News About: John Size

2016 Cantala Stakes Odds: Thunder Fantasy Firming

2016 Cantala Stakes Odds: Thunder Fantasy Firming

28 Oct, 2016

Trainer Anthony Cummings is confident that Thunder Fantasy will relish the wide Flemington track when he contests the Group 1 Cantala Stakes (1600m) on Saturday.

Thunder Fantasy has firmed noticeably in Cantala Stakes betting markets. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Thunder Fantasy began his racing career under Cummings’ care in early 2013, but the galloper …

Berry Keen To Ride Aomen In Festival Stakes

Berry Keen To Ride Aomen In Festival Stakes

27 Nov, 2014

Tommy Berry has been booked to ride Aomen in the 2014 Festival Stakes and jockey Tommy Berry is excited to have the opportunity to partner the talented galloper in the Listed event at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Aomen has the chance to record a maiden win at black type level in the 2014 Festival Stakes …

Whyte scores G1 winning double with Hong Kong Cup win

Whyte scores G1 winning double with Hong Kong Cup win

9 Dec, 2013

Reigning premier jockey Douglas Whyte scored a Group 1 winning double when he scored on Akeed Mofeed in the Group 1 HK$22m Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Douglas Whyte and Akeeh Mofeed winning the Hong Kong Cup. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Whyte had saluted on Glorious Days for trainer John …

Glorious Days are back for Whyte in Hong Kong Mile

Glorious Days are back for Whyte in Hong Kong Mile

9 Dec, 2013

The John Size trained Glorious Days’ win in the Group 1 HK$20m Longines Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday will help lift the spirits of champion rider Douglas Whyte.

Glorious Days and Douglas Whyte winning the Hong Kong Mile. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Whyte’s reign as the leading Hong Kong jockey looks …

Size Confident Glorious Days Will Perform First-Up In The Hong Kong Mile

Size Confident Glorious Days Will Perform First-Up In The Hong Kong Mile

4 Dec, 2013

Trainer John Size is confident that Group 1 winner Glorious Days will run well first-up in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Glorious Days will face Linton and a number of other quality gallopers in the Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Glorious …

Pike back in Perth to secure jockey’s title

Pike back in Perth to secure jockey’s title

16 Jul, 2012

West Australian jockey William Pike will resume riding in Perth on Wednesday in a bid to secure this season’s jockey premiership after completing a three month riding stint in Hong Kong.

When Pike left for Hong Kong he had ridden sixty-seven metropolitan winners and looked like having an unbeatable lead and even though Peter Knuckey …

Hong Kong Sprint trainers’ last word

Hong Kong Sprint trainers’ last word

11 Dec, 2011

The calls for Rocket Man ($4) to take on Black Caviar died quickly after the Singapore star lowered it colours in the Sprinters Stakes at Nakayama in Japan two starts back.

The winner of 18 of his 23 starts can redeem in the A$1.8m Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin today but it won’t …

Aussies cheering for Jimmy Choux – come on!

Aussies cheering for Jimmy Choux – come on!

11 Dec, 2011

Jimmy Choux in final track work before the Hong Kong Cup

While Australia’s may be hoping Jimmy Choux($5) wins today’s Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin for Australasia, truth is there no Aussie in the Kiwi –  horse, jockey, trainer or owners.

Trainers John Size (Flying Blue ($21)  and Sichuan Success ($8.50),  John Moore (Xensions …