Hong Kong horse racing news

Eyes on December prize for Southern Legend ahead of HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup return

Caspar Fownes is no stranger to using the Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup Handicap (1200m) as a pathway to LONGINES Hong Kong International Races...

Fight Hero departs for Korea

Hong Kong runner Fight Hero departed from Sha Tin Racecourse for Korea in the early hours today. Fight Hero will take part in the Korea...

Purton opts for Winner’s Way at Hong Kong season opener

Zac Purton will begin the defence of his champion jockey title with a full book of 10 rides at Hong Kong’s season opener at Sha...

Dawn of a new day at Conghua Racecourse

Official opening of Conghua Racecourse marks milestone for Hong Kong racing and Hong Kong-Guangdong co-operation The Hong Kong Jockey Club Conghua Racecourse officially opened today...

HKJC buys Holy Roman Emperor colt at Arqana

The Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased a Holy Roman Emperor colt out of the recent Arqana August Yearling Sale, at a cost of €150,000 (approximately...

‘All positive’ at Conghua Training Centre, says champion trainer Size

It has been a bumper first few months of 2018 for John Size, with a 10th Hong Kong trainers’ championship locked in the bag, a...

Hong Kong’s Schofield to make his Japan debut in World All-Star Jockeys

Chad Schofield will represent Hong Kong at the World All-Star Jockeys competition at Sapporo Racecourse in Japan this weekend (25 and 26 August) with a...

Club Chairman presents HKJC trophies at Deauville

Dr. Simon Ip, Chairman of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, presented trophies to the winning connections of two feature races held at Deauville Racecourse in...

Chris So’s team is getting on-track at the Conghua Training Centre

There are 18 days left on the countdown to the start of Hong Kong’s 2018/19 racing season and Chris So is busily preparing for what...
Ping Hair Star wins Hong Kong Derby

Hong Kong’s 2018/19 season fixtures released

Hong Kong will stage its 2018/19 season opener at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 2 September, the first of 88 fixtures worth a record total...
Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation named Horse of the Year at Hong Kong’s Champion Awards

Beauty Generation claimed the Hong Kong Horse of the Year award at a sparkling ceremony held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel tonight, Friday, 13 July....

Purton’s Happy after powerful night at the Valley

The Fat Lady may not be singing just yet, but she is cueing up her aria after Zac Purton all but sealed his second Champion...

Solomon’s Bay key to Moreira’s title defence at Happy Valley

Jockey Joao Moreira has entered his final week as a full-time rider in Hong Kong with his eyes set on a fourth jockeys’ premiership and...

Moreira and Purton Hong Kong battle heats up

On a day when Joao Moreira and Zac Purton delivered a masterclass at Sha Tin to illuminate an already intriguing fight for the Hong Kong...

Purton pins hopes on Time Warp’s kid brother

Glorious Forever (126lb) has a Group 1 pedigree and after an impressive Hong Kong breakthrough last start the British import will attempt to keep on...

Zero Hedge takes the feature and keeps Moreira in the hunt

Zero Hedge made all to land the Australian Turf Club Trophy Handicap (1200m) for the John Size/Joao Moreira alliance at Happy Valley Racecourse tonight, Wednesday,...

Clipperton hopes Valley can prove happy hunting ground for Rivet

Jockey Sam Clipperton hopes that a change of environment can help Group 1 winner Rivet to a first Hong Kong victory when he makes his...

California Fortune keeps Tony in Cruz control at Sha Tin

California Fortune (126lb) took the Class 2 Hong Kong Reunification Cup Handicap (1200m) this afternoon (Sunday, 1 July) at Sha Tin Racecourse, ensuring that trainer...

Moriera and Purton locked in jockey champ battle

Rider Joao Moreira sparked the jockeys’ championship battle to life with a quickfire early double at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 27 June), but title leader...
Merchant Navy, trained by Ciaron Maher

Commingled ‘Ascot World Pool’ to be launched for 2019 Royal Ascot

The Hong Kong Jockey Club, in partnership with Ascot and Totepool, will launch a new Ascot World Pool for Royal Ascot in 2019. The newly-established,...

Exultant impresses with resolute Premier Plate triumph

Exultant raced to an authoritative victory in the Group 3 Premier Plate Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin Racecourse today (Sunday, 24 June), matching obvious aptitude...

Rocket denies gallant Werther in Takarazuka Kinen

Setbacks, an earthquake, weight loss, a wide draw and firm ground could not stop Werther’s bid for glory in the Group 1 Takarazuka Kinen (2200m),...

California caps Cruz streak in Premier Cup

California Whip displayed abundant grit to hold his pressing opponents in the Group 3 Premier Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon (24...

Milestones for Moreira and Lor, deadlock in championship race

Joao Moreira became just the fifth rider in Hong Kong racing history to reach the 700-win milestone at Sha Tin today (Saturday, 16 June), partnering...

Shamardal gelding tops Hong Kong International Sale (June)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club held its first June session of the Hong Kong International Sale at the Sha Tin Racecourse Parade Ring tonight, Friday,...