Hong Kong horse racing news

Happy Grin

Japan’s Happy Grin targets the Group 1 Champions & Chater Cup

Happy Grin is on track to contest the HK$10 million Group 1 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday,...
Zac Purton

Purton sets his sights towards a new high

Zac Purton has a personal best in his sights as he heads into Wednesday’s (15 May ) Happy Valley fixture, the 72nd of Hong Kong’s...
Never Better

O’Sullivan brace

Paul O’Sullivan struck early, not once but twice. The New Zealander has endured a sluggish campaign but things have picked up in recent weeks and...
Good Standing

Moore hits six with Good Standing in Hong Kong Macau Trophy

Zac Purton cuddled Good Standing to an impressive success in the Class 1 Hong Kong Macau Trophy (1400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon, Saturday, 11...
Me Tsui

Me Tsui’s 500th career win

Me Tsui had been sitting on 499 career wins for two weeks and 22 runners but hit the 500 when Sky Treasure boxed clear in...
Buddies

Title race brewing as Moore, Lor and Size hit the mark

A championship battle is brewing in Hong Kong and John Moore believes his stable is bubbling to the challenge. “The title will go to the...
Just Not Listening

Schofield’s Listening as he seeks Moore success

Chad Schofield’s developing relationship with the John Moore stable has prospered in recent weeks and on Wednesday (8 May) night at Sha Tin he will...
Sunny Boy

Sunny through the rain

Sunny Boy (133lb) delighted his connections when rallying for Purton to repel a late challenge from Ambitious Heart (122lb) in race three, the Class 3...
Winning Method

Shum’s Method is best

Winning Method (120lb) appeared to have a simple task in the opening Chairmen’s Day Plate and so it proved. The 1.1 favourite cruised to a...
Ho Ho Khan

Ho Ho Khan conquers G3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup

Ho Ho Khan (122lb) advertised his potential for top-grade races next season with a fine victory in the Group 3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup Handicap...

New boy Domeyer bags a double, Callan strikes back at the Valley

Aldo Domeyer isn’t letting the grass grow under his feet. The South African only touched down in the city two days ago and already he...

Domeyer eager to test his skills in Hong Kong

Aldo Domeyer is looking forward to rising to the Hong Kong challenge when his 10-week licence commences on Wednesday, 1 May at Happy Valley. “I...

A Pair hat-trick would be perfect for Chris So

Perfect Pair (117lb) is aiming to bag an ideal trio for trainer Chris So in the finale at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (1 May),...

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...

Kennewell upbeat as Viddora gets ready for Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Two days on from wondering whether their star mare would even make the starting gate for Sunday’s (28 April) Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m)...

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...

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...

Van Niekerk in Full Bloom at Happy Valley

Grant van Niekerk was centre stage at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 17 April) with a bit of tack drama and a double featuring a long-odds...

Ka Ying Star can still rise higher

Ka Ying Star finished 10th in the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) last start but Vincent Ho believes the gelding will return to form in...

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...