Australian jockey Michael Cahill will make an early start to his stint and Steven King an early exit following the decisions by the Jockey Club Licensing Committee.Saturday, 23 February, 2002, 12:00am
Derek Cruz's Valley specialist Smart Winner can maintain his unbeaten record at the city venue by landing the competitive finale on the midweek card. The edgy sort was withdrawn on his last intended start when he was fractious in the stalls and has since injured his trainer in a trackwork incident, but he can atone tonight providing he stays in the right frame of mind.23 Jan 2002 - 12:00am
Steven King again showed he is one of least-utilised talents in Hong Kong racing with a pretty double at Sha Tin but he won't get the chance for a quick follow-up. King won on Frame's People and Spring Fountain yesterday but goes to Happy Valley midweek with only one mount.13 Jan 2002 - 12:00am
While trackwork has been relatively quiet over the Christmas period, six barrier trials were held at Happy Valley last weekend and one who was put in the notebook was Ricky Yiu Poon-fie's Native Language, who led all the way in the fourth heat after showing plenty of early dash.1 Jan 2002 - 12:00am
John Size and Chiu Chow Brother continued their climb up the mountain together at Sha Tin yesterday, but the air is starting to get thin for at least one of them. Once again, Chiu Chow Brother provided the vehicle for Steven King to show his skills, arriving in the final few bounds to grab Rebel Leader and take the second division of the feature Fakei Cup.11 Nov 2001 - 12:00am
Peter Chapple-Hyam's Acrobatic gave one of the most eye-catching performances at Sha Tin on Saturday night when finishing a decidedly unlucky runner-up in the final event (race 25), which was narrowly won by Lucky Sabre under a well-judged ride from John Egan.11 Sep 2001 - 12:00am
French rider Eric Saint-Martin last night received a two-day ban and a $60,000 fine arising from a scrimmage at the entrance to the straight in the sixth event.7 Jun 2001 - 12:00am
Some husbands may not look forward to a visit from the mother-in-law but jockey Steven King is an exception after yesterday's double at Sha Tin. 'My mother-in-law, Lyn, has been coming here to visit Leanne and I for seven years and she has never been to the races in Hong Kong before,' King said after kicking home Platinum Express and Don Sebastian.7 May 2001 - 12:00am
Electronic Unicorn yesterday underlined that he was no forlorn hope in next month's showpiece Hong Kong Mile when a blistering turn of foot left a high-class Chevalier Cup field toiling in his wake at Sha Tin.27 Nov 2000 - 12:00am
It could be just like old times at Happy Valley tomorrow night with Basil Marcus just the jockey to get Fame And Wealth into the placings in the second leg of the Triple Trio.31 Oct 2000 - 12:00am
Electronic Unicorn might not be ready for the big boys yet but he's going into Sunday's $7 million Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup in the form of his life.
Leading Australian jockey Steven King has flown back, only a matter of weeks after splitting with retaining trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fie, to partner Electronic Unicorn in the weekend's Group Two 2,000-metre contest.12 Apr 2000 - 12:00am
Top Australian jockey Steven King will quit Hong Kong after next Wednesday night's Sha Tin meeting.
King, 30, is splitting with his retaining trainer of the past two years, Ricky Yiu Poon-fie, by mutual consent and for personal reasons.15 Mar 2000 - 12:00am
CRACK local mentor Ricky Yiu Poon-fai snapped a lengthy run of outs with a shrewd winning double at Sha Tin yesterday.9 Jan 2000 - 12:00am
YOUNG female jockey Carol W.S. Yu was recovering in hospital last night after an horrific double-fall on the dirt track at Sha Tin.
The 23-year-old apprentice underwent scans and X-rays at the nearby Prince Of Wales' hospital, but fortunately escaped serious injuries.19 Dec 1999 - 12:00am
King's Premium appears to have been set to take tonight's third event on the Sha Tin dirt.
As usual on these dirt fixtures, those with proven dirt form are the ones on which to concentrate.
The problem can be that the public over bet them so while they should be top of the list, by the same token don't take too short a price.1 Dec 1999 - 12:00am