John Marshall

Marshall feasts on Cup glory

Former Hong Kong jockey John Marshall and Rogan Josh gave trainer Bart Cummings his 11th Melbourne Cup success yesterday and completed one of the great fairytale stories from a race that has captivated Australia for 139 years.

Wednesday, 3 November, 1999, 12:00am

Big facelift pays off

A Hong Kong investor is reaping the rewards of refurbishing an Edwardian building near Soho.

Cleary House, in Newman Street, above, just north of Oxford Street, has been renovated into 10 two-bedroom flats.

18 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

There's life in the old boy yet

HAPPY Valley specialist Conticasta has had a long and fruitful career in Hong Kong and there is still a win left in this hardy nine-year-old who attempts to make it two on end at the city track tonight.

5 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Marshall's double fun

VISITING jockey John Marshall reminded local punters what a determined rider he is in a finish with a fighting double at rainswept Sha Tin last night. Marshall answered an SOS call from the Jockey Club just over a fortnight ago to ride until the end of the season and followed up on an opening winner a week previously with a 36-1 strike for trainers Derek Cruz and David Oughton.

26 May 1996 - 12:00am

Homeward-bound Marshall to miss meeting

A MYSTERY back ailment has floored John Marshall who is battling to be fit for his final day in the saddle in Hong Kong on Sunday. The lightweight Australian rider has virtually ruled out riding on Wednesday night at Sha Tin and is finishing his four-year Hong Kong stint in considerable pain.

5 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Jockey Marshall to leave

AUSTRALIAN jockey John Marshall will return to Sydney after declining an offer to remain in Hong Kong.

Marshall has been in Hong Kong for four years, first as a Club jockey before joining John Moore and linking with David Hill.

5 May 1995 - 12:00am

Star performer still has to beat the clock

MAKARPURA Star confirmed himself as one of the best horses in the territory by landing the 2,000-metre Gold Cup in authoritative fashion at Sha Tin last Sunday.

23 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Hill ready for late-season run

TRAINER David Hill invariably comes into his own late in the season and a winning Sha Tin double yesterday suggests that this stable will be worth following in the weeks ahead.

20 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Green Maple will pass staying test

STAYER Green Maple tackles Happy Valley and 2,230 metres for the first time tonight, but punters at the final night meeting of the season at the city track can support the David Hill-trained galloper with some confidence.

22 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Hill stable poised to spring back to life

THIS is the time of year to latch on to the David Hill stable.

As sure as night follows day, or each-way bets run fourth, the Hill team hits form with a vengeance in the final third of the season.

14 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

River Verdon thrives in new surroundings

JOCKEY John Marshall ran an approving eye over River Verdon in Melbourne yesterday and said: 'He looks absolutely terrific.' Trainer David Hill's retained rider arrived in the Victorian capital after an overnight flight from Hong Kong to round off the local champion's preparations for Saturday's eagerly-awaited Cox Plate at Moonee Valley.

17 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Stipes use whip hand on Marshall

JOCKEY John Marshall flew out to Australia last night unaware he is facing a stewards' inquiry for use of the whip.

The veterinary surgeon reported to the stewards that favourite Top-Worth, who failed to oblige in the eighth event, had returned with whip marks which had wealed.

Marshall had left the racecourse and the inquiry was adjourned to Wednesday night.

16 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Marshall makes it all look Truly Easy

HIGHLIGHT of a frustrating day for top jockey John Marshall was the win of Truly Easy (10-1) in the modest distance race on yesterday's Sha Tin card. And trainer Peter Tse Yan-sid, who has always been among the backmarkers in the trainers' championship, could not have been more pleased as he led in his third winner of the season.

16 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Precious Delights scores for Cruz brothers

THE Cruz brothers struck again at Happy Valley last night with strongly supported Precious Delights (3-1 favourite) giving jockey Tony a third winner before he takes an enforced break.

15 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Ill Marshall still a winner on final day

CUPS kings John Marshall wound up his season rather earlier than he had expected - but still did it on a winning note.

The former Sydney champion punched out Nikim (5-1) in typical dynamic fashion but after his ride in the following seventh event, he called it quits for the campaign.

6 Jun 1994 - 12:00am