Douglas Whyte

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

Flame Hero (Douglas Whyte) just gets the better of Beauty Flame (Olivier Doleuze) to put himself into Derby contention. Photos: Kenneth Chan

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 Sha Tin crowd cheers Douglas Whyte after he records his third winner of the day, Gorgeous Debut. Photo: Kenneth Chan

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

Fire Starter (Olivier Doleuze, navy) was unable to catch Pearl Win (Joao Moreira, light blue) last start, but faces an easier task here. Photo: Kenneth Chan

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

Douglas Whyte takes Do You Get It (inside) to the line in Tuesday's trial. Photo: Kenneth Chan

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

General Iron can break through for his first win in Hong Kong at Happy Valley. Photo: Kenneth Chan

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