Such are their hypercompetitive natures, if you pitted the world's best jockeys against each other in an otherwise boring board game, it's easy to imagine it becoming an all-night, no-holds-barred battleWednesday, 5 December, 2012, 2:16am
Australian jockey Craig Williams has slowly invaded that exclusive space, occupied by only a few elite riders with a record of getting the job done when the pressure is on - a space where the phone calls come to fly around the world to ride in some of the world's best and richest races.5 Dec 2012 - 2:16am
The winner of next month's International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley will walk away with HK$500,000 after new international races sponsor Longines gave the series a much-needed prize-money boost.16 Nov 2012 - 1:43am
An exceptional track gallop by Hong Kong Vase fancy Dunaden yesterday erased any fears of fatigue and filled jockey Craig Williams with confidence ahead of his redemptive ride aboard the Melbourne Cup winner.7 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
The lack of a worthwhile tempo and a light weight may be the deciding factors for the John Size-trained Enriched as he tackles 1,600m again this afternoon in the final feature of the season, the Sha Tin Mile Trophy.11 Jul 2010 - 12:00am
Any pre-race air of confidence simply faded away in the Tokyo sunshine yesterday with Hong Kong's Yasuda Kinen contenders failing to issue even a serious threat in the final leg of the Asian Mile Challenge.7 Jun 2010 - 12:00am
Hot on the heels of Green Birdie's win in Singapore, the principals in heat three of the barrier trials at Sha Tin yesterday are preparing to say bye-bye Hong Kong and konnichiwa Japan for the Group One Yasuda Kinen on June 6.
Beauty Flash, Sight Winner and Fellowship turned in solid gallops to complete the 1,000m tune-up in 58.33 seconds, the fastest time of the morning.19 May 2010 - 12:00am
Australian jockey Craig Williams will answer an SOS call from the Jockey Club to ride at next Sunday's Sha Tin Trophy meeting.18 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
Douglas Whyte warmed up for Wednesday's Cathay Pacific International Jockey Championship at Happy Valley by winning the fourth and final event of the Super Jockey Series at Hanshin, Japan yesterday, but it was not enough to put him in the finish of the prestigious contest.3 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Apprentice Franky Tsui Kwan-wai has been suspended for 12 meetings for his ride on Easy Punch at Sha Tin on December 23.
Tsui, 22, was yesterday found guilty of failing to take all reasonable and permissible measures to win, or obtain the best-possible placing on Easy Punch, who beat only two of his 13 rivals to the line.5 Jan 2007 - 12:00am