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2019 November
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Exultant was at his dominant best in Sunday’s (17 November) G2 Jockey Club Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin, galloping to victory in a faultless warm-up for his G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) defence next month.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Waikuku shifted out of Beauty Generation’s shadow with a decisive rail-side burst that has him vying to be Hong Kong’s number one hope for the G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile (1600m) in three weeks.
  • Fri, Nov 08, 2019
    High Rev could be a plum ride for one of the star riders at the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship fixture after sealing a double for his trainer and jockey with another impressive display at Happy Valley this evening, Wednesday, 6 November.
2019 October
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    Macau trainer Joe Lau will be hoping it's a case of second time lucky when he lines up his Macau Derby winner Sacred Capital in Sunday's Group 3 Sa Sa Ladies Purse over 1800 metres at Sha Tin.
  • Tue, Oct 29, 2019
    John Moore heads into Wednesday’s (30 October) eight-race card at Happy Valley with four chances as he aims to snap a frustrating run of six minor placings from his last seven starters, including three runner-up efforts at last week’s midweek fixture.
  • Mon, Oct 21, 2019
    Danny Shum is counting down the days to the G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint on 8 December after Seasons Bloom (125lb) swooped under Grant van Niekerk to snare a thrilling victory in the G2 Premier Bowl Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday, 20 October.
  • Sun, Oct 13, 2019
    Aethero turned a match into a procession when lowering the great Sacred Kingdom’s 12-year 1000-metre track record at Sha Tin this afternoon, Saturday, 12 October.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    Star Brazilian jockey Joao Moreira opens up about his life in the saddle over the last 18 months, including his quest to ride in Japan and a successful return to Hong Kong’s riding ranks.
  • Tue, Oct 08, 2019
    Caspar Fownes turns to jockeys’ premiership leader Joao Moreira and current champion jockey Zac Purton this Wednesday (9 October) at Happy Valley as he bids to put an end to a frustrating return of two wins against 10 second placings from 58 runners this season.
  • Sat, Oct 05, 2019
    King Of Hearts (118lb) put first-season blues behind him with a breakthrough Hong Kong win first-up this season , boosting trainer Tony Cruz’s expectations ahead a hoped for follow-up in Sunday’s (6 October) Class 2 Sheung Wan Handicap (1400m).
2019 September
  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019
    It wasn’t the Grand Prix de Paris but the Heung Yip Handicap (1800m) at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 25 September) represented the pinnacle, so far, of Helene Charisma’s Hong Kong career, and it was a timely peak at that.
  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019
    A treble at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 25 September) saw Joao Moreira hit double figures for the season, the first rider to reach that minor marker in what is already shaping to be a hard fought and enthralling tussle for the jockeys’ premiership.
  • Sun, Sep 22, 2019
    A fabulous five-timer at Sha Tin today (Saturday, 21 September) couldn’t dissuade Karis Teetan from his firm view that he has a fight on his hands to match the career-high success of last season.
  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club is seeking talks with the Home Affairs Office of the Government to replace Wednesday night’s cancelled Happy Valley meeting later in the season with the most likely option a further meeting at the end of the season reports scmp.com.
  • Tue, Sep 17, 2019
    Reliable Team has a perfect record to protect when he takes his place in section two of the Class 3 Wah Fu Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday (18 September) night.
  • Fri, Sep 13, 2019
    The Jockeys’ Premiership in Hong Kong has a familiar feel to it after only three meetings, with the circuit’s three-time champions Joao Moreira and Zac Purton already threatening to edge away from the pack.
  • Sat, Sep 07, 2019
    Tony Millard has only had Elusive State (130lb) in his stable since the start of last season but with four wins from six outings under his care, he has guided the son of All American through a period of improvement which he hopes will continue beyond Sunday’s Class 2 Po Yan Handicap (1200m).
  • Thu, Sep 05, 2019
    Frankie Lor’s options had gone when he dipped his hand to select a red ball from a box at this afternoon’s (Thursday, 5 September) barrier draw for the KOR G1 Korea Cup, there was only one ball left.
  • Sun, Sep 01, 2019
    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.
2019 August
  • Fri, Aug 30, 2019
    One of the most anticipated debuts in Hong Kong history will occur at Sha Tin on Sunday (1 September) when race-riding legend Douglas Whyte saddles his step-out runner as a licensed trainer, 23 years after he first rode in a race at the famous track.
  • Fri, Aug 30, 2019
    Andrew Le Jeune and Graham Cunningham preview the new racing season in Hong Kong plus there’s a feature interview with new trainer Douglas Whyte and Australian jockey Blake Shinn.
  • Fri, Aug 30, 2019
    John Moore is upbeat about Styling City’s (113lb) chances of delivering a feature race win in Sunday’s (1 September) Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin’s season opener.
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019
    As if having Zac Purton, Joao Moreira and Karis Teetan among a raft of talented jockeys wasn’t enough, the pool of Hong Kong Jockey Club riders has deepened with the additions of Blake Shinn and Lyle Hewitson ahead of the 2019/20 season opener at Sha Tin on Sunday, 1 September.
  • Fri, Aug 23, 2019
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased four colts at the recent 2019 Arqana August Yearling Sale in Deauville, France, for a total cost of €745,000 (approximately HK$6.5 million).