Hong Kong horse racing news

David Hayes

Hayes to unveil talented newcomer in season-opening show of strength

David Hayes hopes to make a statement of intent for the 2021/22 season by parading a string of leading hopes – including an intriguing first-starter...
Sky Darci

Fownes outlines championship ambitions ahead of season-opening

Determined to remain atop Hong Kong’s training championship, Caspar Fownes has no plans to rest on his laurels with an influx of newcomers joining established...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty ‘healthy and happy’ ahead of seasonal return

Trainer Francis Lui indicated his pleasure with Golden Sixty as he eyes a seasonal return with Hong Kong’s superstar galloper, plotting further riches at home...
Winning Dreamer

Lor confident Winning Dreamer can bounce back

Frankie Lor is keeping the faith in Winning Dreamer’s ability to rediscover his winning groove as he prepares the gifted sprinter for Sunday’s (5 September)...
Naboo Attack

Naboo Attack to lead Hayes season-opening charge

Intent on regaining a foothold near the top of the Hong Kong training ranks, David Hayes will unleash boom sprinter Naboo Attack on the Class...
Luke Ferraris

Ferraris ready for Hong Kong challenge

South African jockeys have a rich and successful history in Hong Kong and young gun Luke Ferraris – the son of currently licensed Hong Kong...
Paul O’Sullivan

O’Sullivan upbeat after a Hong Kong season like no other

Expat New Zealand trainer Paul O’Sullivan was in a positive frame of mind after Hong Kong’s 2020-21 racing season drew to a close on Wednesday...
Vincent Ho

Vincent Ho wins Tony Cruz Award as Hong Kong’s leading home-grown jockey

Vincent Ho has crowned a glorious season by claiming his third consecutive Tony Cruz Award as Hong Kong’s leading local jockey, clinching overall honours with...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty named Horse of the Year at Hong Kong’s Champion Awards

Golden Sixty’s outstanding exploits during the 2020/21 season earned the multiple Group 1 victor the Hong Kong Horse of the Year award at a special...
Tony Millard

Millard hopeful of Melbourne Cup tilt with Panfield

Confident of Panfield’s ability to overcome the testing two miles of the 2021 Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), trainer Tony Millard is remaining upbeat about...
Caspar Fownes

Caspar Fownes to celebrate championship with strong Valley team

Celebrating a fourth trainers’ championship, Caspar Fownes hopes to lay the foundations for a successful defence of the title in 2021/22 by unleashing an imposing...
Green Envy

Caspar Fownes claims Hong Kong trainers’ crown

Caspar Fownes has claimed victory in the gripping battle with John Size for the 2020/21 Hong Kong trainers’ championship after a pulsating final Sha Tin...
Vincent Ho

Vincent Ho steels himself for Jerry Chau challenge

Hong Kong’s most successful Group 1 jockey in 2020/21, Vincent Ho is determined to add further lustre to an outstanding season by finishing the term...
Chad Schofield

Schofield raring to go ahead of season’s final two meetings

Chad Schofield is looking to cash in on the final two race meetings of the 2020/21 Hong Kong racing season when he makes his return...
Rainbow Light

Jerry Chau closes in on Vincent Ho in Tony Cruz Award battle

Jerry Chau’s quest for the Tony Cruz Award, the prize for Hong Kong’s most successful homegrown jockey in 2020/21, intensified with a treble at Happy...
Jerry Chau

Jerry Chau’s record-breaking season nears climax

Nearing the end of a record-breaking first full-season in Hong Kong, apprentice jockey Jerry Chau’s exploits in the saddle have encompassed a noteworthy win strike...
Mister Snowdon

Douglas Whyte’s precise planning pays off with Mister Snowdon

Accustomed to the stratospheric heights of Hong Kong racing as a 13-time champion jockey, Douglas Whyte savoured one of his sweetest moments as a trainer...
Karis Teetan

Gear tweaks as Robot Warrior seeks a first win

Karis Teetan is remaining hopeful that gear tweaks will help Robot Warrior (127lb) overcome a ‘crowding’ issue when he contests Sunday’s (4 July) Class 4...
Joao Moreira

Moreira lands fourth Hong Kong jockeys’ championship

Joao Moreira will be crowned this season’s champion jockey in Hong Kong after a suspension to Zac Purton ruled the Australian rider out of the...
Super Football

Matthew Poon’s rollercoaster day ends with Hong Kong Reunification Cup victory

Matthew Poon experienced racing’s highs and lows in rapid succession at Sha Tin on Thursday (1 July), compensating for a weighing out mistake in an...
Zac Purton

Zac Purton optimistic over Michael Chang’s Amigos Giggle

Zac Purton hopes Amigos Giggle can validate encouraging trial form and reward Michael Chang’s patience when the Australian-bred first-starter contests the first section of the...
Joao Moreira

Joao Moreira continues remarkable season with Sha Tin treble

Joao Moreira is poised to surge over the 150-win milestone for the third time in Hong Kong after the Brazilian’s relentless drive for a fourth...
Drops Of God

John Size upbeat over Drops Of God, Blaze Warrior as championship hopes flicker

Conceding the 2020/21 Hong Kong trainers’ championship is clearly Caspar Fownes’ to lose, John Size is optimistic Drops Of God and Blaze Warrior can preserve...
Exultant

Exultant bows out as one of Hong Kong’s all-time greats

Exultant, one of the greatest champions in the history of Hong Kong racing, will farewell fans at a retirement ceremony this Saturday (26 June) in...
Green Luck

Fownes, Size trade blows but Me Tsui takes Happy Valley honours

Caspar Fownes retains the upper hand in the Hong Kong trainers’ championship tussle with John Size after the two title contenders shared a win each...