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Jamie Stier

I want to be invisible, says 'Killer Kelly' in a job where consistency is catchword

Kim Kelly's dearest hope in his first season as the Jockey Club's chief steward is that nobody notices.

Sunday, 6 September, 2009, 12:00am

Chui stood down after positive test

Freelance local jockey Marco Chui Kwan-lai has been stood down from riding after a urine sample provided before Wednesday's Happy Valley meeting tested positive for an unnamed prohibited substance.

19 May 2009 - 12:00am

Club denies drug claims

Jockey Club officials yesterday categorically denied that the club has a rash of positive drug test returns, with executive director of racing Bill Nader dismissing the stories in circulation as 'bad rumours'.

1 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Club to introduce 'double loading' to speed up starts

The Jockey Club starting team will adopt a fresh approach to shorten the loading time before races, with the team splitting up and loading more horses simultaneously.

7 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Rain or shine, Hunter a good thing for owner

Owner Jaime Sze Wine-him landed his third Sha Tin race in as many weeks when Namjong Hunter strolled home with the third event yesterday. But while the lightly raced four-year-old may lack the booming finish of his rising-star stablemate Best Friend, the chestnut did all that was required.

9 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Whyte cops his sixth ban for the season

Douglas Whyte will be next to breach the 1,000-winner mark and edged closer with a double yesterday, but stewards have postponed the arrival of that event after hitting him with his sixth careless-riding ban for the season.

25 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Costly start to day for Prebble and Yeung

Top jockey Brett Prebble and apprentice Thomas Yeung Kai-tong ended yesterday with penalties for two charges each of misconduct after an incident on the track boiled over into a confrontation in the jockeys' room.

12 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Trainers warned on 'inconsistencies'

Jockey Club discovers 'disturbing' trends in performances and betting patterns

Trainers and jockeys will be put on notice after a statistical survey into inconsistent performances of horses last season revealed some serial offenders.

30 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Rule sees stiffer fines for top riders

Leading jockeys face the prospect of being penalised at a higher rate than lesser lights this season for minor infringements after Hong Kong racing stewards yesterday unveiled their new penalty policies.

27 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Probe into Bowin flop is held over

The racing stewards hope to reconvene early this week yesterday's adjourned inquiry into the running and handling of Bowin in the eighth event.

21 Dec 2003 - 12:00am