David Morgan

Glory Vase

Moreira’s Glory in the Hong Kong Vase

Glory Vase streaked away with the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday, 8 December. The Japanese raider with...
Maurice

Young sires Lord Kanaloa and Maurice are helping shift perceptions

In England it’s long been the Derby, Australia has the Golden Slipper, France the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, North America looks to the Kentucky...
Aethero

Purton’s hungry for a Hong Kong International Races record

One Group 1 win on Sunday (8 December) will see Zac Purton become the outright most successful rider in the history of the LONGINES Hong...
Beat The Clock

Moreira keeps the faith into the Hong Kong International Races

Joao Moreira hopes loyalty will yield the pay-off of his first Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) victory in three years. The Brazilian ace enjoyed a...
Beauty Generation

Tweaks have Moore believing Beauty Generation is primed

“Let the show begin!” John Moore said after Beauty Generation worked through his final fast gallop before Sunday’s (8 December) Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong...
Aethero

Aethero’s ready to fly in the Hong Kong Sprint

Aethero worked solo down the turf track’s back straight at Sha Tin this morning (Thursday, 5 December) in a manner which left John Moore satisfied...
Exultant

Exultant is no second fiddle to Beauty Generation

Tony Cruz believes Exultant could prove to be the best stayer Hong Kong has ever produced. That may be so, but the three-time Group 1...
Vincent Ho

Vincent Ho represents Hong Kong’s ‘homegrown’ high-flyers

Vincent Ho will take on some of the world’s best this week with a full book in Sunday’s Group 1 races and is slated for...
Silvestre de Sousa

De Sousa’s feeling the Power ahead of IJC defence

Hong Kong ‘gets’ Silvestre de Sousa. It has for a good while now. The city’s racing fans, its owners, its trainers, all of them hardheaded...
Mister Monte

Monte’s Cup

Mister Monte carried off yesterday afternoon’s (Sunday, 1 December) second trophy race, the Class 4 Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Cup Handicap (1800m, dirt) at...
Duke Wai

Duke Wai takes the feature on the eve of HKIR week

All but one of the overseas raiders are on the ground ahead of the HK$93 million LONGINES Hong Kong International Races – Australia’s In Her...
Special Stars

Special Stars is tenacious in Quaich victory

Special Stars (124lb) showed the confident tenacity of a Scottish terrier in winning the Class 3 St. Andrew’s Challenge Quaich Handicap (1000m) at Happy Valley...
Danny Shum

More for Shum

Lucky More was value for a good deal more than the four and a quarter-length winning margin in the Class 4 Chevalier Construction Handicap (1000m),...
Fast Most Furious

Fast plan comes off for a Chevalier Cup win

A good plan is nothing without smart execution and Zac Purton and Fast Most Furious delivered the latter for David Hall in the Class 1...
Loriz

Three for Ricky Yiu

Trainer Ricky Yiu has his string in fine form and bossed the early part of the card at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 20 November)...
Hardly Swears

Hardly Swears is first to three in Valley feature

Hardly Swears won the Class 3 Australian Turf Club Trophy Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 20 November) and earned the passing distinction...
Aethero

Aethero rises to the task in the Jockey Club Sprint

Aethero lived up to his billing as Hong Kong’s next big thing with a scintillating front-running victory in the Group 2 Jockey Club Sprint (1200m)...
Waikuku

Waikuku hands another defeat to Beauty Generation

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...
Rise High

Two for Fownes against Exultant in Group 2 Jockey Club Cup

Rise High and Southern Legend will lock horns in Sunday’s (17 November) Group 2 Jockey Club Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin to determine bragging rights...
Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation primed to bounce back as gallop impresses Moore

John Moore declared Beauty Generation “ready to win again” after watching the Hong Kong champion gallop along the Sha Tin back straight yesterday morning, Thursday,...
Exultant

Exultant’s tuned and ready to face Jockey Club Cup challengers

Tony Cruz is resolute in his expectation that Exultant can confirm his status as Hong Kong’s pre-eminent ‘stayer’ in Sunday’s (17 November) Group 2 Jockey...
Happy Dragon

Buddies downtown

Buddies (124lb) has four wins from 10 career starts and further progress could yet see the 87-rated four-year-old make the Hong Kong Classic Series. The...
Playa Del Puente

Classic trail takes Playa Del Puente and Extra Brut to the Valley

Playa Del Puente’s impressive performance at Happy Valley last month thrust him high up the early BMW Hong Kong Derby pecking order and the three-year-old...
Alexis Badel

Badel is back

Alexis Badel arrived back in town before last weekend’s Sha Tin meeting and he bagged the first win of his winter contract aboard Unicornbaby in...
Alex Lai

Lai’s wait is over

Alex Lai was over the moon to nail his first win in almost exactly two and half years. The rider was sidelined for two seasons...