Hong Kong horse racing news

Classic Emperor

Trainer Chris So confident Classic Emperor can switch turf form to dirt

Trainer Chris So hopes that Classic Emperor can continue his progression on dirt and possibly open up more options for the future when he contests...
Eagle Way

Eagle Way wins Group 3 January Cup at Happy Valley

Eagle Way’s swift swoop grabbed the Group 3 January Cup Handicap (1800m) on Wednesday night (10 January) and denied The Golden Age a Happy Valley...

Hong Kong apprentice Kei Chiong retires

High profile Hong Kong apprentice Kei Chiong has retired, citing hand, back and knee injuries.
Kei Chiong

Record breaking Hong Kong apprentice Kei Chiong quits race riding

Hong Kong’s record-setting apprentice jockey Kei Chiong has retired from competitive race-riding. This follows time reflecting on her career and future plans whilst recovering from...
Joao Moreira & Time To Celebrate

Ping Hai Star & Time To Celebrate stake HK Classic Mile claims

Sha Tin’s card on Sunday (7 January) shaped as a preview meeting for the Hong Kong Classic Mile, the first leg of the Four-Year-Old Classic...
Karis Teetan & Premiere

Karis Teetan & Premiere win G3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy

Jockey Karis Teetan continued his perfect run through Hong Kong’s Group races in 2018 after taking the Group 3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy Handicap (1000m) aboard...
Time Warp

Hong Kong Cup winner Time Warp on song for G1 Stewards Cup

Time Warp had his first barrier trial this morning (Friday, 5 January) since an all-the-way win in last month’s Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m),...
Simply Brilliant

Simply Brilliant hoping to book Hong Kong Classic Mile start

Sunday’s (7 January) Sha Tin closer, the Class 2 Violet Handicap (1600m), shapes as a potential stepping stone to the HK$10 million Hong Kong Classic...
Joao Moreira hopes House Of Fun can make amends

House Of Fun tipped to upset stablemate Premiere in G3 Bauhinia Sprint

House Of Fun (114lb) will attempt to turn the tables on stablemate Premiere (115lb) in Sundays’ (7 January) straight track speed test at Sha Tin,...
Pierre-Charles Boudot

French jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot joins Hong Kong riding ranks

The latest rider to temporarily join Hong Kong’s jockey ranks, Pierre-Charles Boudot, met local media during a press conference at Sha Tin racecourse on Tuesday....
Fifty Fifty winning G3 Challenge Cup

Moreira & Size shine at Sha Tin but Fifty Fifty wins G3 feature race

Joao Moreira and John Size dominated the New Year’s action at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon, Monday, 1 January, with five wins for the champion...
Queensland Derby winner Ruthven

Queensland Derby winner Ruthven begins HK Derby campaign Monday

Group 1 Queensland Derby winner Ruthven will make his Hong Kong debut at Sha Tin on Monday, 1 January, the top-class prospect’s step-out run being...
Helene Paragon and Tommy Berry

Helene Paragon has to overcome hefty weight in HK G3 race

Within the tough sphere of Hong Kong’s Group 3 handicaps, the line-up for Monday’s (1 January) Chinese Club Challenge Cup (1400m) is about as good...
Singapore Sling & Tommy Berry

Singapore Sling & Tommy Berry win Hong Kong’s final race for 2017

Happy Valley bid adieu to 2017 with a Singapore Sling. Tony Millard’s galloper snatched Hong Kong’s final race of the year tonight (Wednesday, 27 December)...
Zac Purton & daughter Roxy

Zac Purton treble highlights xmas Sha Tin Saturday night racing

The feature at Sha Tin on Saturday (23 December) may have been the Griffin Trophy, but runaway victor Win Beauty Win was quickly overshadowed later...
Win Beauty Win winning the Griffin Trophy

Paul O’Sullivan bullish about Win Beauty Win’s future

O’Trainer Paul O’Sullivan believes that Win Beauty Win is well-placed to progress as a handy staying prospect with further maturity after the son of Makfi...
Fantastic Eight (in orange)

Fantastic Eight & Fabulous One front runners Happy Valley Wednesday

Fantastic Eight (113lb) aims to make his mark in Class 2 on Wednesday (20 December) night but the impressive last-start winner will likely face competition...
The exterior of the Conghua Owners Lounge

Conghua Training Centre horses & owners will be in luxury surrounds

The Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Conghua Training Centre (CTC) is scheduled to open in August 2018. When it does, owners with horses stabled there will...
Pingwu Spark defies a troubled run to win

Derek Leung’s popular win on Mastercraftsman brute Pingwu Spark

Jockey Derek Leung’s win in the Class 2 Lukfook Jewellery Beloved Collection Handicap (1400m) today (Sunday, 17 December) may not have held the same significance...
New Elegance wins the Class 3 Hcp at Sha Tin

New Elegance wins Sha Tin Feature for Frankie Lor

The day’s feature, the Class 3 Lukfook Jewellery Cup Handicap (1600m), was expected to be won by trainer John Size, with his galloper Ping Hai...
Pingwu Spark

Pingwu Spark & Doctor Geoff renew rivalry at Sha Tin on Sunday

Pingwu Spark is one of Hong Kong’s buzz horses right now and the hulking grey will attempt to further enhance his burgeoning profile in Sunday’s...
Alexis Badel & Winning Faith

French jockey Alexis Badel rides Happy Valley Double

French jockey Alexis Badel doubled his haul for his current Hong Kong stint with two winners at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (13 December), including...
Conghua Training Centre

Hong Kong & China Sign Key Agreements To Open Conghua Track

Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland authorities sign agreements reinforcing policies and procedures for the only internationally-recognised Equine Disease Free Zone in the Chinese Mainland...
Golden Harvest is one of Derek Leung's best at Happy Valley

Derek Leung looking to continue winnings ways at Happy Valley

Fresh from a career-defining victory on Beauty Generation in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) on Sunday (10 December), rider Derek Leung is hoping...
Matchbreaker has been sold

Fraser Auret’s Makfi 3yo G3 winner Matchbreaker sold to Hong Kong

Matchbreaker’s New Zealand racing career is over having barely begun. The three-year-old won two of his three starts, including a last-start success in the Group...