George T. D. Moore

Moore's dreams riding on Mighty High

Mighty High is ready to give John Moore one of his best chances to realise the dream of winning a foreign Group One in the A$2.5 million (HK$21 million) Caulfield Cup in Melbourne and the trainer admits that achieving the goal today would make it even sweeter.

Saturday, 15 October, 2011, 12:00am

Size and Moore have season to remember

John Size wrested back the premiership which has become almost his personal domain, but the historical high note for the 2007-08 season was his compatriot John Moore becoming the first professional of either discipline to train 1,000 winners.

6 Jul 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

Winning is in their blood

John Moore and Caspar Fownes will be frontline players at this year's Cathay Pacific International Races, and they have much more in common than one might imagine.

1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Knowledge of Taipa track is Nunes' secret weapon for interport trophy

John Moore has won the early battle of tactics by engaging Brazilian riding ace Manoel Nunes to partner Wealthy in this afternoon's HK$2.3 million Macau-Hong Kong Trophy at Taipa racecourse.

Nunes, now a Hong Kong club jockey, was previously Macau's champion rider for two seasons, so no one knows the intricacies of the Macau racecourse better.

1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Tokyo success will complete Moore resume

Joyful Winner has what it takes to help trainer achieve his goal - Group One victory on foreign soil

John Moore can complete one of his few remaining unfulfilled career ambitions in Tokyo this afternoon with a victory by Joyful Winner in the $14.8 million Group One Yasuda Kinen.

4 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Record-breaking Cruz sets sights high

'My next goal is to win as many trainers' titles as I won as a jockey'

Tony Cruz may have saddled many wonderful horses during the season, headlined by Silent Witness and Bullish Luck, but when it came to securing George Moore's 'unbreakable' Hong Kong training record, it was landed by the one of the least-credentialed beasts in the stable.

19 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Cruz in position to beat Moore's mark

Is today the day Tony Cruz claims the last remaining Hong Kong training record that's not already his - George Moore's 25-year-old benchmark of 87 winners? The weight of overnight opinion of tote players says unequivocally, yes it is.

12 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Cruz and Whyte stay on course for season targets

Tony Cruz and Douglas Whyte, soon to be hailed as Hong Kong's champion trainer and jockey for this season, are both on schedule to hit their season goals after chalking up a double and a treble respectively.

6 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

'What he has done is unbelievable'

Superlatives fell freely yesterday after Australian trainer John Size became the first man in 16 years to win the Hong Kong championship at his first time of asking and his predecessor was one of the first to express his congratulations.

17 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Dye gets that big-time feeling

For a jockey who was a byword in Australian Group racing throughout the 1990s, Shane Dye has made little impact at the top level of the Hong Kong scene.

22 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

'I must retire, but I love to learn . . . even after 50 years, the challenge never goes away'

Through eyes that have grown old in the busy haze of Hong Kong, Wong Tang-ping sees most of the road behind him and just one season of the journey ahead in the city where he grew up, watched change restlessly invade year by year and fell tirelessly in love with a mistress called racing.

7 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

King Kan the history man

'I'm now the King,' beamed trainer Brian Kan Ping-chee after he broke George Moore's long-standing record for the most winners saddled in Hong Kong with a double at rain-soaked Happy Valley last night.

They used to call Kan 'The Champ,' by dint of his four successive training titles in the late Eighties.

27 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Tse slammed over 'incompetent' Sydney ride

Local jockey Jackie C. K. Tse will require permission from Australian Jockey Club (AJC) stewards before riding in Sydney again following his efforts on brilliant youngster Adeewin there on Saturday.

The AJC chief stipendiary steward, Ray Murrihy, called the ride 'bordering on incompetence' and called Tse, trainer Bobby Thomsen and well-known local owner Sunny Yam before him.

6 Oct 1997 - 12:00am