Declan Schuster

Romantic Warrior on cusp of history ahead of Hong Kong Cup defence

Romantic Warrior will chase consecutive wins in the HK$36 million Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) on December 10 at Sha Tin.

Another record beckons for fresh Golden Sixty in Hong Kong Mile

Breaking records seems to come quite easily for Golden Sixty – Hong Kong’s superstar racehorse who has already gone where no other has been before.

Brenton Avdulla pursues International Jockeys’ Championship debut

Brenton Avdulla’s dazzling form has lifted him into a coveted International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) spot, and will get his chance to do so at Happy...

Beauty Eternal lifts Jockey Club Mile as Golden Sixty test looms

Beauty Eternal landed the biggest prize of his burgeoning career in Sunday’s HK$5.35 million Group 2 BOCHK Private Wealth Jockey Club Mile (1600m) at Sha...

‘Amazing’ Golden Sixty limbers up as Vincent Ho returns to action

Vincent Ho was beaming after partnering Hong Kong’s champion Golden Sixty at Tuesday morning’s barrier trial session at Sha Tin.

Taj Dragon rises chasing a Happy Valley first

Pierre Ng is confident Taj Dragon can overcome Happy Valley’s nuances when he lines up under jockey Zac Purton on Wednesday night.

In-form Atzeni looks to roll on, picks up trio of Group 2 mounts

Jockey Andrea Atzeni has hit the ground running and his strong early-season form has seen him rewarded with a booking in each of the Group...

Denfield chases consecutive wins with class-rising task

Denfield has returned in style this season and jockey Karis Teetan hopes he can maintain an upward trajectory when he lines up on Wednesday at...

Purton rides quartet, Seasons Wit extends winning streak at Happy Valley

Seasons Wit went a long way to confirming some of his early promise as he romped to a fourth straight win at Happy Valley.

Caspar Fownes has high hopes as competition heats up

Caspar Fownes is Happy Valley’s leading all-time trainer and this Sunday he’s assembled a formidable hand for a rare afternoon fixture at the city circuit.

All For St Paul’s runs rivals ragged

All For St Paul’s (120lb) delivered a stunning blow against a quality field in the HK$3.12 million Class 2 Hebe Hill Handicap (1650m) at Sha...

Improving Adefill returns for intriguing first-up challenge

Adefill was one of last season’s best performers on dirt and trainer Ricky Yiu has his sights set on further riches this campaign.

Francis Lui is pleased as Golden Sixty trials at Sha Tin

Trainer Francis Lui declared Golden Sixty a ‘happy horse’ ahead of his highly anticipated return this season in November.

Lucky Sweynesse eyes bounce back in Premier Bowl

Trainer Manfred Man hopes star sprinter Lucky Sweynesse can recapture his winning thread in Sunday’s HK$5.35 million Group 2 Premier Bowl.

Frankie Lor has Money Catcher on another Hong Kong Cup trail

Frankie Lor is buoyant Money Catcher can take another step forward this season as he readies for Sunday’s Group 2 Sha Tin Trophy Handicap (1600m)

California Spangle is back for Sha Tin Trophy defence

California Spangle will chase consecutive wins in the HK$5.35 million Group 2 Sha Tin Trophy Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Danny Shum expects Romantic Warrior improvement for Cox Plate

Danny Shum is confident Romantic Warrior on the right track for his Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) tilt following his fourth-placed finish in the Turnbull...

All systems go for Romantic Warrior in Turnbull Stakes

Danny Shum is hopeful Romantic Warrior can cast aside 15 quality rivals when he lines up in Saturday’s Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) at Flemington.

Romantic Warrior has to overcome history in Turnbull Stakes

Romantic Warrior will have to defy a worrying trend for Hong Kong-trained runners racing in Australia if he is to deliver victory in Saturday’s Turnbull...

Danny Shum has a BMW Hong Kong Derby Feeling with Helene

Helene Feeling has swiftly garnered a strong set of Hong Kong Derby credentials and trainer Danny Shum is hopeful he can show his best at...

Caspar Fownes seeks supremacy at Happy Valley

Caspar Fownes is aiming to reaffirm his status as Hong Kong’s longtime “King of the Valley” ahead of Happy Valley’s final fixture on Wednesday night.

Joyful Hunter returns to scene of triumph

Joyful Hunter will aim to extend his unbeaten sequence to two when he lines up at Happy Valley on Thursday night for trainer Francis Lui...

John Size has the aces for Premier Cup and Premier Plate

Trainer John Size holds a strong hand at Sunday’s Sha Tin Group 3 double-header with a trio of talented four-year-olds: Beauty Eternal, Tuchel and Red...
Healthy Happy

Healthy Happy seeks rebound effort in Group 3 Premier Cup

Frankie Lor is buoyant of a return to form for Healthy Happy when the Zoustar gelding lines up in Sunday’s HK$3.9 million Group 3 Premier...

Frankie Lor boosts championship hopes; Zac Purton rides quartet

Frankie Lor breathed new life into the trainers’ championship with a double at Sha Tin on Sunday as Sauvestre overhauled red-hot favourite Flaming Rabbit.