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Felix Coetzee

Coetzee to take over on Memory

Trainer Tony Cruz said the connections of California Memory are simply looking for a change of luck with new jockey Felix Coetzee in the Singapore Airlines Cup on May 20, and Matthew Chadwick will remain the grey's 'Hong Kong rider'.

Tuesday, 8 May, 2012, 12:00am

Just like old times for C-Team, but Sunshine's injury takes gloss off win

Tony Cruz was thrilled to call on champion jockey Felix Coetzee to ride smart winner Sunshine Day and re-establish their deadly combination, but was left concerned after the colt suffered a deep laceration after being galloped on.

19 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Sapelli can keep Plate for another season

After yo-yoing in the ratings over the past 12 months, the John Size-trained stayer Sapelli bounces back into the Group Three Premier Plate allotted the same weight he carried to victory in the race last year and can win again, especially with a couple of major rivals drawn wide.

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Fownes' hopes lifted for Stakes

Hong Kong's Green Birdie and Lucky Nine wound up their preparations with light canters yesterday in preparation for the Group One Sprinters Stakes in Tokyo and trainer Caspar Fownes goes into the race positive, despite the awesome presence of Singapore champion Rocket Man.

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Rocket man flies past rivals again

Hong Kong's ageing sprint stars Sacred Kingdom and Green Birdie showed just how far they have receded from their peak as Rocket Man, a new world power in the sprinting ranks, emerged at Kranji racecourse in Singapore last night.

23 May 2011 - 12:00am

Rocket Man puts Hong Kong rivals in the shade

Hong Kong's ageing sprint stars Sacred Kingdom and Green Birdie showed just how far they have receded from their peak as Rocket Man, a new world power in the sprinting ranks, emerged at Kranji racecourse in Singapore last night.

23 May 2011 - 12:00am

Strydom finally ready to turn back the clock

During a conversation with star South African rider Piere Strydom, in the aftermath of J J The Jet Plane's win in the Hong Kong Sprint last month, the jockey shook his head in disbelief that he had not ridden at Sha Tin for more than 13 years.

5 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Jet Plane lands on time to end HK's sprint dominance

South African champion J J The Jet Plane overpowered Singaporean sling Rocket Man in a thrilling photo finish to the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint (1,200m) that ended the locals domination and may have signalled the end of Sacred Kingdom's reign as world champion sprinter.

13 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Luck of draw gives Able One head start

The prospects of a fifth successive home town victory in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile on Sunday took the greatest boost from yesterday's international barrier draw with Able One and his major rival, English-trained Paco Boy, to start from opposite ends of the field.

10 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Youngster makes his mark on HK debut

Only cruel luck robbed prodigious riding talent Maxime Guyon of an opening-day winner at Sha Tin yesterday, but the young Frenchman left no one in any doubt that he has not been overhyped.

5 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

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