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1998-07-02 Willy Kan NERVOUS REX Haydock win

Being the first Chinese lady jockey to win abroad, on board NERVOUS REX, Haydock Park, UK.
However, her mount that day crashed through the rail after the winning post, leaving Kan with concussion and an eye injury which eventually required surgery. The fall forced her to miss the first three months of the Hong Kong season.
Ancient Romans abhorred the name Rex (“king”), and it was critical to the political order to maintain the forms and pretenses of republican rule.
The King of Rome (Latin – Rex Romae) was the chief magistrate of the Roman Kingdom.
1998-07-02 Kan wai-yue Willy made a historical record for Hong Kong and Chinese.

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