Douglas Whyte

Hong Kong: Former Top Jockey Whyte Saddles First Winner In Season Opener

Douglas Whyte is a titan of Hong Kong racing so it is perhaps fitting that a horse named for the Greek god Adonis should go down in the record books as the former riding great’s first winner as a trainer. “It’s phenomenal. It’s fantastic!” Whyte said after the 6-year-old had chosen the most opportune moment […]

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‘Quite Emotional’: 13-Time Hong Kong Champion Jockey Douglas Whyte Retires

Douglas Whyte waved farewell to the most successful race-riding career in Hong Kong history on Sunday evening at Sha Tin Racecourse, bowing out after saluting his fans long after the last race had weighed-in. The 13-time champion jockey’s final ride did not produce the fairy tale victory that he and the Sha Tin faithful desired, […]

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Hong Kong’s Beauty Generation ‘Up There With The Best In The World’

When Southern Legend enters his allotted barrier for the LONGINES Hong Kong Mile on Sunday, the bay will stand alongside 12 fellow challengers taking on a horse in process of being anointed to greatness around the Sha Tin stable yard. Beauty Generation’s remarkable display in the G2 Jockey Club Mile two and a half weeks […]

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Moreira, Purton Bringing Hong Kong Riding Title Down To The Wire

Not since Brett Prebble pushed Douglas Whyte to within one win, all of eight years ago, has the Hong Kong Jockeys’ Premiership produced a head-to-head duel to the last. But with Joao Moreira clinging to a two-win lead over the fast-closing Zac Purton, this season’s contest has the makings of a classic thriller. The two […]

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Geroux Flying To Hong Kong For Longines International Jockeys’ Championship

United States-based reinsman Florent Geroux will head to Hong Kong this week for his first appearance in the Longines International Jockeys’ Championship on Wednesday. The four-race event will pit 12 of the world’s top jockeys against one another for a top prize of HK$500,000 (about US$64,000). “The LONGINES IJC is established as perhaps the world’s […]

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Ambitious Dragon, John Moore, Douglas Whyte take top Hong Kong awards

HKJC PRESS RELEASE 10/07/2011 Triple Group One winner Ambitious Dragon was crowned Horse of the Year for the 2010/2011 season at the Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards presentation ceremony during the final race meeting of the season at Sha Tin racecourse today (July 10). The four-year-old gelding also claimed the titles of Champion Middle-distance […]

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THEY DON’T SPEAK CAJUN IN OSAKA

OSAKA, Japan—Calvin Borel won the opening race of the two-day World Super Jockeys Series at Hanshin race course on Saturday, but the victory was an eventful one. Borel, riding the favorite, the Australian-bred Red Ransom colt Oceana Boss, had to sweat out a lengthy inquiry after an incident at the top of the stretch. Borel […]

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