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Southern Legend

Southern Legend ready to roar in the Lion Rock Trophy

Southern Legend dug deep into his gritty reserves when fending off Beauty Generation to earn a first Group 1 win in last month’s FWD Champions...
Kings Shield

Kings triumph lifts Purton, Cruz hat-trick brings title into range

Kings Shield put his rivals to the sword with a routing run to victory in the Class 2 Egret Handicap (1650m, dirt) at Sha Tin...
Zac Purton

Purton looks for advantage as Moreira sits out Wednesday at Sha Tin

Zac Purton is hoping to make hay under the Sha Tin floodlights tonight (27 May) with Joao Moreira sitting out the all-weather track fixture due...
Exultant

Exultant stamps Horse of the Year claim with Champions & Chater Cup victory

It was hard work but Exultant has never been one to shirk a challenge. The tough kingpin of the Hong Kong stayers’ division proved his...
Thanks Forever

Thanks Forever takes the Sha Tin Vase on a dramatic day for Purton

Thanks Forever fought his way to a deserved victory in the Group 3 Sha Tin Vase Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday, 24 May...
Exultant

Rain a concern as Exultant faces Furore in Champions & Chater Cup

Furore and a storm are Tony Cruz’s two fears as he prepares Exultant for what he hopes will be another major success in the Group...
Tony Cruz

Cruz is the Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup maestro

Tony Cruz’s storied career as jockey and trainer has spanned almost every step of Hong Kong racing’s professional era. His name is woven into the...
Shining Ace

Moreira and Purton dish a double delight at the Valley

Joao Moreira and Zac Purton continued their enthralling back-and-forth contest for the jockeys’ championship with a double each at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 20 May....
Inner Flame

Inner Flame gives Moreira a treble to draw level with Purton

Joao Moreira outscored jockeys’ championship rival Zac Purton three to one at Sha Tin on Sunday (17 May), a haul that left the three-time Hong...
Zac Purton

Purton maintains his edge with Happy Valley double

Zac Purton and Joao Moreira continued their back-and-forth battle for the Hong Kong champion jockey title at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 13 May with the...
Relentless Me

Jerry Chau has a dream start with a Sha Tin double

Jerry Chau made a dream home debut at Sha Tin on Saturday, 9 May, driving first past the post not once but twice just five...
Joao Moreira

Moreira aims to fire back with a full book at Sha Tin

Joao Moreira knows he needs a big response at Sha Tin today (Saturday 9 May) after title rival Zac Purton burst four wins clear at...
Dances With Dragon

Five-star Purton Dances into premiership lead

Zac Purton arrived at Happy Valley on Wednesday (6 May) in search of the ignition that might fire him through the final two months of...
Zac Purton

Purton seeks a Valley spark to ignite his championship assault

Zac Purton will head to Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday 6 May) with a full book of nine rides and his big rival Joao Moreira locked...
Chefano

Chefano leads for Queen Mother Memorial Cup victory

Chefano gave trainer John Moore a sixth win in the Group 3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup Handicap (2400m) with a resolute front-running display at Sha...
Helene Leadingstar

Helene Leadingstar faces Moore assault in Queen Mother Memorial Cup

Helene Leadingstar (119lb) will attempt to complete a hat-trick of wins when he takes on four rivals in the Group 3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup...
Shining Gem

Yiu’s on top and Shining, Moreira and Purton match strides

Ricky Yiu’s steady, unwavering progress towards what he hopes will be a first trainers’ championship continued at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 29 April) thanks...
Exultant

Exultant grinds them to submission as Purton makes history in the FWD QEII Cup

Zac Purton was elated and deflated at the end of Exultant’s glorious, grinding victory in the HK$25 million Group 1 FWD Queen Elizabeth II Cup...
Southern Legend

First Group 1 for Ho as Southern Legend edges Beauty Generation

Southern Legend was supposed to be preparing for a third straight win in the Kranji Mile but Plan B worked out far better for the...
Exultant

Exultant carries great expectations into FWD QEII Cup

Tony Cruz expects an Exultant victory in the HK$25 million Group 1 FWD QEII Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (26 April) but the...
Waikuku

Waikuku looks to bounce back against Beauty Generation

If any horse can stop Beauty Generation from winning a record third FWD Group 1 Champions Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday, 26 April, the...
Viva Pataca

Moore’s not looking back as he readies for FWD Champions Day

John Moore has the best overall record of any trainer in the Group 1 features that now make up Hong Kong’s HK$63 million FWD Champions...
Beauty Generation

Purton’s dream partner, a Beauty of a double act

Champion horses and their jockeys are racing’s great double acts. Seabiscuit had Red Pollard, Secretariat had Ron Turcotte, Hugh Bowman is forever Winx’s man, Frankel...
Aethero

Moore’s smiling as Aethero and Beauty get five

John Moore believes Aethero is “definitely the one they’ve all got to beat” after the precocious sprinter yesterday morning (Thursday, 23 April) drew gate five...
Tony Cruz

Tony Cruz is Hong Kong racing’s original ‘living legend’

Tony Cruz was spotted moving around on foot not so long ago. In the grave reality of the world’s current state, seeing Hong Kong racing’s...