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Glen Boss

Boss replaces Prebble on Sacred Kingdom for Singapore sprint

Australia's leading big-race rider, Glen Boss, will be the new jockey for Sacred Kingdom when the sprinter tackles the S$1 million (HK$6.3 million) KrisFlyer Sprint in Singapore on May 22.

Friday, 6 May, 2011, 12:00am

Southern hemisphere trainers fit the bill

One of the big training performances Down Under in recent weeks was turned in by Melbourne-based Peter Moody, who has taken a smart filly called Typhoon Tracy from a maiden to Group One winner in the space of five runs.

25 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Lee praises Purton's 'gem of a ride'

Zac Purton produced a gem of a ride to win on notoriously difficult Solar Mighty and trainer Almond Lee Yee-tat was happy to hand him the kudos.

'All credit to Zac - I told him the same things I told Glen Boss about the horse last season and he was able to win two races on him,' Lee said.

7 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Slight drop in turnover

A late scratching, the lack of a Triple Trio jackpot and the psychological presence of tomorrow night's added Happy Valley meeting combined to see yesterday's season-finale figures at Sha Tin come in lower than a year ago.

2 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

With top duo away, Beadman can shine in the Challenge

This afternoon the Jockey Challenge goes into unchartered territory - the first meeting with both premiership leaders Douglas Whyte and Brett Prebble missing - and oddsmakers look like they have it right by posting Darren Beadman at HK$4.5 favourite.

8 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Count on First Knight in race for HK$35m windfall

Capable First Knight has been right out of luck in recent times, but a drop to Class Five for the first time in 30 months should bring about a change in fortune in the opening leg of Sunday's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

30 May 2008 - 12:00am

Joy And Fun comeback offers Cruz some cheer

Popular trainer Derek Cruz will probably want to forget a lot of the 2007-08 season, but the courage and honesty of Joy And Fun to fightback to winning yesterday's ATV Cup (1,600m) after a nasty pre-season injury will be something he will recall fondly.

19 May 2008 - 12:00am

Boss claims historic Doncaster win

Glen Boss made history in Sydney yesterday, winning the Group One Emirates Doncaster Handicap at Randwick with a perfect ride on Triple Honour. It is the first time in the race's 163-year history that a jockey has won it three years in succession.

27 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Horace's Choice looks a good thing for bumper TT

The talented Horace's Choice may have been beaten more than 20 lengths at his last two starts, but with a return to 1,600 metres in the middle leg of Sunday's Triple Trio, he can bounce back to his brilliant best.

25 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Boss has Slipper chance on Sebring

Australian jockey Glen Boss had an eerie sense of deja vu yesterday with a late engagement that will see him ride the ante-post favourite in the world's richest two-year-old race in Sydney on Saturday.

15 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Liberal's Knight looks part for dirt feature at Sha Tin

The opportunities on the all-weather for John Size-trained Liberal's Knight are few and far between but the ultra-consistent six-year-old should handle the step up in trip to make him the horse to beat in tonight's Lok Sin Tong Cup.

12 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Horace's Choice underlines his credentials for the classic

Horace's Choice thrust himself back into the Derby picture with an emphatic win in the opening barrier trial at Sha Tin on Friday, a performance highlighted by a blistering final 400m sectional.

9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Boss shows he's the king when it comes to tactics

Trainers heap praise after great rides

Glen Boss is fast becoming the tactical king of the jockey ranks and last night netted a surprise double by turning established racing patterns upside down.

6 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Yiu and Boss building a profitable partnership

Ricky Yiu Poon-fie's reputation as the gun strike-rate trainer is well established but his association with jockey Glen Boss is starting to make waves in more ways than one.

Yesterday, Boss had two rides for the trainer of the mighty Sacred Kingdom and once again capitalised on the opportunity, landing the opener on Wavy Peak in the battle of the cellar dwellers.

10 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Champion Fownes starting to make a habit of winning

Reigning champion trainer Caspar Fownes got himself back in the winning habit at Happy Valley during the week and ended his Sha Tin drought in sharp fashion yesterday, too, with a double.

Fownes ended a 61-runner losing streak when Mega Bullet won at the Valley on Wednesday but still had endured a decent run of outs at Sha Tin since Fever Pitch won on international day.

21 Jan 2008 - 12:00am