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Jockey

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.

Monday, 17 June, 2013, 11:28am

Brett Prebble to miss start of Hong Kong racing season

Three new faces are among the riders to start the 2013-14 season, but one major player of the past decade, Brett Prebble, will be missing. Prebble has been licensed, but from November 13 to the end of next term, and part-season tickets were also granted for Neil Callan (October 21-March 16), Gerald Mosse (October 8-March 16) and Weichong Marwing (July 11-March 16).

14 Jun 2013 - 5:12am

I'll return better than ever, says departing Fourie

The promise of a "guaranteed" South African premiership has lured Richard Fourie back to his homeland, but he has vowed to return in the future - adding that his one-season stint has sharpened his riding skills.

9 Jun 2013 - 5:39am

Moore compares Berry's work ethic with Beadman

Tommy Berry has been a hit on the track since arriving, but is making an impression in the mornings as well. John Moore has compared Berry's work ethic and insight as a trackwork rider to that of his legendary countryman Darren Beadman, after the in-vogue Australian jockey landed another winner for the trainer.

12 May 2013 - 5:05am

Fresh and hungry Whyte back with a vengeance

Champion jockey Douglas Whyte was back from suspension, fresh and hungry and straight back into the winner's circle again at his first ride yesterday before completing a three-timer like he hadn't been away.

21 Apr 2013 - 6:11am

New trainers and jockey spice things up nicely

Licensing Committee releases can often be quite mundane - especially these days when the turnover of jockey licences is much lower than it once was - but Monday's provided more than usual, with the new trainers announced and a change to the jockey population for the final part of the term.

10 Apr 2013 - 4:13am

Six of the best means a whole lot to champ Whyte

Whyte became only the second jockey to land six winners on a programme in the four decades of Hong Kong racing's professional history, matching Brett Prebble's six-timer at Happy Valley on June 20, 2010.

8 Apr 2013 - 4:12am

Macau jockey has positive drug test

Macau-based jockey Choi Kam-fai has been stood down from riding after a random drug test sample taken from him at last Saturday's annual Hong Kong Macau Trophy meeting showed traces of a banned substance and its metabolite.

9 Mar 2013 - 3:48am

Lai's spirit soars after surviving earlier tumble

Local jockey Eddy Lai-ming climbed off the canvas at Happy Valley last night to provide both the inspiration and the perspiration as Spirit Soaring scored his first victory in Hong Kong.

28 Feb 2013 - 5:05am

Callan to miss best of Sham

Neil Callan must be ruing the fact his riding contract comes to an end later this month, with the Irishman again doing the donkey work and then winning on a horse likely to clinch more races later in the season.

18 Feb 2013 - 3:15am

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