George Moore

HK sprinters flop again at Ascot

Hong Kong's sprinters have again failed to impress at Royal Ascot with Happy Zero running the worst race of his career and Joy And Fun rushed off for X-rays after pulling up sore.

Sunday, 20 June, 2010, 12:00am

Moore debutant loses the plot

George Moore, son of trainer John, will have to wait until another day to see if his first yearling purchase in his own right is a winner after First In Command threw out the script for his scheduled race debut. On the back of some worthwhile trial form, First In Command was one of the favourites for the Vatti Handicap up the straight course, but got it all wrong as he was positioned to begin.

20 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Size and Whyte gunning for more glory with Sight Winner

Sight Winner has already enjoyed a bumper season, but the four-year-old can join an exclusive group and put the icing on a great year for John Size and Douglas Whyte by landing the feature at today's Sha Tin finale.

1 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Moore's card packed with winning chances

Just three days after burying his father George Moore, the most influential trainer in the history of Hong Kong racing, John Moore looks set for a bumper day at headquarters this afternoon, with a stable strength that may not even require any heavenly assistance.

20 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

A perfectionist whose legacy is of 'immeasurable significance'

Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges yesterday hailed the George Moore legacy, warmly remembering the greatest trainer of Hong Kong racing's professional era for a contribution that was of 'immeasurable significance'.

10 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

George Moore, giant of HK scene, dies at 84

George Moore, the Australian Hall of Fame jockey who went on to become 11 times champion trainer of Hong Kong, died on Tuesday night in Sydney after several years of ill health. He was 84.

10 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Make most of Golden opportunity

Golden Bell has all the credentials to take a weak-looking second event on tonight's Happy Valley card.

The improving three-year-old will be forever remembered as the horse who took trainer Brian Kan Ping-chee to a benchmark 722 career winners, one past George Moore's long-standing record for the most winners sent out by a Hong Kong-based trainer.

3 May 2000 - 12:00am

Leyshan has good start

Former Hong Kong jockey Peter Leyshan made a dream start to his training career at Taipa yesterday, writes Lawrence Wadey.

30 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Shrewd Moore snatches Derby tierce

It was just like old times . . . only master trainer George Moore produced something even he had not managed when ruling the roost in Hong Kong.

1 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

The Hermes Cup Roll of Honour

1983 GILGIT, 4-1, owned by Mr and Mrs Alan Li Fook-sum, trained by George Moore, ridden by Gary Moore.

1984 GILGIT, 4-5f, ridden by Gary Moore.

1985 FOREVER GOLD, 10-2f, owned by Mr and Mrs E.C. Lowe, trained by G. Smyth, ridden by P.H. Chan.

18 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Moore fined over positive swab

A MYSTIFIED George Moore has been fined $20,000 by the Macau Jockey Club after trophy-winning galloper Strong Force returned a positive swab to a banned substance.

In the 30-year training career of the Australian wizard, it was the first time he had ever been involved in a positive swab inquiry.

16 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Derby double eludes Moores

THE hopes of a unique Moore family Derby double on both sides of the Pearl River Estuary were thwarted at Taipa yesterday when the $1.2 million Macau Jockey Club Classic went to longshot Golden Delivery (14-1).

27 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Onus falls on Leyshan to increase stable tally

FORMER Hong Kong jockey Peter Leyshan finds himself thrust into the Taipa limelight as father-in-law George Moore continues his early season quest for success in Macau.

With legendary Mick Dittman in Singapore and then onward-bound to Australia, Leyshan will be doing much of the riding work for Moore in the coming weeks - and the pair do have chances today.

18 Sep 1994 - 12:00am