Hong Kong horse racing news

Douglas Whyte

Whyte to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Hong Kong great Douglas Whyte will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Champion Awards ceremony on Sunday, 14 July. The South African is being...
Zac Purton

Purton’s Touch

Zac Purton requires six wins from the final two meetings to match Joao Moreira’s single season record of 170 wins. The champion jockey – fresh...
Sunny Boy

Twist versus Sunny

The Australian Hall of Famer (John Size) has two three-year-olds returning to the fray on Wednesday night (10 July) at Happy Valley. Tornado Twist was...
John Size

Size’s True Grit

True Grit (131lb) has been a fine servant to John Size this season and the four-year-old will attempt to win his fifth race on the...
John Moore

Size leads but Moore is confident as title race heads to the Valley

John Moore is in voluble mode, confident in his expressions, bullish in what he sees as the probability that his stable warriors will deliver an...
Queen Elizabeth II Cup 2020

Record HK prize money increases to include Champions Day and HK Derby

Hong Kong racing will offer record prize money of HK$1.3 billion for the 2019/20 season. Lucrative increases to FWD Champions Day’s three Group 1 races...

Sydney a consideration for John Moore

With John Moore expected to have to retire from the Hong Kong training ranks after next season, he has indicated a move to Sydney could...
Classic Unicorn

Per Incanto’s Unicorn sprints to Cup win

Red-hot jockey Zac Purton had to settle for second in Sunday afternoon’s feature at Sha Tin as Classic Unicorn, a son of Little Avondale stallion...
Paul O’Sullivan

O’Sullivan successfully rounding off HK season

Paul O’Sullivan is following his stable’s fortunes over the final few racedays in Hong Kong during his annual fortnight visit back home to Matamata. A...

Purton edges closer to HK season record

With two meetings remaining, Zac Purton has moved to within six wins of Joao Moreira's season record for a jockey in Hong Kong.
Classic Unicorn

Unicorn sprints to Cup win

Zac Purton had to settle for second in the afternoon’s feature as Classic Unicorn (116lb) made it two from two in the afternoon’s feature, the...
Magic Success

Purton’s big six brings Moreira’s record back into range

Zac Purton has Joao Moreira’s single season record back in his sights after a blitzing six-timer at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 7 July) took...
Son of Kodiac

Kodiac gelding tops Hong Kong International Sale (July)

A son of Kodiac topped the Hong Kong International Sale (July) held at the Sha Tin Racecourse Parade Ring last night, Friday, 5 July, as...
Magic Success

Moore needs Magic

Zac Purton secured a double on Wednesday (3 July) night and will look to help John Moore close the two-win gap on John Size in...
Classic Unicorn

Cup test for Unicorn as So’s youngster aims for back-up win

Chris So’s exciting youngster Classic Unicorn (116lb) will aim to build on his impressive debut win when he takes his place in the Class 3...
Reliable Team

Kiwi-breds dominant at Happy Valley

New Zealand-bred horses were active at Hong Kong’s Happy Valley racecourse on Wednesday, taking out half of the eight race card. Zacinto gelding Not Usual...
My Ally

Chan’s Valley first

Alfred Chan was thrilled to bag his first Happy Valley win on his first night riding at the downtown venue (Wednesday, 3 July). The 10lb...
Family Leader

Ho’s fighting fit

If there was a title for the fittest jockey in Hong Kong, Vincent Ho would certainly be a contender and the many hours spent hitting...
Reliable Team

Purton takes two, Moore closes in

Zac Purton followed a four-timer at Sha Tin last weekend with a double at Happy Valley (3 July) that began with victory on the promising...
Not Usual Talent

Talent gives Domeyer a treble at the Valley

Aldo Domeyer has made a rapid advance since arriving in Hong Kong at the start of May and he annexed his first Hong Kong treble...
Shining Ace

Size’s Ace

Three-time champion jockey Joao Moreira is backing his boss John Size to withstand the John Moore onslaught in the battle for the premiership. Moore’s weekend...
Fat Turtle

Purton wants Turtle power at the Valley

Zac Purton has conceded that Joao Moreira’s record of 170 wins in a season is likely beyond his reach but the champion jockey is certainly...
Green Energy

Energy bursts bubbles

John Moore was out of luck with another of his rising stars at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon, Monday, 1 July, when the Danny Shum-trained Green...
Aethero

Aethero wins big as Moore keeps up pressure on Size

John Moore has December’s Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint on Aethero’s agenda after Hong Kong’s potential next big thing toyed with his rivals in...
Vagner Borges

Hong Kong dream for Brazil’s champion Vagner Borges

Brazilian jockeys have made waves in Hong Kong in recent years and Vagner Borges is hoping to make a noticeable first ripple when he steps...