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James McDonald delights Tony Cruz with Chevalier Cup masterclass

Tony Cruz has lauded James McDonald’s precision ride to snare the Class 1 Chevalier Cup Handicap (1600m) on The Golden Scenery.

Alexis Badel has faith in Happy Together ahead of Chevalier Cup

Alexis Badel is confident Happy Together has the qualities to contend strongly in the HK$4.075 million Chevalier Cup (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday

Karis Teetan, Vincent Ho and Lyle Hewitson claim IJC berths

Karis Teetan, Vincent Ho and Lyle Hewitson will compete in the coveted International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) on December 6.

Straight Arron’s Jockey Club Cup triumph justifies Fownes’ faith

Straight Arron has continued a building advance towards the HK$36 million Hong Kong Cup (2000m) next month with victory in the Group 2 Jockey Club...

John Size posts 1,500th Hong Kong win

John Size added another remarkable layer to an extraordinary career when the 12-time champion trainer saddled his 1,500th Hong Kong winner at Sha Tin.

John Size craves more success as 1,500-win milestone looms

Tuchel and Red Lion will look to deliver master trainer’s John Size his 1,500th Hong Kong win at Sha Tin on Saturday afternoon.

Pierre Ng cements lead in Hong Kong trainers’ championship

Pierre Ng continued an impressive start to the 2023/24 season and extended his lead in the Hong Kong trainers’ championship with a double at Happy...

Money Catcher faces weighty Group 3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse challenge

Frankie Lor concedes a significant rise in the handicap ratings leaves Money Catcher with a difficult challenge in the Group 3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse.

Angus Chung, Douglas Whyte log Happy Valley trebles

Angus Chung jubilated in the best haul of his fledgling Hong Kong career when the apprentice slotted a treble at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

Brent Thomson praises Romantic Warrior ahead of Cox Plate tilt

Revered for prodigious Group 1 Cox Plate exploits, former champion jockey Brent Thomson believes Hong Kong’s Romantic Warrior is the “logical favourite”.

Sight Success triumphs in Group 2 Premier Bowl

Sight Success was rewarded for admirable consistency with victory in the HK$5.35 million Group 2 Premier Bowl Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin.

Lucky Sweynesse primed to improve in Group 2 Premier Bowl

Zac Purton believes Lucky Sweynesse is poised to improve significantly in the Group 2 Premier Bowl Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Ng pitches Duke Wai into Premier Bowl challenge

Pierre Ng will bid to add further impetus to an impressive start to the season by throwing down the gauntlet to champion sprinter Lucky Sweynesse...

Bowman Sha Tin Trophy masterclass on California Spangle caps four-timer

Hugh Bowman crowned an outstanding display and sealed a quartet at Sha Tin on Sunday with a masterful ride on California Spangle in the Group...

Beauty Eternal on path to Hong Kong International Races

Beauty Eternal embarks on the first step towards the HK$32 million Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) when he returns in the Group 2 Sha...

Russian Emperor starts trek towards familiar Group 1 goals

Douglas Whyte hopes the dual Hong Kong Champion Stayer, Russian Emperor, can lay the foundations for a fruitful campaign with a solid performance.

Mark Newnham lands first Hong Kong win

Fulfilling a career ambition, Mark Newnham joined the ranks of Hong Kong’s winning trainers with Happy Hero’s success at Happy Valley.

Fownes seeks to maintain impetus with Dancing Code

Caspar Fownes hopes to build on impressive early-season momentum when Dancing Code lines up at Sha Tin on Sunday afternoon.

Frankie Lor reaches 400 Hong Kong wins, posts Happy Valley double

Frankie Lor continued whirlwind career progress by posting his 400th Hong Kong win at Happy Valley on Wednesday night in just his seventh season.

Hugh Bowman craves more success with Caspar Fownes

Hugh Bowman hopes to successfully harness Caspar Fownes’ powerful start to the season when the pair combines at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

Lui, Purton combine with Stoltz to land Group 3 National Day Cup

Francis Lui accelerated a blistering start to the season with a Sha Tin treble crowned by Stoltz’s courageous victory in the Group 3 National Day...

Zac Purton hopeful Stoltz can deliver in Group 3 National Day Cup

Zac Purton believes Stoltz has the quality to successfully contend in the Group 3 National Day Cup Handicap (1000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Frankie Lor chases more early-season Group 3 success

Frankie Lor hopes to add the Group 3 National Day Cup Handicap (1000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday to last weekend’s Group 3 Celebration Cup...

Ng, Fownes, Bowman and Purton share Happy Valley spotlight

Keen to build on a strong debut season, Pierre Ng notched his first double of the 2023/24 campaign at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

Alexis Badel delivers front-running masterclass on Healthy Happy

Healthy Happy claimed Hong Kong’s first black type victory of the 2023/24 season with success in the Group 3 Celebration Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha...