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Horse Racing

Prebble hopes win can return lost confidence

Opportunities for Brett Prebble with trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai have been scarce since the glory days of champion sprinter Sacred Kingdom, but the Australian jockey hopes a break through on Polymer Win goes some way to restoring confidence in their once strong combination.

Monday, 17 June, 2013, 4:35am

Youngster Tommy Berry comfortable with decision to return home

Despite taking Hong Kong by storm in what has been a lucrative short-term stint - which continued with a treble yesterday - in-demand jockey Tommy Berry says he has no regrets about his decision to return to Australia, and when he does return here it will be as an even better rider.

17 Jun 2013 - 11:28am

I'm not counting my chickens in jockey's title race, says Whyte

The fat lady hasn't sung but there was the scrape of a chair and a clearing of the throat at Sha Tin as she stood up in readiness after Douglas Whyte's treble set Zac Purton an unreasonable task to catch him in the final seven meetings of the jockeys' championship.

17 Jun 2013 - 11:32am

Treble has Moore closing in on HK$100m landmark

The season's leading money trainer again, John Moore closed in on the magical HK$100 million mark after a three-timer at Sha Tin that included a Group Three Premier Cup for Sterling City and a conundrum for the future.

17 Jun 2013 - 4:35am

'I'm only reaching my peak'

With compulsory retirement seven-race meetings away for Peter Ng Bik-kuen, the trainer joked that he might have only just reached his peak after an upset double gave him a career-best for winners in a season.

17 Jun 2013 - 4:35am

Hong Kong Jockey Club defends horse-feed testing protocols

As an investigation continues into how the cattle weight-gain drug zilpaterol ended up in Hong Kong horse feed, a high-ranking official has defended the Jockey Club's testing procedures and expressed confidence in the brands at the centre of the furore. But the official stopped short of guaranteeing a similar incident could not happen again.

16 Jun 2013 - 4:55am

Henry the great

Henry Cecil may have come from an aristocratic background and been knighted for his services to racing, but to the race-going public he was simply "Our 'Enry".

16 Jun 2013 - 10:14am

Keeping horses drug-free and safe

The demand in horseracing for a level playing field has been taken up in Hong Kong perhaps more strenuously than elsewhere. There is arguably no more sophisticated drug-testing laboratory than that operated by the Hong Kong Jockey Club. Little wonder, then, that tests last week picked up the banned weight and muscle-builder zilpaterol in numerous urine samples.

15 Jun 2013 - 1:53am

Follow horses drawn low for TT riches

Playing the low barriers could pay off for Triple Trio players at tomorrow's midweek meeting at Sha Tin - with two legs on the dirt and the final leg on the turf with the rail set wide.

11 Jun 2013 - 6:27am

Titanic battle for trainers' title keeps getting tighter

In keeping with the long-observed traditions of the trainers' championship race, the top four stables could produce only two winners between them at Sha Tin yesterday but Tony Cruz managed a spark of optimism about his chances of landing a third title after Supreme Genki caused a 33-1 surprise.

9 Jun 2013 - 5:39am