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  • Sep 23, 2014
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Douglas Whyte

To run or not to run: that is Ho's Derby question for Flame Hero

Peter Ho Leung has until tomorrow morning to decide if Flame Hero will be a late entry for the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2,000m) after the four-year-old put himself into the picture with a determined victory on Saturday.

Monday, 3 March, 2014, 9:38am

Whyte takes the sweets with a dashing treble

The empire struck back with a vengeance at Sha Tin as reigning champion jockey Douglas Whyte put the Jockey Challenge to bed before halfway with a quick-fire treble and might easily have doubled his win tally for the afternoon.

24 Feb 2014 - 10:48am

Gibson's Fire a good Starter for TT jackpot

With a good draw and the services of Douglas Whyte, Richard Gibson's Fire Starter can make the necessary progress at his fifth start and salute as banker in the opening leg of the Triple Trio at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

17 Feb 2014 - 9:27pm

Do You Get It looks a coming dirt winner

John Size-trained Do You Get It looks like a dirt track winner waiting to happen after an impressive trial at Sha Tin on Tuesday.

The three-year-old had already been given four trials by the patient trainer, following the three he had in New Zealand, and Douglas Whyte was clearly sent out with the job of ironing out a few chinks in the gelding's armour before his debut.

11 Feb 2014 - 8:26pm

General Iron out to prove he's made of Whyte steel

Danny Shum Chap-shing's General Iron has shown enough in his previous efforts at Happy Valley to suggest the drop to Class Four can see him break through in the Craigengower Cricket Club Challenge Cup (1,000m) on Wednesday night.

4 Feb 2014 - 8:41pm

Purton has put absolutely everything on the line ... but it’s unlikely to be enough

After putting everything into an exhausting and ultimately unsuccessful challenge to Douglas Whyte’s supremacy in 2009-10, legend has it that Brett Prebble simply said “never again.” Meaning, never again would he subject himself to the mental, emotional and physical rigours of entering into hand-to-hand combat with the Durban Demon.

24 Jun 2013 - 8:10pm

I'm not counting my chickens in jockey's title race, says Whyte

The fat lady hasn't sung but there was the scrape of a chair and a clearing of the throat at Sha Tin as she stood up in readiness after Douglas Whyte's treble set Zac Purton an unreasonable task to catch him in the final seven meetings of the jockeys' championship.

17 Jun 2013 - 11:32am

Action speaks louder than words

Douglas Whyte still won't talk about his season-long duel for the jockeys' championship with Zac Purton, but his trademark fist-pump as he crossed the line on Flagship Shine in the last said it all - the 12-time champ is back - and he has a 13th straight title firmly in his sights.

13 Jun 2013 - 6:02am

John Size says Glorious Days is better for last year's Yasuda Kinen

As disastrous as Glorious Days' 14th place in last year's Yasuda Kinen seemed at the time, trainer John Size and jockey Douglas Whyte believe it may have been the making of the horse who returns to Fuchu today a more complete coompetitor.

2 Jun 2013 - 4:58am

Hot Purton reignites title chase with treble

Just when some were calling the jockeys' championship all over, not least Zac Purton himself, the Australian again closed the gap on leader Douglas Whyte to five wins with 13 meetings remaining.

27 May 2013 - 3:39am

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