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Shane Dye

'I sat and I said to myself if I lost it, I would lose it being brave'

'For me the win started in the paddock when Caspar Fownes legged me onto Super Satin.

Monday, 15 March, 2010, 12:00am

Fair Trade ready for Derby assault

Fair Trade stamped himself a genuine Hong Kong Derby contender with an impressive barrier trial hit-out at Sha Tin yesterday, further boosting trainer Caspar Fownes' chances in the Group One feature on March 14.

3 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Danzulu takes plaudits after courageous victory

'Well, he certainly would have been something unlucky if he had been beaten,' smiled a relieved Brett Prebble after Danzulu arrived in the final bounds of the San Po Kong Handicap (1,400m).

The David Hall-trained four-year-old had been steaming home from the rear of the field when he ran into traffic problems at the 250m mark yesterday.

16 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Stipes busier than ever

Drug rules stood out in 2006-07, but matters of regulation were dominated this season by suspensions and fines for jockeys. The stipes were busier than a one-armed, one-legged wallpaper hanger.

6 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Loss of lightweight heavyweights a big blow

The Jockey Club now has a mini crisis on its hands, with lightweight riders Anthony Delpech and Shane Dye throwing in the towel within days of each other and heading 'back to the future' to their homelands.

5 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

It's not goodbye just yet, as Dye vows to return

Shane Dye has relinquished his club jockey contract with immediate effect to return to Australian racing in a bid to regain top form but is not ready to say goodbye to Hong Kong.

15 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Stewards hit Dye with punishment for missing second place on Sohna

Jockey Shane Dye will miss virtually all of the next two months of the season after stewards threw the book at him at Happy Valley last night after he stopped riding before the line and missed a second placing.

10 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Fownes' Nirvana ready to lay claim to the Valley

Happy Valley's dominant stable, the Caspar Fownes yard, looks ready to strike in tonight's Tung Wah Centenary Challenge Cup (1,000m) with the lightly raced four-year-old Nirvana.

12 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

What they said

'He's a very, very good horse. Quite simply one of the best I have ever ridden. Coming off the final bend I had all the horse in the world, but not the room. Once we found the gap - boom!'

Gerald Mosse, jockey of Sacred Kingdom

10 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

What They Say

'It's obviously a lot tougher against the best in the world at levels but I'm thinking he can run in the first five at least. He's got natural speed so we won't be far away in the run. I've been on him most mornings and he's fresh and in great form.'

Shane Dye, jockey of Royal Delight

9 Dec 2007 - 12:00am