20 October 2014
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The Mauritius Turf Club

Commingling with US is simply a branding exercise


Although the hurdles have been vast, Hong Kong punters won't notice too many differences, if any, as a new era is ushered in. The word commingling, in its association with horse race betting, seems to have appeared in this paper as long ago as mid-2004, so the announcement that it's all go for a start on the weekend hardly has the look of undue haste about it.

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Plusieurs coursiers sous leurs nouvelles couleurs

170 chevaux se rendent en piste ce matin. L’Ecurie la mieux représentée est celle de Vincent Allet, avec 24 coursiers, alors que Hugues Maigrot, Ricky Maingard et Randhir Pertaub n’en comptent que 6 chacune. Du côté des jockeys étrangers, Luke Currie, Darryl Holland et Richard Mullen manquent à l’appel.

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African Story springs surprise to win Dubai World Cup for Godolphin

The $10m Dubai World Cup, the world's richest race, produced an unexpected winner for the fourth time in five runnings at Meydan racecourse as African Story, trained for Godolphin by Saeed bin Suroor and ridden by Silvestre de Sousa, ran down Mukhadram in the straight to win by an easy two-and-three-quarter lengths.

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Demerit points - Jockeys Vijayanand Bundhoo and Jeanot Bardottier

Jockeys J. Bardottier and V. Bundhoo have now accumulated in excess of 20 demerit points. Therefore, they will incur an additional penalty of 6 race meetings suspension from riding in races in addition to their existing penalty. Accordingly...

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Le Tour De Force de Teetan : deuxième triplé en 2 journées

Auteur d'un triplé mercredi dernier sur l'hippodrome de Sha Tin à Hong Kong, le jockey mauricien Karis Teetan a remis ça dès la réunion suivante, aujourd'hui toujours à Sha Tin, enlevant au passage un Groupe 3 hong kongais, The Premier Plate, sur Bubble Chic. Ses deux autres vainqueurs ont été Penny Lane et Tour De Force.

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