Hong Kong horse racing news

Furore

Furore returns to a mile in Group 1 Stewards’ Cup

Furore returns to a mile in the Group 1 Stewards’ Cup (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (19 January) with trainer Frankie Lor hoping a...
Mr Stunning

Mr Stunning seeks revenge in Group 1 Centenary Sprint Cup

Mr Stunning has a score to settle in Sunday’s (19 January) Group 1 Centenary Sprint Cup (1200m) at Sha Tin and trainer Frankie Lor believes...
Rattan

Rattan takes Stewards’ route as Gibson’s Wishful for more Group 1 spoils

Richard Gibson is unperturbed by the outsider labels tagged to his stable stalwarts Rattan and Wishful Thinker as they stride into Sunday’s (19 January) two...
Vigor Fame

Ting’s on fire

Jimmy Ting bagged a treble last Wednesday and continued his hot Happy Valley form last night (Wednesday, 15 January) with a double courtesy of Flying...
Hong Kong Win

Class records fall

Hong Kong Win put on a masterclass of sit-and-sprint dash in the Connaught Handicap (1000m), at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 15 January). Clocking 56.31s...
Highly Proactive

Highly Proactive fights back in Valley finale

Highly Proactive (132lb) put up a rallying fightback to outpoint Shining Ace (133lb) in a thrilling finish to the Class 3 Chater Handicap (1200m) at...
Flying Genius

Teetan’s Flying

Karis Teetan will reunite with more than one last-start winner on Wednesday’s (15 January) nine-race card at Happy Valley. He rides Highly Proactive (132lb) in...
Highly Proactive

Young guns square off in Wednesday’s Happy Valley finale

Wednesday’s (15 January) nine-race card at Happy Valley rounds out with a cracking finale as emerging talents Highly Proactive (132lb) and Snap Fit (129lb) lock...
Michael Chang

Chang’s long-awaited brace

Michael Chang saddled his first double since 22 February, 2018 when Winning Together and Golden Four went back-to-back in races six and seven at Sha...
Farhh Above

Whyte’s young prospects shine

Douglas Whyte’s success with his young stock continued with wins yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 11 January) at Sha Tin for his smart prospects Farhh Above and...
Preciousship

Preciousship prevails but Columbus County bolts into Classic reckoning

Preciousship (123lb) continued his rich recent form and kept trainer Ricky Yiu ticking along at the top of the premiership with a game victory in...
Private Secretary

Private Secretary aims to boost Classic Series credentials

Private Secretary sprang straight into Four-Year-Old Classic Series consideration with a smart step-out victory last month and Tony Cruz’s charge will aim to up the...
Doctor Geoff

Doctor Geoff lifts January Cup as Lui and Ho roll on

Doctor Geoff scooted away with the Group 3 January Cup Handicap (1800m) at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 8 January) to set up a potentially...
Simply Brilliant

Brilliant for Badel

Alexis Badel will never forget his victory aboard the Frankie Lor-trained Simply Brilliant in last year’s January Cup. The Frenchman hit the floor hard just...
Sacred Capital

Moreira invests faith in Capital

Sacred Capital (118lb) is the one non-Hong Kong runner in the Group 3 January Cup Handicap (1800m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday (8 January) night....
Southern Legend

Purton’s back aboard Southern Legend for Group 3 January Cup

Southern Legend heads to Happy Valley on Wednesday (8 January) night for the Group 3 January Cup Handicap (1800m), aiming to prove his last run...
Cheerful Star

Zac Purton Scores Double

Zac Purton kept tabs on leader Joao Moreira in the jockeys’ premiership with a double on Cheerful Star and Noble Steed at Sha Tin yesterday...
Douglas Whyte

Will Power for Whyte

Douglas Whyte’s good form continued with Will Power following up a mid-December debut win with a smart victory in the Class 4 Link Handicap (1200m,...
Beauty Legacy

Beauty Legacy storms into Hong Kong’s Classic Series picture

Beauty Legacy brought a pixel of clarity to a fuzzy Four-Year-Old Classic Series picture with an impressive debut victory in the Class 2 Broadwood Handicap...
Ricky Yiu

Yiu maintains pace as he weighs up Premiership prospects

Premiership leader Ricky Yiu’s take on his title chances could be described as positive yet pragmatic after he secured his 31st win of the campaign...
Golden Sixty

Ho and Lui’s Golden run

Francis Lui has a strong hand to play in this season’s Four-Year-Old Classic Series with More Than This and Golden Sixty leading the pack and...
John Size

Beauty Legacy faces Decrypt as Hong Kong Classic Series approaches

The lead up to the Four-Year-Old Classic Series is heating up and on Sunday (5 January) the exciting prospect Beauty Legacy (129lb) will make his...
Douglas Whyte

Whyte’s New Year double

Douglas Whyte’s rich vein of form straddled the turn-of-the-year. The first-season handler snared the last race of 2019 with Last Kingdom and took the first...
Voyage Warrior

Warrior rediscovers his dash

Voyage Warrior drew comparisons with one of trainer Ricky Yiu’s past Group 1-winning speedsters after blazing away from his rivals in the Class 2 Cherry...
Tony Piccone

Piccone’s perfect start

Tony Piccone has only been in Hong Kong three days but he hit the ground running with a win and two third-place returns from four...