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2019 May
  • Wed, May 22, 2019
    Pakistan Star will look a little different on Sunday (26 May) when he attempts to become the sixth repeat winner of the G1 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) in the last 30 years.
  • Tue, May 21, 2019
    Yee Cheong Baby (124lb) has done nothing but impress trainer Jimmy Ting since arriving in Hong Kong and the son of Sebring will attempt to build on a debut win in Wednesday’s (22 May) Class 2 Suffolk Handicap (1200m).
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Champion’s Way’s (132lb) unbeaten streak goes on the line in the finale at Sha Tin on Saturday (18 May) as trainer John Size’s exciting rising star aims to become the 29th horse in Hong Kong’s professional era to win six races in a season.
  • Thu, May 16, 2019
    Zac Purton questioned Racing Fighter’s fortitude in the lead-up to the Class 3 France Galop Cup Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley but the grey didn’t shirk tonight (Wednesday, 15 May), lugging top-weight to a length success.
  • Tue, May 14, 2019
    Zac Purton has a personal best in his sights as he heads into Wednesday’s (15 May ) Happy Valley fixture, the 72nd of Hong Kong’s 87-meeting campaign.
  • Fri, May 10, 2019
    Frankie Lor heads the Hong Kong defence in the Class 1 Hong Kong Macau Trophy (1400m) at Sha Tin on Saturday (11 May) with three of the 14 runners, including Hong Kong Classic Cup hero Mission Tycoon (127lb).
  • Sun, May 05, 2019
    Ho Ho Khan (122lb) advertised his potential for top-grade races next season with a fine victory in the G3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup Handicap (2400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday 5 May.
2019 April
  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019
    Perfect Pair (117lb) is aiming to bag an ideal trio for trainer Chris So in the finale at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (1 May), the Class 3 Hung Hom Handicap (1650m).
  • Mon, Apr 29, 2019
    The Australasian challenge fell short at Sha Tin on Sunday at the FWD Champion’s Day meeting but the fact that runners from Australia and New Zealand were at the meeting again was considered a considerable success by racing officials.
  • Sat, Apr 27, 2019
    A very strong field of 2000m runners will line up in the Group One QE11 Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday in what is shaping up as the most difficult race of the three group one events on the card for punters to find the winner.
  • Thu, Apr 25, 2019
    Pakistan Star’s apogee seems a long way distant now. That April day when Kerm Din’s pride stormed to a euphoric victory in the G1 QEII Cup (2000m) is now a bright memory shrouded in the shadow of seven straight defeats.
  • Thu, Apr 25, 2019
    Deirdre is an old hand at overseas travel, Lys Gracieux has proven she can ship out and run to form, but a new face from Japan will join them in Sunday’s (28 April) HK$24 million G1 FWD Queen Elizabeth II Cup (2000m).
  • Wed, Apr 24, 2019
    Talented mares Deirdre and Viddora may hail from different hemispheres, let alone countries or stables, but they have become close companions as the FWD Champions Day hopefuls travelled together from Dubai and had the Sha Tin quarantine stables to themselves for a week after their arrival.
  • Wed, Apr 24, 2019
    Hong Kong is awash with exciting young talent right now. Voyage Warrior’s blazing win on Monday has him pegged as a shooting star, while the likes of Aethero and Champion’s Way have shone brightly, too.
  • Tue, Apr 23, 2019
    Sha Tin’s Easter Monday (22 April) meeting was billed as a day likely to showcase some of Hong Kong’s most promising gallopers and it lived up to expectations.
  • Thu, Apr 18, 2019
    Grant van Niekerk was centre stage at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 17 April) with a bit of tack drama and a double featuring a long-odds score in the night’s feature.
  • Fri, Apr 12, 2019
    Big Party will attempt to seal a hat-trick and maintain his status as one of Hong Kong’s brightest prospects when he returns to action at Sha Tin on Sunday, 14 April.
  • Wed, Apr 10, 2019
    Seven Heavens has suffered two frustrating defeats in a row and on Wednesday (10 April) Zac Purton will aim to end the exasperation with a maiden Hong Kong victory for the Frankel gelding in the Class 3 Dongcheng District Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley.
  • Wed, Apr 03, 2019
    Mission Tycoon will carry the four-year-old banner against the imperious Beauty Generation in the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday, 7 April with a view to a first Group 1 test against the same opponent at the end of the month.
2019 March
  • Mon, Mar 25, 2019
    Right Choice edged an enthralling duel for the Kowloon Cricket Club Centenary Cup Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 24 March) to sweeten what jockey Silvestre de Sousa felt was a wrong decision one race prior.
  • Sun, Mar 24, 2019
    Trainer Richard Gibson combined with jockey Matthew Chadwick to record a historic first race win at the inaugural Hong Kong Jockey Club race meeting at Conghua Racecourse today (Saturday, 23 March), marking a new era of horseracing in the Greater Bay Area.
  • Sat, Mar 23, 2019
    Gold Mount and Wishful Thinker will board a plane to Dubai on Saturday (23 March) morning with trainer Richard Gibson looking forward to testing his talented duo on the Dubai World Cup card one week later (Saturday, 30 March).
  • Sat, Mar 23, 2019
    A new chapter in the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s 135-year history will be written on Saturday, 23 March when the first exhibition race meeting at Conghua Racecourse will take centre stage.
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019
    Jockey Silvestre de Sousa talks about his successful stint in Hong Kong ahead of a return to the United Kingdom on Sunday.
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019
    Right Choice has done little wrong in his career to date and on Sunday (24 March) at Sha Tin the Frankie Lor-trained galloper will take his next step up the ranks with a first start at a mile in the Kowloon Cricket Club Centenary Cup Handicap (1600m).
  • Thu, Mar 21, 2019
    Dylan Mo hit a landmark 70 and Dennis Yip a milestone 700 thanks to The Show’s wide surge down the Happy Valley straight tonight, Wednesday, 20 March.
  • Mon, Mar 18, 2019
    Furore won the HK$18 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon (Sunday, 17 March) with a brilliant victory that fulfilled Frankie Lor’s dream of becoming the first “home grown” Hong Kong trainer to land the race for 11 years.
  • Fri, Mar 15, 2019
    Twelve weeks ago Waikuku was a racehorse with only two races to show for what several good judges felt was an abundance of potential. Five further races and four beguiling wins later, the four-year-old will take his place in Sunday’s (17 March) BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) as the contest’s highest-rated contender.
  • Wed, Mar 13, 2019
    Ricky Yiu left Happy Valley last week with a maiden Hong Kong win for one of his young prospects and on Wednesday night (13 March) the handler is looking for a breakthrough run from another rookie, the three-year-old Shining Gem.
  • Tue, Mar 12, 2019
    You have to go back to 24 years to find the last time a home grown Hong Kong jockey won the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m). That rider was Tony Cruz and on Sunday (17 March) the city’s favourite horse racing son will look to one of the new wave of talented local jockeys to deliver an overdue follow-up.
  • Mon, Mar 11, 2019
    Hong Kong’s youngest rider Regan Bayliss lit up a damp day and showed a maturity beyond his years with a thrilling last-to-first success aboard Rise High in the Class 1 Lavender Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday 10 March).
  • Fri, Mar 08, 2019
    Two weeks, four meetings and 22 rides into his Hong Kong experience, Regan Bayliss is hungry for a first win - a first placing, in fact - but on Sunday (10 March) at Sha Tin the young Australian has a book of rides that suggests he is at least doing things right.
  • Wed, Mar 06, 2019
    Neil Callan must have done something right at the weekend. The Irishman had a rare sit on a John Size-trained galloper on Saturday afternoon and finds himself in the hot seat in the finale at Happy Valley on Wednesday (6 April) night atop the handler’s exciting young sprinter Country Star.
2019 February
  • Thu, Feb 28, 2019
    Karis Teetan reached a new personal best at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 27 February). The Mauritian ace bagged a double to take his season’s tally to 54 wins, two more than his previous Hong Kong peak achieved in the 2017/18 campaign.