Kieren Fallon

Battle of patience against experience as trainers aim to make history in Derby

John Moore and Richard Gibson have gone specifically for importing patience, while John Size is flying in a wealth of experience.

Thursday, 15 March, 2012, 12:00am

Marwing takes over World Cup hopeful Gitano Hernando

Hong Kong-based Weichong Marwing has been snapped up for top Dubai World Cup contender Gitano Hernando two weeks out from the start of the international carnival at Meydan.

Marwing is to replace Kieren Fallon, the horse's regular rider in his last six outings, including his sixth to Gloria De Campeao in the World Cup of 2010.

30 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Youmzain needs only luck to kick that goal

Mick Channon hit the post a few times during his career as an international footballer, but you can bet he hasn't struck the woodwork with the ball as often as he has with his grand stayer Youmzain.

12 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Fallon case shows law is an ass when it comes to horses

The sensational collapse of the case against champion jockey Kieren Fallon and others in England in recent days has shown again what happens when law enforcement and the judiciary collide with horse racing - and it is rarely pretty for the former.

12 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

French farce shows fantasy of global rules

Even as you read this, calming noises are doubtless being made in Paris, where the annual meeting of racing heavyweights from around the world is taking place.

10 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Follow Fallon at his favourite venue

If punters are on the ball, six times British champion jockey Kieren Fallon will once again find the Valley his happy hunting ground tonight and emerge with the title of international jockeys' champion for 2004.

8 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Jockey Club digs in heels over exchanges

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has reiterated its opposition to betting exchanges after the police swoop in England that saw the arrest of champion rider Kieren Fallon.

4 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Race-fix claims 'raise global concerns about industry's integrity'

Race-fixing and corruption allegations cast a dark shadow over the horse-racing industry globally following the arrest of former champion Hong Kong jockey Kieren Fallon and 15 others in Britain, officials said yesterday.

3 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Loosen reins on rejoicing riders

At a time when Hong Kong's racing stewards seem to be moving steadily into the crosshairs of some areas of the local media, we might have thought they had more to concern them than the churlish token fining of winning jockeys for celebratory gestures.

17 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Betting exchanges making our lives hell, says Dwyer

English jockey Martin Dwyer has waded into the storm over Kieren Fallon by claiming that riders are under added pressure these days and that betting exchanges are to blame.

12 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Fallon ban stirs row on exchanges

It is some 14 months now since the Jockey Club's executive director of racing, Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, described betting exchanges as the 'biggest threat to racing's integrity' worldwide and called on all racing jurisdictions to lobby governments for the banning of betting exchange operations on racing.

10 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Exceed And Excel hot property after Newmarket victory

Super Australian sprinter Exceed And Excel not only whet the appetites of Dubai officials with his all-the-way win in the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington last Saturday - the Royal Ascot trumps also want to see the colt at their carnival in June.

9 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

HK rivals shine at Ascot showcase

It was just like Hong Kong at Ascot on Saturday as Douglas Whyte and Shane Dye bagged half the races on the prestigious Shergar Cup card. But thoughts quickly turned from this 'fun' event to the start of the Hong Kong season, which will see Whyte and Dye renew their rivalry for the jockeys' championship.

11 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Rumour mill sparks case of Russian roulette

Jockey Kieren Fallon pounced to win his third Sagitta 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday with Russian Rhythm, and at the same time gave punters a salutary lesson why most racecourse rumours are best ignored.

6 May 2003 - 12:00am

UK integrity 'not threatened'

As expected, the BBC's much-publicised Panorama expose on corruption in British racing contained Hong Kong elements, with attention focused on Kieren Fallon's alleged links with a Chinese gangster while riding in the SAR and John Egan's refusal to return this summer to answer bail and possible charges in the ongoing race-fixing inquiry.

16 Oct 2002 - 12:00am