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Charity Fun

Charity Fun overcomes trouble to earn a crack at Group company

Charity Fun has earned a tilt at the Group 3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup Handicap (2400m) next month after overcoming mid-race difficulties to continue Zac...
David Hayes

David Hayes rolls out another unraced galloper hopeful of continuing stable rebuild

Buoyed by a strong April run, David Hayes is optimistic first-starter Shenron can provide added impetus to the stable’s momentum when he contests the second...
Courier Wonder

Courier Wonder and Fantastic Treasure maintain unbeaten runs at Sha Tin

Joao Moreira declared Courier Wonder the most talented young horse he has ridden in Hong Kong this season, while David Hayes was similarly effusive about...
Courier Wonder

Joao Moreira brimming with excitement over Courier Wonder’s potential

The rapid emergence of Courier Wonder as a galloper of potentially highest ilk has left Joao Moreira with a palpable sense of anticipation ahead of...
Karis Teetan

Teetan scores Happy Valley four-timer to notch season half century

A career-best haul in Hong Kong remains within Karis Teetan’s grasp after the Mauritian posted a Happy Valley quartet to take his 2020/21 season tally...
Amazing Star

Amazing Star emerges as an improbable ruler in the Group 2 Sprint Cup

Stunned by an Easter Monday miracle, Jimmy Ting is unlikely to tempt fate twice by aiming blowout Group 2 Sprint Cup (1200m) winner Amazing Star...
Glorious Artist

Purton makes inroads into Moreira’s championship lead with a four-timer

Zac Purton’s pursuit of a fifth Hong Kong jockeys’ championship has continued with a Sha Tin quartet, capped by the success of Glorious Artist in...
Classique Legend

Classique Legend setback, likely to return to Australia

Classique Legend, acclaimed as the world’s equal top sprinter in 2020, is likely to return to Australia after he bled from his left nostril following...
Sky Field

Caspar Fownes confident Sky Field is a tremendous long-term project

Yet to reach and fulfil his true potential and pitted against the explosively-gifted Wellington, Sky Field will be given the opportunity to build both experience...
Duke Wai

Barrier manners do the trick for Duke Wai in the Sha Tin feature

Paul O’Sullivan’s decision to embark on a remedial course in barrier manners for Duke Wai paid rich dividends when the reformed gelding landed the Class...
Joao Moreira

Joao Moreira upbeat about intriguing Hong Kong debutante

Regarded as one of the most fascinating talents to emerge in Australian racing over the last year, Beauty Fit shapes to make a swift impact...
Ruan Maia

Ruan Maia celebrates breakthrough success at Happy Valley

Brazilian jockey success in Hong Kong is overwhelmingly Joao Moreira’s domain but at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (24 March), Ruan Maia posted one of...
Classique Legend

Classique Legend dazzles in trial as Lui mulls Champions Mile for Golden Sixty

Classique Legend has taken another significant step towards a competitive return with a blistering 1000m trial victory at Sha Tin on Tuesday morning (23 March)...
Sky Darci

Caspar Fownes and Joao Moreira lift the Hong Kong Derby with Sky Darci

An inspired Caspar Fownes’ training performance, crowned by a supreme Joao Moreira ride, has allowed Sky Darci to overcome serious stamina doubts while delivering dramatic...
Tony Millard

Hong Kong Derby likely to be run at moderate pace

Accustomed to success in the Hong Kong Derby (2000m), Joao Moreira and Tony Millard both contend this year’s Classic is likely to be contested at...
Bundle Of Delight

Alexis Badel and Matthew Chadwick share Valley riding honours

Alexis Badel and Matthew Chadwick have laid down timely Hong Kong Derby (2000m) markers with Happy Valley doubles ahead of Sunday’s (21 March) Classic at...
Shadow Hero

Shadow Hero ready to peak, Conqueror expected to improve for Derby

David Hayes hopes timing counts for everything when dual Group 1 winner Shadow Hero bids for Hong Kong Derby (2000m) success at Sha Tin on...
Russian Emperor

Karis Teetan excited by Russian Emperor’s Hong Kong Derby prospects

Seeking his first Hong Kong Derby (2000m) triumph, Karis Teetan believes impeccably-bred Russian Emperor is capable of delivering breakthrough success at Sha Tin on Sunday...
Sky Darci

Sky Darci on target for Hong Kong Derby

Caspar Fownes is optimistic Sky Darci can erase the disappointment of successive luckless runs by strongly contending for Hong Kong Derby (2000m) glory at Sha...
Wellington

Wellington capitalises on handicap conditions

Long regarded as one of the fastest horses Richard Gibson has handled, Wellington took a crucial step towards elite sprint contests with emphatic success in...
Sky Darci

Sky Darci, Tourbillon Diamond and Panfield shine in Hong Kong Derby hitouts

Caspar Fownes is confident Sky Darci is on target for a stellar BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) performance after the gelding breezed through a vital...
Travel Datuk

Travel Datuk salutes at last ending a 48-race losing streak

Almost five years after debuting at Happy Valley, Irish import Travel Datuk shed unwanted status as Hong Kong’s most celebrated maiden by successfully snapping a...
Douglas Whyte

Douglas Whyte hopes barrier lessons will help Rainbow Light deliver

Douglas Whyte is optimistic a remedial course in barrier manners will spark a performance transformation in Rainbow Light when the Irish import tackles the first...
Flagship Glory

Flagship Glory surges into Hong Kong Derby discussions

Flagship Glory has edged into BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) calculations with an impressive staying performance at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon (Sunday, 7 March) as...
Wind N Grass

Zac Purton dominates Happy Valley with a superb five-timer

The deficit remains confronting, but Zac Purton breathed life into flickering hopes of a successful jockeys’ championship defence with a stunning quintet at Happy Valley...