David Morgan

Exultant on the road to adulation in Sunday’s Jockey Club Cup

Adulation has not poured down on Exultant – not yet, at least – but trainer Tony Cruz believes the talented stayer is advancing with muted...

Pakistan Star’s too clever by half but Cruz believes there’ll be no antics in Jockey Club Cup

He’s been called mercurial, obstinate, recalcitrant, and a whole barrage of insults more, but Pakistan Star’s latest erratic display could just be a manifestation of...

In-demand De Sousa rides Eagle Way, looks forward to IJC

Silvestre de Sousa is back in Hong Kong and the British champion made his way to the Sha Tin sand yard this morning to get...

Brothers set to fight over Ladies’ Purse at Sha Tin on Sunday

Sibling rivalry will come to a head at Sha Tin on Sunday when two of Hong Kong’s most exciting gallopers clash for the first time...

Sibling rivalry brewing as Glorious Forever rolls towards Hong Kong Cup

Glorious Forever galloped one race closer to a face-off with big brother Time Warp in December’s Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) after a sterling...

Grey high-weights opt to sprint in Sunday’s G2 Premier Bowl

Everyone loves a grey, they say, and Hong Kong’s three best of that hue will all vie for affection in the Group 2 Premier Bowl...

Beauty Generation relishes the rain in final gallop for Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Beauty Generation galloped on a dampened turf track at Sha Tin this morning (Thursday, 18 October) and relished every step taken as trainer John Moore...

Familiar hands take the Time Warp reins in Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Tony Cruz has turned to regular go-to Alvin Ng to take temporary hold of Time Warp’s reins from regular partner Zac Purton in Sunday’s (21...

Teetan back on board for Mr Stunning’s Premier Bowl return

Mr Stunning has been getting reacquainted with an old partner in recent weeks, with jockey Karis Teetan set to slip his toes in the star...

On-fire Teetan takes five at Sha Tin

Karis Teetan topped the win count at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon, Sunday, 7 October, with a fine five-timer that included not only Pakistan Friend’s...

Harmony Hero aims for A-student status

Education was at the core of Harmony Hero’s debut season in Hong Kong and while the Elvstroem gelding did not master everything the syllabus threw...

Injury halts Lucky Bubbles in Sprinters Stakes

Lucky Bubbles’ attempt to win the Group 1 Sprinters Stakes (1200m) ended before the field turned for home on a wet and dismal afternoon at...

Romantic Touch leads a Sha Tin treble for a new alliance

Romantic Touch (121lb) carried off the Class 1 Kwangtung Handicap Cup (1400m) at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon, Sunday, 9 September, and sparked a three-win...

Fresh Banner has Schofield eyeing a follow-up in the Kwangtung Handicap Cup

Jolly Banner (124lb) and Chad Schofield paired to win the Class 1 Kwangtung Handicap Cup (1400m) last season and that combination will attempt to go...

Super Hoppy for Shum as Hong Kong Airlines Million Challenge has lift-off

A thriller wrapped up proceedings at Happy Valley’s season opener tonight, Wednesday, 5 September, as Super Hoppy (117lb) rattled to a flashing short-head victory in...

Purton’s Way is a Winner in the HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup

Hong Kong’s season-opening fixture drew a crowd of more than 74,000 this afternoon, Sunday, 2 September, 2018, and the eager mass at Sha Tin Racecourse...

Purton opts for Winner’s Way at Hong Kong season opener

Zac Purton will begin the defence of his champion jockey title with a full book of 10 rides at Hong Kong’s season opener at Sha...

Hong Kong’s Schofield to make his Japan debut in World All-Star Jockeys

Chad Schofield will represent Hong Kong at the World All-Star Jockeys competition at Sapporo Racecourse in Japan this weekend (25 and 26 August) with a...

Chris So’s team is getting on-track at the Conghua Training Centre

There are 18 days left on the countdown to the start of Hong Kong’s 2018/19 racing season and Chris So is busily preparing for what...

Moreira and Purton Hong Kong battle heats up

On a day when Joao Moreira and Zac Purton delivered a masterclass at Sha Tin to illuminate an already intriguing fight for the Hong Kong...

Zero Hedge takes the feature and keeps Moreira in the hunt

Zero Hedge made all to land the Australian Turf Club Trophy Handicap (1200m) for the John Size/Joao Moreira alliance at Happy Valley Racecourse tonight, Wednesday,...

California Fortune keeps Tony in Cruz control at Sha Tin

California Fortune (126lb) took the Class 2 Hong Kong Reunification Cup Handicap (1200m) this afternoon (Sunday, 1 July) at Sha Tin Racecourse, ensuring that trainer...

Exultant impresses with resolute Premier Plate triumph

Exultant raced to an authoritative victory in the Group 3 Premier Plate Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin Racecourse today (Sunday, 24 June), matching obvious aptitude...

California caps Cruz streak in Premier Cup

California Whip displayed abundant grit to hold his pressing opponents in the Group 3 Premier Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon (24...

Purton’s too Hot as King Prawn impresses

Hot King Prawn continued his ascent through the grades with a convincing performance in the Class 2 Wong Nai Chung Gap Handicap (1200m) at Happy...