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  • Oct 20, 2014
  • Updated: 10:09pm

Richard Gibson

Whyte takes the sweets with a dashing treble

The empire struck back with a vengeance at Sha Tin as reigning champion jockey Douglas Whyte put the Jockey Challenge to bed before halfway with a quick-fire treble and might easily have doubled his win tally for the afternoon.

Monday, 24 February, 2014, 10:48am

Derby far from certain for improving Wayfoong Express

Improving four-year-old Way-foong Express took another step towards putting himself in the Hong Kong Derby on Sunday but it didn't require a mind reader to see that trainer Richard Gibson was not doing cartwheels over the idea.

23 Feb 2014 - 10:24pm

Gibson's Fire a good Starter for TT jackpot

With a good draw and the services of Douglas Whyte, Richard Gibson's Fire Starter can make the necessary progress at his fifth start and salute as banker in the opening leg of the Triple Trio at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

17 Feb 2014 - 9:27pm

Khaya just finds a way to keep on winning

John Size-trained Khaya had looked a fringe Derby hopeful when this season started and events have probably overtaken that ambition, but he again showed himself to have a good race ahead somewhere with his solid return from a three month break.

17 Feb 2014 - 9:20pm

Racing Digest - February 16, 2014

Expensive four-year-old Vanilla broke away riderless pre-race for the second time in a fortnight and set trainer Caspar Fownes a puzzle to get him to the Derby.

16 Feb 2014 - 10:38pm

Three-timer Doleuze on the crest of a wave

There is not a more in-form jockey than Olivier Doleuze and he notched another treble to keep his hot streak going, including an impressive debut by sprinter Winfull Patrol, a horse Richard Gibson claimed might be the fastest he has ever trained.

19 May 2013 - 5:00am

Doleuze gets best out of Glacier Blue

Not many nightmares end as well as Olivier Doleuze's first ride yesterday with Glacier Blue unwittingly getting the best of the track and finally repaying the faith in him that the jockey and trainer Richard Gibson have had despite a string of defeats as favourite.

6 May 2013 - 3:52am

Gibson has no reason to doubt Gold-Fun

If trainer Richard Gibson is having any second thoughts about the Champions Mile, they aren't to do with his runner, Gold-Fun.

3 May 2013 - 4:46am

Akeed Mofeed 'can be a superstar'

Akeed Mofeed may have already fulfilled his destiny and become a prince by winning this year's BMW Hong Kong Derby, but trainer Richard Gibson believes it is just a matter of time before his stallion prospect accedes to king.

28 Apr 2013 - 6:29am

Gibson mum about Mizani's path

On a day that promised nothing out of the ordinary and delivered, fans at Happy Valley had something special to take home when Mizani staged a last-to-first win in the final race and left a question begging - did the wrong Richard Gibson horse win the Derby?

15 Apr 2013 - 4:03pm

Akeed's low-rated Derby victory is a blessing in disguise

Winning the lowest-rated Hong Kong Derby has left Akeed Mofeed and his people in a unique, and even preferable, situation with regard to the horse's future plans.

20 Mar 2013 - 4:25am

We haven't seen the best of Akeed Mofeed, says trainer Richard Gibson

It was the moment when a big reputation and price tag meant nothing, and only a BMW Hong Kong Derby win would justify everything that led to Akeed Mofeed lining up as a hot favourite for the HK$16 million classic yesterday, but champion jockey Douglas Whyte believes the winning card had been played a fortnight ago.

19 Mar 2013 - 10:26am

Mofeed enjoys luck of the Irish

An Irish Hong Kong Derby winner on St Patrick's Day had an air of inevitability to it before and after the race, but the margin of joy and the manner of Akeed Mofeed's classic win kept the excitement in it right to the moment of triumph.

18 Mar 2013 - 2:39am

Gibson has come a long way for a shot at Derby glory

By his own admission, trainer Richard Gibson and the Derby - almost any Derby - are barely on nodding terms but the Englishman, via France, hopes to embrace his own slice of BMW Hong Kong Derby history today.

17 Mar 2013 - 4:44am

Gibson stays cool despite perfect draw for Derby favourite Akeed Mofeed

The random fortunes of the starting draw swung Akeed Mofeed's way yesterday but the favourite's trainer Richard Gibson wasn't getting ahead of himself before the HK$16 million BMW Hong Kong Derby on Sunday.

15 Mar 2013 - 5:41am

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