Kim Kelly

Purton thrills with treble, but stewards spoil his day with two-meeting ban

The season has started with a bang for Zac Purton, who booted home a treble on General Danroad, Namjong Fighters and Fionn's Dragon, before being suspended for two meetings on a charge of careless riding at Sha Tin yesterday.

Monday, 6 September, 2010, 12:00am

Club bends rules, allowing Carthage to leave Moore

The Jockey Club has set a precedent by allowing four-year-old Carthageto switch stables after a breakdown in the relationship between trainer John Moore and the ownership syndicate.

29 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Cocaine trace 'does not break rules'

A recent winner at Sha Tin had a banned substance in its system but no action will be taken as Jockey Club officials believe no rule has been broken.

The South China Morning Post believes the horse involved to be the John Moore-trained Ming Hoi Treasure and the banned substance to be cocaine.

27 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Veteran jockey has to Sit out five weeks for failing drug test

Jockey Vincent Sit Shun-keung has been suspended for five race meetings after pleading guilty to a positive drug test containing excess amounts of the banned drug ephedrine.

21 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

So cops eight-meeting ban for lack of vigour on Super Fortune

Apprentice Ben So Tik-hung has been suspended for more than a month by Jockey Club stewards after pleading guilty to not giving his mount Super Fortune every reasonable and permissible chance in the Harlech Handicap at Sha Tin last Sunday.

9 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Chadwick out for 10 days while Lloyd faces longer layoff

Championship leader Matthew Chadwick will be out of action for another 10 days after he failed to get a medical clearance yesterday and South African Jeff Lloyd will be out even longer after being diagnosed with a fractured ankle.

14 Oct 2009 - 12:00am