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Hong Kong Interview - Nelson Clemmens

Hong Kong Interview - Nelson Clemmens

Simon Burgess talks to Nelson Clemmens, CEO of AmWest Entertainment about the role of AmWest in bringing Hong Kong racing to America, and the features of AmWest.

Hong Kong - James Fanshawe

Hong Kong - James Fanshawe

Simon Burgess talks with trainer James Fanshawe who has Society Rock in the Hong Kong Sprint.Sponsored by AmWest

Hong Kong - Ed Dunlop

Hong Kong - Ed Dunlop

Simon Burgess talks with trainer Ed Dunlop whose Red Cadeaux runs in the Hong Kong Vase.Sponsored by AmWest

Hong Kong - Caspar Fownes

Hong Kong - Caspar Fownes

Simon Burgess talks with trainer Caspar Fownes, who has Thumbs Up and Super Satin in the Hong Kong Vase, Green Birdie and Lucky Nine in the Hong Kong Sprint, and Fair Trade in the Hong Kong Mile.Sponsored by AmWest

Hong Kong - Saeed bin Suroor

Hong Kong - Saeed bin Suroor

Simon Burgess talks with Trainer Saeed bin Suroor, whose charge Campanologist runs in the Hong Kong Vase for Godolphin.Sponsored by AmWest

Hong Kong - Patrick Shaw

Hong Kong - Patrick Shaw

Simon Burgess talks with Patrick Shaw, trainer of Rocket Man, who runs in the Hong Kong Sprint.Sponsored by AmWest

Hong Kong - Jockey Gerald Mosse

Hong Kong - Jockey Gerald Mosse

Simon Burgess talks with Jockey Gerald Mosse, who rides defending champ Beauty Flash in the Hong Kong Mile, Little Bridge in the Hong Kong Sprint, Mr Medici in the Hong Kong Vase, and Pure Champion in the Hong Kong Cup.Sponsored by AmWest

Hong Kong - John Barry & Jimmy Choux

Hong Kong - John Barry & Jimmy Choux

Simon Burgess talks with John Barry, trainer of Jimmy Choux, who is scheduled to run in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile.Sponsored by AmWest

Hong Kong - John Moore

Hong Kong - John Moore

Simon Burgess talks with trainer John Moore, who has 7 horses running in this weekend's races at Hong Kong, Mighty High in the Vase, Admiration in the Sprint, Irian and Jacobee in the Hong Kong Cup, and Able One, Destined For Glory, and Xtension in the Mile.Sponsored by AmWest

Equine Injury Data Called Critical to Racing

The Jockey Club Equine Injury Database has compiled statistics over a 12-month period for 84% of all flat racing in North America, but now comes the process of analyzing the data in an attempt to quantify the results.

Gryder Moves His Tack to Hong Kong

This year's Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup (UAE-I)-winning jockey Aaron Gryder will move his tack to Hong Kong Nov. 14, Gryder announced Nov. 10.

Gate Scratches Cost HK Jockey Club

The Hong Kong Jockey Club will have a full debrief with the starting team and stipendiary stewards in the wake of a series of late scratches at the barrier at Sha Tin Jan. 4 that cost the club more than $HK60 million in refunded bets.

Inside Track: A Dedicated Professional

Inside Track: A Dedicated Professional

On Dec. 17, tributes poured in for South African master horseman Felix Coetzee, who said goodbye to Hong Kong racing after an "experiment" that lasted 16 years, to be reunited with his family in Cape Town.

Hong Kong Sale Breeze-Up Held

Approximately 450 Hong Kong owners and Hong Kong Jockey Club members turned out at Sha Tin Dec. 7 to witness the Hong Kong International Sale breeze-up (under tack show). Thirty one horses breezed on the turf while the prospective owners, trainers, and guests scrutinized their ability and physique from the grandstands.

Hong Kong, Australia at Odds Over Jockey

Relations between international racing organizations are in a rare state of strain after Racing NSW in Australia chose to set aside the decision of Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards to disqualify jockey Chris Munce until September 2009. Munce, who was recently released after serving 20 months in jail, is now expected to return to race riding in Sydney the week of Dec. 7.

Viva Pataca Wins International Cup Trial

Viva Pataca Wins International Cup Trial

The revenge mission toward this year's Hong Kong Cup (HK-I) is "full steam ahead" after Viva Pataca won the Nov. 16 HK$3 million Cathay Pacific International Cup Trial (HK-II) in a common canter, leaving the owner, trainer, and jockey all licking their lips in anticipation of a glorious international day in December.

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