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David Ferraris

Racing Digest, March 11, 2013

Champion trainer John Size still wasn't happy with Little Men's barrier manners but the three-year-old still managed to do enough right to justify a short price in winning his second successive race. 

Monday, 11 March, 2013, 4:02am

Ferraris thanks staff for getting Affluence to relax

It has been a long road back to winning form for Affluence Of Rain, but the six-year-old finally made it in the Sunflowers Handicap.

7 Jan 2013 - 3:10am

Hong Kong Derby hopefuls to show their worth

The chequebook challenge of the BMW Hong Kong Derby begins in earnest tomorrow as four Derby-winning trainers unveil their primary classic hopefuls in the final race at Sha Tin, but expectations are mostly running low.

31 Dec 2012 - 3:08am

Ferraris blames vets' new policy

The withdrawal yesterday of outsider Sweet Orange from the HK$22 million Longines Hong Kong Cup may not have caught the racing world's attention like the morning announcement that Cirrus des Aigles was out, but his angry trainer, David Ferraris, reawakened the verbal battle with vets over treating horses' joints.

8 Dec 2012 - 1:54am

Racing Digest, December 3, 2012

Prebble sizzles for Cruz on a day rail bias played a big part

3 Dec 2012 - 3:05am

Trainer Ferraris forced into juggling act with Sweet Orange

Trainer David Ferraris has been forced to rethink Sweet Orange's present and future plans since the stallion walked into a perfect storm of the harsh all-weather training track at Sha Tin and the new veterinary treatment policies.

16 Nov 2012 - 1:58am

More should be done to get stayers ready for big races

When David Ferraris pleaded for more staying races to get Liberator, or his ilk, ready for the Longines Hong Kong Vase in December, it was hard not to sympathise with the South African trainer.

17 Oct 2012 - 12:01am

'We need more staying events'

Barrier positions told a familiar tale as trainer David Ferraris led in a double, but he was keener to shine a light on another equally familiar tale - the difficulties of getting stayers ready for the Longines International meeting in December.

15 Oct 2012 - 3:23am

Fourie completes mission as Chater finds his Way

South African Richard Fourie was a man on a mission at Sha Tin twice this week with six-year-old Chater Way and the success of the second plan may well have had the first to thank for it.

The first mission was when Fourie jumped on the David Ferraris-trained Chater Way for his final piece of work before the Class One Egret Handicap yesterday, and then over did it.

17 Sep 2012 - 5:32am

Gelding saves himself from compulsory retirement

The good news for trainer David Ferraris was that his good run continued with Metrevelli winning at the bottom of Class Five - the bad news was that the gelding probably saved himself from compulsory retirement and will be sticking around next season. Or was it bad news?

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

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