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Rock of Gibraltar

Kinane returning for 17th riding contract

Outstanding Irish rider Michael Kinane will make his annual excursion to Hong Kong next month after being granted a licence yesterday.

Wednesday, 28 January, 2004, 12:00am

Hong Kong adventure on cards for Fergie's Rock

The Jockey Club's dream of having superstar miler Rock Of Gibraltar at Sha Tin on December 15 may have come closer to reality following his shock defeat at the weekend, with trainer Aidan O'Brien signalling the possibility of a Hong Kong Mile bid in the aftermath of the Breeders' Cup meeting.

30 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Kinane parts ways with Weld

One of the longest-running and most successful partnerships in world racing ended yesterday when superstar jockey Michael Kinane and Irish trainer Dermot Weld parted company.

After protracted negotiations, Kinane has agreed to become first jockey to the powerful Ballydoyle stable of young training wizard Aidan O'Brien.

14 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Trio for Kinane in International

Irish star Mick Kinane will have three top rides in the International Races next month following confirmation that he will partner English invader Wixim in the showpiece, $7 million International Cup.

21 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Trio for Kinane in International

Irish star Mick Kinane will have three top rides in the International Races next month following confirmation that he will partner English invader Wixim in the showpiece, $7 million International Cup.

21 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Kinane on global mission

Mick Kinane, the former Irish champion who concluded his domestic season with a winner at Leopardstown earlier this week, is preparing for a stint of globetrotting that will take him to four internationally renowned racecourses on two continents in search of big prize money over the next eight weeks.

1 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Kinane bids HK farewell with mixed emotions

Mick Kinane left Hong Kong yesterday with a final word on friendships and disappointments. The international riding star closed the Hong Kong chapter of his glittering career after five successive seasons when he left for Dubai and today's rearranged running of the World Cup. He said: 'I have made friendships here which will endure for a lifetime.

3 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Kinane eyes wins in last HK season

Mick Kinane said farewell to Ireland on Saturday with three winners at the Curragh, vowing to make his last Hong Kong season memorable. Kinane landed two Listed Races in the treble and will have his first rides in Hong Kong at Sha Tin's all-weather meeting on Wednesday.

21 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Kinane all set for HK glory bid

INTERNATIONAL ace Mick Kinane arrived in Hong Kong yesterday with his Irish title under threat but his eyes firmly fixed on a highly successful six-month stint - and another Melbourne Cup.

18 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

The perfect end to Vintage year for family man Kinane

HE will be just another family man enjoying the sun and surf of the Queensland coast at Christmas - although there are sure to be one or two Australian racing fans around to recognise the man who plundered the country's greatest race.

26 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

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