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2019 July
  • Mon, Jul 15, 2019
    John Size collected his 11th champion trainer title and Zac Purton his third champion jockey trophy at the end of an action-packed 11-race card today (Sunday, 14 July) at Sha Tin, which capped a captivating 2018/19 Hong Kong racing season
  • Mon, Jul 15, 2019
    John Size had a two-win lead over John Moore going into Hong Kong’s 2018/19 season finale at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 14 July). When the last horse crossed the line 11 races later, that advantage had extended to three and an 11th premiership was his.
  • Fri, Jul 12, 2019
    John Size goes into the final meeting of the Hong Kong season with a two-win advantage over rival John Moore in what has developed into a thrilling battle for the trainers’ championship.
  • Thu, Jul 04, 2019
    Aldo Domeyer has made a rapid advance since arriving in Hong Kong at the start of May and he annexed his first Hong Kong treble when the promising Not Usual Talent took the finale at Happy Valley tonight, Wednesday, 3 July.
  • Tue, Jul 02, 2019
    Zac Purton has conceded that Joao Moreira’s record of 170 wins in a season is likely beyond his reach but the champion jockey is certainly not easing down through the final four fixtures as he continues to stack up a mighty personal best.
2019 June
  • Sat, Jun 22, 2019
    Grant van Niekerk has enjoyed a fine debut season in Hong Kong and he’s looking to cap it with a breakthrough feature race success aboard Flying Thunder in Sunday’s (23 June) G3 Premier Cup Handicap (1400m).
  • Fri, Jun 14, 2019
    Joao Moreira clicked to 81 wins for the season on Wednesday night and Hong Kong’s three-time Champion Jockey is looking to close out the season in style as he heads into Sunday’s (16 June) Sha Tin meeting.
  • Tue, Jun 11, 2019
    Zac Purton is the man of the moment and the in-form jockey could yet propel John Moore deeper into the thick of a trainers’ championship battle when they team up again at Sha Tin on Wednesday night (12 June).
  • Sun, Jun 09, 2019
    Zac Purton hit a big milestone at Sha Tin this afternoon, Saturday, 8 June. The champion jockey became only the second rider in Hong Kong history to reach the 1000 wins mark when Thanks Forever breezed to an easy success in the Class 3 dash.
  • Sun, Jun 09, 2019
    Zac Purton hit a big milestone at Sha Tin on Saturday when the champion jockey became only the second rider in Hong Kong history to reach 1000 wins.
  • Thu, Jun 06, 2019
    Top Australian jockey Blake Shinn joins the show after he was awarded a license to ride in Hong Kong next season.
  • Thu, Jun 06, 2019
    There is no stopping the Zac Purton juggernaut. The champion jockey continued his domination with a four-timer at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 5 June), moving to within one of becoming only the second rider in history to accrue 1000 wins in Hong Kong.
  • Sun, Jun 02, 2019
    Champion’s Way confirmed his early position as the front-runner on the road to next season’s Four-Year-Old Classic Series with a classy win in the G3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday, 2 June.
2019 May
  • Fri, May 31, 2019
    John Moore’s record in the G3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap (1600m) stands at two wins from three editions and on Sunday he will attempt to bag a third victory when Good Standing (123lb) rolls into the fourth running of the Sha Tin feature, seemingly in the form of his Hong Kong life.
  • Sun, May 26, 2019
    Exultant battled to victory in the HK$10 million Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon (26 May) as man-of-the-moment Zac Purton notched a record seventh Group 1 win in a Hong Kong season, one more than the six Joao Moreira achieved in 2014/15.
  • Thu, May 23, 2019
    Happy Grin’s following has a widening reach in Japan and trainer Junji Tanaka is hopeful his star galloper will do the nation proud in Sunday’s (26 May) G1 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (2400m).
  • Thu, May 23, 2019
    Kranji Mile (1600m) contenders Southern Legend and Singapore Sling stretched their legs on the Polytrack Thursday (23 May) morning, and while the defending champion maintained a steady metronomic motion, the first-time raider enlivened the session with a hint of dash.
  • Thu, May 23, 2019
    Yee Cheong Baby delivered trainer Jimmy Ting his first Class 2 victory as the hulking chestnut made it look easy in Suffolk Handicap (1200m), powering to a two-length success under Zac Purton, who landed a treble.
  • 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.