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2021 March
  • Mon, Mar 01, 2021
    Joao Moreira insists Silver Express warrants a tilt at the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) next month after the grey forged into Classic calculations with runaway success in today’s (Sunday, 28 February) Class 3 Tai Mei Tuk Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin.
2021 February
  • Fri, Feb 26, 2021
    Karis Teetan is optimistic lightly-raced Charity Fun can advance potential BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) hopes with victory in the Class 3 Tai Po Kau Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (28 February) and surge into calculations for next month’s Classic.
  • Sat, Feb 20, 2021
    Excellent Proposal’s rousing Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) victory set the benchmark for this year’s BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) and while the Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) this Sunday (21 February) will paint a clearer picture for next month’s HK$24 million event, there is still sufficient time for a contender to emerge from the shadows with four weeks to go until the Four-Year-Old Classic Series’ third and final leg.
  • Wed, Feb 17, 2021
    Derek Leung has been in fine form recently with five wins from the last three race meetings and this Wednesday (17 February) at Happy Valley he is looking to maintain his momentum with a full book of nine rides as he eyes a new personal best.
  • Tue, Feb 02, 2021
    Inner Flame worked in first-time blinkers at Sha Tin last Thursday (28 January) morning and trainer Douglas Whyte is pinning his hopes on not only the headgear but a change of scenery to reignite the lightly-raced gelding’s career as he makes his Happy Valley debut in the first section of the Class 3 Lai Chi Kok Handicap (1200m) tomorrow night (Wednesday, 3 February).
2021 January
  • Mon, Jan 25, 2021
    Excellent Proposal rose to the top of Hong Kong’s four-year-old pecking order with an impressive win in the Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) this afternoon (Sunday, 24 January), a result that strengthened trainer John Size’s hand for the remaining two legs of the Four-Year-Old Classic Series, the Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) and BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m).
  • Sat, Jan 23, 2021
    Christophe Soumillon has been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to add another Group 1 in Hong Kong to his impressive haul and tomorrow (24 January) at Sha Tin he gets his chance when he reunites with familiar ally Wishful Thinker in the first of two top-level contests on the 10-race fixture, the HK$12 million G1 Centenary Sprint Cup (1200m).
  • Thu, Jan 21, 2021
    Jolly Banner might be in the twilight of his career as a nine-year-old but that didn’t stop him from snaring second in last month’s G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) against an international field and his recent form has trainer Ricky Yiu brimming with optimism ahead of Sunday’s (24 January) G1 Centenary Sprint Cup (1200m).
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    Grabbing second last-start with credit to Schofield’s mid-race initiative, the Ivawood colt laid out strong credentials for this season’s age-restricted competition after beating home fellow four-year-olds Lucky Express, Packing Waltham, Arthur’s Kingdom and The Summit, while six-year-old Circuit Three won the race, his fifth win in Hong Kong.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    Injury halted the Caspar Fownes-trained Snap Fit’s burgeoning career last season, but this Wednesday (20 January) the handler’s talented six-year-old returns from a 10-month break to contest the first section of the Class 3 Sheung Hei Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley.
2020 December
  • Sat, Dec 19, 2020
    Sidelined from two of the most prestigious meetings in the world because of COVID-19, Belgian ace Christophe Soumillon is anxious to make up for lost opportunities – and time – when he resumes with a full book of rides at Sha Tin on Sunday (20 December).
  • Sat, Dec 19, 2020
    This Sunday (20 December) at Sha Tin, two-time champion trainer David Hayes will unveil smart four-year-old Conqueror, who is looking to lay out his BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) credentials in the Class 2 Bellflower Handicap (1400m).
  • Mon, Dec 14, 2020
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Chief Executive Officer Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges saluted Hong Kong’s “unique spirit and resilience” after a successful staging of the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races featuring G1 glory across four world-class features shared between Japan, Ireland and Hong Kong at Sha Tin today (Sunday 13 December).
  • Fri, Dec 11, 2020
    The Racing and Sports Pricing Model takes aim at the International Races at Sha Tin this Sunday.
  • Fri, Dec 11, 2020
    William Buick discusses Tower Of London's work after trackwork at Sha Tin on Thursday. Tower Of London races in the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) on Sunday:
  • Fri, Dec 11, 2020
    Japan’s Win Bright will aim to become the second horse in history to snare back-to-back G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m) victories this Sunday (13 December) at Sha Tin - and he’ll do so looking to uphold an unblemished record over 2000m at the big track.
  • Wed, Dec 09, 2020
    Happy Valley hosts the traditional LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) tonight (Wednesday, 9 December) with so many big names of global riding on show.
  • Tue, Dec 08, 2020
    He may have run only once before at Group 1 level but French trainer Jerome Reynier is confident of a big performance from Skalleti in Sunday’s (13 December) HK$28 million LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m).
  • Tue, Dec 08, 2020
    The Stewards have been advised by Dr A Prabhu, Executive Manager, Veterinary Regulatory Operations, that a veterinary inspection of INFERNO, trained by Mr C Brown, conducted this afternoon found that horse to be lame in the left front leg.
  • Mon, Dec 07, 2020
    Amazing Chocolate (119lb) scored a win full of merit in the Class 2 Ashley Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin today (Sunday, 6 December) which had trainer Tony Millard buoyant that he has yet another bourgeoning star on the dirt within his stable.
  • Mon, Dec 07, 2020
    Wednesday night at Happy Valley is the 2020 LONGINES IJC meeting, with a difference, unlike any in the past and hopefully in the future due to the Covid-19 pandemic, no crowds, no boiling cauldron of atmosphere from the famous Beer Garden, less international jockeys but still a record HK$800,000 prize to be shared by the top three riders.

2020 December