Hong Kong horse racing news

Pakistan Star’s too clever by half but Cruz believes there’ll be no antics in Jockey Club Cup

He’s been called mercurial, obstinate, recalcitrant, and a whole barrage of insults more, but Pakistan Star’s latest erratic display could just be a manifestation of...

In-demand De Sousa rides Eagle Way, looks forward to IJC

Silvestre de Sousa is back in Hong Kong and the British champion made his way to the Sha Tin sand yard this morning to get...

New dad Chadwick celebrates in style as Golden Effort romps home

Matthew Chadwick became the latest example of what some experts call “the Nappy Factor” when Golden Effort bolted up in the Tsim Mei Fung Handicap...

Brothers set to fight over Ladies’ Purse at Sha Tin on Sunday

Sibling rivalry will come to a head at Sha Tin on Sunday when two of Hong Kong’s most exciting gallopers clash for the first time...

Callan is back and ready to score again after Ted’s Excellent Adventure

One look at the current standings shows just how tough it can be for jockeys trying to make a mark in Hong Kong. Fifteen meetings...

Graduation night for Poon at Happy Valley, Teetan keeps on Blitzing

Matthew Poon went into tonight’s (24 October) eight-race Happy Valley card hunting for one win to graduate from the apprentice ranks and the rider wasted...

Hot King Prawn Sizzles in the Bowl to put Clipperton back in the big time

Yesterday is history and tomorrow’s a mystery, but a proud Sam Clipperton was content to revel in the present at Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday...

Sibling rivalry brewing as Glorious Forever rolls towards Hong Kong Cup

Glorious Forever galloped one race closer to a face-off with big brother Time Warp in December’s Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) after a sterling...

Outstanding miler Beauty Generation does it again in Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Beauty Generation has drawn his share of unwarranted knocks from the naysayers but at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 21 October) even the most ardent...

Grey high-weights opt to sprint in Sunday’s G2 Premier Bowl

Everyone loves a grey, they say, and Hong Kong’s three best of that hue will all vie for affection in the Group 2 Premier Bowl...

Beauty Generation relishes the rain in final gallop for Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Beauty Generation galloped on a dampened turf track at Sha Tin this morning (Thursday, 18 October) and relished every step taken as trainer John Moore...

Double-up Ting has ring of confidence as local riders sing his praises

Local talent is a hot button issue in Hong Kong racing and homegrown heroes were firmly in the spotlight at Happy Valley tonight (Thursday, 18...

Familiar hands take the Time Warp reins in Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Tony Cruz has turned to regular go-to Alvin Ng to take temporary hold of Time Warp’s reins from regular partner Zac Purton in Sunday’s (21...

Lights, Camera, Action – Rispoli aims to break his run of seconds back at the Valley

It takes more than a run of near misses to get the better of Umberto Rispoli, who is hoping the camera finally smiles on him...

Teetan back on board for Mr Stunning’s Premier Bowl return

Mr Stunning has been getting reacquainted with an old partner in recent weeks, with jockey Karis Teetan set to slip his toes in the star...

One week left for HKIR free nominations

Free entries will close in one week for all four Group 1 contests at the 2018 Hong Kong International Races, which will take place at...

Resurgent Ho strikes another major blow with famous first four timer

Vincent Ho stole the show at Sha Tin (Saturday, 13 October) with a thrilling four timer while champion jockey Zac Purton had to settle for...

Free entries set to close ahead of Hong Kong International Races

Free entries will close in two weeks’ time for all four Group 1 contests at the 2018 LONGINES Hong Kong International Races, which will take...

On-fire Teetan takes five at Sha Tin

Karis Teetan topped the win count at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon, Sunday, 7 October, with a fine five-timer that included not only Pakistan Friend’s...

Harmony Hero aims for A-student status

Education was at the core of Harmony Hero’s debut season in Hong Kong and while the Elvstroem gelding did not master everything the syllabus threw...

Yeung tips hat to Lee after Namjong’s sweeping success at Happy Valley

A relieved, effusive Keith Yeung paid special tribute to retired trainer Almond Lee after the jockey broke a frustrating run of outs with his victory...
Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation leaves a champion’s mark on G3 Celebration Cup

Beauty Generation planted a champion’s stamp on the Group 3 Celebration Cup Handicap at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon, Monday, 1 October. John Moore’s star...

Prawn prevails in Size’s National Day Cup stoush

Jockey Karis Teetan compared Hot King Prawn to a Formula 1 machine after the charismatic grey scored a maiden stakes victory over last term’s Champion...

Injury halts Lucky Bubbles in Sprinters Stakes

Lucky Bubbles’ attempt to win the Group 1 Sprinters Stakes (1200m) ended before the field turned for home on a wet and dismal afternoon at...

Lucky Bubbles departs for Japan

Hong Kong runner Lucky Bubbles departed from Sha Tin Racecourse for Japan in the early hours of today (Tuesday, 18 September). Lucky Bubbles will take...