Steve Moran

Glory Vase

Japan’s Glory Vase and Joao Moreira again claim the Hong Kong Vase

Champion jockey Joao Moreira combined with the Tomohito Ozeki-trained Japanese stayer Glory Vase for a stunning win in the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase...
Mogul

Mogul seeks second Vase win for O’Brien and Moore

Last year’s Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) winner Mogul returns on Sunday (12 December) to defend his title and leads a three-pronged attack...
Wellington

Wellington justifies Gibson’s faith with stunning Chairman’s Sprint Prize triumph

Trainer Richard Gibson yesterday (Sunday, 25 April) claimed a second HK$18 million Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Sha Tin with potentially outstanding four-year-old...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty continues march to Hong Kong Mile

Golden Sixty, Hong Kong’s latest racing sensation, continued his seemingly inexorable march to December and Group 1 glory with his tenth consecutive win in yesterday’s...
Derek Leung

More than Wishful Thinking in Premier Bowl

No horse was given less chance, at least according to the betting board, but that didn’t stop a rejuvenated seven-year-old Wishful Thinker storming to victory...
Joao Moreira

Moreira roars into action at season opener

Joao Moreira, winless on this day last year, made a roaring start to the 2020/2021 racing season with a winning treble at the opening meeting...
Ricky Yiu

Tight at the top of trainers’ table

The intensity of competition, a hallmark of Hong Kong racing, was keenly evident in last season’s fierce battle for the trainers’ premiership which, ultimately, went...
Beat The Clock

Beat The Clock’s emotional Hong Kong Sprint win

Trainer John Size and jockey Joao Moreira spoke of vindication and feeling humbled in an unusually emotion-charged response to their win with Hong Kong’s most...
Mr Stunning

Frankie Lor’s following the successful path of past masters

Frankie Lor’s achievements in little more than two seasons as a trainer should not be undersold. Yes, Hong Kong has a condensed pool of horses...
Caspar Fownes

It’s a family affair as Caspar Fownes readies for the HKIR

Three champion trainer titles; a raft of major race winners at home and in Singapore and a surname synonymous with Hong Kong racing only scratches...
Aethero

Tyreel’s young giant is Moore’s latest great hope

Hong Kong’s latest sprint sensation Aethero was perhaps destined to be a giant – in every sense – of the racetrack even before his race...
Frankie Dettori

World’s top two, Dettori and Purton, clash in IJC

The world’s two top jockeys, the evergreen and effervescent Frankie Dettori and Hong Kong’s own Zac Purton, head a stellar cast competing in the 22nd...
In Her Time

New dad Avdulla hopes In Her Time can deliver in the Hong Kong Sprint

Jockey Brenton Avdulla enjoyed a momentous 2018 – winning the AU$3.5 million Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes and both principal jockeys’ premierships in his adopted...

Beat The Clock’s battles Rattan to win Chairman’s Sprint

The home team was one down, with Mr Stunning’s late enforced absence, but it mattered not as the ever competitive Beat The Clock led home...

Records tumble as Beauty Generation saunters home

Records aplenty fell as Hong Kong’s current racing sensation and the world’s highest rated active racehorse Beauty Generation literally ambled his way to victory in...

Beauty Generation is the “champion” Purton deserves

Zac Purton concedes he’s blessed to sit atop the world’s best miler Beauty Generation – the horse who seeks a ninth consecutive win in Sunday’s...

Santa Ana Lane draws wide for FWD Champions Day assignment

Santa Ana Lane will have to overcome a wide berth if he is to win the Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Sha Tin...

Deirdre forms a new bond as Viddora steps into Vivlos’ shoes

Talented mares Deirdre and Viddora may hail from different hemispheres, let alone countries or stables, but they have become close companions as the FWD Champions...

Fat Turtle aims to rise in Happy Valley feature

Hong Kong is awash with exciting young talent right now. Voyage Warrior’s blazing win on Monday has him pegged as a shooting star, while the...

Santa Ana Lane on song ahead of Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Santa Ana Lane, the world’s top-rated sprinter who brings genuine star quality to Hong Kong’s Champions Day, arrived safely overnight at Sha Tin ahead of...
Band Of Brothers

Promising winners aplenty at Sha Tin

Sha Tin’s Easter Monday (22 April) meeting was billed as a day likely to showcase some of Hong Kong’s most promising gallopers and it lived...

Furore catches the eye as FWD QEII Cup entrants trial at Sha Tin

The BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) winner Furore headlined an “all -star” barrier trial at Sha Tin this morning (Tuesday 16 April) which featured three...