on the weekend, we had a newspaper accusing champion jockey Damien Oliver of placing a winning bet on a favourite when he had ridden the second favourite in the same race.17 Oct 2012 - 2:16am
Douglas Whyte has been winless for the last two meetings and looks vulnerable as Jockey Challenge favourite once again, but a full book of rides should see him return to form tonight.4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Ray's Favourite made a name for himself with three Class Five victories earlier in the season but has since proven he can mix it up in grade, and a low draw makes him the standout banker in the middle leg of tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Happy Valley, which is expected to reach HK$4 million.3 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
The Jockey Club has invited rising star James McDonald to join the jockey roster for the final five meetings and it might be of necessity with two more jockeys suspended, including Olivier Doleuze. The Frenchman deferred his penalty until after the July 8 fixture and will miss the final two meetings for causing interference in the 10th race aboard Golden Scalpel.18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Bookmakers in the UK have resorted to posting betting markets without Black Caviar to drum up some ante-post business on the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot on Saturday week.12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
A mammoth HK$27.4 million jackpot is sure to stimulate a lucrative Triple Trio pool at Sha Tin tomorrow, where Felarof can kick things off as a banker in the opening leg.8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Trainer Tony Millard appears to have unearthed a nice prospect in Jolly Victor, who produced an eye-catching performance in the Class Four HKU Faculty Of Social Sciences Handicap over (1,400m) on Sunday.
The three-year-old had a solid preparation and travelled smoothly in all four trials - two for former handler David Hall.5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Austrian rider Andreas Suborics was happy to take up the leading jockey role with Douglas Whyte and Brett Prebble absent in Japan and a double and a sprinkling of placings saw him claim the Jockey Challenge honours for the card as many expected - but he also claimed another careless riding ban.4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
With Brett Prebble and Douglas Whyte on overseas duties in the Yasuda Kinen in Tokyo, Andreas Suborics gets his chance to take centre stage in the Jockey Challenge.3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Andreas Suborics has compared super-impressive juvenile Amber Sky to champion Hungarian sprinter Overdose after the speedster's second win up the straight in slick time.
Suborics rode Overdose, dubbed the 'Budapest Bullet' for his phenomenal racetrack exploits, on five occasions for four wins, including an incredible 10-length romp in a Group Three in Italy.7 May 2012 - 12:00am
The winners are starting to come more freely for Australian rider Tim Clark and he made it four for the week at Happy Valley last night with a double that was enough to see him take Jockey Challenge honours on a countback over Douglas Whyte.26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Whole-hearted John Size-trained Bumper Strike has finally drawn a gate and, freshened up for a weak special-conditions race, he looks an ideal banker in the opening leg of a jackpot-boosted Triple Trio at Happy Valley on Sunday.13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Southern hemisphere juveniles do make a habit of winning most of the griffin races but not too many punters were ready for Ricky Yiu Poon-fai's Amber Sky's racecourse debut win.10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am