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Military Attack 'can strike it really big next season'

The John Moore-trained Military Attack may have been bought as a Derby horse this term and missed out on that silverware, but a brilliant swoop to take the Chan Trophy yesterday left no doubt the confidence behind his purchase wasn't misplaced and the big stage still lies

Sunday, 13 May, 2012, 12:00am

Prebble call-up may damage Moore's hopes

Jockey Brett Prebble won a trophy for Silver Grecian's owner at Happy Valley midweek, but has emerged as one of the major stumbling blocks to the John Moore-trained grey landing an upset Group One win in Melbourne today in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes.

24 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Moore hopes connections give Dim Sum a crack at Dubai

A lunch with Dim Sum's owner David Pong Chun-yee still stands between trainer John Moore and a tilt at the US$2 million Golden Shaheen in Dubai on March 26, but the trainer is confident he can get the thumbs up.

15 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Nothing in it as Moore splits prize once again

There was nothing to separate London China Town and Final Answer at the end of the Gome Cup yesterday after a titanic struggle, but their paths look headed in opposite directions after it.

10 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Tempo tailor-made for Able One, but caveat remains on Viva Pataca

Leading big-race trainer John Moore is confident stable jockey Darren Beadman is on the right horse in tomorrow's Group Two Jockey Club Mile, but there is still a caveat with his old warhorse, Viva Pataca.

20 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Moore confident flawed Collection can restore image

John Moore admits Collection may not have become the dominant force he once promised, but believes the gelding with 'personality flaws' will defend his title in tomorrow's HK$3 million Cathay Pacific Jockey Club Cup as a worthy favourite.

13 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Time's up as reluctant Lloyd hands over reins to Beadman after double

South African Jeff Lloyd will reluctantly hand back the John Moore stable riding job to Darren Beadman today filled with regret at not changing his name after another double.

18 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

'Weight will not stop Able One' in Sha Tin feature

Hong Kong's leading big-race trainer in recent seasons, John Moore, is not being put off by a big handicap for Able One and declared him the horse to beat in this afternoon's National Day Cup as the Group racing season gets under way.

1 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Dragon's win leaves Moore astonished

John Moore training a winner early in the season is never fresh news, but the man himself was left somewhat bemused as Soaring Dragon bolted in with a rain-soaked Kwangtung Handicap Cup (1,400m) first-up to break the ice for the new term.

13 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Moore continues his impressive feature successes with Jacobee

John Moore claimed his 23rd Cup race of the season after lightweight rider Jeff Lloyd drove Jacobee to a hard-fought win in the Members Cup (1,800m) at Sha Tin yesterday.

2 Jul 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


Fool by Christopher Moore Little, Brown HK$94

It may seem foolhardy, madcap even, to revisit the Bard's sacred work but that's what surrealist US author Christopher Moore has done with Fool, his bawdy retelling of Shakespeare's mad sovereign, King Lear, through the eyes of his jester (the Fool).

17 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Moore's quest for big afternoon becomes exercise in frustration

Trainer John Moore watched the second, third and fifth placegetters from the Sprint Trial fight out the Hong Kong Sprint yesterday, knowing that Happy Zero had blown them away but had no misgivings about having switched course with the five-year-old to the Mile after finishing second.

14 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

A Gate at the Stairs

A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore Faber and Faber HK$242

6 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Moore has lead but there is still a long way to go

John Moore wasn't quite sure whether to not count his chickens before they hatched or wait for the fat lady to sing, but the short answer was that he wasn't about to call the trainers' championship race over, despite extending his lead at Sha Tin yesterday.

1 Jun 2009 - 12:00am