Hong Kong horse racing news

Romantic Warrior

Romantic Warrior puts Hong Kong Derby form to the test in QEII Cup

The Four-Year-Old Classic Series plays a vital role in the rejuvenation of Hong Kong’s talent pool and this Sunday (April 24) at Sha Tin Romantic...
Hong Kong Cup

Hong Kong’s prize money hits record levels with 11.5 percent boost

Hong Kong racing will offer record total prize money and incentives of HKD$1.62 billion across the 2022/23 season with the overall purse bolstered by a...
Joao Moreira

Magic Man and Danny Shum dominate at Happy Valley ahead of Champions Day

Joao Moreira and Danny Shum have laid down auspicious markers ahead of the glittering FWD Champions Day meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday (April 24)...
Russian Emperor

Russian Emperor primed for Group 1 FWD QEII Cup tilt

A pair of confidence-boosting track gallops has left Douglas Whyte confident Russian Emperor has fully recovered after a valiant last-start second to Golden Sixty and...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty on the cusp of history ahead of Champions Mile

Victory in Sunday’s (April 24) HKD$20 million Group 1 FWD Champions Mile (1600m) would elevate Golden Sixty to status as the highest prize money earner...
Matthew Poon

Personal best within reach for Poon

Unruffled by Circuit Seven’s wide draw in Wednesday’s (April 20) Class 4 Po Lam Handicap (1000m) at Happy Valley, Matthew Poon is heading to the...
Zac Purton

Zac Purton regains jockeys’ championship lead

The rollercoaster tussle for the Hong Kong jockeys’ championship continued at Sha Tin on Saturday (April 16) when a treble propelled Zac Purton back into...
Zac Purton

Zac Purton chasing more wins as focus on Champions Day sharpens

Bracing for a Group 1 FWD Champions Mile (1600m) showdown with Golden Sixty aboard California Spangle on Sunday, April 24, Zac Purton hopes to build...
Caspar Fownes

Caspar Fownes poised to strike 1000 Hong Kong wins

On the cusp of becoming only the fourth Hong Kong trainer to reach 1,000 wins, Caspar Fownes is optimistic Sky Field can spearhead the stable’s...
Nothing New

Zac Purton posts sixth straight Hong Kong century with Happy Valley success

Zac Purton has joined Joao Moreira as a 2021/22 centurion after reaching the 100-win milestone for the sixth successive Hong Kong season at Happy Valley...
California Spangle

California Spangle gears up for Golden Sixty assignment

Tuning up for his HKD$20 million Group 1 FWD Champions Mile (1600m) tilt and clash with Hong Kong’s champion, Golden Sixty – California Spangle cruised...
Romantic Warrior

Romantic Warrior gets his chance to soar

Karis Teetan believes the timing is right when Romantic Warrior enters uncharted waters on Sunday, April 24 at Sha Tin as the last-start BMW Hong...
Panfield

Panfield hits the trials

Tony Millard returned satisfied after seeing Panfield roll over the line under Joao Moreira in a trial at Sha Tin Tuesday, (April 12) as the...
Lyle Hewitson

Unrelenting Hewitson finds his Hong Kong groove

Lyle Hewitson is the epitome of grit and determination. He resolved himself to a successful return following a horror fall in December and now, the...
Running Glory

Joao Moreira hits 100 wins to claim lead in Hong Kong jockeys’ championship

Accelerating a push for a fifth jockeys’ championship, Joao Moreira surged to a century of winners in a Hong Kong season for the seventh time...
Joao Moreira

Joao Moreira hunts more victories at Sha Tin in race to season century

Locked in familiar battle with Zac Purton for the Hong Kong jockeys’ championship, Joao Moreira aims to reach the century milestone for the seventh time...
Natural Storm

Joao Moreira posts 1200th Hong Kong winner in record time

Joao Moreira created racing history at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (April 6), reaching the 1,200-win milestone in Hong Kong record time while also over-taking...
Frankie Lor

Lor hits milestone; Money Catcher heads to Happy Valley

Frankie Lor is the hottest trainer in Hong Kong right now with eight wins from the past four race meetings and his prospects of landing...
Wellington

Wellington claims Group 2 Sprint Cup

Richard Gibson will attempt to crown Wellington’s season in familiar fashion by chasing victory in the Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) in three weeks...
Golden Sixty

Back in business, Golden Sixty steams to victory in Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy

He came, he saw and he silenced doubters with an unanswerable burst of speed. Golden Sixty flattened rivals at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, April...
Douglas Whyte

Douglas Whyte out to enhance season with more black type success

In the midst of his best season, with a pair of Group 1 triumphs as pinnacles, Douglas Whyte is hopeful Stronger can continue the stable’s...
Golden Sixty

Vincent Ho retains faith in Golden Sixty’s ability to rebound

Unmoved by successive defeats aboard Hong Kong’s highest-rated galloper, Vincent Ho is confident Golden Sixty can reprise winning habits in the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy...
Super Wealthy

Super Wealthy on Sprint Cup mission for Hayes

Super Wealthy caught the eye with a luckless run earlier this month and trainer David Hayes is buoyant the Epaulette gelding can continue an upward...
Duke Wai

Duke Wai rules on Sha Tin dirt for O’Sullivan and Chadwick

Duke Wai’s stunning consistency has earned Paul O’Sullivan’s flagbearer a tilt at the Group 3 Sha Tin Vase Handicap (1200m) in May after victory in...
Wellington

Wellington ready to soar ahead of Chairman’s Sprint Prize defence

Wellington banished early season setbacks with a classy win in last month’s Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup (1400m) and, this Sunday (3 April) at...