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Clark Claims Much Needed Hong Kong Boost

Clark Claims Much Needed Hong Kong Boost

22 Nov, 2011

As one of the better performing jockeys back in Australia there’s no escaping the fact Tim Clark has had a pretty tough time of it in Hong Kong to date.

In fact from 127 rides he can boast only seven victories, a big change from what we expected of him back here.

That said his …

Macau Win Would Be Monumental For Mystic

Macau Win Would Be Monumental For Mystic

15 Nov, 2011

Eclair Mystic will contest the Macau Sand Premier Cup

If Eclair Mystic is going to successfully fly the Aussie flag in Macau on Friday Night he’ll have to do so with what could be the toughest lead up any horse could have.

The Robert Smerdon trained four year old is in Asia to contest the …

Melbourne Cup Trio Bound For Hong Kong Showdown

Melbourne Cup Trio Bound For Hong Kong Showdown

9 Nov, 2011

The Melbourne Cup may be over for another year but the strength of the race still has a very real chance of being increased.

After the closest finish in the history of the event the two front runners look set to have their rematch when Duanden and Red Cadeaux face for a second time in …

Moore To Deliver Hong Kong A Mighty High

Moore To Deliver Hong Kong A Mighty High

7 Sep, 2011

He’s the sole Hong Kong representative still on track for this year’s Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup but he’s certainly a handy one to have.

Mighty High strode into the Werribee quarantine facility yesterday alongside freshly retired stablemate and former champion Silver Grecian.

Mighty High brings with him a very impressive racing record including a …

First Internationals Quarantined For Melbourne Spring

First Internationals Quarantined For Melbourne Spring

24 Aug, 2011

The first overseas horses with ambitions of Melbourne spring racing carnival honours have been locked into quarantine ahead of their trip to Australia.

Hong Kong based duo Mighty High and Silver Grecian will be the first to arrive in the country after they complete the initial screening process at home first.

Mighty High is being …

Clark Cuts Spring For Hong Kong Glory

Clark Cuts Spring For Hong Kong Glory

11 Aug, 2011

Jockey Tim Clark has decided to ride in Hong Kong instead of the Spring Carnival in Australia

In a period where many of Australia’s top jockeys are returning home after stints overseas, one man is heading in the opposite direction.

Tim Clark has chosen to sacrifice a campaign during the spring carnival to instead try …

McNair Scouts Hong Kong For Hay List

McNair Scouts Hong Kong For Hay List

29 Jun, 2011

John McNair is hoping to take Hay List overseas

No plans can be set in stone for Australia’s second best racehorse Hay List until he proves he is finally free of a leg infection.

It’s been an ongoing battle which John McNair has thought he had won on a number of occasions so they’re taking …

Purton To Appeal Huge Hong Kong Fine

Purton To Appeal Huge Hong Kong Fine

23 Jun, 2011

Jockey Zac Purton will appeal against his AUD$35,000 fine in Hong Kong

As many would have expected Australian jockey Zac Purton has confirmed that he will appeal the massive $HK300,000 fine handed down to him during the week.

The sum of money is equivalent to over $35,000 Australian dollars, the same as some people’s annual …

Aussie Jock Cops Hefty Fine In Hong Kong

Aussie Jock Cops Hefty Fine In Hong Kong

22 Jun, 2011

Australian jockey Zac Purton has received a hefty fine in Hong Kong

In a decision that makes stewards in this country look soft the Hong Kong Jockey Club has fined former Australian based rider Zac Purton the equivalent of more than $35,000 dollars.

The penalty was handed down after Purton failed to inform stewards that …

Moody Threatens To Take Away Black Caviar

Moody Threatens To Take Away Black Caviar

3 Jun, 2011

Peter Moody could take Black Caviar overseas instead of running in the Melbourne Spring Carnival

Peter Moody could snub Australia and take Black Caviar overseas in the spring as he becomes increasingly unhappy about prize money in Melbourne.

Moody says he’s refusing to rule out any option for his superstar and has brought up some …