Thomas Yeung Kai-Tong

Hotshot Yeung repays Size's faith with double

Apprentice Keith Yeung Ming-lun rode a historic double for John Size and the youngster may have unwittingly done a great service to all future apprentices with his wins on Gold Rush and Hot Shot.

Monday, 25 October, 2010, 12:00am

Classic example of the good and bad

In the space of 24 hours this week, Hong Kong's apprentice jockeys had a glimpse of both the inspiration and the desperation that can strike a career in horse racing.

24 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Mighty Sun ready to shine despite going up a class

Mighty Sun goes into today's Hong Kong University Alumni Association Challenge Cup (1,650m) as a Hong Kong maiden rising in class without having won a race, but his form says he is a horse on the up and ready to score.

21 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Johnson surprises Moore with third win

Ask leading trainer John Moore about his pleasant surprises and you might expect the names Dim Sum and Inspiration to be mentioned, but don't be surprised if the discussion includes a lesser beast named Johnson.

14 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Moore links up with Yeung and Saint-Martin to continue his sparkling winning form

The old firm of Eric Saint-Martin and John Moore saw a breakthrough win for recent acquisition Palais D'Or in the Emerald Handicap (1,400m) and it won't be the gelding's last.

21 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Latest Blitz shows he is a force to be reckoned with

Danny Lam Yin-lee has been to the top of the mountain in horse ownership, having landed the 2005 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint with Natural Blitz, and while his latest blitz has a fair way to go to match that, he at least kicked off positively in the first barrier trial at Sha Tin yesterday.

19 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Forget his first-up failure, Diamond can reign supreme

Punters who made Diamond Supreme favourite for his seasonal return didn't get to see much of a run for their money, but the smart sprinter looks ideally placed to bounce back in the Hong Kong Golf Club Centenary Cup (1,000m) at Happy Valley tonight.

15 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Drop back in distance points to a Joyful day

A drop back to his favourite distance and an astute riding engagement could prove the keys to the John Moore-trained Joyful Winner returning to the winners' list in today's Premier Cup (1,400m) at Sha Tin.

15 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Prebble favoured ahead of Whyte for a change

Douglas Whyte has been quoted at the juicy and unprecedented odds of HK$4.00 in tonight's Jockey Challenge, giving the army of Durban Demon fans a rare piece of value for their hero.

28 May 2008 - 12:00am

Flu forces Yeung to give up promising ride

Doctors have ruled apprentice Thomas Yeung Kai-tong out of today's Sha Tin meeting because of a bout of flu and he may soon feel worse, rather than better, if substitute claimer Jacky Tong Chi-kit can arrive on Sevens Heaven for trainer Tony Millard in the third event.

9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Yeung can enjoy the best of wayward Step To Win

The hard-going Step To Win can be his own worst enemy early in races, but with a drop to 1,000 metres in today's Tai Mo Shan Handicap at Sha Tin he should be on his best behaviour and can claim the main prize.

26 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Costly start to day for Prebble and Yeung

Top jockey Brett Prebble and apprentice Thomas Yeung Kai-tong ended yesterday with penalties for two charges each of misconduct after an incident on the track boiled over into a confrontation in the jockeys' room.

12 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Apprentices in hot water

Apprentice Thomas Yeung Kai-tong felt the wrath of stewards after a moment's carelessness caused havoc for half the field in yesterday's opening race.

27 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Yeung decides to give it another go

The return to action at Happy Valley tonight of former star apprentice Thomas Yeung Kai-tong is a good-news story.

Yeung (pictured) hasn't ridden in races since February 2004. He was the rising star of the junior ranks, as gifted as any since Howard Cheng Yue-tin was top apprentice.

15 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Yeung out with injury

Apprentice Thomas Yeung Kai-tong has suffered a recurrence of the left-foot injury he suffered recently and was yesterday stood down from riding until at least November 10.

29 Oct 2003 - 12:00am