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Tong Chi-Kit

Coetzee's mastery key for Sanbenito

The wealth of skill and experience possessed by top jockey Felix Coetzee should win the day over the youth and allowance of Jacky Tong Chi-kit as two of the most consistent gallopers clash in the final race at Sha Tin this afternoon.

Saturday, 5 February, 2005, 12:00am

Tong making ground again after careless-riding error

Considering last week's discussion of apprentice jockeys, their standard and presence against the best around in Hong Kong, it would be remiss of this column not to mention the effort of Jacky Tong Chi-kit on Sixty Seconds at Happy Valley last week.

13 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Sugar And Spice and all things nice? Not for Tong

Jockey Club officials escort apprentice Jacky Tong Chi-kit to an ambulance after a day he'd rather forget when he fell from Sugar And Spice in the fourth race. The youngster drew acknowledgement for his navigation on board the Geoff Lane-trained gelding in the Class Three event over 1,650 metres on the dirt.

27 May 2004 - 12:00am

Tong returns to the saddle

Apprentice Jacky Tong Chi-kit will return to riding tomorrow after a month on the sidelines nursing a fractured rib.

4 May 2004 - 12:00am

Careless penalty for reckless deed

The Tusitala fall at the weekend was a timely reminder of the baggage which goes along with Hong Kong racing's hope to develop its own jockeys.

Apprentice jockeys are learners. They make mistakes. And unlike many kids learning a trade or a profession, their mistakes can cost the lives and livelihoods of others.

1 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Tong swoops on Eagle for first local success

On a day when local juniors stood up, apprentice jockey Jacky Tong Chi-kit overcame his concerns about one kind of screaming eagle to land his first Hong Kong winner on another.

Tong, apprenticed to trainer Ivan Allan, was legged up on Screaming Eagle in the Class Five second race with instructions to have the horse racing with the leaders.

25 May 2003 - 12:00am