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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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