Frustration turned to lunacy for Maxime Guyon at Sha Tin yesterday and the young French star's Hong Kong contract will come to an abrupt and premature end after he pleaded guilty to striking a rival jockey three times.Monday, 30 January, 2012, 12:00am
Frustration turned to lunacy for Maxime Guyon at Sha Tin yesterday and the young French star's Hong Kong contract will come to an abrupt and premature end after he pleaded guilty to striking a rival jockey three times.30 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
The David Hall-trained Catch Your Eyes continued his rapid development with a speedy front-running turf trial at Sha Tin yesterday.
The impressive-looking son of Encosta de Lago followed up his solid effort on the grass three weeks ago by rocketing through a jump-and-run 800m test in 46.63.23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
The stupidity of the Christophe Soumillon fine at the weekend is so universally apparent, it was refreshing to find someone on the other side of the argument, sticking to the script as agreed beforehand.19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Jockey Way Leung Ming-wai doubled his season win statistic with a well-judged front-running effort on the Alex Wong Yu-on Gilded Flight in the Lo Wu Saddle Club Handicap on the all-weather track. Leung had recorded only one win prior to yesterday's event, but made the most of a slow tempo to drive his seven-year-old to the wire.11 May 2011 - 12:00am
It makes you long for the old days when the game was touched by a whiff of scandal and colour instead of the staid business-is-business sense it gives off now, but it has been the turn of Australia's Gold Coast to pull on the crazy hat in recent days.20 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
A contrite Brett Prebble said yesterday he would not appeal an eight-meeting ban for elbowing Japanese rider Hiroyuki Uchida in a stunning post-script to the International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley on Wednesday night and was as surprised as anyone that it had happened.10 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
California Choice should be racing up the grades despite his wind issues after a stellar debut win in the Class Four Chatham Handicap over the 1,000m last Saturday at Sha Tin, but the runner-up, Keep Your Promise, put in a bold performance of his own and will be able to salute the judge with some patience.7 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
Time for another in our occasional series on 'Reasons why you should be happy about the standards of stewarding in Hong Kong'.
Yes, we all have our moments of disbelief at stewarding decisions, even here, but they are infrequent in this jurisdiction and we certainly don't ever expect to run into anything quite as slap your thigh, downright funny as this.26 May 2010 - 12:00am
You've been begging. You've been pleading. And we heard you.
Yes! Young Post is going to be holding its creative writing competition this summer. So whip out the pencils, er pens - no, wait, keyboards - and send us your best work. We've got HK$3,000 worth of book vouchers from Dymocks up for grabs - imagine having that to bump up your library for the holidays.14 May 2010 - 12:00am
If the impossibility of rule harmonisation regarding protests, brought up in this space last week, was not enough to show that thinking in France is left field then the president of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) has gone out of his way to settle any argument.21 Apr 2010 - 12:00am